Christmas: Nativity Scene Using Creative Materials

DIY: Creative Nativity Scenes

Originality is a must-have element for Christmas. Especially if you have small children at home. A fun way to entertain the youngest ones is to replace the classic nativity scene for new ones made of creative and unusual materials. In this article we will show you some ideas.

Stone Nativity Scene

Painted stones are a great idea to be used as a creative nativity scene. If you have some ability with paint, I’m sure this will be a great idea for your Christmas!

nativity-scene-stones

nativity-scene-stones

Terracotta Pots Nativity Scene

You can use terracotta pots too create a cute nativity scene for your house! Use some wood balls (you can find them in craft shops)  to make the heads and some sisal cloth for the decoration!

nativity-scene-terracotta

nativity-scene-terracotta

Cork Nativity Scene

If you want a creative mini nativity scene you can use wine corks to make it! You can paint the corks or use pieces of fabric to create the animals and people from the scene!

nativity-scene-corks

nativity-scene-corks

Popsicle Sticks Nativity Scene

This idea is so easy that even your kids can do it! Use some sticks and some paint or pieces of fabric to create a beautiful nativity scene for your house. You can hang this idea on a door or on the wall.

nativity-scene-popsicle-sticks

nativity-scene-popsicle-sticks

Matchbox Nativity Scene

Another idea to create a mini nativity scene is using matchboxes. You can paint or print images from internet and glue them on the boxes.

nativity-scene-matchbox

nativity-scene-matchbox

Pinecones Nativity Scenes

Pinecone is an element widely used on Christmas decoration and they can be a nice idea to be used in the nativity scene.  Use them as the body and glue a wood ball to be the head. Pieces of fabric can give the final touch for your scene.

nativity-scene-pinecones

nativity-scene-pinecones

Marshmallow Nativity Scene

Maybe the most unusual of the materials, marshmallows will give a fun touch that kids will love! You can also use other sweets to help in the construction of the scene as biscuits, chocolate and gums.

nativity-scene-marshmallow

nativity-scene-marshmallow