14 Ways to Keep Christ in Christmas {nativities}

The Nativity is such a lovely way to keep Christ in Christmas.  These homemade nativity projects to create for your family this holiday season help do this.  Here are several tutorials on how to make your own Nativity Manger sets with pictured tutorials with free nativity patterns, small nativity sets, how to make a nativity stable and more!  These are perfect for creating traditions as a family and are so much fun!

Ways to Keep Christ in Christmas {nativities}

Create a new Christmas tradition or do a simple activitiy for kids with these awesome holiday crafts! Use these pictured instructions to make Holiday CraftsDIY DecorFood and RecipesParty Ideas, Free Printables, and Activities for Kids perfect for the holiday season!

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The Nativity

Clothespin Nativity Set

1.  Clothespin Nativity Set ~ Come let us adore him!  Make this wooden nativity with wood clothespins ribbon and fabric scraps.  The simplicity of this set is gorgeous.

Nativity DIY

2.  Christmas Nativity Tableau {free printable} ~ This peg doll and download nativity set was designed just for kids.  They can play with it and keep it in their room.  They can also help you make it which makes it even more special and memorable!

Nativity Manger

DIY Nativity

3.  A DIY Nativity ~ Make this serene nativity with chip board and silhouette downloads.  Add spray paint and glitter to make it dazzle.

Handmade Nativity Set

4.  Handmade Nativity Set ~ Salvaged furniture pieces are used to create a beautiful and unique nativity set to display for Christmas.

Nativity Blocks

5.  Nativity Blocks ~ Kids are always wanting to play with the nativity scene.  But they are usually fragile and if you don’t want it to end up broken, the little ones are generally banned from playing with Jesus.  This is a great way to gives the gives a nativity they can handle and play with.  They could even help make it!

Christmas Nativity Pictures

Christmas Printable

6.  Christmas Printable ~ “Glory to the Newborn King”!  This simple quote has great meaning during the Holiday season and this print will make a beautiful addition to your holiday decorations.

Nativity Picture

7.  Nativity Glass Ornament ~ Check out this tutorial to add images to a glass ornament.  The added snow gives it the wow factor.

Nativity Templates Printable

Nativity Printable Template

8.  Nativity Printable {free download} ~ Keep kids entertained with this free nativity printable set.  They can play with it or use for decoration.

Printable Nativity Templates

9.  Nativity Paper Doll {free printables} ~ Let your children create their own nativity with this super fun magnetic activity.  Simply print the free nativity paper dolls and background on magnetic paper, add to a cookie sheet and voila!  It’s perfect for traveling, quiet time, a magnetic fridge or wall.

DIY Nativity Advent Calendar Set

10.  DIY Nativity Advent Calendar Set ~ Printable nativity sleeves that easily slip over matchbox covers.  They double as an advent calendar too!  {{wink}}

Small Nativity Set

DIY Rustic Nativity Ornament

11.  Rustic Wooden Nativity Ornament ~ A gorgeous yet simple nativity set that you can hang on your Christmas tree.  Made from wooden clothespins and metallic cording.  

DIY Nativity Stocking Holders

12.  DIY Nativity Stocking Holders ~ This is a great little nativity stocking holder set you can make with the help of this post!  Old stocking holders were given a facelift with these fantastic silhouette blocks. 

How To Make A Nativity Stable

Nativity Stable

13.  DIY Nativity Stable ~ Are you in need of a stable to hold your nativity pieces?  Gather some wood scraps and moss sheets to make your own.

Outdoor Nativity Scene

DIY Christmas Yard Nativity Set

14.  DIY Christmas Yard Nativity Set ~ Plywood and spray paint are the perfect supplies for making a beautiful outdoor nativity.  The set can be reuses year after year.  Just touch up with paint if needed.  Use the free templates to make your own set.  

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We’’re continuing our Christmas in July with more amazing pictured tutorials for homemade gifts, DIY decorating, free printables, and recipes.

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  1. I like putting out my nativity scene. It is white and gold so it always goes with everything.

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