This is an
easy, child-friendly craft made out of scrap cloth, glue, art paper
and toilet paper rolls!
was made by children from
He Cares foundation)
Flesh & brown/ orange colored paper
Toilet paper rolls
Cut 2 pcs of 1.5" diameter circles out of the flesh colored
paper. Cut out 1.25" diameter circle for the face of baby
Draw faces of Joseph, Mary and Jesus on the circles with a bit
of hair on the edges.
Make 1 of the toilet paper rolls shorter than the other by
folder a portion of the cylinder inwards.
Cover the toilet paper rolls with scrap cloth.
Paste faces onto the 2 cloth covered cylinders, making sure the
glue isn't too much so that it seeps through.
Cover the "head" with more scrap cloth to make like a veil or
Make an 3" x 4" oval with the brown paper to make the hay.
You can also use cloth for this.
Cut out a smaller oval made of scrap cloth for the figure of
Paste the face of baby Jesus onto the smaller cloth oval and
paste on top of the "hay". You're done!
You can cut a paper star to serve as a doily for the holy
"surprising" way to present this to children is to narrate the
Nativity story while the baby Jesus is tucked inside the Mother
Mary cylinder until it's time for him to come out.
We hope you liked this craft!
Another Option: You may purchase our do-it-yourself Nativity Kit
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