Making a nativity scene is a lovely way to prepare for Christmas. the figures can be positioned to tell the Christmas story through the days of Advent: Mary and Joseph can even journey around a room, until at last they arrive at the stable.
Making A Nativity Scene, by Viola Ulke, has fully illustrated, step-by-stip instructions for crafting each nativity figure: Jesus, Mary, Joseph, the angel, the donkey, shepherds, kings, cames and stable animals. There are also insturcitons for different styles of stable and advice on decorating the whole display. No special skills or expensive materials are needed - basic sewing and needle felting taught within.
The book includes themed songs with music, and also a Christmas play for families, school classes or groups to act out together.
Viola Ulke was born in Germany in 1970 and now lives in Italy with her son. She has many years experience of creative work with children and adults and runs craft courses.
Soft cover, 115 pages