Home Children's Ministry Leaders Articles for Children's Ministry Leaders Nativity Crafts for Preschoolers: 25 Christmas Activities to Try

Nativity Crafts for Preschoolers: 25 Christmas Activities to Try

nativity crafts for preschoolers

Nativity crafts for preschoolers should be easy yet also have a “wow” factor. We know that teachers and parents are busy during the holiday season. Plus, we know you want to keep Jesus at the center of Christmas. That’s why we looked specifically for Nativity crafts, not just any Christmas crafts.

Here are some of the best Nativity crafts we found online. Enjoy using these Christmas activities with preschoolers in your church and Sunday school!

25 Nativity Crafts for Children’s Ministry

1. Craft-Stick Nativity

First, here’s a great step-by-step craft stick Nativity Christmas craft for preschoolers.

nativity crafts

2. Clay Nativity

Families will treasure this Modern Clay Nativity for years to come. Check out this homemade clay recipe at churchleaders.com.

modern clay nativity craft

3. Story Stones

These DIY Nativity Story Stones are a great way for young children to develop storytelling language. Plus, they’ll be able to understand all the parts of the Nativity.

Story Stones Nativity Craft


4. Nativity Finger Puppets

Kids will love playing with this Finger Puppet Nativity set. Check out the free printable to make an entire set.

wise men nativity finger puppets nativity crafts

5. Fingerprint Craft for Preschoolers

Who doesn’t love making a Fingerprint Nativity Craft?!

fingerprint nativity craft