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How To Make A Nativity With Stones

How To Make a nativity with stones? If This is a question you have then you’ve come to the right place. Christmas is such a great time for crafts and being creative and today I have a fantastic rock stone themed Nativity scene to share with you.

Nativity craft made from stones

I really hope you love this as much as I do. It’s super cute, fun and easy to make and the kids will love this. Enjoy.

Nativity Craft How To Make A Nativity With Stones

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What You Will Need For This DIY Nativity Project

  • Large flat rocks
  • Small pebbles
  • Twigs of different lengths that snap easily
  • Hot glue gun
  • Burlap covered canvas
  • Floral moss
  • Star shaped confetti

Nativity Craft How To Make A Nativity With Stones

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How To Make A Nativity With Stones

Begin by laying out twigs in the shape of a stable on the front of the burlap wrapped canvas.

Make the stable large enough to hold all of the nativity characters you plan to include on your canvas.

You can view the photo for an idea of the basic shape you need to create.

Nativity Craft How To Make A Nativity With Stones

Glue the twigs into place with a hot glue gun once you have them arranged where you would like them to be.

Place a thin layer of hot glue along the twigs that form the stable and press some floral moss into it.

Tap off the excess moss gently and allow the glue to dry and harden.

Nativity Craft How To Make A Nativity With Stones

Create a baby Jesus shape for your nativity by finding a medium sized, flat round stone for his body, and a small round pebble for his head.

Hot glue him into place in the centre of the nativity and leave room under him to create a manger out of twigs.

Nativity Craft How To Make A Nativity With Stones

Make a manger for baby Jesus out of twigs and glue it into place under him on the front of the canvas.

Nativity Craft How To Make A Nativity With Stones

Create other nativity characters of your choosing out of the larger flat stones and the small pebbles.

These can include Mary, Joseph, wise men, shepherds and even sheep.

Nativity Craft How To Make A Nativity With Stones

Hot glue the different rock characters into place within the stable on the front of your burlap canvas.

Nativity Craft How To Make A Nativity With Stones

Glue a large star shaped piece of confetti onto the top of your canvas above the stable.

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Enjoy.

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