Nativity Story Flannel Board

Lesson #2965

Create flannel board figures to depict the story of the Nativity.Can use either AllStar or SureCut Dies.

Make the Nativity story come alive and involve students in the presentation.

12850-SM-Ellison SureCut Die - Clouds - Small 14144-LG-Ellison SureCut Die - Palm Tree #1 - Large 17456-SM-Ellison SureCut Die - Grass Patch - Small 21461-LG-Ellison SureCut Die - Nativity Costume, Angel (Basic Beginnings) - Large 21463-LG-Ellison SureCut Die - Nativity Costume, Joseph (Basic Beginnings) - Large 21465-LG-Ellison SureCut Die - Nativity Costume, Mary (Basic Beginnings) - Large 21467-LG-Ellison SureCut Die - Nativity Costume, Shepherd (Basic Beginnings) - Large 21469-LG-Ellison SureCut Die - Nativity Costume, Wise Man (Basic Beginnings) - Large 21471-LG-Ellison SureCut Die - Nativity, Camel (Basic Beginnings) - Large 21477-XL-Ellison SureCut Die - Nativity, Stable & Star (Basic Beginnings) - XL 21479-LG-Ellison SureCut Die - Nativity, Baby & Manger (Basic Beginnings) - Large 21481-LG-Ellison SureCut Die - Paper Doll (Basic Beginnings) - Large A10417-Sizzix Bigz Die Set - Nativity #1 (4 Die Set) A10418-Sizzix Bigz Die Set - Nativity #2 (4 Die Set)

Note: This lesson can be created using either Ellison AllStar or SureCut Dies.

Supplies Used: Cardstock, Felt, Flannel Board, Glue, Scissors

The teacher will die-cut the materials for student use prior to the lesson.

  1. Die-cut the LG Basic Beginnings Paper Doll from a variety of skin-colored pieces of felt. Cut enough Paper Dolls to create all of the characters in the Nativity scene.
  2. Die-cut the LG Basic Beginnings Nativity, Baby & Manger from brown, tan, yellow and white felt. Cut the legs of the Manger from the yellow felt, leaving the straw. Adhere over the brown Manger with glue or other adhesive.
  3. Leave the tan felt Baby Jesus whole. Trim away the face area from the white Baby Jesus and adhere the white Baby Jesus over the tan one (Figure A).
  4. Die-cut the LG Basic Beginnings Nativity, Wise Man using three different colors of felt. Cut the Crown area from coordinating colors to embellish and adhere to the costume. Completed costumes may be permanently adhered to the Doll or dressed on the flannel board (see Main Photo).
  5. Continue die-cutting the remaining figures for the Nativity Scene from felt.
  6. The figures may be used with the XL Nativity, Stable & Star (Figure B).

  • Figure A

  • Figure B

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