Looking for a Christmas nativity countdown? This is such a fun way to connect a family to the truth of Christmas!
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We love our Christmas Nativity Countdown as it helps create some excitement over the purpose of Christmas. Kids love counting down to something! You can use any nativity set with this but we love using our set from Star from Afar.
The best part of this is that there is so much flexibility. You can really adjust this activity to what your family needs!
11 Days of Christmas Nativity Countdown
Instructions for the Christmas Nativity Countdown
Print off the Printable Scripture cards and cut out the cards. Tape each card to the back of the coordinating nativity piece. Then you can set up the rest of the nativity.
For 11 days in December, hide one piece of the nativity with the card attached to the back. Read the passage together and add the piece to the nativity!
Different Ways to Use This:
You could do this for 11 days leading up to Christmas, the first 11 days of December, or all in one evening and have a scavenger hunt to find all of the pieces! If you wanted to dive a little deeper, you could do a study on each of the days of that particular person or animal that you are adding to the nativity.
This is always such a fun way to countdown to Christmas while going over the Christmas story!
What is a way you countdown to Christmas as a family?
Looking for more fun Christmas activities? Check out 12 different Christmas family activities here.