Nativity Story Stones

Tell the Nativity story in a fun and engaging way with a set of handpainted story stones.

Skill Level

Easy

Time to Make

2 hours

Adult Supervision Needed

Yes

How to Make

  1. Paint a coat of white pebeo matt deco acrylic paint onto 9 of the stones. Leave to dry.
  2. Paint baby Jesus, Mary and Joseph, The Three Wise Men, a shepherd, a sheep, a donkey, a stable, an angel and a star onto the rocks.
  3. Leave to dry.
  4. Paint a layer of protective varnish onto each of the stones. Leave to dry.
  5. Add a small amount of PVA glue all over the star. Sprinkle on some gold glitter. Shake off the excess and then leave to dry.
  6. Add a small amount of PVA glue to the angel’s wings. Sprinkle on some gold glitter. Shake off the excess and then leave to dry.
  7. Add a small amount of PVA glue in a halo shape above baby Jesus’ head. Sprinkle on some gold glitter. Shake off the excess and then leave to dry.
  8. Using a small amount of PVA glue, stick 3 coloured sequins onto the Three Wise Men to symbolise the Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh gifts they brought for Jesus. Leave to dry.

Top Tip

Make sure all of the painting is dry before adding extra decorations such as glitter or sequins.

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