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Nativity Sets


A Nativity Set is a collection of figurines depicting the scene of Jesus Christ's birth. They are often used as Christmas decorations. Nativity Sets come in a variety of sizes and styles, but typically include figures of the Virgin Mary, Joseph, Jesus, shepherds, and angels. Some sets also include animals and/or other objects. The first Nativity sets were created in the Netherlands in the 17th century and were made of hand-painted wooden figures.

Nativity sets are a popular Christmas decoration. Nativity sets come in different sizes, and some people put them on display all year long. Nativity sets are typically placed on the Christmas tree or a hallway table in most households. Nativity sets can be made out of a variety of materials such as wood, metal, or ceramic and frequently include three, seven, eleven, or twenty-one pieces.

Why do nativity sets make good christmas presents?

Every Christmas, families across the globe celebrate the holiday by coming together to exchange gifts. While there are many different types of gifts that can be given, one popular option is a nativity set. Nativity sets have been around for centuries and are a great way to celebrate Christmas. Here are three reasons why nativity sets make great Christmas presents:

First, nativity sets are a great way to teach children about the Christmas story and are very educational. Nativity sets are often based on the story of Mary, Joseph and Jesus. Children can learn about the birth of Jesus through these sets and how he came to be their Savior.

Second, nativity sets provide a way for children to see how people lived back then.

Finally, nativity sets make great household gifts which can be displayed all year round.

 

How do you arrange a nativity set?

Christmas is a time for family, friends, and celebration. For many people, one of the most important aspects of Christmas is the Nativity scene. Arranging a Nativity set can be a daunting task, but with a little bit of planning it can be easy and fun. Here are a few tips on how to create the perfect Nativity scene.

First, decide on the size of your scene. Decide on the size of your figures. It is best to use smaller sets for young children and larger sets for older children and adults.

Next, decide what type of Nativity set you want to make. There are three basic types of Nativity scenes: static, kinetic and hybrid. Static scenes have figures that stay in one place. Examples of static sets include a manger or the Holy Family. A kinetic set has figures that move around. Examples include the Three Kings and the Wise Men. Hybrid sets combine a static and kinetic Nativity scene, in which the figures move about but remain in one spot. Examples of hybrid Nativity scenes include the manger and stable.

Next, choose your figures. It is best to use three or four figures for a static Nativity scene. For a kinetic scene, you can use more than that if you wish. Choose figures that are well-scaled. For example, a two foot tall Mary and Joseph should not be placed in front of a nine foot tall stable. Also, make sure that the figures you choose are easily identifiable by color.

Lastly, decide on your setting. A Nativity scene can be set anywhere, but you should choose a setting that will give the figures the best chance to be seen. A house with a bright window is ideal. Another possibility is a large open space such as a field or park.

Notably, avoid setting the baby Jesus next to the manger prior to Christmas morning. Leave the nativity set up until the Feast of the Epiphany.