Nativity costumes you can actually make

Just found a note in the bottom of their book bag saying they need a Nativity costume for the school Christmas play? Well, if they've been cast as Mary, Joseph, an Angel, King or Shepherd, we've got you covered...

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Mary

You’ll need:

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  • Blue fabric
  • White fabric
  • Hairband

Full instructions: Four Wise Monkeys

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Joseph

You’ll need:

  • Light brown fabric
  • Dark brown fabric
  • Thin hair band
  • Clear thread for your machine

Full instructions: Christine Trevino

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Angel

  • White sheet
  • Elastic
  • Gold lame material
  • Angel wings

Full instructions: Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mum

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Three Wise Men

You’ll need:

  • Capes and robes

For the beards:

  • 1/4″ elastic
  • White, brown, tan or black felt
  • Hot glue/gun
  • Scissors 

Full instructions: Doodle Craft

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Shepherd

What you’ll need:

  • Pillowcase
  • Ribbon (3 metre remnant)
  • Velcro (3 inches)
  • Cord (2 metres)
  • Checked tea towel
  • Sandals
  • Long sleeved T-shirt
  • Stuffed sheep
  • Curtain pole

Full instructions: Jennifer’s Little World

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