Includes 13 Wooden Characters
by Ever Earth;
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Lead your preschool children through the whole nativity story. 13 colourful characters with stable and manger. Easy to set up and carry around. Robust, ethically sourced and child friendly nativity set.
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Full Product Description
This Nativity Set is crafted from wood and is beautifully presented with a range of characters essential to the historic Nativity Scene. Ethically resourced and child-friendly, the Nativity Set will brighten up any classroom, add sparkles to your Sunday school and place Jesus back in the spotlight at your families Christmas celebrations.
Why the ‘Nativity Set’ is an Eden.co.uk Top Deal:
• Child-Friendly Nativity: suitable for 18 months+, the set is bright, cheerful and a feast for the imagination.
• Eco-Friendly Nativity: this set has been produced by Ever Earth, a company committed to ethical practices including the use of responsible technology, renewable resources and reforestation projects.
• Includes 13 Characters: including Baby Jesus, Angel Gabriel, Mary, Joseph, three Wise Men, three Shepherds, a sheep, a camel and a tree.
• Movable Characters: you and your children can arrange the Nativity however you wish.
• Natural & Thoughtful: Ever Earth (the manufacturer) firmly believes in placing natural materials in the hands of the very young, connecting our earth with the next generation.
With 13 characters and a lovely wooden barn the Nativity Set is a perfect way to show the birth of Jesus. The models are not fixed down so you and your children can make your own piece of history and set up the characters whichever way you wish. The set is also easy to transport, simply re-pack the sturdy cardboard box and carry your nativity scene to school, Church or to the grandparents house.
Many Nativity Sets today are made from plastic material but this one is made from ethically resourced wood, including all the characters, providing a natural richness at an amazing price. Brilliantly detailed each character plays a part in this wonderful re-enactment, which can be enjoyed by the whole family.
SIZE: 26cm x 18.5cm x 11cmm
AGE RATING: 18months+ Even children as old as 10 might enjoy building the nativty scene with their own creative additions of sand or cotton wool snow. (not included)
In 1223 Greccio, Italy, the emphasis of Christmas was slowly drifting away from the Christ of birth and towards materialism and gift giving. In an attempt to draw people back to Christ, St. Francis of Assisi was inspired to create the very first nativity scene.
In a cave near the town, St Francis re-created the birth of Christ with humans and animals cast as the Biblical characters. The Pope gave his blessing and the scene was a huge success. Soon the idea spread across the whole of Italy until it became a part of every Catholic Church’s tradition. Statues began to replace humans and over the centuries the whole of Western culture has adopted the tradition with their own cultural twists.
A tradition in England involved baking mince pies in the shape of a manager. The pie would hold baby Jesus until the evening meal when families ate the pie. In the 17th century the practice was banned by the Puritans, calling the pies ‘idolatrie in crust’.
The display of 'The Nativity Scene' in the Christian celebration of Christmas is a reminder to all. It signifies the Christmas message, that Jesus is the Christ the birth of Gods own Son. This is why we celebrate Christmas, to thank God for sending his Son on this day, represented in magnificent ways across the world to show appreciation and worship for the coming of the Messiah.
Nativity Set by Ever Earth was published by EverEarth in October 2010 and is our 2593rd best seller. The ISBN for Nativity Set is 32694.
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“Looking for an affordable, ethical and child-friendly nativity set? How about the Ever Earth Nativity Set, a beautifully crafted wooden nativity scene suitable for children above 18 months.”
“This colourful nativity set includes 13 characters, plus a wooden barn making it fantastic value for money. The set includes Baby Jesus, Angel Gabriel, Mary, Joseph, three Wise Men, three Shepherds, a sheep, a camel and a tree. Every little character is made from ethically sourced wood, safe to play with and a feast for the eyes. Plus the entire set is movable meaning you can arrange your nativity scene however you wish.”
“Ever Earth only manufacture eco-friendly wooden toys, embrace the most responsible technologies and are committed to renewable resources and managing reforestation programs. The Ever Earth Nativity Set is our best value wooden nativity scene, and a wonderful display the whole family will enjoy.”
Details for Nativity Set
|Page last updated||27th August 2016|
|Author / Artist||Ever Earth|
|Publisher||EverEarth (October 2010)|
|Recommended for Ages||from 2 years up to 7 years|