This year's outdoor portion of the nativity features:
a mini- Bethlehem
period-accurate townsmen and women
wisemen and shepherds
a variety of hand's-on kid-friendly mini nativity sets
a dress-up station for all sizes
brief scripture snippets the entire family will enjoy
and much more!
Access any of the past Children's Friend December Issues
Christmas Editions date back to 1971!
Christmas Around the World
Find out how families in Poland, Canada, the US, India, Italy, China, Denmark, Mexico, Ukraine, New Zealand, South Africa, the Czech Republic, and Romania celebrate Christmas! Click on the images to enjoy a fun cut-and-paste project!
Highlights from December's Friend Issue:
Click on files to download the files you will need to start your calendar.
Then you may download the file to be read along for each date below.