Best Toy Nativity Sets 2019

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Nativity sets have to be child, baby and toddler friendly, yet somehow many aren't. These are.

We had a nativity set both at our own house and at our grandparent's house - I say 'we had' because it felt like 'our' nativity set. Why? I guess because both were hand made by kids - us kids or a previous generation, I'm not really sure.

Of course the result wasn't all that pretty. Each was really a mix of bought items and hand made ones. Some of the hand made ones weren't that ugly, but others certainly were.

Some were made from paper, others of clay and wood. We had a stable, manger, Maria, Joseph, child Jesus, shepherds, donkey, sheep, wise men, the star - the whole crew. 

The advantage of BUYING a toy nativity set is of course that it will look just great. However, will it still be suitable for polite company after the kids have played with it? 

The in between option is something like the Melisa and Doug nativity set. It's child friendly - more child friendly than some of our home made pieces in fact - and yet it looks great. 

The Playmobil Nativity sets (yes, there are more) are obviously primarily meant for play: let your kids play out the Christmas story and enjoy themselves. The toy pieces can be reused in other playmobil play during the rest of the year.

Personally I really like the cute Fisher Price Little People Toy Nativity set. These three dimensional pieces are cute and of course will withstand any toddler trying to eat them. 

A selection of pieces from my grandparent's home made nativity set

home made nativity set
home made nativity set
My own picture, Copyright Katinka Hes...

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Fisher-Price Little People Christmas Story

With the Little People A Deluxe Christmas Story​ play set, little ones can bring the magic of the nativity to the palms of their hands! Push down on the angel to hear a sweet so...

$33.99  $32.99
Melissa & Doug Classic Wooden Christmas Nativity Set With 4-Piece Stable and 11 Wooden Figures

This child-friendly, wooden nativity set provides a "please touch" holiday experience. The four-piece stable is easy to assemble and the 11 figures encourage your child to re-en...

Only $19.99
Bible Toys Nativity Set

Children can make this story come to life with our interactive Nativity play set, featuring everything you need to help your child learn about this fascinating Tale of Glory. Se...

$29.99  $25.25
Fisher-Price Little People Nativity, Single

Let little ones discover the magic of that special day with this adorable stable playset and 10 figures, including Mary, Joseph, the angel Gabriel and baby Jesus swaddled and in...

Only $24.99
Fisher-Price Little People Nativity

Children will love re-telling the story of Christmas through play with these charming little people characters, complete with placing Baby Jesus in the manger on Christmas morni...

Only $24.99
Peanuts Christmas Nativity Deluxe Figure Set

The Peanuts gang is ready for their Nativity scene. This deluxe figure set is the perfect addition to you holiday decorations or so much fun for children to play and reenact the...

$19.99  $19.45

Toy nativity sets for kids

To me a nativity set has to be child friendly. We had a home made nativity set at our grandparent's house - and I think I made a few of the pieces myself. I'm not really sure. The charm was definitely that it felt like 'our' nativity set - and since we spent every Christmas at my grandparent's house, in many ways it was. No other children played with it, after all.

If you want your children to have the charm of being able to play with their nativity set, but you also want the nativity set to look a bit better than ours did, a toy nativity set really is a good idea.

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Updated: 04/28/2019, spirituality
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Michey on 11/05/2011

I really like nativity sets, it put us in the right mood with Christmas season. As a kid I had toys with nativity, and I remember Grandma tilling me stories at bed time which actually started my Christin education at early age....
Thanks for making me a kid again...

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