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Nativity Scene (Project No. 7)
Full-Color Holiday Yard Display Poster Project
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Plan 007
Serene scene for the season!
No matter how often we tell ourselves that this year we're going to slow down and enjoy the Christmas season, the reality is almost always the opposite. In fact, the more we try to slow down during the holidays, the more the hectic pace of life actually seems to intensify.

This year, send yourself (and the rest of the neighborhood) a reminder of the reason for the season with this big, full-color outdoor Nativity display. It just might help you put some serenity back into Christmas.

It is believed that St. Francis of Assisi created the first Nativity scene in 1223, using live actors and animals. It became so popular that it inspired imitations using live actors as well as wax and ivory figures.

Our display is printed on weather-resistant poster paper with waterproof inks that resist fading. It looks great in the yard, and it's perfect for parks, businesses, churches and schools. Easy to put together and set up, the scene includes 14 figures that are about 2/3 life-size (the camels stand about five feet tall).

Building the display is so easy, the whole family can help. The only materials required are the posters, three sheets of plywood, waterproof glue (No. 8A) and paint. First, glue the posters onto plywood. Once the glue is dry, cut everything out. Finally, attach stakes or stands and set up. Although the posters should last several years untreated, a coat of water-based polyurethane sealer (No. 7B) is recommended to extend the life of the display.

The Nativity Scene Holiday Yard Display Project (No. 7) includes five posters containing all 14 figures, plus instructions for a simple stable.


Poster Glue (No. 8A) - 3 pints
This Poster Project requires 3 pints of Poster Glue

Minwax Polycrylic Protective Finish (No. 7B) - 1 quart
Extra protection against the elements.
This Poster Project requires 1 quart of Minwax Polycrylic Protective Finish

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