December Family Night

By Shannon Stonecheck / Posted on 20 December 2016

Christmas is the biggest birthday party EVER.

The birth of our Savior is an incredible reason to celebrate! And this month families have been counting down to Christmas with this . . .

Inside you’ll find some fun props to help your family tell the Christmas story together!

If you didn’t get a Take-out, don’t worry – You can still participate! Read on for tips and tools to help you get ready for your family Take-out night.


Here’s what you’ll need to get started. . .

  • Name Tags
    • You’ll have 6 total – one for your Narrator, Mary, Joseph, the Angel, an Inn Keeper, and the Donkey!
      Download the Name Tags →
    • DIY: If you don’t have access to a printer, just grab 6 name tags or a sheet of paper, and create your own. Use tape or a safety pin to attach to your actors.
  • 2 Yellow Glow Bracelets
    • This will be your Angel’s halo!
      You can pick up a pack of glowsticks at Walmart, Party City, or Dollar Tree, among other places.
    • DIY: Find some gold tinsel or pipecleaner around the house and fashion your own halo!You can also print out a halo and tape it to a hat or popsicle stick.
  • “It’s a Boy” Balloon
    • Your “Mary” will be hiding the blown up balloon under their shirt.
      You can grab a balloon at your local Walmart or convenience store, or get creative and replace your balloon with a small pillow or baby doll.
  • Donkey Ears
    • Use these to dress up your donkey.
      Download the Donkey Ears →
    • DIY: If you don’t have access to a printer, design your own set of donkey ears and tape them to a headband.
  • 2 Finger Mustache Tattoos
    • Your 2 inn keepers are getting into character by placing temporary mustache tattoos on their pointer fingers.
    • DIY: Use a washable marker to draw a mustache on the side of your inn keepers’ pointer fingers or you can print out a set of mustaches.
  • 4 Confetti Poppers
    • This is your grand finale!
      Pick up confetti poppers at Party City or Walmart.
    • DIY: Make your own confetti using glitter or by tearing up pieces of colored paper that you can toss into the air for a celebratory effect.


Once you’ve gathered all your props and you’re ready to get started, take a look at the instructional video from Sam and download the Christmas script!

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