Christmas Scene in a Jar

Christmas reindeer scene in a jar

A few weeks ago, I did a snow play scene with the kids. We had it set up for a few days, and then I used the figures in large glass jars to create a Christmas scene display.  All you need is salt or sugar for the snow, then a tree, deer, little cottage, snowman, santa or anything else you have!  So simple and it looks adorable.  Great for table decorations.  The jars  have a special spot on our Christmas ladder.

Christmas Scene in a Jar

Large Jar (I found this one at Crazy Clarks for $5)

Salt or Sugar base

Feature item ideas: Toy figurines (the deer are Schleich), china ornaments, Christmas decorations (santa, angel, snowman, mini tree)

For an Aussie themed Christmas jar, sand would work well for base. Maybe a kangaroo figurine and a piece of red bottle brush for a tree?

Christmas Ladder

Paper Christmas Village (bought from Phoenix Trading)

Paper Christmas Village

Christmas scene in a jar.

Christmas reindeer scene in a jar

Village in a jar - on beafunmum.com

Nativity at the top because for me, it’s the reason for the season.

nativity scene

Once Christmas is over, the toys will move to the Playroom for more fun in the year to come.

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Table decoration ideas

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Kelly loves life at both ends of the spectrum: wearing high heel shoes one day and hiking boots the next; sipping tea out of a pretty cup and slurping hot coffee from a camping mug; challenging herself physically and stopping for quiet unhurried moments to feel the wind on her face. Kelly and her husband Matthew seek to live a fun and adventurous life with their four children and pet bird.

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