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Stone Manger: The Untold Story of the First Christmas

Stone Manger: The Untold Story of the First Christmas

A manger is a feed trough found in a stable. In Bible times mangers were made from clay mixed with straw or from stones held together with mud; sometimes they were carved in natural outcroppings of rock. I took the above photograph at Megiddo where this manger was used in the stables of King Ahab.

A manger is a feed trough found in a stable. In Bible times mangers were made from clay mixed with straw or from stones held together with mud; sometimes they were carved in natural outcroppings of rock. I took the above photograph at Megiddo where this manger was used in the stables of King Ahab.

Christmas Play Dough  1 cup of salt  zest of 1 orange  pinch of nutmeg  3 cloves  pinch of cinnamon  2 cups of plain flour  2 tablespoons of oil   2 tablespoons of cream of tartar.  11/2 cups of boiling water  food color   Add some extra shine by pouring in a little glycerine.  Add a good dash of glitter – it is a Christmas Day play dough recipe after all. Knead the dough for a few minutes and then you’re done. Wrap the play dough in a plastic bag and it will last into the new year.

Christmas Play Dough 1 cup of salt zest of 1 orange pinch of nutmeg 3 cloves pinch of cinnamon 2 cups of plain flour 2 tablespoons of oil 2 tablespoons of cream of tartar. 11/2 cups of boiling water food color Add some extra shine by pouring in a little glycerine. Add a good dash of glitter – it is a Christmas Day play dough recipe after all. Knead the dough for a few minutes and then you’re done. Wrap the play dough in a plastic bag and it will last into the new year.

Nativity Pre-K / Preschool / Tot Pack!  25 pages of learning fun for your preschool aged kids!

Nativity Pre-K / Preschool / Tot Pack! 25 pages of learning fun for your preschool aged kids!

Stone Manger - The Untold Story of the First Christmas by [Chadwick, Jeffrey R.]

Stone Manger - The Untold Story of the First Christmas by [Chadwick, Jeffrey R.]

I know someone who is allergic to christmas trees, this would be a great idea to still have the feel of the holidays :)

I know someone who is allergic to christmas trees, this would be a great idea to still have the feel of the holidays :)

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