A hillside near Bethlehem
As children entered the room they were encouraged to assume the role of shepherds by the provision of head-dresses. They were asked how the shepherds might feel (bored, lonely, cold, sleepy etc). Sudden atmospheric music heralded the Angel who told the children to go to Bethlehem.
A hillside scene painted onto card. Tea-towel head-dresses and toy sheep. Stars provided by Christmas lights in the dark.
The hillside backdrop showing where the angel met the shepherds:
The angels visit the shepherds: