The Happyland Nativity

Rediscover the true meaning of Christmas in this brilliant stop motion video – where Happyland toys make the nativity come alive!

Ministry use licence


Rediscover the Christmas story with the Happyland characters

An angel in a rocket? The wise men arriving on a London bus? Mary and Joseph in a helicopter? Watch the Happyland Nativity bring Jesus’ birth to life is a fresh way.

Speak Life and Hope Together have recreated the nativity story in stop-motion animation to tell the true story and meaning of the very first Christmas Day.

Follow Mary and Joseph, the shepherds and angels, the wise men and the star through a quirky, animated adventure about the greatest story ever told: ‘So come to the manger, see God become small. The true Christmas story has room for us all.'

Possible Discussion Questions

  • ‘The true Christmas story has room for us all.’ – Why is it so important to share the amazing message of Christmas, with everyone?
  • What other ways can we try to make the Christmas story exciting and applicable for the children we know?




Produced by Speak Life

Speak Life prayerfully preach the gospel, train Christians in evangelism and resource the church for its mission to the world. Speak Life produce video resources, and a regular podcast that help Christians to engage on key topics.

In collaboration with HOPE Together

HOPE Together is a catalyst bringing churches together to transform communities in villages, towns and cities, making Jesus known with words and actions.

Additional Resources

Try our Customisable COVID-Christmas media pack

If you’d like to feature the Happyland Nativity video in your service, why not customise the intro and outro videos to create a themed service, or publicise it with a promotion video, tailored to your church? Whether your service is online or in person, adapt and customise the videos to suit your needs.
There are even giveaway copies of the book available to purchase. All details below.

1. The Happyland Nativity Service Invite

Promote your service with a customisable video advert.

Takes less than 5 minutes to create:

  • No video editing skills needed.
  • You can easily add your church’s name, nativity service details, other text and logo.
  • When you’re happy with each scene just hit the ‘create video’ button.
  • If you like the video you can purchase it and download it.

Happyland Invite

2. The Happyland Nativity Service Intro

Begin your nativity service with an interactive intro that engages children and gives a taster of what’s to come. Perfect for online or in person nativity services.

3. The Happyland Nativity Service Outro

Finish your nativity service with a quirky outro that reminds your audience of the story they’ve seen and heard.
Perfect for online or in person nativity services.

Happyland Outro

4. The Happyland Nativity Media Pack


  • A Facebook event banner.
  • A Facebook cover image.
  • A high resolution poster or flyer background.
  • Portrait, landscape and square social media post images.
  • Powerpoint presentation backgrounds.
  • Font to match the customised video.

5. The Happyland Christmas Story Book

Why not buy copies of the book to give-away from Hope Together. You could give a book to those in your community who attend the service whether online or offline.

These resources were created in partnership with HOPE Together who will receive your contact details if you decide to download the free video.

Licence Agreement

Ministry use licence

This video is available for use online or offline in the context of your ministry/ministries (e.g. church service, children’s/youth group, small group, Bible study, school assemblies and lessons). By purchasing this video, you are purchasing a license to use and show it in the context of your specific situation (unless otherwise noted, this excludes uploading it by itself to social media).

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