Want a Nativity Scene in your yard to show the true meaning of Christmas? Here are 25 unique manger scene ideas. Some are home made and original designs, others are store bought. Some pictures show interesting ideas for displaying and lighting these Manger scenes. Christmas nativity scene is the special exhibition, particularly during the Christmas season, of art objects representing the scene of the birth of Jesus. A nativity scene takes its inspiration from the accounts of the birth of Jesus in the Gospels of Matthew and Luke. A static nativity scene may be erected indoors or outdoors during the Christmas season, and is composed of figurines depicting the infant Jesus resting in a manger, Mary, and Joseph. 15 Christmas Nativity Sets Design Ideas for This Year.