They bring a smile to every face and often, a tear to parents’ eyes ... yes it is time to put the spotlight on the county’s youngest stars.
Schools across the Dales have been staging festive dramas in the run-up to Christmas.
Teachers and pupils put hours of work into the productions and we are proud to be able to share their triumphs.
Click on the above link to view a video slideshow of nativity pictures. See this week’s Mercury to see all our pictures.