And don't forget to accessorize!
Check Oriental Trading - you can find all sorts of miscellaneous things at good prices. For example:
crowns (this is one example of many - you can take simple cardboard ones and dress them up with stick-on jewels if you need something to keep hands busy while you talk about King David or Queen Esther or Jesus: King of Kings)
Wigs and beards (this is from the Nazareth VBS section of their site - all sorts of useful stuff there!! have fun browsing)
Shepherd's crook- useful for Good Shepherd as well as David and Goliath, Psalm 23, Moses and the burning bush, Jacob.....:
And look - costumes! All sorts of what they call "nativity gowns." There are also headdresses (called "nativity hat").
And a multitude of other things that you can be creative with. Wander around the site - you may just be inspired! (donkey can be used in Balaam's story, as well as Mary and Joseph traveling. Spy costume for Joshua and Caleb and spies [https://www.rotation.org/topic/...-luth-forest-park-il]. Angel wings for a variety of stories!)