The colour of the canary seed is yellow. The canary seed looks like small brown marbles. I plant the canary seed in pots. I use the canary seed for Christmas. I put the canary seed in front of baby Jesus.
Decorating our homes….
At Christmas we decorate our home. My father and I decorate the Christmas tree and the crib. We decorate the crib with the lights.
Traditional Children’s Novena
The Christmas Novena consists of nine days of prayer that focus on the birth of Jesus. Carol singing is adapted to the young and accompanied by the children’s guitar group. A Christmas party and the distribution of the presents bring the novena to an end.
Liam Bugeja Douglas
Celebrating Christmas Eve
The procession of Baby Jesus
The procession of Baby Jesus takes place before the midnight mass on Christmas Eve. It was done the first time by St. George Preca who is the first Maltese Saint in Malta. The procession continued through the years as a tradition.
The midnight mass
On Christmas Eve at about 10 o’clock we go the midnight mass. Many people gather there to celebrate the birth of Jesus. When the mass finishes we go home and we open the presents.
Traditional Christmas Food
We eat the Christmas pudding on Christmas day. Mum cooks the Christmas pudding. Dad puts some hollies on the pudding.
The black treacle rings are good. They have a round shape and a hole in the middle. This food is also related to the feast of St. Martin in November.
Hot Chestnut Soup
The hot chestnut soup is a traditional Christmas recipe. It is made by boiling dried chestnuts, chocolate, sugar and the zest of orange. It was used in the old days to keep you warm. My grandma still makes it every year.
I like to spend Christmas with my family. We have Christmas together. My favourite sweet is Christmas log.
The children are exchanging presents. The Christmas tree has bright lights and presents. I like Christmas because it is a time of giving.
New Year’s Eve
Many celebrations will be held in most villages. Most families celebrate the New Year together.
I love Christmas because Father Christmas comes and gives me many presents.
In Christmas it never snows in Malta.
During the Christmas season I like to decorate the Christmas tree at home.
When Christmas day comes there will be a lot of bright lights.
Everyone puts up the Christmas tree.
On Christmas day we celebrate the birth of Baby Jesus.
My uncle and I put up the Christmas tree.
It is cold at Christmas time.
Jesus is in the middle of the crib.
Jesus is in our hearts.
Maya Rachel Borg
I like Christmas.
My mum makes the Christmas cake.
Members of my family give me presents.
My grandfather makes a big crib.
On Christmas Day Father Christmas comes to my house.
At Christmas we make the crib.
I like to decorate the Christmas tree.
I receive a lot of presents at Christmas.
I like Christmas very much.
I enjoy decorating the Christmas tree.
Jesus was born on this day.
We put candles near the crib.
Christmas is on the 25 th December.
This power point was made by year 2.1 of St. Venera Primary.
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