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    • Christmas Around the World
    • How do other children in the world celebrate Christmas?
    • Children in England hang socks on their mantles to be filled with goodies
    • In Denmark, children look for an almond in their rice pudding for good luck in the new year.
    • Most families in France display a nativity scene.
    • St. Lucia wears a wreath of seven candles to light her way as she serves warm drinks and treats in Sweden.
    • Trees for decoration were first used in Germany.
    • Dutch children leave carrots in their shoes for Sinterklaas’ white horse. The carrots are replaced with small gifts.
    • In Italy, children await La Befana, the Christmas witch,to bring gifts for the good children and punishment for the bad.
    • Mexican children get candy from a pinata by hitting it with a stick until it breaks.
    • Homes in Spain display candles and lamps in their windows at night.
    • People of Jewish faith celebrate Hanukkah with a Menorah.
    • In Russia, sleigh-rides are a special treat.
    • In America, we love Santa! How does he get down the chimney?
    • What is your favorite way to celebrate Christmas?
    • Merry Christmas to All!
      • Created by
      • Bentina T. Duck
      • D. Deubelbeiss