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