Christmas around the world 2010Presentation Transcript
Christmas Around the World By: Mrs. Odem’s Class 2010
Hanukkah Carey Swain I learned… Hanukkah is a happy festival celebrated by the Jewish people. Family members say blessings of thanks to God.
Sweden Things I learned… “Dipping Day” come on Christmas Eve. In Sweden the Christmas season begins on December 13th. Christmas Day is a quiet, religious, day. Bailey Langston
Holland I learned… “Sinterklaas” (Santa Clause) arrives in Holland on a large steamboat. A traditional holiday sweet in Holland is marzipan. Justin Berry
Africa I learned… On Christmas morning nearly everyone goes to church. Special music has been prepared for the service. They use bright flowers as decorations. Marina Briley
United States of America I learned… Christmas in the United State brings together many customs from other countries. All the family members help decorate the Christmas tree and the home. My family decorate our Christmas tree together. Alexis Mosher
United States of America I learned… Christmas in the united states brings together many customs from other countries. Special programs on TV during the festive time. MY family open presents together. Tanner Courtney
Sweden Lesley Butler I learned… Christmas Day is a quiet, religious, day. Many candles are used to light the Christ child on his way. The oldest daughter, who plays the roll of Saint Lucia.
Germany Kane Evartt I learned… On Christmas Eve families get together. Gingerbread houses were first made and decorated in Germany.
Germany I learned… The tannenbaum, or Christmas tree, is a custom that comes from Germany. For many years the German people lighted their trees with wax candles of many colors. They also hung cookies and fruit on their trees. Kyle Vahlenkamp
France Jazmine Davis I learned… Christmas Eve is for gift giving. Families go to church on Christmas Eve. The children go to bed early to dream of Christmas miracle.
Mexico Miguel Noyola I learned… They put up nativity scenes. Christmas Eve is a party. They have a Pinata at the party.
Mexico Nolan Howell I learned… FelizNavidad They decorate with lots of flowers. The poinsettia’s pointed petals represent the Christmas star.
England Chase Stein I learned… England was the first country to use Christmas Cards. Carolers sing Christmas songs. The yule log is a very old English tradition.
France Killian Liles I learned… “Cake of the Kings” A bean is placed inside a cake and the person who finds the bean is given a crown and becomes king of the party.