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  • Have a happy Christmas 4 Grade Students - ETG th
  • Christmas Trees • Christmas trees are used to decorate our house • They are very typical of Christmas time
  • Ornaments • We can also decorate our house with ORNAMENTS • They have hooks on top. They are hung from the branches of Christmas trees.
  • W reaths Other way of decorating for Christmas is by using WREATHS. These are decorated with bows and ornaments and are hung on doors or above fireplaces.
  • Christmas Cards • People send Christmas cards to relatives and friends • People write their wishes for the new year in the Christmas cards
  • Poinsettias • Poinsettias are the typical Christmas flowers • They can be found in different colours (apart from red)
  • Stockings • Christmas stockings can be filled with gifts • They are normally hung on the fireplace
  • Candy Canes • Candy canes are the typical Christmas sweets • They have red and white stripes
  • Christmas Carols • Christmas carols are that special songs which we typically sing at Christmas time • For example, the songs “Baby please come home” and “Nuestra Canción de Navidad” are the Christmas Carols that we are preparing for Friday
  • Christmas Carolers • The carolers are those people who go from house to house singing Christmas Carols
  • Gingerbread houses • Gingerbread is another very known Christmas symbol • The tradition of baking a Gingerbread house began in Germany after the Brothers Grimm published their collection of German fairy tales in the early 1800s. Among the tales was the story of Hansel and Gretel: children left to starve in the forest, found a house made of bread and sugar decorations.
  • Santa Claus • On Christmas Eve, Santa Claus delivers presents to all the children in the world • He climbs down their chimneys while they are asleep This is 5th grade Santa
  • Cookies for Santa • Children leave cookies and milk or hot chocolate for Santa Claus on December, 24th
  • Reindeers • The tradition says that 9 reindeers pull Santa's sleigh on Christmas’ Eve • Santa’s most famous reindeer is Rudolph • Rudolph has a red nose that glows
  • Christmas Presents • The tradition of giving presents at Christmas started with the Three Wise Men, who brought Jesus precious gifts on the first Christmas day
  • Christmas Dinner • People always celebrated Christmas with a special meal. Before Victorian times, people would eat roast beef, ham or goose for Christmas dinner. Today, most people prefer turkey.
  • People like you make the season bright!