Celebrate Christmas Around The World

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Celebrate Christmas Around The World

  1. 1. Celebrate Christmas Around the World with Mrs. Woody’s Second Grade Class!!<br />
  2. 2. PLEASE CLICK ON THE SOUND SYMBOL IN THE MIDDLE OF EACH SLIDE!!!!<br />
  3. 3. Gladtig Jul – Sweden By: Priscilla Cole<br />The oldest daughter dresses up like Saint Lucia and serves her family coffee and sweet roles to begin the Christmas season December 13th.<br />Small – elf like figure named Juletomte brings gifts.<br />On “Dipping Day” or Christmas Eve families dip a piece of black bread in hot broth. This will bring them <br />good luck in the <br />New year.<br />
  4. 4. ZaligKerstfeest – HollandBy: Baylee Morton<br />Holland is famous for it’s chocolate!<br />They call Santa Claus Sinter Claus.<br />Celebration begins on December 5th.<br />
  5. 5. ZaligKerstfeest – HollandBy: Jade Newton<br />Santa or Sinter Klaas sails into the harbor of many dutch cities.<br />Sinter Klaas brings his white horse and his elf or “Black Pete.”<br />On Christmas Eve, children fill their shoes with carrots and hay for the horse.<br />
  6. 6. Merry Christmas - EnglandBy: Jesse Slaughter<br />Cakes are made with special surprises inside.<br />They call Santa Claus Father Christmas.<br />They burn a yule log.<br />
  7. 7. Merry Christmas – United StatesBy: Brayden Linker<br />Family members decorate a Christmas tree and the home.<br />There are special programs on television during this festive season.<br />Santa comes with his sleigh and reindeer and fills the stockings and leaves special gifts by the tree.<br />
  8. 8. Joyeux Noel – FranceBy: Haleigh Barron<br />Families enjoy two creches or manger scenes. One at church another at home.<br />Shoes are left by the fire to be filled by Pere Noel. <br />Ashes from the yule log are saved and used during the year to ward off sickness or other misfortunes. <br />
  9. 9. Joyeux Noel – FranceBy: Cameron Beard<br />Families bake a “Cake of the Kings” with a bean inside. The person who gets the bean in their slice becomes king of the party.<br />A special cookie is baked to be shared with needy people.<br />At midnight on Christmas Eve families attend a special church service.<br />
  10. 10. FroehlicheWeihnachten - GermanyBy: Brynne Mauldin<br />The tannenbaum, or Christmas tree custom came from Germany.<br />Germans decorate gingerbread houses.<br />A girl called Kristkind brings gifts while Hans Trapp, a terrible demon, waves a stick and threatens children who have been bad. <br />
  11. 11. FroehlicheWeihnachten – GermanyBy: Rebecca Lambert<br />Families gather to begin the observance of Christmas called the Bescherung.<br />For many years, Germans decorated their trees with real wax candles.<br />They hang cookies, candies, and fresh fruits for ornaments.<br />
  12. 12. FelizNavidad – MexicoBy: Ben Ortiz<br />Three Kings come and leave gifts or coal for children.<br />Celebrate with a nine day posada or religious procession.<br />Bust a pinata on Christmas Eve and children get the goodies!<br />Mexico is famous for it’s bright red poinsettaflowers.<br />
  13. 13. FelizNavidad – MexicoBy: Hunter McNab<br />The day for giving gifts does not come until January 6th.<br />Nativity scenes are called Nacimientos.<br />Weather in Mexico during Christmas is warm.<br />
  14. 14. EenPleierigeKerfees – AfricaBy: Naomi Jackson<br />The weather in Africa is warm during Christmas.<br />Families celebrate with a big dinner and by decorating with bright flowers.<br />Sweet cakes are made and given to the farm people.<br />
  15. 15. BuonNatale – ItalyBy: Briana Bennett<br />Homes decorate using olive trees with oranges for their ornaments.<br />Each family has a miniature model of the nativity scene. It is called a presepio.<br />The presents are in a large jar called “ the urn of fate.”<br />
  16. 16. THE END!!!!<br />MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE!!!!!<br />

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