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  1. 1. !!REINDEER!! PRANCERDONNER THESE ARE THE NAMES OF SANTAS REINDEER. THERE IS A TRADITION WHERE WE LEAVE OUT CARROTS AND WATER FOR THE REINDEERS.THEY USUALLY EAT THEM ALL.
  2. 2. A Christmas cake may be light or dark, crumbly- If a Christmas moist to sticky- cake is covered `wet, spongy to in icing, it is heavy, leavened quite common or unleavened, for it to be shaped round, decorated - square or oblong models of as whole cakes, houses, of fir trees or of Santa Part of Christmas cake recipe Claus may be in the array ofYou need to begin this cake the night decorations.before you want to bake it. All you do isweigh out the dried fruit and mixed peel,place it in a mixing bowl and mix in thebrandy as evenly and thoroughly aspossible. Cover the bowl with a clean teacloth and leave the fruit aside to absorbthe brandy for 12 hours.Next day pre-heat the oven to gas mark 1,275°F (140°C).
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  5. 5. Christmas Pudding When it’s Christmas we haveChristmas pudding, we pour brandy over the pudding and set it on fire.It’s traditionally eaten on ChristmasDay. Christmas pudding comes fromMedieval England. It originated as a 14th centaury porridge.
  6. 6. At Holt Farm Junior Schoolwe have a Christmas bazaarevery year. At the Christmasbazaar you can win alldifferent prizes from rafflesand tombolas. Children also take part in making stuff for the Christmas bazaar’s at HFJS.
  7. 7. There are many, many types of traditionalChristmas plants, for example the top leftis holly and the top right is mistletoe, thebottom left is a Christmas tree and thebottom right are poinsettias. Mistletoe isused over 2 peoples heads , and thatmeans they have to kiss. Holly is atraditional British Christmas plant, as it isusually placed on top of a item of foodsuch as Christmas pudding.
  8. 8. When Jesus wasborn everyonegave him apresent so thatswhy we haveChristmas andChristmaspresents.
  9. 9. Christmas crackers are only Christmas crackers represented on Christmas day because it is a special time of In a Christmas cracker there is a year. toy if u want to get the toy you have to pull it from each side then it makes a noise and then The traditional the sweet comes out. way to hold a cracker is to cross your arms and pull it as hard as Christmas crackers are invented you can. by a man named Thomas Smith in 1846. When Thomas Smith died his two sonsA Christmas cracker is a bright tube and took over and done all of the patterns andthey have twisted ends on them they also also the business.have a lot of patterns on them.
  10. 10. Snowmen When snow comes down normally people would build snowmen or they would probably throw snowballs.There is a snowmen called Frosty and there is a song of Frosty thesnowmen. There is no snow or ice in the Christmas story told in the Bible.
  11. 11. Mistletoe is a tradition in the UK. There is an oldlegend that if you kiss under the mistletoe itwould lead to a long happy marriage.
  12. 12. Dashing through the snowIn a one horse open sleighOer the fields we goLaughing all the wayBells on bob tails ringMaking spirits brightWhat fun it is to laugh and singA sleighing song tonight JINGLEOh, jingle bells, jingle bells BELLSJingle all the wayOh, what fun it is to rideIn a one horse open sleighJingle bells, jingle bellsJingle all the wayOh, what fun it is to rideIn a one horse open sleigh
  13. 13. Father ChristmasFather Christmas is also known as Santa he comesto our houses on the 24th while we are asleep. Hecomes down our chimney to deliver our presents.
  14. 14. A christmas carol is anovel wrote by Charlesdickens. Is about a mancalled Ebenezer scroogehe is a horrible man buton christmas eve he isvisted by three ghosts. Charles dickens
  15. 15. The traditional Christmas decorations colours are red and green. The green represents the continuance of life through the winter and the Christian belief in eternal life through Jesus. The red represents the blood that Jesus shed at his Crucifixion. Most people put there Christmas decorations up around a fortnight before Christmas Eve. In the weeks leading up to Christmas , people hang the decorations up, which are usually made out of coloured paper or foil. Christmas decorations were invented in the Victorian times by a man named Saint Boniface.The practice of putting up special decorationsat Christmas has a long history. From pre-Christian times, people in the Roman Empirebrought branches from evergreen plantsindoors in the winter. Decorating withgreenery was also part of Jewish tradition :"Now on the first day you shall take foryourselves the foliage of beautiful trees, palmbranches and boughs of leafy trees andwillows of the brook, and you shall rejoicebefore the LORD your God for seven days. "
  16. 16. We have Christmasplays some people call ita nativity this tells usabout the birth of Jesus.People act out how ithappened.
  17. 17. Decorations you can have:•A bright reindeer or more with aslay.•Santa (Father Christmas)•Lights/ Rainbow light bulbs•Light up Santa/elf/snowman•Light up present•Ginger bread men• CHRISTMAS TREES!!
  18. 18. AT CHRISTMAS DAY , WE EATCHRISTMAS DINNER ON THAT DAY,AND TO CELEBRATE THE BIRTH OFJESUS , THE SON OF GOD. AND LOVETHE CHRISTMAS TURKEY FOR JESUS.
  19. 19. Christingle On Christmas eve christingle services are held at churches.Everyone is given an orange and children areoften given special packs of sweets, a candleand a ribbon. While at the service you are told slowly and patently How to decorate your orange.This is what the decoration represents.an orange representing the world; a red ribbon around it representing the blood of Jesus; dolly mixtures, dried fruits or sweets skewered on cocktail sticks pushed into the orange,representing the fruits of the earth and the four seasonsa lit candle pushed into the centre of the orange, representing Jesus Christ.
  20. 20. Rudolph, the red-nosed reindeer Rudolph has a red nose and is thehad a very shiny nose.And if you ever saw him, leader of the reindeers.you would even say it glows.All of the other reindeerused to laugh and call him names.They never let poor Rudolphjoin in any reindeer games.Then one foggy Christmas EveSanta came to say:"Rudolph with your nose so bright,wont you guide my sleigh tonight?"Then all the reindeer loved himas they shouted out with glee,Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer,youll go down in history!
  21. 21. AT CHURCH At Christmas time people like to go to church for special services. Most people will go to church at Christmas to read about the Christmas story or go to a special Sunday school but of the time people watch a play put on by children.Away in a manger, no crib for a bed,The little Lord Jesus laid down his sweet head.The stars in the bright sky looked down where he lay,The little Lord Jesus asleep on the hay.The cattle are lowing, the baby awakes,But little Lord Jesus no crying he makes.I love thee, Lord Jesus! Look down from the sky,And stay by my side until morning is nigh.Be near me Lord JesusI ask thee to stay.Close by me forever,And love my I pray.Bless all the dear children,In thy tender care.And take them to heaven,To be with thee there.

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