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Stockings<br />By: AlannaNobes and <br />Robin Myers<br />http://www.painetworks.com/photos/ec/ec0134.JPG<br />
Legends of Origin<br />Plot points<br />-Poor man had 3 daughtersthat cannot get married<br />-Saint Nick heard <br />-Poo...
And Then…<br />Led to custom of kids leaving out their stockings or shoes, hoping for gifts from Saint Nicholas.<br />Kids...
Things To Know<br />Children left clogs filled with straw for Santa’s reindeer ( he left treats in place of the straw)<br ...
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Bibliography<br />&quot;Christmas Stocking.&quot; Wikipedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 8 Dec. 2009. &lt;http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki...
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  1. 1. Stockings<br />By: AlannaNobes and <br />Robin Myers<br />http://www.painetworks.com/photos/ec/ec0134.JPG<br />
  2. 2. Legends of Origin<br />Plot points<br />-Poor man had 3 daughtersthat cannot get married<br />-Saint Nick heard <br />-Poor man wouldn’t take charity<br />-Saint Nick slipped gold into the girls stockings , while hanging by the fire place to dry<br />-In the morning the girls found the gold <br />-They could all then get married and live happily ever after<br />
  3. 3. And Then…<br />Led to custom of kids leaving out their stockings or shoes, hoping for gifts from Saint Nicholas.<br />Kids used normal socks but then lead to using personalized stockings so saint Nick could know who’s stocking is who’s.<br />Children often opened in the morning before presents when parents are waking up.<br />
  4. 4. Things To Know<br />Children left clogs filled with straw for Santa’s reindeer ( he left treats in place of the straw)<br />Later clogs became stockings<br />German kids left socks by the fire place to dry<br />And St. Nicholas would fill socks with 5 gifts<br />-something to eat (fruit or candy)<br />-toys that made noise <br />-item that is visually pleasing (jewelry coloring book)<br />-item with a good scent (cologne perfume)<br />-something soft (like modeling clay or a soft toy) <br />
  5. 5. http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61rMp7%2BoeZL._SS500_.jpg<br />
  6. 6. Bibliography<br />&quot;Christmas Stocking.&quot; Wikipedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 8 Dec. 2009. &lt;http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christmas_stocking&gt;. <br />&quot;Christmas Stockings.&quot; Professor&apos;s House. N.p., 2007. Web. 9 Dec. 2009. &lt;http://www.professorshouse.com/family/holidays/christmas-stockings.aspx&gt;.<br />&quot;The Origin Of Christmas Stockings.&quot; doityourself. N.p., n.d. Web. 8 Dec. 2009.  &lt;http://www.doityourself.com/stry/christmas-stocking&gt;. <br />Christmas Stocking. N.d. JPG file.<br />
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