Holidays Template

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Celebrate all the main winter holidays with this all inclusive template. Presented in the same manner as marionette puppetry, these slides will display your message with an added depth and charm.

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Holidays Template

  1. 3. Electric lights for trees were first used in 1895. The first Christmas cards were vintage and invented in 1843, the Victorian Era. “ Rudolph" was actually created by Montgomery Ward in the late 1930's for a holiday promotion. “ The Nutcracker" is the most famous Christmas ballet. “ Jingle Bells" was first written for Thanksgiving and then became one of the most Popular Christmas songs. If you received all of the gifts in the song "The Twelve Days of Christmas,” you would receive 364 presents Holly berries are poisonous. Christmas Facts
  2. 4. Unlike most spelling words you remember from school, Hanukkah can be correctly spelled many different ways, including Chanukah, Chanukkah, and Hanukah. Hanukkah is probably the Jewish holiday with which non-Jews are most familiar, due to its proximity to Christmas.   Despite years of teachers including Hanukkah in their "Christmas Around the World” lessons, Hanukkah is not the "Jewish Christmas" - it historically predates Christmas and had a very different origin.   Hanukkah starts on the 25th of the month of Kislev.  But because the Hebrew calendar is lunar rather than solar, it can fall anywhere from November to early January on the standard calendar.     Gift-giving is not traditionally associated with Hanukkah. At most a small amount of money or a sweet would be given to children.  As Hanukkah became more popular in the U.S. and Canada, the idea of 8 nights of gifts grew in acceptance. Hanukkah Facts
  3. 5. 24 premade miniature tart shells 1/4 cup dried cranberries 2 tablespoons orange-flavored liqueur or orange juice 2 tablespoons whipping cream 2 ounces white chocolate, finely chopped 2 teaspoons butter, softened 1. Bake mini-tart shells according to package instructions. Let cool in pans on rack. 2. Meanwhile, in saucepan, cover and heat cranberries with liqueur over medium-low heat until steaming 3. Let stand until softened. 4. Finely chop. 5. In small saucepan, heat cream just until boiling. 6. Remove from heat. 7. Whisk in chocolate and butter until melted. 8. Divide cranberries among tart shells. 9. Top with chocolate/cream mixture. 10. Refrigerate until set, 2 hours. White Chocolate Tart With Cranberries
  4. 6. Place the menorah in a central spot in your home. Recite the following: "Blessed are you, Lord our God, King of the universe, who has sanctified us with his commandments and commanded us to kindle the lights of Hanukkah.” Light the shamash, or service candle, and then use it to light the candle on the far right of the menorah. "Blessed are you, Lord our God, King of the universe, who performed miracles for our ancestors, at this season, in days past." Replace the shamash. Let them burn. Add the following blessing only on the first night of Hanukkah: "Blessed are you, Lord our God, King of the universe, who gave us life and kept us and delivered us to this time.” Light two candles on the second night, keeping in mind that you always light from left to right using the shamash. Continue with three candles on the third night in the same fashion, and continue doing this each night until, on the eighth night, all eight candles are burning brightly (nine, including the shamash). On each night, repeat the first two blessings quoted above. The Menorah
  5. 7. Umoja : Unity Unity of family, community, nation and race. Kujichagulia : Self-Determination To be responsible for ourselves. To create your own destiny. Ujima : Collective Work and Responsibility To work together to help one another within your community. Ujamaa : Collective Economics To build, maintain, and support our own stores, establishments, and businesses. Nia : Purpose To restore African American people to their traditional greatness. Kuumba : Creativity Using creativity and imagination to make your communities better than what you inherited. Imani : Faith Believing in our people, our families, our educators, our leaders, and the righteousness of the African American struggle. The Seven Principles (Nguzo Saba) of Kwanzaa
  6. 8. <ul><li>The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire) </li></ul><ul><li>Santa Claus Is Coming To </li></ul><ul><li>Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas </li></ul><ul><li>Winter Wonderland </li></ul><ul><li>White Christmas </li></ul><ul><li>Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! </li></ul><ul><li>Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer </li></ul><ul><li>Jingle Bell Rock </li></ul><ul><li>I’ll Be Home For Christmas </li></ul><ul><li>Little Drummer Boy </li></ul>Popular Christmas Songs

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