Sinterklaas
An introduction to a
typical Dutch tradition
Sinterklaas is an old
man from Spain. Every
year he visits the
Netherlands and brings
presents for the children.
Sinterklaas
≠
Santa Claus
Sinterklaas characteristics:
o Long white beard
o Mitre
o Bisshops robe
o Golden crossier
Zwarte Pieten: assistents of
Sinterklaas
Zwarte Piet characteristics:
o Black curly hair
o Dark skin
o Colourful hat with feather
o White collor
o Colourful jacket...
Sinterklaas has a
book with
information about
every child
In his warehouse in Spain, all presents are being
packed, labeled and taken to the Netherlands.
mid november
Sinterklaas arrives
in the Netherlands
by steamboat
Sinterklaas always brings Amerigo, his horse.
Let’s have a look!
Arrival of the steamboat
Welcome to Sinterklaas
Children put their shoe near the fire place with a
carrot for the horse and sing songs: listen!
At night Sinterklaas and Zwarte Piet walk on
rooftops and climb down the chimney to bring
presents or candy.
A special Sinterklaas treat is Pepernoten. Let’s try it
our selves!
December 5th is Sinterklaas his birthday, he
celebrates this by giving children lots of presents!
Let’s play a game together!
This weekend Sinterklaas will be in Moscow. How
about we all make a shoe, sing a song and hopefully
he will hear it and br...
Let’s all sing “Sinterklaas kapoentje”
Sinterklaas kapoentje
Gooi wat in mijn schoentje
Gooi wat in mijn laarsje
Dank u Si...
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Sinterklaas

  1. 1. Sinterklaas An introduction to a typical Dutch tradition
  2. 2. Sinterklaas is an old man from Spain. Every year he visits the Netherlands and brings presents for the children.
  3. 3. Sinterklaas ≠ Santa Claus
  4. 4. Sinterklaas characteristics: o Long white beard o Mitre o Bisshops robe o Golden crossier
  5. 5. Zwarte Pieten: assistents of Sinterklaas
  6. 6. Zwarte Piet characteristics: o Black curly hair o Dark skin o Colourful hat with feather o White collor o Colourful jacket and shorts
  7. 7. Sinterklaas has a book with information about every child
  8. 8. In his warehouse in Spain, all presents are being packed, labeled and taken to the Netherlands.
  9. 9. mid november Sinterklaas arrives in the Netherlands by steamboat
  10. 10. Sinterklaas always brings Amerigo, his horse.
  11. 11. Let’s have a look! Arrival of the steamboat Welcome to Sinterklaas
  12. 12. Children put their shoe near the fire place with a carrot for the horse and sing songs: listen!
  13. 13. At night Sinterklaas and Zwarte Piet walk on rooftops and climb down the chimney to bring presents or candy.
  14. 14. A special Sinterklaas treat is Pepernoten. Let’s try it our selves!
  15. 15. December 5th is Sinterklaas his birthday, he celebrates this by giving children lots of presents!
  16. 16. Let’s play a game together!
  17. 17. This weekend Sinterklaas will be in Moscow. How about we all make a shoe, sing a song and hopefully he will hear it and brings us a present too!!
  18. 18. Let’s all sing “Sinterklaas kapoentje” Sinterklaas kapoentje Gooi wat in mijn schoentje Gooi wat in mijn laarsje Dank u Sinterklaasje

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