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Holiday powerpoint

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Holiday powerpoint

  1. 1. By Hannah Wendling<br /> Holidays 2010<br />
  2. 2. January 1st New Years Day<br />First day of the new year.<br />Make a New Years revolution!<br />
  3. 3. February 14th Valentine’s Day<br />The day off love.<br />Red roses and chocolate are given to females from males along with greeting cards.<br />189 million stems of roses are sold on valentines day.<br />
  4. 4. March 17th St. Patrick's Day<br />Celebrated for the patron saint of Ireland died on this day in 461 AD.<br />Celebrate Irish culture.<br />Wear green! You might get pinched!!<br />
  5. 5. April 1st April Fools Day<br />Don’t know how or when it started.<br />Can be as simple as saying “your shoes are untied.”<br />It could be a little worse like tapping the kitchen sprayer down so when the water comes on it sprays everywhere.<br />It always ends in the saying “April Fools!!”<br />
  6. 6. April 4th Easter<br />Christian holiday that celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ.<br />Easter Bunny comes!<br />Color eggs!<br />
  7. 7. May 9th Mothers Day<br />First Mother’s Day in the united States was in 1914.<br />Third most popular holiday in the world.<br />Special flower is a carnation. <br />Honor y0ur mother and spend time with her!<br />
  8. 8. May 31st Memorial Day<br />A way to remember our patriotic heroes who passed away to make us free.<br />First celebrated on May 30th 1868.<br />Flag must be at half-staff until noon and then put all the way back up.<br />
  9. 9. July 4th Independence Day<br />On July 4th 1776 the Declaration was approved.<br />Fireworks were not part of the celebration, candles were.<br />Around 150 million hot dogs will be consumed on this day.<br />
  10. 10. September 6th Labor Day<br />Celebrate the working people. (16-older)<br />First Monday in September.<br />First celebrated September 5th 1894<br />
  11. 11. October 31st Halloween <br />Correctly spelt as Hallowe’en<br />“Trick or Treat!” <br />Get lots of candy!!<br />
  12. 12. November 11th Veterans Day<br />Once called Armistice Day.<br />Celebrates the people that survived the wars.<br />
  13. 13. November 25th Thanksgiving<br />First celebrated in 1621 by the Pilgrims.<br />The last Thursday in November.<br />Lots of parades, football and of course food!!!<br />
  14. 14. December 24th Christmas Eve<br />Hang stockings.<br />Sing Christmas carols.<br />Eggnog.<br />Avoid the coil. <br />Spend time with family.<br />
  15. 15. December 25th Christmas Day<br />Happy Birthday Jesus. <br />Eat lots of food.<br />Open presents.<br />Spend time with family again!<br />
  16. 16. December 31st New Years Eve<br />The end of the year.<br />Watch the ball drop.<br />The ball was first made out of wood and iron and weighed 700 pounds.<br />

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