Christmas
Traditions
Christmas Bells
A signal for the 1st service of
the day
One myth is,
Jesus was born at midnight
So, a lot of Chur...
Boxing Day
The day after Christmas
In past gifts were put in boxes &
gave them to servants
Now horse racing & footb...
 Candles were placed in the window to
guide the Christ Child as he wandered on
Christmas Eve
 Main use - Carols by Ca...
Candy Canes
Straight White Sugar Stick
‘J’ for Jesus
White Cane – the purity of Jesus Christ
Red Stripes – the blo...
Christmas Cards
Started by Sir Henry Cole & John
Horsley
Exchanged during the weeks before
Christmas Day
Cards hav...
Decoration of spruce, pine or fir
trees as Christmas Tree
Traditionally decorated with apples,
nuts or other foods
...
Christmas Pudding
Traditional end to the British
Christmas dinner
Second name - Plum Pudding
Composition of dried f...
Christmas Presents
 Santa Claus & St.Nicholas arethe best
known Christmas gift bringer
 In Europe, presents are left ...
Christmas Eve
It is a Midnight Mass Church Service
People fast during Christmas Eve
Main Christmas meal is eaten aft...
Other Traditions
Chrismons
Christmas Carols
Christingles
Christmas Crakers
The Colors of Christmas
The Christmas Pic...
Thank You
Designed & Conceptualized By:
www.hazelandkent.co.uk
Data Source: www.whychristmas.com
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Popular christmas traditions that we cannot do without!

It is Christmas once again and people are wondering how they are going to spend Christmas. This is the season when all traditions for celebrating the holidays are kept. Some of these traditions have been on for years and sometimes even centuries. This presentation shows top Christmas traditions. The presentation is created by http://www.hazelandkent.co.uk/
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Transcripts - Popular christmas traditions that we cannot do without!

  • 1. Christmas Traditions
  • 2. Christmas Bells A signal for the 1st service of the day One myth is, Jesus was born at midnight So, a lot of Churches have midnight service on Christmas Eve
  • 3. Boxing Day The day after Christmas In past gifts were put in boxes & gave them to servants Now horse racing & football matches are played on this day If Christmas falls on Saturday, this day is on December 27
  • 4.  Candles were placed in the window to guide the Christ Child as he wandered on Christmas Eve  Main use - Carols by Candlelight Services in church  People enjoy Christmas dinner with a couple of candles  Used in the Jewish Festival of light- Hanukkah  Used in the modern winter festival Kwanzaa – a candle holder holds 7 candles
  • 5. Candy Canes Straight White Sugar Stick ‘J’ for Jesus White Cane – the purity of Jesus Christ Red Stripes – the blood he shed when he died on the cross The peppermint flavor represents the hyssop plant used for purifying the Bible
  • 6. Christmas Cards Started by Sir Henry Cole & John Horsley Exchanged during the weeks before Christmas Day Cards have all sorts of pictures on them Show Santa Claus, Christmas wishes, snowmen, Christmas trees etc.
  • 7. Decoration of spruce, pine or fir trees as Christmas Tree Traditionally decorated with apples, nuts or other foods Today, adorn with garland, tinsel, candy canes etc. A star on top of the tree represents the angel Gabriel or star of the Bethlehem from the Nativity
  • 8. Christmas Pudding Traditional end to the British Christmas dinner Second name - Plum Pudding Composition of dried fruits, eggs, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, ginger, suet etc. Moistened with brandy & other alcohol
  • 9. Christmas Presents  Santa Claus & St.Nicholas arethe best known Christmas gift bringer  In Europe, presents are left in shoes or boots put out by the children  In the UK, presents left in stockings, hanging by a fire place  Presents for friends & families is left under Chrsitmas Tree  Opened on Christmas day morning with all the family together  ‘Secret Sants’ - 1 popular way of giving presents in groups like clubs, school classes & workplaces
  • 10. Christmas Eve It is a Midnight Mass Church Service People fast during Christmas Eve Main Christmas meal is eaten after the Midnight Mass Service People exchange their presents Busiest day of the year for Santa when he has to travel over 220million miles Christmas Tree is brought into the house & decorated
  • 11. Other Traditions Chrismons Christmas Carols Christingles Christmas Crakers The Colors of Christmas The Christmas Pickle Snow & Ice Star of Bethlehem
  • 12. Thank You Designed & Conceptualized By: www.hazelandkent.co.uk Data Source: www.whychristmas.com

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