Presentation on theme: "Hristmas raditions. How does your family celebrate Christmas? Christmas is a holiday that is enjoyed all around the world. People celebrate Christmas."— Presentation transcript:
How does your family celebrate Christmas? Christmas is a holiday that is enjoyed all around the world. People celebrate Christmas with traditions, old and new, that make the season special. As you view these slides, think about your family and if they practice the traditions that are presented.
Some people celebrate Christmas by decorating a pine tree with bulbs, lights, and other ornaments.
Other people like to send Christmas cards to friends and family.
Many people hang stockings to be filled with gifts and candy.
Exchanging presents is an exciting part of Christmas for most families.
In some homes, mistletoe is hung in doorways and people who walk under it with another person are supposed to give one another a friendly kiss.
Nativity scenes are set out as a decoration for some families to celebrate the birth of Jesus.
Red poinsettias add a touch of color to some homes during the holidays.
Music fills the air for many families when Christmas carols are sung.
Holiday baking is a favorite activity in some households at Christmas.
Gingerbread houses are fun to make for some families.
For many children, visiting Santa at the mall is important.
Attending church services is also an important tradition for families.
Sitting down to a meal with all the trimmings is a tradition families enjoy.
Traveling to another city or state to spend Christmas with family is something many families do each season.
Finally, some families just enjoy spending time together during the holidays.
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