How does your familycelebrate 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 bydecorating a pine tree with bulbs,lights, and other ornaments.
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.
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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