Use the links below to answer the questions about Christmas around the world. Write the answers on your paper!
- What kind of trees are decorated at Christmas time in India?
Internet Resource: Christmas in India
- Christmas trees are not commonly used in Greece. What is the main symbol of the season in most Greek homes?
Internet Resource: Christmas in Greece
- In Holland, what do children leave in their shoes as a gift for Sinterklaas's horse?
Internet Resource: Christmas in Holland
- Latvians claim to be the first to use Christmas trees. In what year was the first documented use of a Christmas tree in Latvia?
Internet Resource: Christmas in Latvia
- Mattak, a special delicacy, is eaten in Greenland at Christmas. What is mattak made from and what do people say it tastes like?
Internet Resource: Christmas in Greenland
- In Sweden Christmas celebrations begin on St. Lucia's Day. What is the date of this special day?
Internet Resource: Christmas in Sweden
- What is often the traditional Christmas Day meal in Japan?
Internet Resource: Christmas in Japan
- What is the traditional Christmas greeting in Pakistan?
Internet Resource: Christmas in Pakistan
- What is the date of Christmas Day in Serbia? (Hint: It's not December 25!)
Internet Resource: Christmas in Serbia
- A Russian tradition is to ________ on Christmas Eve until the first star has appeared in the sky.
Internet Resource: Christmas in Russia
- What is a typical Christmas meal in Madagascar?
Internet Resource: Christmas in Madagascar
- What is the Christmas tradition of the roraty in Poland?
Internet Resource: Christmas in Poland
- In Iceland, people celebrate 13 days of Christmas beginning on ______________ and ending on __________________.
Internet Resource: Christmas in Iceland
- What kind of fruit is often found in the stockings of children who live in the Canadian Prairies?
Internet Resource: Canadian Christmas
- What is the main holiday decoration in most Mexican homes?
Internet Resource: Mexican Christmas Traditions