Christmas Around the World

Living Books, Coloring Books & Activities on different Christmas customs and traditions - a great way to integrate social studies into your homeschool holidays!

A holiday celebration of diversity!

From Ethiopian fringed umbrellas and star-shaped Filipino lanterns to candlelit Swedish St. Lucia crowns, Christmas Around the World brings together Christmas traditions from twelve different lands. Includes a section on craft ideas, a pronunciation guide, a page of Christmas sayings, and two pages of Fact and Fiction.

Divided geographically by continent and by country, this book discusses the Christmas celebration, with special emphasis on geographical and cultural influences.

This excellent multi-cultural 2-part "instant program" features six singable selections from Poland, Spain, Hungary, England and America. The music is connected with clever yet informative verses highlighting customs of each country. Some of Alfred's top arrangers and composers are featured in this program, including Carl Strommen, Anna Laura Page, Patsy Ford Simms, Jackie O'Neill and Winnagene Hatch. Includes a CD with full tracks and accompaniment tracks. Grade 4 and up; 20 mins.