Posts Tagged ‘SESE’

October 28th, 2011

The History of Christmas

The History of Christmas

Find information, articles and videos about the history of Christmas from the History Channel.

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October 28th, 2011

A Victorian Christmas

A Victorian Christmas

This website gives a great insight into the celebration of Christmas during Victorian times. It will give pupils great information on seasonal decorations, Christmas music, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, presents, food and lots more.

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October 17th, 2011

The Story of Saint Nicholas

The Story of Saint Nicholas

Powerpoint presentation detailing the history of St. Nicholas from earliest times to his eventual burial in Co. Kilkenny.

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October 15th, 2011

The First Christmas Tree

The First Christmas Tree

The first documented use of a tree in a winter Christmas celebration was in several locations in Northern Europe including Estonia, and Latvia, in the year 1510 according to documents from the Blackheads Fraternity chronicles and from various sources in Germany. This website tells the history of the first Christmas Tree in Latvia.

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October 15th, 2011

Christmas Celebrations in Other Countries

Christmas Celebrations in Other Countries

Learn about how Christmas is celebrated in countries like England, Mexico, the United States, France, Germany and Sweden. There are also some other resources like Christmas Clip Art, Poetry and Recipes.

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October 14th, 2011

Traditions and Customs in Ireland

Customs in Ireland

Information on Christmas Customs and Traditions in Ireland including decorations, the Candle, the Christmas Tree, Santa Claus, Christmas Food and the Wran.

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October 14th, 2011

Christmas Traditions of the Ukraine

Christmas in Ukraine

Traditions and customs that occur in the Ukraine.

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October 9th, 2011

Christmas With Virtual Finland

Virtual Finland

Find out about Christmas celebrations in Finland both long ago and in the present day.

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October 9th, 2011

Norad Tracks Santa

Norad Tracks Santa

Track Santa’s journey around the globe during December during his annual present-giving trip.

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October 9th, 2011

Christmas Around the World

Christmas Around the World

This is a collection of historical Christmas celebrations for many different countries. The celebration or activity is the earliest history for each country and may not represent the current Christmas celebrations of today. Visit over 30 different countries and see how they celebrated Christmas.

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