Answer the questions: What do you know about Christmas?
Turkey, pudding, pumpkin pie, vegetables. Turkey, pudding, pumpkin pie, vegetables. Santa Clause, holiday, Christmas tree, birch tree. Christmas pudding, Easter, ring, horseshoe. Trousers, stockings, presents, socks. 23rd December, 24th December, 25th December, 26th December. Christmas Eve, Boxing Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas.
Colours of Christmas The colours most closely associated with the Christmas season are: red, white and green.
Red means love and reflects our warmth and love for each other. It is also the colour that is considered the greatest excitement. As a religious symbol it stands for fire, blood, and charity.
Green means hope and the eternal longing for spring and all the promises of the future. Green is the symbol of nature, youth, and the hope of eternal life.
White means purity and is represented by the crystalline form of water and the snowflake. White is the religious symbol which stands for light, purity, joy and glory.
Christmas quiz 1. When was Christmas first celebrated?
2. Where did the Christmas tree tradition originate?
3. Who probably was the first man to illuminate a Christmas tree with candles?