CHRISTMAS CELEBRATIONS, CUSTOMS & CRAFTS FROM MANY LANDS
by Phyllis Vos Wezeman and Jude Dennis Fournier
This book is filled with activities designed to develop an awareness of and an appreciation for the contributions of the peoples of all lands and races to the celebration of Christmas sharing customs and crafts from many lands. Covering twelve countries, this resource can be used in homes, school or church for the twelve days of Christmas or to have a grand Christmas festival with multiple country stations.
Each chapter provides background about the country, a collage, ornament, flag garland, flag mobile, Christmas greetings in paper chains, woven wall hangings or ribbon banners. Customs are described along with that country's creche, along with cards, crafts, carols and stories from each country. A wealth of ideas and information that you can use again and again to celebrate Christmas.
Ten sessions, Worship (including Children's sermons), Nurture (families), Education (Sunday school sessions) and Enhancements (reproducible designs for banners, posters, etc.).