This is a 16 slide, highly animated, power point presentation on Holidays – Celebrating Christmas Traditions – Snow & Ice. Each of the slides are editable so you can modify the slides and to the presentation as you need to.
The exact date of Jesus birth is unknown. The dates that we use now were set by Monks and religious leaders in the Middle Ages, in the middle of winter in December. It is more than strange that today, “snow and ice” have become such a part of the Christmas narrative.
There was no snow or ice in the Christmas story as told in the Bible. In addition, more and more scholars, place Jesus birth September or October during Sukkot, the Jewish Feast of Tabernacles, which occurs in the autumn not in the winter. Also, the “Census” would have most likely taken place during the spring or autumn, at a when many pilgrims, from all over the country, came to visit Jerusalem.
As much as Christmas traditions have taught us, the first Christmas, was not a White Christmas!” More than likely the Victorians introduced “snow and ice” into the Christmas story but The Movies “The Christmas Story", "Holiday Inn" and "Frosty the Snowman,” help anchor snow and ice as part of the annual Christmas celebration! Snow and Ice festivals are held across the world especially, in the colder climates.
The presentation covers the following:
The First Christmas
How Did it all Start?
A “Christmas Carol”
The Story’s Impact
The British Royal Family
“White Christmas” (2)
Snow on Christmas Day
“Frosty, the Snowman”
“The Snowman” Film
Snow & Ice Festivals
Orlando’s Ice Festival
End of Presentation
This is one of many power point presentations I offer in my store under the heading ….Holidays & Anniversaries.