Quickly and easily prepare your class for a simple recitation involving decorating a Christmas tree. This short poem can be recited as a choral group or by individuals or by small groups, while students add decorations to the tree. The last stanza has the students wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. No costuming necessary, props include a Christmas tree, lights, an angel, red and green balls, and some silver bells. That's it! Done! This would be suitable for Grades 1-3. The length would be approximately 5 minutes.