Did you know that Thomas Edison was the first person to have electric Christmas lights? Or that St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals, created the first nativity scene more than 800 years ago?
Discover the origins of our favorite Christmas symbols and traditions in this 11-page book featuring the following signs of the season:
-origin of the word “Christmas”
I’ve also included a comprehension quiz on the last page.
Technical info: The file is in PDF format and is illustrated with high-resolution, original images.
P.S.– Be sure to check out the rest of my Christmas resources, including
THE CHRISTMAS PICKLE, a book full of surprising Christmas tradition from around the world
THE FIVE SENSES OF CHRSTMAS, free emergent reader with traceable vocabulary words
THE ABCs OF CHRISTMAS, a mini-coloring and writing book for PK-K
CHRISTMAS BASIC SKILLS PACK FOR PK-K
CHRISTMAS BASIC SKILLS PACK FOR GRADES 1-2