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Free Christmas Customs Lapbook - Homeschool Helper Online


Christmas Customs Lapbook

Library List:
The Joys of Christmas: Christmas Customs and Legends Around the World by Kathryn Jackson
Resource Site:
Christmas Customs


Instructions for Folding Lapbooks

Homeschool Helper Online Free Christmas Customs Lapbook Activity 1: Gifts
In this shapebook, describe how the custom of giving gifts started. Find out about the Denmark custom of disguising gifts, called Julklapp.
Homeschool Helper Online Free Christmas Customs Lapbook Activity 2: Yule Log
Learn about the custom of the yule log and write about it in this mini book.
Homeschool Helper Online Free Christmas Customs Lapbook Activity 3: Nativity Play
In this cross book, write about the history of nativity plays.
Homeschool Helper Online Free Christmas Customs Lapbook Activity 4: Wassailing
Find out about wassailing and write what you learned in this mini book.
Sing the song "Here We Come A-Wassailing".
Make some wassail.
Homeschool Helper Online Free Christmas Customs Lapbook Activity 5: Mince Pies
Find out who eats mince pies at Christmas time and why. Write what you learned in this circle fold book
Make a mince pie.
Homeschool Helper Online Free Christmas Customs Lapbook Activity 6: Christmas Crackers
Write about Christmas Crackers in this booklet.
Make your own Christmas Cracker.
Homeschool Helper Online Free Christmas Customs Lapbook Activity 7: Christmas Cards
Design your own card and write about the history of Christmas cards inside this card.
Make cards for friends and family.
Homeschool Helper Online Free Christmas Customs Lapbook Activity 8: Stockings
Inside this shapebook, explain how the custom of hanging stockings by the fireplace originated.
Homeschool Helper Online Free Christmas Customs Lapbook Activity 9: Shoes
In some countries, children set out their shoes instead of hanging stockings. Write about this custom in this mini book.
Homeschool Helper Online Free Christmas Customs Lapbook Activity 10: Santa
In this layered book, write some of the different names used for Santa in different countries and some of the different foods that are left out for him.
Santa Names Word Find Game
Homeschool Helper Online Free Christmas Customs Lapbook Activity 11: Advent Wreath
In this circle book, explain the meaning of each candle on the advent wreath.
Make an Advent Wreath. There are a lot of ideas on the internet. Choose one that is appropriate for your age level.
Homeschool Helper Online Free Christmas Customs Lapbook Activity 12: St. Lucia's Day
Find out about St. Lucia's Day and write about it in this book.

Christmas Customs Lapbook