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How much do you know about the traditions and customs behind the most festive of holidays? What is Christmas? What are Carols? How many reindeer does Santa have? Where did the tradition of Christmas trees begin? What are the origins of Boxing Day? Discover the answers to these interesting questions and learn fast, interesting fun facts on the subject of Christmas. Our fun facts sheets are especially compiled for kids in a useful fact file format containing, a cool fun facts sheet, images and a fast facts for kids funny video on every page to help make the learning process easy, funny and entertaining ideal for learning facts fast and suitable for children, homework, schools, teachers and kids of all ages. Have a Merry Xmas, and enjoy sharing your new knowledge about Christmas!

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Did you that Oklahoma was the last USA state to declare Xmas a legal holiday? Did you know that the famous poem 'Twas the night before Christmas' was written in 1822 by Clement Clarke Moore? Did you know that Christmas only became a national holiday in America on June, 26, 1870? Read the facts sheet to discover many more amazing facts about this traditional holiday season

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Fun Fact 1

What is Christmas? It is time that Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ the son of God. Christmas Day falls on December 25 every year

Fun Fact 2

Based on surveys and statistics over 45% of the world's population celebrate the Christmas season

Fun Fact 3

Christians sing festive songs at Christmas time; these songs are called Carols

Fun Fact 4

The character of Santa Claus was based Saint Nicholas, who was know to be kind and generous to children; he was the original secret gift-giver!

Fun Fact 5

Santa Claus did not originally wear red! Early pictures depict him wearing outfits coloured either green, blue or purple

Fun Fact 6

The beverage company Coca Cola is sometimes recognized as the creators of the image of Santa Claus wearing red and white, (the iconic colors of coca cola) but they did not invent Santa!

Fun Fact 7

How many reindeer does Santa have? Santa has nine reindeer; their names are Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Dunder, Blixem and of course, Rudolph

Fun Fact 8

Children often perform in nativity plays at Christmas; these remind us about the time of Jesus' birth and the story behind the celebration of Christmas

Fun Fact 9

At the first Christmas, three gifts were given to baby Jesus by three wise men the gifts were gold, frankincense and myrrh (oils)

Fun Fact 10

The U.S. National Turkey Federation estimate that 50% fewer turkeys are eaten during the Christmas season compared to Thanksgiving celebrations

Fun Fact 11

The tradition of the Christmas tree is believed to have originated in Germany around the 16th Century when Christians bought trees into the home and decorated them with candles

Fun Fact 12

Did you know that Christmas trees are grown in every U.S. State including Hawaii and Alaska!

Fun Fact 13

The custom of the Christmas pudding, or plum pudding, dates back to 17th century Medieval England. Traditionally it should be made with 13 ingredients that represent Christ and the 12 apostles

Fun Fact 14

Did you know there are no plums in plum pudding! Plum was the medieval name for raisins. When making a plum pudding (or Christmas pudding) it is traditional for each family member to stir the ingredients in an East to West direction to remember the journey of the three wise men

Fun Fact 15

What are the origins of Boxing Day? Boxing Day is the after Christmas Day. The name originates from the time when servants and staff would receive gifts known as a "Christmas box" from their employers, sometimes the employer would give their staff the once a year opportunity to visit relations

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