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Many Christmas traditions and motifs such as the tree, the holly and ivy, and sharing songs originally come from the ancient Pagan festival of Yule.
Christmas Carols are songs that we sing together at Christmastime - listen to this traditional English carol sung by a church choir!
Traditions differ around the world - click on the globe to learn what Christmas is like in different countries.
Christmas Day is celebrated on the 25th of December, and marks the birth of Jesus Christ. It is a time for feasting and family, and often includes the exchanging of gifts.
What do all these figures have in common? Click each one to see how our Santa Claus is a combination of many different traditions!
From the Glogster Team
This song is about the Pagan origins of Santa!