Internet-Based Scavenger Hunt # 4

From Pleasant Grove Elementary School
http://www.henry.k12.ga.us:80/PGES/xmas_around.htm

Instructions

Use the Internet resources listed with each question to track down some holiday traditions in countries around the world. 
 

Note:  Clicking on the Internet Links listed on this page will open a new browser window.  Once you have found the answer to your question, just close that window and you'll return to this page so you can read the next question and find the link to the next resource.

Questions

  1.  What do people in Spain do after midnight mass on Christmas Eve?
    Internet Resource: Christmas in Spain
    http://www.santas.net/spanishchristmas.htm
     
  2. How does Santa Claus travel from home to home in the United States?
    Internet Resource: Christmas in the USA
    http://www.californiamall.com/holidaytraditions/traditions-america.htm 
     
  3. What does Santa ask when he knocks on the door on Christmas Eve in Finland?
    Internet Resource:  Christmas in Finland
    http://christmas-world.freeservers.com//finland.html
     
  4. What holiday is celebrated the day after Christmas in Ireland?
    Internet Resource:  Christmas in Ireland
    http://www.kidsdomain.com/holiday/xmas/around/ireland.html
     
  5. Why is cotton used to decorate Christmas trees in Argentina?
    Internet Resource:  Christmas in Argentina
    http://christmas-world.freeservers.com//argentina.html
     
  6. What is the traditional last song when Australians get together to sing Christmas carols?
    Internet Resource:  Christmas in Australia
    http://christmas-world.freeservers.com//australia.html
     
  7. What famous Christmas song was written in Austria?
    Internet Resource:  Christmas in Austria
    http://christmas-world.freeservers.com//austria.html
     
  8. Where does Father Noel live, according to Brazilian tradition?
    Internet Resource:  Christmas in Brazil
    http://christmas-world.freeservers.com//brazil.html
     
  9. What is the first day for displaying Christmas decorations in Guyana?
    Internet Resource:  Christmas in Guyana
    http://christmas-world.freeservers.com//guyana.html
     
  10. What do Grenadans do when they participate in the parang tradition at Christmas time?
    Internet Resource:  Christmas in Grenada
    http://christmas-world.freeservers.com//grenada.html
     
  11. Who delivers gifts to children in Nicaragua during the holiday season?
    Internet Resource:  Christmas in Nicaragua
    http://christmas-world.freeservers.com//nicaragua.html
     
  12. Why is it considered bad luck in Scotland to let the fire go out on Christmas Eve?
    Internet Resource:  Christmas in Scotland
    http://christmas-world.freeservers.com//scotland.html
     
  13. What do many Ukranian families spread on their floor during the Christmas season?
    Internet Resource:  Christmas in Ukraine
    http://christmas-world.freeservers.com//ukraine.html
     
  14. What instrument is often used to accompany carolers in Wales?
    Internet Resource:  Christmas in Wales
    http://christmas-world.freeservers.com//wales.html
     
  15. What happens on Fridays during the weeks before Christmas in Denmark?
    Internet Resource:  Christmas in Denmark
    http://christmas-world.freeservers.com//denmark.html

Back to Hotlists