Christmas Fun facts
Christmas is creeping up on us very quickly, how exciting? Let's get jolly with some Christmas Fun Facts for the whole family!
The Christmas wreath is a symbol of love and eternal life.
A Mistletoe is a symbol of love and laughter.
More than 2 billion people celebrate Christmas around the World.
The traditional colours of Christmas decorations are red, green and gold. The colour red symbolises the blood of Jesus, the colour green symbolises eternal life and the colour gold is the first colour that people link with Christmas which symbolises royalty.
A popular Christmas tradition is to exchange kisses beneath the mistletoe, the mistletoe is known to symbolise peace and friendship.
The first artificial Christmas tree ever was made in the country, Germany, they used coloured goose feathers.
Santa has 8 reindeer – Comet, Cupid, Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Donner and Blitzen. The 9th reindeer who we all know of very well, Rudolph, was added a little later on.
The meaning of the word 'Christmas' is 'Christ's Mass'.
Christmas was first celebrated in Rome.
Christmas Trees are also known as Yule Trees.
Throughout the Christmas season, an average of 1.76 Billion Candy Canes are made.
Every second during the Christmas Season, 28 sets of lego are sold.
I hope you enjoyed those fun facts!
Until next time,