Missing Traditions

People around the world celebrate Christmas in lots of ways. Families who are poor usually can’t afford presents or big meals that feed a lot of people. But sponsored kids go to Christmas parties at their Compassion centers, where they get presents and a special meal!

Here are some fun traditions from countries where sponsors help kids. But each one has a word missing. Can you find out which word from the word bank belongs in each blank space? Answers are below if you get stuck.

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Answers: Haiti — straw; Mexico — prizes; Indonesia — feathers; Ethiopia — calendar; Brazil — shoes; El Salvador — firecrackers