Celebrate Christmas in Germany Unit Study

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Do you want to focus on Christmas, but keep learning?

Do you want to focus more on Christmas and less on tedious schoolwork?

Your children will love exploring the nation of Germany and learning all about Christmas the German way! Yes, Christmas can be festive, educational, and fun! Let’s explore Germany and celebrate Christmas with a German family in Bavaria. You and your family will start each day by reading a Grimm’s Fairy Tale and have a short Bible study before our hands-on learning and cooking/baking begins.

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Come Celebrate Christmas in Germany with me with Celebrate Christmas in Germany Unit Study!

Did you know that many of the Christmas traditions and festivities celebrated in America actually come from Germany? Yes, it’s true! Christmas cookies, nutcrackers, and Christmas trees all originated in Germany. Your family will be off on an adventure of discovery and fun as they visit different places and meet famous Germans.

You will love this Christ-centered Christmas adventure to learn about the culture, customs, and festive traditions of Germany! ​Celebrate Christmas in Germany Unit Study, created with love, is jam-packed with mouth-watering, festive recipes to make and bake for Christmas. Our family loves doing unit studies for the month of December as a way to stretch out the celebration of Christmas because we just love Christmas and making memories together. But, we also love to learn and this unit study is full of fun things to learn.

Celebrate Christmas in Germany Unit Study begins each day with reading a Grimm’s fairy tale followed by a devotion that ties the fairy tale and the Bible passage together. All the Grimm’s fairy tales needed are included right in this unit study!

We will visit …

  • Marburg
  • Nuremberg
  • Rothenburg ob der Tauber
  • Christmas markets
  • Famous castles
  • Historic places
  • Black Forest
  • A Christmas museum

We will meet…

  • Martin Luther
  • St. Boniface
  • St. Nicholas
  • Princess Elizabeth of Hungary
  • Brothers Grimm

We will read …

  • 20 Original Grimm’s Fairy Tales
  • 20 Bible passages about Christmas

We will …

  • create an Advent Calendar
  • make Ornaments
  • create a Christmas Tree Forest
  • create a Village of Paper Houses
  • decorate a Gingerbread house
  • bake Cookies
  • make a German Christmas Traditions Booklet
  • create a Christmas Pyramid
  • make Nativity Gift Tags
  • research Bears
  • design Family Christmas Market Mug
  • plan a Christmas Market booth
  • make a gift list and Christmas shop
  • create Altar Tripod Art
  • design a Crown for Jesus
  • draw a royal carriage

We will sing …

  • “Silent Night”
  • “O Christmas Tree”
  • “Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee”

This book includes 20 Grimm’s Fairy Tales:

  • Snow White 
  • The Donkey
  • Rumpelstiltskin
  • Hansel & Gretel
  • Cinderella
  • The Golden Bird
  • The Goose Girl
  • Mother Hulda
  • Lily & the Lion
  • Snow White, Red Rose
  • The Frog Prince
  • The Water of Life
  • King Grisley Beard
  • Goldilocks & The Three Bears
  • Puss and Boots
  • The Town Musicians
  • Sleeping Beauty
  • Red Riding Hood
  • The Elves and the Shoemaker

Students will make the following Christmas treats:

  • Bethmannchen (Marzipan Cookies)
  • Apfelkuchen (Apple Cake)
  • Black Forest Cake
  • Hansel & Gretel Lunch
  • Gluhwein (Spiced Fruit Juice)
  • Frischer Elerflip (Fresh Eggnog)
  • Zimtsterne (Cinnamon Star Cookies)
  • Flammuchen (German Pizza)
  • Chewy Almond Paste Cookies
  • Pfeffernusse (Iced Gingerbread)
  • Vanillekipferl (Crescent Cookies)

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