December 26: Boxing Day (Second Christmas Day) Wishes .... Boxing Day is a holiday celebrated on the day after Christmas Day. It originated in the United Kingdom, and is celebrated in a number of countries that previously formed part of the British Empire. In the liturgical calendar of Western Christianity, Boxing Day is the second day of Christmastide, and also St. Stephen's Day. It is also celebrated as Boxing Day in the Catalonia region of Spain. In some European countries, such as…
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In addition to the start of Kwanzaa, today is also Boxing Day! This secular holiday originated in the UK. While no one is positive how it started, Boxing Day has come to be a day where donations of "Christmas boxes" full of money are given to workers in thanks for a good year of service. You can donate your own "Christmas box" to those in need at Bethesda Mission's website.
TIL Boxing Day may have gotten its name from the British who would give their servants presents or "boxes" the day after Christmas. The servants returned home opened their boxes and had a second Christmas on what became known as Boxing Day.
(free) Boxing Day - This set of 10 comprehension questions is written in French, and includes some multiple choice and some short answer. It iis meant to accompany a free audio interview, and the link is included
What is Boxing Day in Canada? Why is it called Boxing Day? Origins of Boxing Day.
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Christmas in England, the History of Father Christmas and Boxing Day with Pepper
Learn about English history from the first century to this century through the changes in Father Christmas in Pepper's detailed eight-page 'newspaper' (for older students) and read about English Christmas traditions and the origin of Boxing Day (on the day after Christmas) in Pepper's booklets (for younger students).