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Christmas Around the World Advent Calendar

Christmas Around the World Advent Calendar
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Countdown to Christmas by unboxing a festive surprise every single day with the Gibsons jigsaw puzzle advent calendar.

Jam-packed with puzzles that are illustrated by Claire McElfatrick, each of the 22 jigsaws portray Christmas traditions from around the world, such as BBQs on the beach in Australia, to the magical Christmas markets that are held all over Germany. Each completed puzzle takes a festive shape of either a Christmas tree, snowman, bauble or stocking, which will certainly get you in the Christmas spirit!

Here are the images that feature behind each door:

 

Day 1 - Christmas in London Oxford Street

Day 2: A pot of puzzle glue. Glue your puzzles together to turn them into Christmas decorations!


Day 3: Krakow szopka - Kraków szopka is the Polish nativity scene and a Christmas tradition originating from Kraków, Poland. An unusual and characteristic feature of the szopka is the use of historical buildings of Kraków as backdrop for the Nativity of Jesus.

Day 4: Christmas Day on the beach in Australia

Day 5: St Nicholas Day in The Netherlands

 

Day 6: Ribbon for you to turn your puzzles into Christmas decorations!

Day 7: Reindeers in Lapland

Day 8: The winter tradition of Mummering. Mummering is a Christmas-time house-visiting tradition practised in Newfoundland, Canada, Ireland and some parts of the UK.

Day 9: Chinese Christmas Apples

 

Day 10: The Giant Lantern Festival is an annual festival held in mid-December in the City of San Fernando in the Philippines.

Day 11: Decorating a Banana Tree in India

Day 12: A nisse tomte tomtenisse, the mythological creature from Nordic folklore today typically associated with the winter solstice and the Christmas season.

Day 13: Saint Lucy's Day, also called Lucia Day or the feast of Saint Lucy, is a Christian feast day observed on 13 December in Sweden, Norway and some parts of Finland.

Day 14: A day out at the Christmas pantomine

Day 15: Fireworks in Russia

 

Day 16: Decorating a gingerbread house

Day 17: The Spanish tradition of that Los Reyes Magos, known as the Three Wise Men or the Three Kings in English, when Spanish children receive their gifts on the Day of the Epiphany, January 6th.

Day 18: Ice skating at the Rockafeller Centre in New York

 

Day 19: Christmas Carnival in the Caribbean

Day 20: The nativity scene

 

Day 21: German Christmas Market

Day 22: Traditional British Christmas Dinner

Day 23: Christmas in Latin America - Around midnight, paper lanterns, called globos, are launched into the sky. The lights symbolise the birth of Christ and the star over Bethlehem.

Day 24: Christmas reading

 

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