2016 Advent Calendar: Day 11 minute read


Luke 1:26-28, 31

In the sixth month, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. The angel went to her and said, ‘Greetings, you who are highly favoured! The Lord is with you… You will be with child and give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus.’

Day 1: Christmas Around The World – Brazil

  • Merry Christmas = Feliz Natal
  • In Brazil, they call Father Christmas ‘Papai Noel’
  • Christmas there is very hot because it comes at the beginning of their Summer.
  • Father Christmas wears red silk because it is too hot for him to wear the same clothes as he does in the UK.


Cut this square into these 8 pieces and arrange them to make shapes. What shapes can you produce?


Mr Pitts currently teaches Computing to the whole school along with some other subjects during teacher's PPA time. He runs this website and makes sure it all works smoothly, most of the time!

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