- Las Posadas is a Mexican holiday in December that last for 9 days.
- People in Mexico decorate their home with the poinsettia
- It is a flower with bright red leaves.
- Las Posadas lasts from December 16 to Christmas Eve.
- Each night a children dress up like an angel, a shepherd, and Mary and Joseph.
- People carry candles as they walk down the street to the party.
- A different family has the party each night. People sing songs and celebrate.
- Then they have a feast, break a piñata, play games, and drink hot chocolate.
- People break the piñata to wish for happiness, food, and the well-being of others.
- On the last day of Las Posadas, families go to church at midnight.
You can find this mini book HERE at my TPT store.
Written by: Carrie Hanson
Clip Art by Carrie
Images: cactus, notes, thought bubble, table, lamp, couch, chair, jar, DECEMBER 16-24, Christmas candle w/holder, hot chocolate, moon, cross
Creative Clips by Krista Wallden
Image: smiley face
Images: Las Posadas characters (Mexican boy/girl, Mary, Joseph, nativity, donkey, pinatas, poinsettia, candle)
Graphics From the Pond
Images: scribble background