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Christmas Around the World: Episode 9: Fabric Balls

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This podcast is part of the series: Christmas Around the World Podcast Series


Elizabeth Carr


Vestavia Hills Elementary School

Vestavia Hills Elementary East


In this podcast, the children share a tradition from Russia.  We cover a styrofoam ball with fabric scraps as the peasant farmers did so many years ago.  Learn why peasants in Russia wanted to do this.  And you can see how we celebrated by making this traditional ornament for own own trees! 

Length: 0:53

Content Areas: English/Language Arts, Social Studies, Technology Education

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

[SS2010] LWT2 (2) 11: Interpret legends, stories, and songs that contributed to the development of the cultural history of the United States.


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