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Boxing Day

Boxing Day

Boxing Day is a holiday celebrated the day after Christmas Day, occurring on the second day of Christmastide. It originated as a holiday to give gifts to the poor. In parts of Europe, such as Bulgaria, Catalonia, Czechia, Germany, Hungary, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Scandinavia, 26 December is celebrated as a second Christmas Day.

Activity Ideas:

  • Watch a video on the history of Boxing Day – here
  • Create your own memory boxes – here
  • Make your own recycled bookmarks – here
  • Or make your own recycled wall decorations  – here
  • Have a go at recycling your Christmas boxes – here
  • Or how about making your own gift tags – here
  • See if there’s any ways you can help your community today