Stelakis - The Twelve Days of Christmas Activity Book




Read along to 'The ABC of the Twelve Days of Christmas' and 'The 123 of the Twelve Days of Christmas' by author Panagiota Andreadakis, and enjoy some fun and religious Colour-Me-In pages and activities focusing on the Greek Orthodox Twelve Days of Christmas period of the Nativity Lent, Birth of Jesus Christ, New Year and the Theophany. 

This activity book includes

  • Orthodox icons and fun colour-me-in illustrations
  • DIY Craft and Educational family friendly activities
  • Educational and Religious Fun Facts
  • Learning: Nativity Lent, Twelve Days of Christmas and Name Day words and phrases
  • Recipes: Karydopita, Christopsomo, Vasilopita and Loukoumades 
  • How to instructions: Home iconostasis, Sign of the Cross, Kandili, Censer, Eiresione
  • Fill in your own family recipes: Kourabiedes, Diples, and Melomakarona
  • Word Search Puzzle
  • Fill in the blanks
  • True of False?
  • Learning: Carols, Prayers, Hymns, Blessing of the Home and Objects
  • Saint Feast Days
  • My Special Days: My Baptism and Name Day
  • Mazes
  • Spot the Difference
  • Match and Learn
  • Seek and Find


It also includes 5 DIY bonus pages for crafts and other activities

  • DIY Nativity scene
  • DIY Name Day Greeting Card
  • DIY Christmas Ornaments and/or Gift Tags
  • DIY Letter to Agios Vasili
  • Coloured stickers A4 page

It covers the following topics

  • Nativity Lent: Foods we can and are not allowed to eat
  • The Nikolobabara
  • Tradition of the Karavaki
  • Saint Nicholas
  • Twelve Days of Christmas calender
  • Pontic tradition of the Momogeroi
  • Christmas sweets: Karydopita, Diples, Melomakarona, Kourabiedes, and Loukoumades
  • Christopsomo
  • Ancient tradition of the Eiresione
  • Carols: Christmas, New Year, and Theophany
  • Royal Hours
  • Nativity of Jesus Christ 
  • Church: Holy Mysteries, Divine Liturgy, Holy Communion
  • Prosphoro and Andidoron
  • Christokoutsouro
  • Kallikantzaroi
  • Tradition of the Christmas Tree 
  • Family
  • Synaxis of the Most-Holy Theotokos
  • Flight into Egypt
  • Feast of the Holy Innocents
  • Saint Basil the Great
  • Vasilopita and the gold coin
  • The Circumcision and Naming of Jesus Christ
  • Archangel Gabriel
  • New Year Traditions: Pomegranate, First Footing, and Skeletoura
  • Holy Feast of the Theophany: Baptism of Jesus Christ, Great Blessing of the Waters, and Ta Fota
  • Holy Trinity and symbolism of the Dove
  • Three Wise Men
  • Blessing of the Home and objects
  • Home Iconostasis: What you will need, Icons, Cross, Holy Water, Basil, Kandili, and Censer
  • The Sign of the Cross
  • Jesus Christ
  • Saint John the Baptist 
  • Tradition of Name Days

'The Twelve Days of Christmas Activity Book' has been designed to grow with your child and/or family offering a range of educational and craft activities that cater to all age groups. It is a must have educational resource for any Greek Orthodox home.

© Panagiota Andreadakis 2023 

All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the author.

All books authored by Panagiota Andreadakis are exclusively distributed by Stelakis. All rights reserved.

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