Why Do We Call it Christmas?

Christmas can be rather confusing for young children. Is it about Jesus? Is it about Santa? Presents? Stockings? What is it all about and what does it all mean? Why do we call it Christmas?

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Why Do We Call it Christmas?

Buck Denver Asks … Why Do We Call It Christmas? Who is Buck Denver?

Buck Denver Asks … What’s in the Bible? is the 13-DVD series from VeggieTales® creator Phil Vischer. In his first new project since VeggieTales, Vischer has set out to teach kids (and parents!) the story of the Bible – God’s great rescue plan!

We are becoming familiar with Buck Denver Asks…What’s in the Bible?, and I was excited to check out this movie. You see, Christmas is one of the things I have a hard time explaining. We, personally, don’t celebrate Christmas with Santa Claus coming on Christmas morning, and I have a hard time explaining why some people do. This DVD not only told us how Santa Claus is related to Christmas by going into details about Saint Nicolas – who he was, how there was a Saint Nicolas Day on December 6th, and how it came to be that we started referring to him as “Santa Claus.”

Additionally, we learned exactly why it is called Christmas and why it is celebrated on December 25th. I have to admit, I learned A LOT from this movie myself! So not only do our kids have a DVD they enjoy watching and learned about Christmas, but I have a better idea of why we call it Christmas as well!

We all really enjoyed this movie, and if you have young kids, it is a great movie for explaining exactly why we do call it Christmas using Biblical history that has fun characters they will enjoy!

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  1. I think this movie is a great idea to teach childen about Christmas.

  2. Debbie Bray

    What a great way to help children understand the true meaning of Christmas.

  3. Kristina Glidewell

    This looks like a movie the whole family can enjoy together- regardless of age

  4. I enjoyed reading your Terrific Review, again, like I normally do. I have never heard of Buck Denver before. I understand that some people do not celebrate Christmas in the “Santa Claus” way, but in the way it started thousands of years ago. I’ve always told my children the actual story of Christmas and the birth of Jesus. They also hear about it in Church on Christmas Eve. We’ve also talked about Santa Claus as well. This DVD sounds like it really goes into Jesus’ Birth and actually why we celebrate Christmas. This is a good thing. I really do think this sounds like a terrific DVD. Thanks so much for sharing it with all of us! I truly do appreciate it! Thanks again, Michele 🙂
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  5. I love that it teaches kids (and adults!) about WHY it is Christmas and how we arrived at that celebration date. I think that gets easily forgotten along the way sometimes!
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  6. it’s all about Jesus – Happy Birthday, Jesus!
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  7. This sounds like a really cute movie. My grandchildren would absolutely love it.

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