In Sweden, Christmas begins with the annual Lucia Dagen (Saint Lucia Day) on December Usually, the eldest girl in the family portrays St Lucia, wearing a robe and crown full of candles. She serves her parents Lussekattor (Lucia buns) and coffee.
Lucia crafts (candle wreath crown for girls, star hat for boys) to celebrate the traditional Scandinavian holiday that focuses on bringing light into the darkness of winter, and also (in some Scandinavian countries) ushers in the Christmas season.
A great addition to your Holidays Around the World study, this Saint Lucia or Saint Lucy's crown is a great enhancement to learning about Christmas in Sweden and Norway. Buy this as part of a Santa Lucia crown and activities bundle and save!