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The Christmas Story Pairs Game

Find out more about Christmas as you play along.

Christmas is the most celebrated of all the Christian festivals but who is the real story behind the celebrations?

As you play this fun game you can find out more about Mary, Joseph, the wise men and the shepherds but more importantly Jesus – the reason for the celebrations.

To find out even more about why Christians celebrate click here to watch a nativity film.

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