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Eine Reise Nach Spanien

Published: August 7, 2016

‚ÄčLast night Waldsee took a vacation to Spain!

Holiday Traditions in Germany

Published: December 21, 2015

The holiday season in Germany is one of the most celebrated seasons of the whole year. One of the first big celebrations is on December 6th - Nikolaustag. On the eve of December 6th, children  put out their boots in preparation for Saint Nicholas. If children have been good, polite, and helpful, Sankt Nikolaus will fill their boots with sweets! Who was St. Nicholas? Sankt Nikolaus was a 4th century Greek saint who was admired for being kind and helping...

Oktoberfest

Published: July 28, 2015

At Waldsee last night, many dressed up in a Dirndl or Lederhosen to celebrate the well-known Oktoberfest of Germany. We snacked on foods such as Bretzeln (pretzels), Bratwurst, Sauerkraut, and drank Wurzelbier (root beer).  We also learned how to dance Polka, among other Waldsee dances.       König Ludwig joined us at the feast, leading dances most of the time, but...