Our reporters asked members of the Hampton community what traditions they have in December. Read below for what they had to say:
"I stay up all night until 12:00," said Gabriela C.
"I bake cookies," said Emily F.
"I spend time with her family," said Sanna.
"Every year my family hides a pickle (a fake one) in our Christmas tree, and whoever finds it in the tree, gets to open the first gift. Also, every year I make a spice cake for my family," said Sam D.
“Every year my Elf on the Shelf comes,” said Jasen C.
“My family makes christmas cookies every year,” said Kareem K.
"I started to celebrate Christmas and my birthday," said Clara B.
"I go sledding, go on trips, and have a fire with my friends," said Claire L.
"I get presents. We do a secret Santa before and after christmas we also bake and eat cookies we have baked," said Dylan S.
"I make a gingerbread house," said Tyler R.
"I have a big dinner and say gace," said Miles W.
I Decorate the house, hang stockings, and make cookies," said Mr. Wilmore.
"I go to my auntie’s house and open present’s and eat food," said Ruhaan.
"I Open presents and go to my grandparents house and opens more presents and eat," said Jaylin.
"I open presents and go to my grandparents'," said Lang.
“I go to Virginia and go ice skating with my family.” said by Calvin
“I will visit my family in Canada and stay there until the end of winter break.” Said by mathew.
I interviewed Mihalis and one of the things that he said was that he opens presents and that they eat ham and his family comes over to his house and that they also play holiday related games and that he celebrates his grandmother's birthday birthday on christmas eve and that they usually go sledding if it snows but you know climate change exists and he said that he watches christmas movies.