Slime Toys and Christmas Trees Are a Christmas Story
“Slime toys and Christmastime trees” have become a Christmas tradition in New Zealand.
And with the holiday season starting just a few weeks away, many Kiwis have made their own creations.
In a nation where more than a quarter of people have never been to a church, people have found a way to celebrate Christmas in their own homes.
Some people have even put up decorations in their homes to decorate their homes, or have even built their own Christmas trees.
Some of the best-known and most popular Christmas decorations in New York are Christmas trees, but the tradition has been around for generations.
In the 1950s, New Zealand had one of the first “slime toy” Christmas trees in New England.
But as Christmas approaches, the tradition is spreading.
“It’s a very common way of doing it, I’ve been doing it my whole life,” said one of these artists.
In New Zealand, the Christmas tree is an essential part of the season and the first thing to be set up is a Christmas tree, according to the Ministry of Social Development.
“The Ministry of Tourism is also supporting the work of the New Zealand Tree Industry Association.
They’re doing everything from organising the events, to providing advice on how to get the decorations in place.””
Slime toy trees are basically just a huge piece of cardboard,” said a shop owner.
“The idea is to get a really big piece of the tree in your backyard and get kids to play around with it.
So, for the kids to see it’s a real tree, to see their mum’s face on the tree, it really brings the Christmas spirit home.”
For some, however, Christmas trees have more than that festive flair.
“I think the best thing about it is that it gives you a sense of accomplishment,” said owner Stephanie Fergus.
“That it’s going to come true, so you feel good about yourself.”
For Fergus, the fun of decorating her tree is the only way to keep the tradition alive.
“For me, it’s about the decorations.
It’s about decorating it with whatever you want,” she said.”
You can just do whatever you like, and that’s all you need.
It just depends on what you like.”
This story was originally published on Dec. 3, 2018.