Earth is also known as “The Blue Planet” because water covers two-thirds of its surface. It is the third planet from the Sun and the firth largest planet in the solar system. Earth is the only planet in the universe known to harbor life. It is home to several million species of plants and animals. Home sapiens, modern humans, first walked the earth between 200,000 and 300,000 years ago.
Saturn is also known as “The Ringed Planet” for the large and beautiful icy rings that encircles the planet. It is the sixth planet from the Sun and the second largest planet after Jupiter. You cannot stand on Saturn because it does not have a true surface. This giant planet is composed mostly of hydrogen and helium. Saturn has over 60 moons. The largest, Titan, is larger than Mercury.
The solar system consists of a star we call the Sun, the planets Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn Uranus, Neptune and dwarf planets such as Pluto. It also includes dozen of moons and millions of steroids, meteoroids and comets.
The Holidays Collection consists of 8 PCB coasters. Each PCB coaster has a different design on each side. The following is a list of all 16 designs: Christmas Tree & Christmas Flower, Santa & Christmas Stocking, Snowman & Snowflake, Nutcracker & Christmas Candy, Reindeer & Wreath 11, Sled & Gift Box, Angel & Candles, Ornaments & Ginger Cookie.
The Snowman is the manifest fulfillment of every dream of a white Christmas. Greeting cards depicting children cavorting around a snowman remind us of our own idealized Christmas past. When we foray out to find those perfect gifts, the snowman will be there to greet you upon your return; more faithful and vigilant than the family dog.
Decorative nutcracker dolls began being popularized outside of Europe after the Second World War, when numerous American soldiers stationed in Germany came home to the US with German nutcrackers as souvenirs. Further popularization came from Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker, a ballet adaptation of Hoffmann's story The Nutcracker and the Mouse King. The ballet, became a favorite holiday tradition across the US and helped make nutcracker dolls a Christmas decoration and a seasonal icon across Western culture.
The history of Christmas trees goes back to the symbolic use of evergreens in ancient Egypt and Rome and continues with the German tradition of candlelit Christmas trees first brought to America in the 1800s.
Santa Claus—otherwise known as Saint Nicholas or Kris Kringle— has a long history steeped in Christmas traditions. Today, he is thought of mainly as the jolly man in red who brings toys to good girls and boys on Christmas Eve, but his story stretches all the way back to the 3rd century, when Saint Nicholas walked the earth and became the patron saint of children.
Numerous myths and legends have the crocodile as protagonist and you can make it part of your environment in a gobo that will represent one of the animals that have inhabited the planet for thousands of years.