Everyone has a different way they celebrate Christmas. For some, it means decorating the Christmas tree on the first day of December every year and for others it means icing cookies with family to prepare for Christmas Eve. These traditions get us not only excited for the holidays and in the Christmas spirit, but give us a great way to connect and cherish time with our loved ones.

With this infographic on Christmas traditions around the world from Gifts.com you can learn how people all over the world celebrate Christmas as well. For example, people in Iceland give out books on Christmas Eve for people to read that night and in Peru people put presents around Jesus’s manger instead of a Christmas tree. With all the different ways people celebrate, from what they eat to the songs they sing, you can connect with people all over the world as they get ready for Christmas!