The Merry Merry Breakout

Make your season merry and bright, and oh, so joyful by solving this breakout. Once you have solved the 5 locks, kick back and enjoy some sugar cookies with a tall glass of cold milk.

Many people decorate their Christmas tree with ornaments, garland, tinsel, and candy canes. Most trees have an angel or a star placed at the top.

The states of California, Oregon, Michigan, Washington, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and North Carolina are the top Christmas tree producing states.

The best selling trees are Scotch pine, Douglas fir, Noble fir, Fraser fir, Virginia pine, Balsam fir and white pine.

The modern Christmas tree as we know it today was developed in the country of Germany. Germans call their tree Weihnachtsbaum or Christbaum.

In the US, children leave out cookies and milk for Santa. What do other countries leave out on Christmas Eve?

Sweden - cup of coffee

Denmark - rice pudding

France - biscuits

United Kingdom - mince pie

Chile - pan de Pascua

In the United States, a familiar Christmas custom is to hang stockings by the fireplace mantle. Those with homes lacking fireplaces may hang Christmas stockings from bedposts, doorknobs, windowsills, staircases and other areas. When Santa Claus arrives on Christmas Eve, he fills the stockings with small treats, candy canes and gifts.

The poinsettia is a popular Christmas decorations during the holidays. This red flower blooms in December, making them the perfect holiday flower. They also bloom in pink, white and yellow. The poinsettia is native to Mexico. This tropical shrub is also known as the "lobster flower" or "Mexican flame leaf."

What do people in Japan eat for Christmas dinner? Japanese people traditionally eat at Kentucky Fried Chicken for Christmas dinner, thanks to a successful marketing campaign 40 years ago. KFC is so popular that customers must place their Christmas orders 2 months in advance.