K - 3 Learning Pages:
Resources for Kindergarten to Grade 3 teachers

List Serve - Web Resources

Holidays - Christmas (Religious)

Advent Links - http://www.catholic.net/RCC/Christmas97/1997/adventlinks.html The ABC's of Advent. Links for every topic relating to Jesus' birth - great for gr. 3 research or for teacher background material.

A Holy Christmas http://www.rockies.net/~spirit/sermons/christmaspage.html
Hundred's of links to religious and other family sites. Award winning site from Kir-Shalom.

Annie's Christmas Page - http://www.annieshomepage.com/christmaskids.html Activities for kids, crafts, and music.

A Search for the Meaning of Christmas: http://www.techdirect.com/christmas/religion.html
A multitude of traditions are outlined and some religious activities.

Bible Kids Fun Zone for Christmas - http://biblekidsfunzone.com/Christmas.html Crafts, coloring, and devotions.

Birth of Jesus - http://www.first-school.ws/online_coloring_bible/epic_events_book/birth.html
This is an online coloring page.

Build a Nativity - http://www.growley.com/c-nativityscene2.html An interactive story where children can drag all of the pieces to create a Nativity.

For kindergarten and grade one, you may wish to choose a miniature version without the text. http://www.growley.com/nativity-small.html

Carol's Favorite - 2004

Central Valley Christian School - http://www.cvc.org/christmas/ The high school students used technology to create midi song files, PowerPoint, and other media to build an enormous multimedia site. You will find many resources you can use to supplement your materials.

Christian Coloring Pages - http://www.silk.net/RelEd/lessonplans4.htm If you're looking for pages you can use to create a Christmas booklet, there are many links here for you to use.

Christmas in Cyberspace - http://www.christmasincyberspace.com/ A directory of Christian Christmas sites - links to traditions, liturgy ideas, and background material.

Danielle's Place - http://www.daniellesplace.com/html/christmas.html Photos show wonderful crafts that children can make for gifts. Links to other craft sites as well.

DLTK's Religious Crafts - http://www.dltk-holidays.com/xmas/religious.html Some crafts that you may be able to use during this season.

Elle's Christmas Pages - 25 Holy Days - http://www.growley.com/family/ga/25days/index.html Scripture and lyrics to a Christmas carol with midi files for the song for each day in December.

Everything Preschool - http://www.everythingpreschool.com/themes/Christmas_Religious/index.htm Excellent resources for preschool through gr. 2!

Carol's Favorite - 2005

Keeping Christ in Christmas - http://www.keepingchristinchristmas.ecsd.net A telecollaborative project with K-3 teachers sharing their projects within a Catholic setting.

My Christmas Alphabet Book - http://www.bry-backmanor.org/actpag75.html A Christmas visual for each letter of the alphabet - can be printed off.

Perpetual Preschool - http://perpetualpreschool.com/christianthemes/bible_themes/advent/advent.htm Ideas for advent - songs, crafts and more

Prayers and Customs for Advent and Christmas: http://cptryon.org/prayer/adx/index.html
Resources to help you develop and plan Advent activities.

The Story of the Nativity - http://www.topmarks.co.uk/christianity/nativity/index.htm A PowerPoint with simple illustrations and easy-to-read text.

Traditional Christmas Lyrics - http://www.nevada.edu/~blake/Christmas.carols.html 25 traditional Christmas carols are typed out ready for you to copy and use with your classes.

* List Serve - mailed 11/13/04 (Updated 11/26/05)