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Holidays - Christmas

Also see: Christmas Literacy Centers, Religious Christmas, Christmas Crafts, Christmas Online Games, Pioneer Christmas, Christmas Folk Characters, Caribou/Reindeer, Christmas Carols, Nutcracker, Cooking With Kids for Christmas, Christmas Recipes, Gingerbread Man Story, Gingerbread Recipes, Caribou/Reindeer Links

Activity Idea Place - http://123child.com/UBB/showthread.php?t=3043  Tons of ideas for integrating

All About Christmas for Teachers and Kids - http://www.kiddyhouse.com/Christmas/  Background data, songs, teacher resources, crafts, poems.

Audrey's Christmas Resources - http://www.teacherhelp.org/chris.htm Lots for teachers to use - worth a browse.

Bethany Roberts' Christmas Fun for Kids - http://www.bethanyroberts.com/Christmasfun.htm So many ideas to choose from! It's fun to explore with all of the flash and interactivity...

Black Dog's Christmas Site - http://www.blackdog.net/holiday/christmas/ Games and activities for kids.

Broom's Room: Christmas Unit - http://www.geocities.com/broomesroom/christmasunit.html Lots of ideas

Cathy-Dee Brand's Christmas Links - http://www.fvsd.ab.ca/stm/christmas_sites.htm She has collected some wonderful sites - worth exploring!

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.

Child Family Fun Web Site - http://childfun.com/modules.php?name=Content&pa=showpage&pid=3 Lots of ideas for projects for little ones.

Christmas and Winter Activities - http://www.first-school.ws/theme/h_wholidays.htm#candle Good ideas for preschool and kindergarten.

Christmas Around the World - http://www.santaclaus.com/world.html A most excellent site with lots of traditions and activities.

Christmas at Alphabet Soup - http://www.alphabet-soup.net/christmas.html Some cute ideas for kids' crafts, poems, and a great ABC for Christmas that could be used for a concert piece or readers' theatre.

Christmas for Kids - http://www.rexanne.com/xmas-kids.html A collection of links of all types - sites, games, activities, coloring, crafts, books and fun.

Christmas Games and Party Ideas - http://hometown.aol.com/SantiKlaus/KidsPartiesXmas/HolidayFunPg6.html  This page takes a long time to load, and all pages come with S. L. Amon written on them. But there are some unique ideas there you may be able to use as is, or revamp to suit your class.

Christmas Kid Crafts - http://www.robinsfyi.com/holidays/christmas/activities/christmaskidcraft.htm
Free or cheap craft/gift ideas for kids to make.

Christmas Lesson Plans - http://www.lessonplanspage.com/Christmas.htm This page covers from K-12, so you will have to weed through it to find something that might be appropriate, but there are lots to choose from!

Christmas Poems - http://www.earlyliterature.ecsd.net/christmas.htm Lots of poems ready to copy and paste into a Word document, or your pocket chart for shared reading.

Christmas Song Lyrics - http://www.nevada.edu/~blake/Christmas.songs.html Over 40 popular songs with their lyrics - a great resource for sing-songs.

Christmas Unit - http://www.geocities.com/athens/troy/5059/christmas.html Some great craft ideas here.

Christmas Virtual Field Trip - http://www.tramline.com/cross/xmas/ Great for grades 2-3. Students visit different parts of the world to explore Christmas traditions.

Christmas Web Quest - http://hrsbstaff.ednet.ns.ca/nbarkhou/christmaswq/ Grades 2-3 will research Christmas Around the World completing a variety of tasks.

Christmas World View - http://christmas.com/worldview/ 387 entries of how different countries celebrate Christmas.

Danielle's Christmas Crafts - http://www.daniellesplace.com/html/christmas.html Pages of ideas with photos.

Elle's Christmas Page - http://www.growley.com/main.html Amazing site with incredible graphics and immediate interactivity. Kids and grown-up kids can spend hours here.

Carol's Favorite - 2004

Enchanted Learning: Christmas crafts - http://www.enchantedlearning.com/crafts/christmas/ Wonderful printables

Hummingbird Educational Resources - http://www.hummingbirded.com/ Click on Lesson Plans and go to Christmas. Peggy Drake has listed her classroom activities as well as accumulating many other ideas from other teachers. This page includes skits, recipes, craft ideas, poems, ...

Jefferson County Technology Resources: Christmas - http://jc-schools.net/techupdate/teacher.htm Excellent listing of resources!

KIDS Christmas Corner - http://rats2u.com/christmas/christmas_kids.htm Links to kids' sites, games and print-outs.

Kids Cooking Christmas - http://kids.cdkitchen.com/recipes/cat/378/0.shtml  These are craft recipes.

Kids Domain Christmas Holiday Fun -  http://www.kidsdomain.com/holiday/xmas/  An excellent resource for kid-friendly crafts, music, games, word searches, Santa letters, and online games.

Kids Turn Central Christmas Corner - http://www.kidsturncentral.com/holidays/christmas/christmas.htm Some word searches, games, clip art and other ideas.

KinderKorner: Christmas - http://www.kinderkorner.com/christmas.html Poems, art ideas, plus packets available to purchase from Victoria Smith.

KinderThemes: Christmas - http://www.kinderthemes.com/December.html Lots of fresh ideas

Life Story of Santa Claus - http://www.thelifestoryofsantaclaus.com/ A creation story, available in print and audio.

Little Giraffe's: Christmas - http://www.littlegiraffes.com/christmas.html Excellent ideas for integrating.

Carol's Favorite - 2005

Merry Christmas - http://www.merry-christmas.com/kids_zone.htm Games, interactive stories, activities.

Mrs. Jackson’s Christmas craft links - http://myschoolonline.com/page/0,1871,48624-196200-51-115005,00.html Excellent Christmas activities

Carol's Favorite - 2005

Mrs. LaBoon's Christmas Theme - http://www.pickens.k12.sc.us/hesteachers/laboonac/web%20pages/christmas_theme_unit.htm Great ideas!

Mrs. Pohlmeyer's Christmas Theme - http://www.mrspohlmeyerskinderpage.com/christmas.htm Excellent resource for integrating ideas

Carol's Favorite - 2005

Mrs. Sirois' Country Kindergarten - http://myschoolonline.com/page/0,1871,24742-146190-27-2455,00.html If you're looking for crafts, this is the place to go!

Multicultural Christmas - http://www.saskschools.ca/~gregory/chr/index.html One teacher is beginning a unit, good ideas to start you off

North Pole - http://north.pole.org/ Lots of interactive activities, links

Preschool Christmas Theme - http://www.everythingpreschool.com/themes/christmas/index.htm Excellent resources here to integrate the Christmas theme

Santa Central 2005 - http://www.santacentral.com/ Exactly how many day, hours, minutes and seconds are left until Christmas?

Santa Claus.com - http://www.santaclaus.com/ A variety of links, including one to send mail to Santa.

Santa Search - http://www.santasearch.org/index.asp An amazing source for Christmas music! Over 1902 songs and lyrics listed!

Santa's Christmas Page - http://www.sentex.net/~kdor/christmas.html This has to be the link-site-extrodinaire! Worth browsing through to find something you can use.

Santa's Secret Village - http://www.northpole.com/ Child-safe web site designed to provide a family-oriented Christmas site for children and families to share together.

Santa's Workshop: http://www.claus.com/village.php Online games for kids.

Step by Step - Christmas - http://stepbystepcc.com/holidays/christmas.html Many teachers have contributed to this 6 web page site. It's a must!

Carol's Favorite - 2005

Teacher Planet: Christmas - http://www.teacherplanet.com/resource/christmas.php Great resources

Teacher's Room: Christmas - http://www.theteachersroom.com/christmas.htm Great ideas for integrating, including pocket chart pattern stories.

Teaching Heart: Christmas - http://www.teachingheart.net/christmasteacherresources.html Integrating ideas

Virtual Vine: Christmas - http://www.thevirtualvine.com/christmas.html As usual, this is such an amazing site - more than you'll ever need for the entire month of Christmas.

Carol's Favorite - 2005

Whitehorse Elementary - Multicultural Christmas http://www.yesnet.yk.ca/schools/wes/webquests_themes/christmas_theme/christmas_world/world_christmas.html Wonderful links for multicultural theme

Words for Christmas Songs: http://www.clubplus.net/noel/songs.htm Lyrics and midi files for around 50 Christmas songs.

Zwolle Elementary School: Christmas Links - http://www.sabine.k12.la.us/zes/christmassites/default.htm Excellent resources!!

* List Serve - mailed 11/13/04 (Updated 11/16/05)