Building Literacy Skills with Christmas History and Cards to Make


Building Literacy Skills
with Christmas History and Cards to Make

Christmas is coming in 3 weeks! Today’s post gives you some
links for Christmas history and Christmas as it is celebrated around the world.
There are also links to making Christmas cards. Next week, I’ll have several sites
for making gifts. The week after that, I’ll have ideas for decorations and
activities.

 

CHRISTMAS INFORMATION AND HISTORY

Christmas from History.com 

videos with Christmas facts and history

Christmas from History for Kids  

written history about Christmas

Christmas Symbols from Apples 4 the Teacher 

explanations of the many symbols associated with Christmas

Christmas Web Quest from Woodland’s Junior School

a Christmas quiz


CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD

Christmas from Around the World from Zuzu.org 

describes Christmas traditions from 11 countries

Christmas Traditions
Around the World
 from Santa’s Net 

describes Christmas traditions from over 70 countries

 

CHRISTMAS CARDS

Simple Christmas Cards Kids Can Make from Better Homes and
Gardens

Easy Christmas Card Ideas from Kids Craft Weekly

Christmas Cards to Make from Activity Village

61 Christmas Card Ideas from Kaboose

 

Christmas offers so
many opportunities to learn and create as a family. I hpe some of these ideas
enrich your holiday.

Gail

 

 

 

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