Building Literacy Skills with Christmas History, Cards, and Crafts

 

Building Literacy Skills with Christmas History, Cards, and Crafts

 

Christmas is coming in 2 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 and crafts. Look familiar? Yes, most of the links are from last year!
Next week, I’ll have ideas for using Christmas music.

 

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 CRAFTS

Christmas Crafts for Kids from Danielle’s Place

 

Christmas Crafts from Disney Family

 

Kids’ Christmas Crafts from Martha Stewart

 

Christmas Crafts from DLTK

 

 

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

 

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