Erin Bouma's Recommended
WEB CHRISTMAS RESOURCES
Many Holiday activities, recipes, pictures to color, jokes, an online quiz and much more.
A good source for Christmas Legends, Traditions and Culture (films, jokes, music, etc.).
Good texts, some personalized, on Christmas traditions (candy canes, yule log, wreathes, etc.).
A broad collection of 22 Christmas stories and legends told in brief texts, a variety of Christmas song lyrics and holiday humor, Christmas games.
Santa Claus at the North Pole- an interactive, educational website for
The “Elf Pal Academy” is especially good: with wordsearches, flashcards. Online coloring book, telling time and learning letters, for example.
Another North Pole site, this one featuring Santa and Mrs. Santa, FAQs and a “Fun and Games” section (riddles, crafts and coloring pages). Also Christmas around the World Section.
A selection of Young Learner holiday songs, poems and fingerplays.
A Canadian collection of elementary songs and poems for the holiday.
Words to simple Christmas songs for Young Learners based on traditional melodies.
Christmas stories, poems and jokes for kids.
Santa Claus Facts from around the world – interesting texts and trivia.
Midi Files of Christmas Carols in English and other languages.
More Christmas songs, including non-religious ones.
Dave’s Snowflake Page. Several patterns to beautiful snowflakes to cut out.
Two very simple (4-fold) snowflake patterns and one 6-fold pattern.
Extensive patterns for snowflake-making from simple (2-, 3-, 4-sided geometry) to more complex, with extras: Hawaiian designs, 3-D designs, fan-fold designs and many more.
Simple paper snowflake patterns based on 6-point folds.
Make-a-flake online program to create your own unique flake. You need to master the cutting technique. There is a gallery of flake artistry.
Create your own snowflakes online, send them to your friends. Catch a flake as it falls from the sky and respond to the creator if you like.
A guide to (and classification of) naturally occurring ice crystal snowflakes. Scientific.