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Christmas FAQ: Learning More About Christmas
by Crissy Yarnell

imageIt's most likely that December 25 became Christmas Day by a slick political move. By three or four centuries after Christ, Christians were numerous, and perhaps in an effort to stop religious bickering and unite the Christians with the pagans, the pagan holiday of Saturnalia (approximately December 25) was combined with the biggest Christian celebration of the year: the birthday of Jesus. Presto, a universal holiday! .....Read On


 
 

Christmas Customs Around The World
by Freda J. Glatt, MS

December is well-known for Christmas but do you know how people in countries around the world celebrate it? Here are some customs from various parts of the world. Now that you have this data, let your children put the information in a comparison chart. Label the left side with the names of the countries and the bottom with the various information (ie: Greeting, Food, and so on). Then fill in the boxes! Let your children do research to find out the information I left out. Conduct research to find out the same customs for other countries, especially the heritage countries of students in your class or your own family. However you celebrate the holidays, have a safe, wonderful season and a Happy New Year! I hope these ideas are useful and inspire your own creative thinking. And remember...Reading is FUNdamental!.....Read On

 


 

A Christmas Carol, The Man and his Book
by David Fitzgerald

Millions of readers for over the past hundred and sixty years have enjoyed "A Christmas Carol". The penny pinching, miser Ebenezer Scrooge has become synonymous with a tight wad. Even today a person who hoards his or her money is nicknamed a "Scrooge". Dickens' character was a man whose cold personality equal only to the winters of London, and the comforts or fortunes of other was unimportant to him.....Read On



 

 

Fun Christmas Dinner Table Games
by Gail Leino

Games like "Think Fast make fun Christmas table games. Have you ever seen the Minister's Cat, this is a game that has been played in a Christmas movie or too. It is a Christmas game from Victorian England and it is as much fun now as it was back then. You start by clapping your hands to get a steady rhythm going for the game. This is a good time keeping device too, as each player should have their answer within a certain number of....Read On



 
 

Christmas Survival Guide
by Brandon Krieger

Christmas is just around the corner, parties are coming up and Christmas shopping is going to get more hectic as the big day approaches. With the Christmas season comes drinking, eating fun foods (Deserts, lots of food, drinking...etc), spending time with family and friends. This season causes people to develop short tempers, impatience, frustration...etc. I am sure we have all seen or know someone that gets affected in one of these ways around this time of the year. Here are some tips to help enjoy this Christmas and not become a scrooge this season.....Read On

 


 

 
 

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