Tag: Christmas

Fun Christmas Resources

Funschooling & Recreational Learning: December Activities – Activities Include A Candy Countdown Calendar, a Christmas House, Santa Activities, Holiday Cards, 3-D Ornaments, Snowflakes, Word Games, Star – Shape, and much more. These fun learning activities can be found on this blog. The following sites have fun printables and […]

Poinsettia Resource Page

Information University of Illinois Extension: Poinsettia Facts – Interesting facts and information about Poinsettias. Includes anatomy info, history of the plant, and number facts. The Spruce:  Poinsettias – Keepers or Compost? – Caring For Your Holiday Poinsettia and Getting It To Bloom Again Next Year (How To) Teleflora: Meaning & Symbolism of Poinsettias […]

Gingerbread Activities

Picture by Becka Hons History Wikipedia: Gingerbread House  – Gingerbread house history, modern times, Guinness World records, and Gingerbread houses.PBS: History Gingerbread – Article talks a bit about the history of ginger, and where the first gingerbread recipe came from and the inspiration to decorate gingerbread. Fun Activities DLTK Site:Kidzone: Gingerbread […]

Bells

Carillon of Peter And Paul Cathedral in Saint-Petersburg Wikipedia: Bell– Etymology, history, styles of ringing, church and temple bells, bellfounding and more. Also,Campanology – The study of bells.Owlcation: Interesting Facts About the History of Bells – Article includes information about: Introduction of Bells Across the World, How Were Bells […]

Christmas Stockings

Smithsonian: The Legend of the Christmas Stocking – The history behind the tradition of hanging stockings.Wikipedia: Christmas Stockings – The history of stockings and information about the world’s biggest Christmas stocking.Altogether Christmas: Christmas Stockings – An article about the legends behind Christmas stockings.First Palette: Paper Christmas Stocking – […]

History of the Candy Cane

Why Christmas: Christmas Candy Canes – Brief information about candy canes.Spangler: Candy Cane History and Legends – Historical and religious information about candy canes.Wikipedia: Candy Cane – Origins of the candy cane/peppermint stick and the production of this holiday treat.Today I Found Out: The Origins of the Candy Cane – […]

‘Twas The Night Before Christmas

Poetry Foundation: A Visit from St. NicholasPoem by Clement Clark MooreWikipedia: A Visit from St. NicholasInformation includes: The poem, plot, the history of the author and more.Activity Village: ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas – Printable poem. DLTK: ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas – Printable mini book.Messy Little Monster: Twas The Night […]

Homemade Treats & Toys for Pets

Dog Treats & Toys Martha Stewart: Our Tastiest Homemade Dog Treat Recipes – Scroll through the pictures with the arrow. The recipe names are under each picture.The Kitchn: Cookies For Canines: 9 Homemade Dog Treat RecipesBIG DIY: 37 Homemade Dog Toys Made by DIY Pet OwnersSPARTADOG BLOG: 44 Really Cool […]

Silent Night

Silent Night Chapel Photo by Gakuro SILENT NIGHT: The Song Heard ‘Round The World – Article: The history of the song. Wikipedia: Silent Night – History of the song, hear and read the song in English and German, plus pictures. The German Way – Stille Nacht – Silent Night – Information and pictures about […]

Christmas Trees

Glade Jul by Johansen Viggo History Of The Christmas Tree History.com: History of Christmas Trees – Videos and written information about the Christmas tree. How it got its start and Christmas trees around the world.WhyChristmas?.com: The History of The Christmas Tree –  Article gives the history of the Christmas tree. […]