Kara Dawson - Kara's Corner
Christmas

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SITES FOR PRIMARY TEACHERS AND STUDENTS:

The North Pole
Santa's House

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Visit the mailroom to send letters to Santa and visit other houses to hear stories, view craft ideas and get colouring sheets. Also includes games, mazes, pictures to colour and some great craft ideas. The games are in the clubhouse.

 

Norad Santa Tracker

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​Here you can not only track Santa's journey on Christmas Eve, but there is a new game every day, movies and Christmas songs.

Santa's Workshop​
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Visit Santa's virtual workshop and find recipies, games, stories, activities and more. You can even feed the reindeer in the Kitchen!
Sing a long Christmas Carols
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Christmas song lyrics and music. 
Santa's
Nice-o-meter
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Visit Santa's Nice-o-meter to type in your name and find out how you rate on Santa's scale of niceness. Here you can also read the list of 10 ways to be nicer or naughtier.

Why Christmas ?

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There are some really neat features here like an advent calendar with a new Christmas fact or activity every day in December.

Claus.com

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There is lots of fun to be had at this site. Read the Polar Post Newspaper, go to Elf School and play the Mixed Up Story Game or crack the Elf Code or try the Toy Workshop.​
Christmas Games
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These simple games are fun but educational value is limited.

SITES FOR INTERMEDIATE STUDENTS:

Scavenger Hunt Links Sites (Christmas around the world):

Click here to visit the links site for Scavenger Hunt #1

Click here to visit the links site for Scavenger Hunt #2

Click here to visit the links site for Scavenger Hunt #3

Click here to visit the links site for Scavenger Hunt #4

Christmas Around The World Links:

http://christmas.com/worldview

http://xmasfun.com/Merry-Christmas-In-Other-Languages.aspx

http://christmas-world.freeservers.com//index.html

http://www.santas.net/aroundtheworld.htm

History and Traditions of Christmas Links:

http://www.craigmarlatt.com/craig/canada/symbols_facts&lists/holidays.html - This site has an explanation of why Boxing Day is celebrated and how it originated.

http://www.noelnoelnoel.com/html/trad.html - This is an excellent site to visit to learn about the Legends of Christmas.