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Traditions, Customs and Holidays

Christmas

The North Pole: Loads of Xmas stories to read online, songs and poems to listen to.  

Xmas.com List of links

More Xmas links The Top 100 Christmas rated sites.

Christmas Advent Calendar

Tate's 2000 Advent Calendar This year's story, "Tate is a Lucky Cat", will be revealed, one page each day, beginning on December 1.

Symbols of the Season, The Nativity, Christmas carols, a quiz... 

Christmas in Australia Traditional, popular, Australian and Humorous carols (+ sound files), Australian Christmas traditions, Christmas stories, Australian Christmas Recipes, games, greeting cards...

Christmas Games and Activities Print outs and online activities.

Santa's Memory Quiz Click on the memory game you wish to play. you will have one minute to memorise as much about the picture as you can; Then, you will be forwarded to the quiz where you need to answer the questions correctly to win the prize.

Christmas Carols Presents the lyrics to dozens of popular Christmas carols. Covers everything from Away in a Manger to Good King Wenceslas.

General

Heather's Happy Holidaze Page!! For Kids Only!! History, games, activities and traditional songs are suggested for New Year's Eve, Christmas, St patrick Day, Valentine Day, Mother and Father's Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving…

Holidays. Kathy Schrock provides links to holidays which include Chinese New Year, Christmas, Halloween, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, St. Patrick's Day and Valentine's Day among its links.

Holidays (Loogootee Community Schools). The site provides links to resources for holidays occurring in January, February, April, October, November, December. An index of topics is also available.

Traditions UK A selection of British holidays, festivals and customs. Besides the origins and traditions of each date on the calendar, you'll find recipes and clipart for each occasion.  

Mr Donn's Holiday Lesson Plans and Activities  Activities and Resources  (Halloween, Xmas, Thanksgiving and many others).

Groundhog Day (Feb.2nd)

Groundhog Day History from Stormfax Weather Almanac.

Day of the Shadow Groundhog Day

Groundhog Songs and Poems  

Groundhog Sites List of links.

Kids Ark Folklore and Tales from Britain: Folklore Calendar, Harvest and Halloween, Seasonal Recipes, Customs archive... An excellent resource. 

Halloween

Halloween Games and Activities 

More Halloween Games Online, interactive games. Great fun!

Halloween Word Search Puzzle Online, interactive game.

Halloween Crossword Fun Print out crossword puzzle (easy)

Halloween Carols 

Halloween Ghost Stories What would Halloween be without a good scare! Topics: Spooky Halloween Tales, Classic Ghost Stories, Urban Legend, Dark Poetry (Haunted Places and the Raven by Edgar Allan Poe)

Halloween Online We created The Halloween Online Family of Web Sites as individual "how-to guides" to help make your Halloween celebration as fun and frightful as possible. Welcome to the Spooky World of Halloween Online!  

Thanksgiving   

Thanksgiving on the Internet. Thanksgiving links for kids and families.

Thanksgiving Resources            

Thanksgiving on the Net Topics: The Story of Thanksgiving, America's Thanksgiving, the Thanksgiving Turkey, National Day of Mourning... 

The history of Thanksgiving  Click here if you're looking for a reading comprehension quiz about Thanksgiving. 

A Thanksgiving Story Key words have been replaced by pictures.   

Thanksgiving webquest  

Thanksgiving on the Internet. Thanksgiving links for kids and families.


Looking for free E-Greeting Cards? Click here.

 

Travel Guides

Subway Navigator Take a ride on the world's subways. Includes maps of the subways for the most well-known cities (  Paris, London, New York, Amsterdam, Barcelona ...) and a Tourist Guide to the best places to see around.

Underground Travel. Travel videos (image + sound /require Real Player plug-in) and tourist information about most destinations.

New York Virtual Tour Statue of Liberty, Wall Street, World Trade Center, Empire State Building, Rockefeller Building, St-Patrick Cathedral, Times Square, Central Park.

Digital Destinations NYC, Minneapolis, Las Vegas, Miami, Newport, Tokyo, Cancun, Historic Mansions, Hotels and many links to other virtual tour web sites.

Lonely Planet Online

CNN travel-city guides. Travel guides to the most famous American and international cities. Scroll down a bit to get to the city profile menu.

UK Travel Guide-Britannia

 

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