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Merry Christmas


BTN - My name's Kevin and my question is, Why do we have Christmas traditions?

Great Video Take a look


Make some amazing fingerprint Christmas lights with Crafty Morning

17 Ways CHRISTMAS Is Very Different In Australia & America


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There are  lots of Advent Calendars online - you can open the days from the 1st of December - I liked this Advent Calendar - a great idea for the Christmas countdown.


Also the Advent Calendar from NRich is a fabulous way to do some creative maths thinking.


Advent Calendar 2018 - for Primary

Stage: 1 and 2

There are twenty-four activities, one for each day in the run-up to Christmas.

This year, the tasks focus on encouraging mathematical habits of mind: being curious, being thoughtful, being collaborative and being determined.


2018 Secondary Advent Calendar

Stage: 3 and 4

Click on each number to find one of our favourite mathematical questions - a mixture of short and longer tasks. A challenge for each day during the run-up to Christmas. Enjoy!



Santa Television


What an exciting website and a fantastic way to

investigate Christmas. View the Videos of the Northern lights, a Day in the Santa Claus Village, reindeer, and

the magic of Roveniemi in Lapland.


A huge number of Videos to watch at this site.


Google’s imaginative and colorful Santa world.

Each day opens up a new experience that kids can explore, almost like an interactive gaming advent calendar. And if listening for the sleigh bells and reindeer hooves on your rooftop isn’t enough interaction for your kids, download the Google Santa Tracker app for them and show them pinpointed, ever-changing GPS locations for Santa’s whereabouts on Christmas Eve. Even we keep our eyes on this one on the 24th. (Free website, app also free at Google Play)


Christmas Tic Tac Toe Game - Simple but fun.


Free Christmas Clipart


Holiday Traditions of Different Countries includes recipes and history


Christmas Day in Australia the Time and Date site has some great information. If you click
through you can find out about holidays and
celebrations throughout the world.


How Christmas Works - There are great selection of Videos and Images


Track Santa from December the 1st at Norad


Virtual Teacher Christmas Stars 1 - Free to download Christmas Stars 2 the files are pdfs. If you download them please consider becoming a supporter of VT to keep the good things coming.


Yes Virginia There is a Santa Claus The original Story


The History of Christmas Trees Jamie recommends this article about the history of Christmas trees that he really liked



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