Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Great sites for Kids at Christmas 2012!!
Santa Claus – Naught or Nice?
http://www.claus.com/naughtyornice/index.php - Enter child’s name. Also gives a list of 10 activities that will automatically put you on the naughty list.
Santa’s Naughty or Nice List
http://www.northpole.com/Den/list.asp Answer a few questions to determine where you are on Santa’s List.
Portable North Pole
http://www.portablenorthpole.com/home - Send a personalized message with a picture to your child for Free. Other services are available for small fees.
http://www.noradsanta.org/ The official NORAD Santa Tracker is up and running. Great to watch him travel around the world on Christmas Eve.
http://claus.com/spotter/index.php A site on Christmas Eve that will show how close Santa is to your house.
http://www.claus.com/elfschool/index.php Earn an Elf Diploma. This site has many activities such as create a card. There are many activities on here to entertain kids while they earn their Elf Diploma.
Elf Pal Academy
http://www.northpole.com/Academy/ This contains activities that are more academic and could easily be incorporated into class activities.
http://www.claus.com/polar_post/polarpost.php?edition=1204 Daily updates about Santa and the North Pole. It begins in November every year and runs till Christmas Eve.
Mrs. Claus’ Kitchen
http://www.claus.com/kitchen/htmlkitchen.php Learn about Santa’s favorite treats, Favorite Reindeer treats and Elf Bedtime Snacks. Great for ideas to leave Santa a different snack this year.
The Reindeer Barn
http://www.claus.com/reindeer/index.php# Meet Santa’s Reindeer and learn exciting facts about each one.
Elves’ Game Chest
http://www.northpole.com/Clubhouse/Games/ Holiday games, build a snowman, color pages – activities for kids.
http://www.northpole.com/blog/ Great for holiday craft ideas.
Reindeer Games Story
http://www.northpole.com/stories/storyframes.asp?title=Reindeer$Games&story=ReindeerGames&loc=ReindeerBarn&flash=yes&craft= This is the version that read to kids.
10 Little Snow Men
http://www.starfall.com/n/holiday/snowman/play.htm?f Great activity for preschoolers from Starfall.com
The Toy Box – Dress Santa
http://www.thekidzpage.com/freeonlinetoys/dressup/santadressupgame.html This is a dress Santa Activity kids, especially preschoolers will love for hours.
http://host-d.oddcast.com/elfyourself2012/home.php Send digital pictures of your family as elves.
Design Your Own Gingerbread House
http://www.highlightskids.com/flash/gingerbread-house - Kids can design and decorate their own electronic gingerbread house.
Christmas Around the World
http://ngfl.northumberland.gov.uk/christmas/advent05/Northumberland%20NGfL%20Advent%20Calendar%202005.html A book format that is interactive which tells about Christmas around the world and traditions in 25 places.
Christmas Around the World
http://www.santas.net/aroundtheworld.htm Click on a country to read about customs in the country for Christmas.
Light up the Christmas Tree
http://akidsmath.com/mathgames/ctreepuzzle.html Figure out how to light up the entire Christmas Tree.
Create a Santa Video
http://www.merry-christmas.com/santa-video Santa Video of your home and Santa Visiting. Catch him in the act for a small fee.
Paper Plate Angle
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/crafts/Angelplate.shtml Make a Paper Plate Angle
Hand and Foot Reindeer
Pine Cone Christmas Tree
Santa Hat Decoration
Electronic Letter to Santa
http://blackdog.net/holiday/christmas/santa/sl-gb.html Write a letter to Santa
Electronic Letter to Santa
http://www.saintnick.org/letters.php - Write Santa a letter and he gets back to you.
Christmas K-3 Theme Paige
http://storynory.cachefly.net/2007/12/09/colins-grumpy-christmas/ Christmas Stories that are read to kids. UK site
Christmas Coloring Pages
Mickey’s Once Upon A Christmas Parade
Santa Santa High in the Sky – Interactive
http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/songs/santa-santa-high-the-sky Interactive Webpage designed for an Interactive White Board.
Throw Snowballs at the Fake Santa
http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/fun-games/santa-snowball-shoot Be careful not to hit Santa’s real reindeers.
Santa Jump Roll Dive
http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/fun-games/whose-present Santa tells you about the child and you pick the appropriate presents based on what he describes.
Free Christmas Music
http://www.mp3forkidz.com/xmas/ Just click play.
Reindeer Orchestra Interactive
Gingerbread Man interactive
http://sprintsweets.com/ Make a Gingerbread man.
T’was the Night Before Christmas Story Board
SMARTBoard Resources for Christmashttp://teacherslovesmartboards.com/2007/12/smartboard-christmas-holi.html/
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