Christmas Ideas And Activities
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- The History Of American Christmas And Its Traditions
- Christmas Special: 50 Children’s Christian Stories
Christmas Ideas, Activities and Stuff
Let our series of features on Christmas brighten your holiday season and give you loads of ideas to celebrate this much-loved festival.
Free Download: The History Of American Christmas And Its Traditions – Discover where all our most cherished Christmas traditions originated from, where the holiday we celebrate in America started at, and why those answers may not be what you think!
Christmas Math: Fascinating Facts About Christmas History – The Christmas story warms the hearts of many throughout the world. But have you ever thought about the math behind the story? There are stories behind the numbers of Christmas story you may not be aware of. Let’s take a look at Christmas by the numbers.
A Chat With Santa Claus: Interview With The Jolly Man In The Red Suit – In 1985, I wrote to Santa expressing my sincere desire for an interview. As I packed for the North Pole I kept thinking how lucky I was to be the first person to ever interview this wonderful man. These are the official notes taken during my visit with this jolly man in the red suit.
Family Reunions: How To Plan One For Your Children’s Benefit – Family reunions are the source of many childhood memories, not always good ones. But if you have kids, you’ll appreciate that they’re a great way to keep in touch with your extended family and teach your children about their family heritage. Here are some tips to make the task of planning one easier.
Baby’s First Christmas: 10 Tips To Make It A Sensory Delight – Christmas is a special time of the year for parents and an even more magical one for babies. The Christmas tree, presents, shiny decorations, colorful lights, smells, tastes and sounds make Christmas Day a complete sensory delight. Here are ten top tips to ensure that your baby enjoys the festivities.
Christmas Movies For Kids: Warm-Hearted Stories For Cold, Winter Nights – What better way to spend those cold, winter nights with your loved ones this Christmas, than to snuggle in front of the TV with popcorn, hot chocolate and a movie to warm your heart. So here are a couple of classic Christmas movies for those cold winter nights.
Christmas Crafts For Kids: Bead and Pipe Cleaner Ornaments – Christmas ornaments made from ordinary pipe cleaners and inexpensive acrylic beads are very pretty and easy to make. They look quite impressive yet are easy enough for small children to make. This Christmas craft can be varied to make a number of different sparkling ornaments for your Christmas tree.
Free Christmas Party Game Ideas That Create Joy And Laughter – Discovering new Christmas party games can be a very fun way to spruce life into old-fashioned, traditional parties. You can instantly skyrocket your status as a party planner with some of these fun Christmas party game ideas.
Family Christmas Vacations: Tips For A Fun Winter Holiday – So it’s Christmas time, and you, like many other people, have decided that you want to go on a Christmas vacation. It’s pretty obvious that you want to have a wonderful time, so be sure to consider these tips that can help you maximize your experience.
Family Travel Checklist For Stress-Free Vacations – Family travel can cause major stress when you consider all of the things that have to be considered and then remembered. What you really need is a checklist to use to ensure that all elements are dealt with in the correct timescales to ensure that the dash to the airport is not an ordeal.
Disney Christmas Vacation: Magical Family Holidays For All Ages – If you have a big Disney fan in your family, you’ll find that a Disney Christmas vacation is the stuff dreams are made up of. For adults – what better way to bring out the kid in you! Here are a few things that will help you enjoy the best Disney Christmas vacation ever!
Holiday Stress Relief:
Holiday Stress Relief: 5 Easy Stress Busters For Harried Parents – So Mums and Dads, are your stress levels sky-high because of the holiday season? Are you ready to scream because the stress is getting too much for you? Are your precious little horrors trying your patience? Then try these 5 quick and easy methods to relieve your stress.
Holiday Stress Relief: Tips To Reclaim Your Christmas Spirit – With all the activity surrounding the Christmas season, it’s hard not to get stressed by the time Christmas Day comes around. What you need to remember is that are always things you can do to relieve the stress. Here are some holiday stress relief tips to help you reclaim your Christmas spirit.
Christmas Shopping Online: Tips For Safe, Fun Holiday Gift Buying – While stores’ customers are getting way too negative when it comes to their ‘Christmas Spirit’, online stores make it easy for you to do your Christmas shopping without having to drive all over town. Here are some tips that will help make your online shopping session pleasant and safe.
Christmas Shopping Tips For Moms: When Patience Is A Virtue – This time of year seriously tests the patience of most women. Surprisingly, it is not the never-ending list of chores that have be done that is making our blood pressure and tempers rise; it is the unnecessary waste of time being stuck in traffic-jams that is causing us to see red.
Green Christmas Ideas: How To Go Green With Holiday Shopping – Will you be shopping green for Christmas? Let’s take a close look at this and see if we can all do our part. By doing so we can help our community and help our environment.
Christmas Gifts and Greetings:
Christmas Greeting Cards: Send Holiday Wishes The Creative Way – We all like to receive holiday greetings … but sending them? Not so much. Traditional cards and letters take time and money. But thanks to new Web sites and tools, plus your own creativity, you can make merry for free — and skip the trip to the post office. Cheers!
Christmas Presents: How To Buy Gifts That Will Be Treasured – Buying Christmas presents can be a very daunting task. After all, no one wants to come across as thoughtless or unappreciative of their relationships with people. Here are some tips to help you come up with more thoughtful Christmas gift ideas, so that your presents will be cherished and treasured.
Christmas Presents: How Did Christmas Gift Giving Traditions Start? – Christmas is the time when companies rake in the moolah by the cartload. That’s because it is not just the season for good cheer, but also the time to exchange gifts with loved ones. But giving gifts to friends and family did not start with Christmas. It goes back at least 200 years, before the advent of Christianity.
Christmas Giving: The Five Best Gifts You Can Give Your Family – When we think of giving gifts, we usually think of things to buy for people. Yet if you think back on gifts you’ve been given, it might not be the material gifts you received that are foremost in your mind – it might be the kind of gifts that deeply touched your heart and soul.
Green Christmas Gift Ideas And Eco-Tips For Holidays Savings – Planning for a green Christmas is all about being environmentally active and aware while saving money as well. In times of economic uncertainty that must surely be a good thing. And of course, if the weather brings a little bit of white covering too, then that makes a green Christmas perfect!
Global Angels: Charity Christmas Gifts Help Children In Nepal – Global Angels have launched a special e-card and gift service where users can make a donation or buy a gift in the name of a loved one or friend in order to help children in need in Nepal. There is a range of gifts available including an essential winter kit to keep a street kid warm, fabric to clothe a child, or a home starter kit for a young family.
Fall Cleaning Tips: Create A Cosy, Clean Home This Winter – Fall is when you’re going to be closing the windows and preparing to be cooped up for a few months – and you want to be cooped in a clean house, says cleaning expert Donna Smallin. Here are her essential fall cleaning tips for creating a cosy, clean home this winter.
Christmas Decorating Ideas For Your Holiday Decor Makeover – The holiday season is upon us and some of you have guests arriving for Christmas! Whether they are local or out of town family and friends, you want your home in tip top shape. There is still time to make simple and easy home decorating changes before they arrive.
Charming Christmas Decoration Ideas That Save Time And Money – Are you looking for Christmas decorations that look festive and unique, but don’t cost a bomb or take up hours of your precious time to make and put up? Here are some charming Christmas decoration ideas that will save you time and money.
How To Buy A Christmas Tree: Shopping Tips For The Best Experience – Christmas tree shopping can be either one of the most or least enjoyable parts of Christmas for you, depending on how you handle it. Here are some tips to help you get the best Christmas tree shopping experience possible.
Christmas Candles: Creative Holiday Decorations On A Budget – It’s not too late to add a few festive touches to your home for Christmas. The warm, flickering glow of candles instantly brightens even the darkest days of winter. These easy, do-it-yourself techniques will help you customize candles with seasonal symbols and personal touches. Get glowing!