is celebrated on December 25 in countries all around the
world. Find out how different people celebrate.
The Religious Holiday
See how people celebrate the birthday of Jesus and other
aspects of the religious holiday.
The Coming of Santa
See how people celebrate the arrival of Santa and other
fun parts of Christmas.
Find out how many legends and traditions got started. This
informative newsletter tells you how mistletoe, caroling,
gift-giving and more came to be part of the Christmas
au Village du PËre
That's right--it's French. This site, from Quebec, helps you
celebrate Christmas in English or French. Click around the
site to learn about Christmas in two languages!
on the Net
It's Christmastime all around the world. This site helps you
explore different people and cultures and see how they
celebrate this special holiday.
When did Christmas trees first appear in people's homes?
Earlier than you might think.
Christmas Lights Began with Edison
The electric Christmas lights that are so common today needed electricity flowing to them, which is why the story starts with Thomas Edison.
What is a Yule Log? Why is it a symbol of the Christmas
season? This site tells you the answers to those questions
and the history behind the Yule Log.
with Reader's Digest
This site has tons of Christmas-themed stuff. Recipes,
carols, arts and crafts--you name it, they have it!
This is not a quiz. It's a list of facts and figures about
the Christmas season. For instance, did you know that in
Denmark, many people start eating on Christmas Eve and don't
quit until late the next day?
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