Winter Holidays Page — Wilton Library
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Winter Holidays Page

[Christmas] [Chanukah] [Kwanzaa] [other winter festivals]

Search our catalog for the subject words for the name of the specific holiday and juvenile (enter words with a spaced between them).

Don’t forget to ask the librarian if there are books set aside on school reserve for this topic!

 

A Christmas Carol
By Charles Dickens.
Christmas in Cyberspace
This site is a production of Christian Webmaster, whose mission is “to illuminate the true meaning of Christmas.” Provides a strictly spiritual alternative to the commercialization of the holiday on the Internet.
Christmas on the Net
Links to many sites for the family.
Claus.com
A lovely site for children full of activities and beautifully illustrated.
NORAD Tracks Santa
Each year since 1955, NORAD has used its sophisticated satellite and radar equipment to follow Santa on his trip around the world. They expect him to start early in the morning of December 24 this year, so check in frequently to follow his progress. [QuickTime plug-in required to see digital camera images of Santa in flight - weather permitting.]
Santaclaus.com
Email Santa, send virtual Christmas cards, find recipes for Santa’s favorite foods, learn about Christmas around the world, and much more.


Chanukah on the Net
The story of Hanukkah, information about the menorah and a virtual menorah to light, blessings, music, and more.
Chanukah Time
Just for kids, interesting holiday activities, clip art, games, and virtual cards.
Hanukkah: Festival of Lights
Presented by ORT, this site has information on Hanukkah history, games, art, songs, and a great deal more.
Virtual Chanukah
The Hanukkah story, festival of lights, menorah blessings, holiday links, and recipes.

 
 

 

CNN Kwanzaa Special
History, celebration, food, stories, and links to more Kwanzaa information.
Everything About Kwanzaa
Brief synopsis of the holiday’s history and celebration.
Kwanzaa: An African American Celebration
A definition, the seven principles, significance of colors, and the ritual of the holiday.
Send A Kwanzaa Card
Fill in the blanks to send an electronic card to a friend.

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Holiday Traditions
Learn about how other people and countries celebrate the holidays.