Christmas, Hanukkah, and More Holidays

Holiday Sites

How Christmas Works: Find answers to common questions about Christmas.

Boxing Day: Is Boxing Day the day folks get rid of all those empty catrons? The truth comes from our myth-busting friends at

Ohio Christmas Tree Farms: Looking to cut down your own Christmas tree? Here is a list of Christmas Tree Farms, some even have their own web pages.

Holiday Sites for Kids

Merry Christmas Coloring Book: Print out these Christmas pictures and color them.

Santa's Secret Village: There are stories to read and pictures to color, you can even send a holiday postcard. You may want to try some of Mrs. Claus' holiday recipes.

Santa's Christmas Page: Links to holiday cards, recipes, Christmas songs, children's activities and lots more.

Christmas Around the World

The Holiday Spot: Though the mode of celebration, the dates and the traditions vary, the main spirit remains the same all around the world.

Christmas Traditions Around the World: Shares traditions from all around the world as well as recipes for traditional dishes.

Christmas recipes, etc.

Food Network: Find recipes for desserts, holiday drinks, cocktail party fare.

Holiday Cook: Find recipes for cookies, candies, beverages, and more.


About Hanukkah: This year Chanukah or Hanukkah begins December 15 at sundown. (Future Dates) Learn about its history and customs, get ideas for gifts, and link to sites with recipes. Includes stories, tasty recipes, pictures for the kids to print and color, easy crafts to make, and holiday games to play.

Judaism 101: Includes the story, traditions, music, and a recipe for latkes as well as a dreidel game.


Kwanzaa: Learn the basic principles and customs of the holiday. If you need more information, click on the “back to Kwanzaa feature” above the chart.

Official Kwanzaa Website: Web site by Dr. Karenga, creator of Kwanzaa, that describes the principles and symbols of the holiday.