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 Snopes.com.

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.


Chanukah

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.

Holidays.net: 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

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.