Santa Claus Fun

Santa Claus Fun

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Right Family Christmas

All the guests stand in a circle, with a wrapped gift (under a specific dollar amount.) The “Right Family Christmas” story is read, and each time the word “right” is read, each guest passes their gift to the right. Each time the word “left” is read, the gift is passed to the left. When the […]

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Christmas with Mr. Pickwick

by Charles Dickens It was a very pleasant thing to see Mr. Pickwick in the centre of the group, now pulled this way, and then that, and first kissed on the chin and then on the nose, and then on the spectacles, and to hear the peals of laughter which were raised on every side; […]

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A Christmas Carol

by Charles Dickens Once upon a time — of all the good days in the year, on Christmas Eve — old Scrooge sat busy in his counting-house. It was cold, bleak, biting weather: foggy withal: and he could hear the people in the court outside, go wheezing up and down, beating their hands upon their […]

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The Gift of the Magi

by O. Henry One dollar and eighty-seven cents. That was all. And sixty cents of it was in pennies. Pennies saved one and two at a time by bulldozing the grocer and the vegetable man and the butcher until one’s cheeks burned with the silent imputation of parsimony that such close dealing implied. Three times […]

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The Little Match Seller

by Hans Christian Andersen It was terribly cold and nearly dark on the last evening of the old year, and the snow was falling fast. In the cold and the darkness, a poor little girl, with bare head and naked feet, roamed through the streets. It is true she had on a pair of slippers […]

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Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus

The New York Sun – 1897 We take pleasure in answering thus prominently the communication below, expressing at the same time our great gratification that its faithful author is numbered among the friends of The Sun: Dear EditorI am 8 years old. Some of my little friends say there is no Santa Claus. Papa says, […]

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