Whether you have frost on your window pane, or hot breezes blowing in from outdoors, there is a magical holiday feeling in the air. Thanksgiving put everyone in the holiday mood, and now it’s time to get ready for your Holiday of Choice. Winter festivals in northern countries celebrate the snow. Christmas Down Under means summer break for the students, and possibly a Christmas Eve mixed grill! Whatever your pleasure, be sure to check out these websites that offer a colorful mix of Holiday Fun for all ages and people.
Tired of giving Dad the same old Christmas gifts year after year? Try your hand at homemade gift ideas found at Santa Claus Fun.
Did your 2nd grader lose her turkey picture she brought home from school? Print out another for her to decorate with glitter and feathers: find one you like here.
If you’re getting ready to spin the dreidel, you’ll want to color this online geometric likeness found at Surfnetkids.com.
Kids on summer break in Australia and New Zealand, just like kids on Christmas holiday in wintry countries, will drive the parents batty unless they have something constructive to do! There are more crafts than days off at MakePlayDough.com, both Christmas and otherwise.
Don’t get caught forgetting a friend’s special holiday: you need to know these special dates in December: Surfing the Net with Kids Calendar has important dates to remember for all ages.
With your children spending more time on the computer, you would be wise to brush up on your online safety knowledge. You can do that by reading the Safety articles here.
If your kids are asking for more stuff than you can afford to give, you might need to check out this guest blogger’s article, Battling the Gimmies.
For Winter Break boredom busting, here are some game links to get you going. Snow Drift Racing, Christmas Movie Trivia, Barbie Winter Dress Up, Hanukkah Jigsaw Puzzle, Kwanzaa Mix and Match and a long list of other game choices for Christmas and Hanukkah games.
You and your kids can spend quality time together coloring. Try these:
Kwanzaa Coloring Pages Put some color in this holiday!
Heart Coloring Pages Make homemade tree ornaments with these!
Winter Sports Coloring Pages Winter sports: if you can’t join them, color them!
Toy Coloring Pages Let the little kids color their wish list for Santa.
For even more pages to color that will inspire, educate and animate your holidays, use the Holiday Coloring Calendar too.
Whatever your holiday pleasure, be sure to spend some time on the sites that make holidays more meaningful to you and your family. You can count on these resources to be worth your time!