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Traditions & History  



Traditions & History
Tracking Santa on Christmas Eve With Norad's Santa Tracker
This is Norad's 55th Anniversary of tracking Santa. They are pros! Find out where Santa is on December 24th with the help of Norad's North Warning System.

Dec 24, 2011, 09:37 PST

Traditions & History
Origin of Christmas Traditions
Learn about holiday traditions and how they began as you read through this delightful poem.

Jul 20, 2011, 00:50 PST

Traditions & History
Where Does the Tradition of Glass Ornaments Originate?
Where Does the Tradition of Glass Ornaments Originate?
Dec 15, 2010, 19:25 PST

Traditions & History
Christmas Traditions in France
France celebrates many Christmas traditions as each region observes its own unique rituals and customs. Many have stayed confined to very small areas while others have grown in popularity and now extend throughout the country.
Dec 21, 2008, 18:40 PST

Traditions & History
Natural Resources & Your Christmas Tree
With the excitement of Christmas, the last thing on our minds is the natural resources that bring such pleasure to this holiday season. The lights, decorations, glitter on greeting cards, and wrapping paper add to the excitement of the holidays. Have you ever thought about the raw materials that bring together this image?
Nov 18, 2008, 15:31 PST

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Christmas Learning Links
This is a supplemental resource for ClassBrain's Christmas article. Explore this holiday's history and more...

Nov 18, 2008, 08:40 PST

Traditions & History
'Breaking Up Christmas' - An American Mountain-Music Tradition
People in the mountains of North Carolina used to celebrate Christmas quite differently than the way most of us do now. They held two weeks of house parties that were filled with music and dance - a tradition they called "Breaking Up Christmas."
Nov 18, 2008, 02:41 PST

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The History of Christmas
'Tis the season for knowing where it came from! Learn all about the origin of Christmas and get cool ideas for celebrating.

Nov 17, 2008, 08:44 PST

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The Christmas Pudding
Do you have Christmas Pudding at your holiday dinner? Find out the history and superstitions surrounding this dish.

Nov 17, 2008, 07:46 PST

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Santa's Names Around the World
What would you call Santa if you lived in another country? Take a look at our chart for the country and what children call him there.

Nov 16, 2008, 20:06 PST

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Irish Christmas Traditions
Learn which traditions make Christmas special in Ireland.

Nov 16, 2008, 11:07 PST

Traditions & History
Polar Express Train Rides!
Would you like to ride on The Polar Express? Read this story written by eight-year-old Peter Tabor Rossi, a third-grader in Costa Mesa, and find out how you too can experience the magic . . .
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Nov 16, 2008, 08:30 PST

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What is the X in Xmas?
Find out what the shorthand X stands for.

Nov 16, 2008, 08:04 PST

Traditions & History
World Wide Christmas Celebrations
Have you ever heard of presents inside shoes? Wreaths with lit candles? Putting straw in all four corners of a room? They are all part of Christmas traditions around the world!

Nov 16, 2008, 01:08 PST


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