days before Christmas and all through the house,
went online with a click of their mouse...
Laura Emery, Field Editor
Holiday Arts &
From toothpick ornaments to tin can
toys, this site offers a wide variety of unique and simple holiday crafts.
Craft Central Station — the title says
For the Little Ones
Here you can write to Santa Claus, read
stories, enjoy karaoke, send e-cards, find recipes, play games and puzzles,
print stories to color — even put you or your child in a personalized
story. This Web site’s stories and activities combine traditional feelings
of Christmas goodwill with state-of-the-art computer technology for a
child-safe family-friendly online holiday experience.
With over 37 easy-to-make Christmas
projects and crafts, there’s sure to be some craft that will appeal to
your child. The projects include everything from Sparkles the Snowman to a
waterless snow globe.
Want to keep the kids busy while you
prepare for the holidays? These are great interactive, kid-friendly Web
sites with a load of fun games for everyone.
Clip Art, Virtual Cards, Christmas Music, Holiday Recipes, Christmas Events
In the spirit of the season, this Web
site brings you tasty recipes, Christmas trivia, a tale of Santa Claus,
postcards to send to friends and family around the world and more.
Here the spirit of the holiday is
celebrated and shared with others worldwide.
Here you can listen to a variety of
Christmas music and sing along.
Greetings & E-Cards
You can send a recipe with your card —
maybe double-layered pumpkin pie? Or mint snowballs?
Make somebody’s holiday special -—
send them a surprise virtual card at work or across many miles.
Treats & Recipes
Nothing says Christmastime like a
freshly baked batch of sugar cookies, drizzled in
chocolate or sprinkled with red and green sugar. This site provides visitors
with baking secrets and an assortment of delectable cookie recipes.
Getting into the
If you’re up for a huge Christmas
celebration, this Web site offers a multitude of features to get you into
the holiday spirit with a music box, photography tips, games, Christmas
decorating ideas, and more.
An online Christmas songbook, with hymns
and carols for you to sing and play. Perfect for group caroling, this site
is open source and has an extensive selection of music that can be printed
out and enjoyed with loved ones.
Stories, Poems, Customs, and Traditions
With sophisticated, elegant graphics,
this Web site offers recipes, cookies, music, movies, holiday stories
and traditions, and kids’ games.
Christmas.com helps visitors share their
personal Christmas experience with family, friends, co-workers and others
Take a few minutes and look through the
posted Christmas light photos here. Some will awe you; others will make you
laugh. The Web site says it best: “This site is here to show those houses
where the residents are likely celebrating a happy holiday, but have no
sense of decency in how they choose to celebrate. We will show the garish,
the ugly, the weird. For your own sake, and the sake of your neighbors, do
not try this at home.”
to Give Than to Receive
This site brings the season’s joy to
children suffering from war, poverty, disease, and natural disaster all over
the world through gift-filled shoeboxes and Christian literature.