How to Wrap a Cat for Christmas

Why is it that cats love to lie in the middle or whatever you’re doing? This one apparently wanted to help wrap the gifts. He had no idea he was about to become a gift. In this short Christmas video, a very tolerant cat just hangs out while his owner wraps him in Christmas paper…

Little Drummer Boy Lyrics

The Little Drummer Boy is a popular Christmas song (originally known as “Carol of the Drum”) that was written in 1941 and recorded 14 years later by the 1955 by the Trapp Family Singers. The song became so popular that an animated TV special by the same name was created and released in 1968. Here…

Printable Reindeer Food Poem

Here’s an easy, quick Christmas craft kids will love. As we all know, Santa’s reindeer have to work very hard on Christmas Eve. They work up quite an appetite helping Santa deliver gifts all over the world, but they don’t really like the cookies and milk most kids leave out for Santa. They’d really prefer…

The History of Christmas Stockings

Clement Moore immortalized the line, “The stockings were hung by the chimney with care…” with his famous Christmas poem, “The Night Before Christmas.” But how did the tradition of hanging stockings on Christmas Eve get started? Saint Nicholas One possible reason for the Christmas stocking tradition may be related to Saint Nicholas, the real figure…

Purim – The Story That Became Tradition

Coming up in March, the Jewish Holiday of Purim is celebrated by all types of Jewish people – secular and religious, alike. Purim looks like Halloween from the outside, but is based on a much different story from the inside. On this day, the Jewish people remember the story of an evil villain who wanted…

Jesus Candy Cane Poems

Were candy canes invented as a way to remind people at Christmas of Jesus’ sacrifice? While history doesn’t seem to support this idea completely, the shape of today’s candy canes does have religious roots. A choirmaster at the Cologne Cathedral in Germany is thought to be the first person to turn straight white candy sticks…