popular topics in christmas activities and traditions

  • Christmas Albums
    Entertainment and Activities
    top 10 christmas music albums for families
    A Charlie Brown Christmas – The Vince Guaraldi Trio Visions of Peanuts characters will dance in your head as soon as you hear the first few jazzy notes of this must-have Christmas album. The album is a soundtrack to the 1965 Charlie Brown Chri...
    Erin Dower and FEN Staff
  • Our Favorite Holiday Cookies
    December Holidays
    Staff Favorites: The Best Holiday Cookie Recipes
    With holiday parties and cookie swaps looming in the forecast, it's time to make sure your arsenal of cookie recipes is complete and up-to-date. Check out our staff's favorite cookie recipes to fill any holes in your baking line-up. Ginger Snaps...
  • 12 Days of Fun and Cheap Christmas Activities
    Christmas Activities and Traditions
    12 Days of Fun (and Cheap!) Christmas Activities for Kids and Families
    Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items feat...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • child with huge Christmas stocking
    Entertainment and Activities
    7 Cutest Christmas Stockings for Kids
    Looking for adorable Christmas stockings for all your little elves? Take a peek at these fun stocking options for boys and girls of all ages and interests! Not sure what to put in them this year? Here are our top stocking stuffer ideas under $10....
    Angela Tague
  • mother and child Facetime using tablet on Christmas
    Entertainment and Activities
    5 Tips for Celebrating the Holidays with Faraway Family Members
    1. Behold the Power of Facetime/Skype Let’s face it: Sometimes a big trip during the bustling holiday season just isn’t feasible with little ones. If a plane or car ride isn't an option, technology is the next best thing. Set up a time to Sk...
    Courtney Key
  • Christmas Activities Printables
    Pin the Star on the Christmas Tree
    Print this fun Christmas game to play with your ! Hang the picture of the tree (page 1) on the wall, and cut out the stars (page 2) for players to pin on the tree, like the classic game of Pin the Tail on the Donkey. ...
  • teens volunteering in soup kitchen
    Family Life
    Community Service Ideas for Kids of All Ages (for the Holiday Season and Beyond)
    Preschoolers Even your littlest ones can get involved with their community with your help. When you teach your preschoolers the importance of helping others, you're getting them started on the road to kind habits that will last a lifetime. Here ...
    Colleen Hughes
  • Christmas Printables
    Printable Santa Wish List
    Print off this wish list so kids can write to Santa Claus and tell him what they really want for Christmas this year. ...
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Christmas Activities and Traditions
    Christmas Customs Around the World
    Test your knowledge of Christmas customs from around the world. ...
    Ann-Marie Imbornoni
  • StockingandChristmasTree
    Christmas Activities and Traditions
    Staff Favorites: Christmas Traditions
    What would Christmas time be without fun, silly, sometimes even embarrassing family traditions? The FamilyEducation staff would like to share some favorite family traditions that have brought fond memories and joy to us over the years. ...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Christmas Printables
    Twelve Days of Christmas
    Learn the history and lyrics for the Christmas song Twelve Days of Christmas. ...
  • Christmas Printables
    Winter Wonderland
    Learn the history and lyrics for the Christmas song Winter Wonderland. ...
  • Christmas Printables
    Christmas Carol Collection
    This festive Christmas Carol Collection is an exclusive giveaway that is ready to print and use for FREE -- our gift to you! Here you'll find a collection of lyrics to the season's most popular holiday songs and Christmas carols. Print ...
  • Christmas Printables
    We Three Kings
    Learn the history and lyrics for the Christmas song We Three Kings. ...
  • Winter Holiday Trivia
    History of Christmas
    Seasonal Fun Facts
    Seasonal Fun FactsExpand your holiday trivia knowledge with these interesting tidbits from past and recent history. New Year's Ball Holiday Past The original ball lowered in Times Square on New Year's Eve back in 1907 was made of iron and wood an...
  • Christmas Printables
    We Wish You a Merry Christmas
    Learn the history and lyrics for the Christmas song We Wish You a Merry Christmas. ...
  • Christmas Printables
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
    Learn the history and lyrics for the Christmas song Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. ...
  • Christmas Printables
    Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
    Learn the history and lyrics for the Christmas song Santa Claus Is Coming to Town. ...