Christmas Resource Sheet

Resource Type Title/Author Comments Recommend? Rating
Book/Collection Christmas For 10; Falwell, Cathryn Wonderful counting book that follows a family's Christmas traditions; puts the emphasis on giving and celebrating Y 5
Book/Collection The Legend of the Candy Cane; Walburg, Lori Story of the first candy cane and the symbolism of its various parts Y 5
Book/Collection Mommy was Santa Claus Born on Christmas, too?; Knoll, Barbara Absolutely fabulous book to help Christian parents explain how Santa became part of celebrating Christ's birth.  Y 5
Book/Collection Saint Nicholas; Tompert, Ann Mediocre book, beware of a scary illustration  N/Y 3
Book/Collection Baby's First Nativity: The First Bible Collection; Singer, Muff Perfect for younger preschoolers; board book with a handle and latch Y 5
Toy Plastic Nativity Set Originally, I found ours at Zany Brainy, but the website doesn't list it currently.  Y 5
Field Trip/Activity La Posada/Las Posadas; Some communities have formal celebrations or it could be done as a family  Traditional holiday re-enactment of Mary & Joseph's trip to Bethlehem Y 5


Ratings: 5=Excellent, 4=Good, 3=Average, 2=Fair, 1=Poor

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