Merry Christmas!

Links to Secular Christmas Resources

Billy Bear for Kids Says Merry Christmas!
One of the first sites online especially for children, Billy Bear for Kids has continued to grow and improve over the years. The site's Christmas pages are no exception. Visit to find online games, printable activities, seasonal clipart, craft ideas, and much more.

A Christmas Carol
An unabridged, illustrated version of Charles Dickens' classic work A Christmas Carol is available online. You may want to save this one to read offline, but don't let the holidays pass without enjoying this timeless classic by one of the world's greatest authors.

Christmas Coloring Book
Offers more than 30 pages from which to choose.

Christmas Games and Activities
A collection of ideas for the classroom teacher.

Christmas Lesson Plans for ESL/ELT Teachers
Offers links to lesson plans and reproducibles for the ELL classroom.

Christmas Songs and Fingerplays
This page features craft activities along with about two dozen simple songs and fingerplays related to Christmas. Most songs are set to familiar tunes like "Mary Had A Little Lamb" or "London Bridge."

Christmas Worksheets
Free ELL resources from Lanternfish.

ESL Christmas Activities
An assortment of interactive word puzzles and quizzes from the Internet TESL Journal.

The Gift of the Magi
This classic short story by O. Henry beautifully illustrates how giving is naturally born of love.
Note: This story is best read while sipping hot chocolate and sitting in front of a roaring fire!

How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Online version of Dr. Seuss's Christmas classic features original illustrations and full text.

Perpetual Preschool's Secular Christmas Ideas
Designed by a preschool teacher, this page features Christmas songs, art activities and games suitable for use in the preschool, kindergarten, or early elementary classroom.

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