the night before christmas 

How to Play: The Night Before Christmas

A variance of Musical Chairs. Credit: Buena Vista
What you need: Chairs and the book, "The Night Before Christmas."
How to play: In this variance of Musical Chairs, set up a circle of chairs, with as many chairs as there are players...
Will you be the last one sitting?

How to Play: Christmas Corners

Don't get caught in the wrong corner! Credit: Getty Images What you need: Music, a room with four corners, a hat or box and two copies of four Christmas-themed images, such as Santa Claus, a decorated tree, a stocking and a...Don't get caught in the wrong corner!

Children's Christmas Books: New Versions of Old Classics

Every holiday season sees several new renditions of the classic Christmas stories '"Twas the Night Before Christmas" and "A Christmas Carol." One really has to wonder how many times those same pieces of text can be re-illustrated. But as unnecessary ...'Tis the season for updates of classic holiday stories. Which versions stand out?

Five Ways to Make This Christmas More Memorable

For those of you who celebrate Christmas, the holiday has officially begun. Whether you're working today, anticipating tomorrow's fun, or you already have a houseful of company, Christmas Eve is the kick-off for what is probably your kids' (and mayb...


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