Posts Tagged ‘Santa Claus’

November 1st, 2011

The History of Santa Claus and Father Christmas

The History of Santa Claus and Father ChristmasThis website offers a guide to resources available online which deal with the origins, evolution and lore of Santa Claus and Father Christmas. The main part consists of links to other sites, with some commentary describing the contents and quality of these sites. However, you will also find a brief overview of each stage in the evolution of Santa Claus and extracts from the work of professional historians, folklorists and critics on this topic.

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October 30th, 2011

Mend Santa’s Sleigh

Mend Santa's Sleigh

In this seasonal activity from the TES iBoard website, pupils have to click on the parts of Santa’s sleigh at the bottom of the screen in order to mend it.

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October 30th, 2011

Santa Claus Video

Funny video about a Santa Claus ornament on a Christmas Tree who comes to life in order to get to a plate of cookies on the table below.

October 29th, 2011

Santa’s Workshop

This video, “Santa’s Workshop”, is from the Silly Symphonies Collection from Disney.

October 29th, 2011

The Night Before Christmas

This is the original uncut version of The Night Before Christmas, from the Silly Symphonies Collection from Disney. It’s a loose rendition of Clement C. Moore’s famous poem. Santa Claus is seen delivering the toys he made in last year’s “Santa’s Workshop.”

October 29th, 2011

Father Christmas – Part 3

Father Christmas is a 1991 animated short film based on two books written by Raymond Briggs: Father Christmas and Father Christmas Goes on Holiday, published in 1973 and 1975 respectively. It was first aired in Britain in 1991 on Channel 4, nine years after The Snowman, another animated Briggs adaptation produced for the same channel.

October 29th, 2011

Father Christmas – Part 2

Father Christmas is a 1991 animated short film based on two books written by Raymond Briggs: Father Christmas and Father Christmas Goes on Holiday, published in 1973 and 1975 respectively. It was first aired in Britain in 1991 on Channel 4, nine years after The Snowman, another animated Briggs adaptation produced for the same channel.

October 29th, 2011

Father Christmas – Part 1

Father Christmas is a 1991 animated short film based on two books written by Raymond Briggs: Father Christmas and Father Christmas Goes on Holiday, published in 1973 and 1975 respectively. It was first aired in Britain in 1991 on Channel 4, nine years after The Snowman, another animated Briggs adaptation produced for the same channel.

October 25th, 2011

Night Before Christmas

Night Before Christmas

Santa is in trouble as he left the North Pole without enough presents for the children. To stop Santa, you have to unwrap all the wrapped presents on the board. Use the mouse to click and swap holiday items and make matches.

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October 25th, 2011

Chimney Challenge

Chimney Challenge

In this game you left-click your mouse to fire snowballs at the accountants as they pop out of the chimneys. You will receive more points the faster you hit the accountants. You must earn enough points to progress to the next level. Avoid hitting Santa with a snowball. Hit Santa 3 times and it’s game over.

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