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Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Hanukkah
Winter Solstice Winter
Christmas Kwanzaa
New Year 50 States Research Links

Websites for December

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day 12/7

Pearl Harbor – PBS
The History Place
Pearl Harbor: The Official Historical Site
Remembering Pearl Harbor – National Geographic
Ducksters – Attack on Pearl Harbor

Hanukkah 12/16 – 12/24
PBS Kids Sue Ellen’s Scrapbook: Hanukkah
Chanukah Story
The Dreidel
Celebrate Winter Holidays: Hanukkah
Hanukkah Traditions
Arthur: Muffy Learns About Hanukkah Video – PBS Kids

 Winter Solstice 12/21

Understanding the Winter Solstice
History of Winter Solstice
PBS Kids Sue Ellen’s Scrapbook – Winter Solstice
KidsGeo – Solstice

 Winter 12/22 – 3/19

Penguin in the Snow





A Guide to Snowflakes
Library of Congress: Everyday Mysteries – No Two Snowflakes are Alike
Snug in the Snow – Animals and Hibernation
Animals that Hibernate
Learn About Ice
Snowflake Bentley
Winter Bird Feeding
Weather Wiz Kids: Winter Storms
Scholastic: Winter Storms
Safety Tips Sledding

Christmas 12/25

Christmas Tree


 – Christmas
History of Christmas
Christmas History in America
Time – A Brief History of the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree
History of the Nutcracker Story
Celebrate Winter Holidays – Christmas
PBS Kids Sue Ellen’s Scrapbook: Christmas
Christmas Around the World

Kwanzaa 12/26 – 1/1



 – Kwanzaa
PBS Kids Sue Ellen’s Scrapbook: Kwanzaa 
Symbols of Kwanzaa
What is Kwanzaa?
Fun Kwanzaa Facts

New Year 1/1








New Year History Page
New Year’s Day
PBS Kids Sue Ellen’s Scrapbook: New Year
New Year Celebrations Around the World
The History and Words of Auld Lang Syne
Ducksters – New Year’s Day
Healthy New Year’s Resolutions for Kids

 50 States Research Links






State Websites for Kids
US Census – State Facts for Students
Stately Knowledge
The 50 States
The US 50 – US States
Learn about the 50 States
Library of Congress – Explore the States
State Maps
Outline Maps of the States