“Heres a virtual movie of Father Christmas (Santa Claus) reading the poem by Clement Clarke Moore (1779 – 1863) “Twas the Night Before Christmas”. The poem is read definitively by Ernest Hare,and was recorded by Thomas Edison 1920″
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I have featured Su Blackwell’s work before. I admire her creativity very much, not to mention the painstaking care with detail that she puts into her work. Here are a few appropriate to the northern winter season. Click here or on any of the images to tour Blackwell’s portfolio.
For the librarian who’s tough – you got a problem?
For the librarian who’s very dedicated to Harry Potter
For the librarian who has a collecting problem.
Click on any of the images to see EVEN MORE at the
2012 Librarian Lump of Coal Gift Guide
and another – slightly more tasteful collection at
Ten Awesome Gifts for Librarians
Books are one thing, but stuff is another.
Maybe I’m showing my age but please, no more stuff for me.
It can be difficult for teachers to keep their young students focused on learning at this time of year. These online activities will allow them to stay in the Christmas spirit, while honing skills. There are games and activities to do as a class on the whiteboard and more for individual play in the computer lab.
If you are 5 or 6 there’s lots of Christmas number games especially for you. Decorate the Christmas trees, order the snowmen and much more.
More Christmas games, facts and activities from Topmarks
Place the hands on the clock to tell the time. Three levels of difficulty for the questions.
More in The Elves’ Game Chest at Northpole.com
“This game is a MAJOR challenge but very cool and could be great when looking at forces in science. Build Santa snow lines for his sled to travel along. My hint to you: remember that Santa can glide backwards as well as forwards. This is a brilliant problem solving game.” Via
More at Primary Games
Mad Libs are always fun…here’s one for Christmas. I might just do this one in library classes.
More Christmas Fun from Bethany Roberts
At the Gleeson Library (San Francisco)