Bethany Roberts' Christmas Fun for Kids: Christmas Stories, Poems, Legends, and Plays

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   BETHANY ROBERTS' 
CHRISTMAS LIBRARY

A Treasury of
STORIES, POEMS, PLAYS, AND LEGENDS

Christmas Stories- Stories and Legends
Christmas Poetry
Reason for the Season- Stories, Poems, and Plays
Christmas Books- by Bethany Roberts
The Merry Christmas Shop- books and gifts


It's hard to think of anything
But Christmas in December.
There's so much to look forward to 
And so much to remember.

CHRISTMAS STORIES and LEGENDS:
On Dasher!  On Dancer!  On Comet!  On Blitzen!

'Twas the Night Before Christmas -(A Visit from St. Nicholas by Clement C. Moore), told with animated graphics
The Elves and the Shoemaker- by the Brothers Grimm
Legend of the Birds- French legend
Legend of the First Christmas Tree-  German Legend
The Nutcracker Story- told with animated graphics and music
     Internet Explorer version
    Netscape version

The Tailor of Gloucester- by Beatrix Potter

Little Women, chapter 2: A Merry Christmas- Louisa May Alcott
The Gift of the Magi- O. Henry
Create a Silly Christmas Story-
starring YOU!
Christmas Story Links:
(these are links, so you will need to hit your browser's back button when you are done to get back to this site)
Why Evergreen Trees Never Lose Their Leaves- a Christmas legend
Christmas Stories.com- large collection, including the Grinch Who Stole Christmas 
Show-G- charming, wordless animated story.  Click on Start.
Hobo's First Christmas- a bearded collie's Christmas adventure 

Nathaniel and Dillon's Merry Christmas Adventure- Visit 20 countries and learn how they celebrate Christmas with these English Spaniels!

 

CHRISTMAS POEMS:

Christmas Alphabet- author unknown
Christmas Bells- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Christmas Is Coming- Mother Goose
Rabbit Christmas- (an excerpt from Waiting-for-Christmas Stories by Bethany Roberts)
Day Before Christmas
- author unknown
Hang Up the Baby's Stocking- author unknown
The Joy of Giving- John Greenleaf Whittier
Legend of the Cat- (poem)
Little Donkey- Eric Boswell
Once There Was a Snowman- and other snowman poems
The Pine Tree- author unknown
Santa Claus- author unknown
Santa's New Idea- author unknown
When Santa Claus Comes- author unknown
Christmas Poems- written by kids
Christmas Poetry Links:
(these are links, so you will need to click the back button on your browser when you are done to get back to this site)
December Poems - includes Christmas poems by Aileen Fisher, others 

Jingle, Jingle, Jingle! - by Linda A. Copp

Christmas Dog- by Shel Silverstein  
December- by Aileen Fisher 
Heartwarming Christmas stories and poems- a collection 
All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth

 

Reason for the Season Stories, Poems, and Plays:

The Christmas Story- the Nativity Story told with animated graphics  
Legend of the
Candy Cane- story, plus candy cane crafts and recipes
Papa Panov's Special Christmas- a French folktale retold by Leo Tolstoy
In the Town- a Christmas play
Bethlehem of Judea- poem
Long, Long Ago- poem
Reason for the Season- Christmas poems by kids
What Can I Give Him?- poem by Christina Rossetti
Reason for the Season Links:
(these are links, so you will need to click the back button on your browser when you are done to get back to this site)
Legend of the Candy Cane- animated version
Red Boots for Christmas- online story
Santa's Prayer- poem by Warren D. Jennings
The Little Shepherd- online story
The Nativity Story
 

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CHRISTMAS BOOKS: 

Christmas Mice!

While the holiday mice are busy spreading Christmas cheer, what is the cat up to?  Find out in this fun read-aloud!

Click here to read about other books by Bethany Roberts

"I will honor Christmas in my heart and try to keep it all the year."
                                 -
Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

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