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History of Christmas

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The Christmas Tree
From history.com, produced by History Channel
How the Christmas Tree tradition came to be. This two minute video does an excellent job of tracing this custom and how the Queen of England made it fashionable. Excellent.
October 30, 2010 at 03:23 PM
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Why December 25th (1:59)
From history.com, produced by History Channel
The reason Christmas is celebrated on December 25 is shown in this video and how there is little evidence that this was the date. The Church of Rome decided to make this date official. There is a lot of good information here that could be used to mot... [more]
July 18, 2011 at 12:25 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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History of Christmas
From history.com, produced by History Channel
In a History of the Holidays video, learn about the origins of Christmas. Although many of us only associate the birth of Christ with the holiday, most of us do not realize that many aspects of Christmas come from different winter celebrations. A fiv... [more]
September 7, 2010 at 12:59 AM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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Learn about Christmas Trees
From 5min, produced by P Allen Smith
Christmas trees are a beautiful addition to many of our home this time of year. Did you know that the tree was original decorated with large, red apples as a symbol of Adam and Eve? Learn more about the origins of the Christmas tree with this video. ... [more]
July 5, 2010 at 12:55 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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History: Christmas Evolves With Time
From discovery.com, produced by Discovery
An explanation of changes in the way Christmas is selected in more recent times. The nature of the holiday in how it was celebrated and how the middle class influenced it. 04:29 run time
September 26, 2010 at 07:31 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Why is Christmas Celebrated on December 25th?
From history.com, produced by History Channel
This is a research report about how December 25th was selected as the date many Christians celebrate Christmas. The video is very good for students and shows a a lot of depth on the subject despite the short length.  Run time 02:00.
January 8, 2011 at 03:37 PM
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Ages: 9 - 14
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The History of Santa Claus
From YouTube
This video moves too quickly to read, so hit the pause button until you finish reading. It is a brief history of Santa Claus, his origins and how he got to be what he is today. (Amateur video)
July 25, 2009 at 04:31 PM
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Ages: 6 - 10
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Holiday Traditions Digital Story
From TeacherTube
This video is a sample digital story created for a second grade class.  Examples of family Christmas traditions, such as foods eaten, are given throughout the video.
November 30, 2009 at 02:48 PM
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