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Christmas - Pioneer Christmas

A Colonial Christmas - http://www.history.org/history/teaching/colxmas.cfm Featuring Williamsburg, but the ideas can be transferred to any location and situation. Keep the idea, change the details.

A Pioneer Christmas - http://www.holytrinitynewrochelle.org/PioneerChristmas.html A touching story that shares the hardship of pioneer times in the winter; religious.

Activity Idea Place: Christmas - http://www.123child.com/winter/xmas.html So many of these ideas can be used to coordinate with a pioneer Christmas theme

Family Night: Pioneers - http://www.familyfirst.net/famlife/pioneer.asp Some great ideas that can be used/adapted for a school setting

History in Williamsburg - http://www.history.org/christmas/ Several categories to explore ideas can be adapted for your location

History of Christmas Trees - http://www.christmastrees.on.ca/ednet/lesson3.html pioneer tradition, background

Legends of America: Christmas - http://www.legendsofamerica.com/WE-Christmas.html Old West Legends - only a morsel or two here

Little House on the Prairie Story Sack - http://familycrafts.about.com/cs/homemadebooks/l/bllilhousess.htm Several ideas that could be used

Our Author Study of Laura Ingalls Wilder - http://home.att.net/~cattonn/pioneer.html A nice little unit that extends into Christmas

Pioneer Christmas - http://www.saskschools.ca/~gregory/chr/pioneer.html Short piece that could be used for research

Pioneer Christmas _ http://www.edu.pe.ca/vrcs/studentwork/2002/grade5K/xmas/pioneer/greeting.htm A small page created by students

Pioneer Christmas Story - http://www.festivallights.ca/page.php?PageID=29 A tale from Owen Sound

Pioneer Crafts - http://www.scholastic.ca/titles/pioneerchristmascrafts/ Shows excerpt from book painted glass bottles

Pioneer Life - http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Valley/6470/?200525 Good variety of links that can be used for Christmas ideas

List Serve Mailing - November 26, 2005