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Reading about the Meaning of Christmas

mother reading to son

Here’s another fun way to get children into the Christmas spirit of things! Why not read Christmas stories together? There’s a multitude of books to borrow from the library. Here are a few classic titles that you might want to check out for your kids!

  • A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
  • Polar Express by Chris Van Allsbur
  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss
  • The Very First Christmas by Paul L. Maier
  • The Littlest Angel by Charles Tazewell
  • The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Anderson

The Internet is also home to dozens of Christmas stories for children. You can simply download and print them out yourself! Here are some links that provide lovely Christmas stories that are sure to warm the heart.

Popular Old Fashioned Christmas Stories For Christmas

Christmas Stories and Poems

Setting an hour each day to sit down with your children and read stories together is a wonderful bonding activity. Take time out to discuss the stories and the valuable lessons behind each tale once they’re done reading. It’s very important that they understand the essence of each story so they can apply these lessons of love, understanding and generosity later on.

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Art book

My daughter is reading a lot of art books lately. Her current favorite is the one that we purchased two weeks ago. It was on sale at National Bookstore. From this book she gets to read different topics about art everyday. Take a peek.

For Book Lovers

Here’s one exciting treat for book lovers out there. Selected paperbacks and hardbound books are currently on sale in all National Bookstore outlets nationwide. You can save 20 to 70 percent off books from your favorite author. Sale period is from Aug. 3 to 19, 2012.

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