Educational holiday websites


Try out these websites for holiday activities.

Holiday fun with NORAD

The U.S. military got involved in Santa’s affairs after the hotline of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) was mistakenly published in the newspaper as Santa’s phone number in 1955.

Since then NORAD has been tracking Santa’s Christmas Eve flight and they have also created an accompanying website, In addition to tracking Santa, the website offers information about holiday traditions around the world, an advent calendar of games, a selection of holiday music, and more.

Reaching out to other lands with GlobalLab

Celebrate the holidays with peoples from other lands with Discovery Education and GlobalLab bring you a collaborative project allowing community members to examine their favorite holidays and invent new ways to celebrate people, places, things, and events they love.

Holiday/Christmas online games

If you are giving your students a brain break, check out these holiday-themed games, in order of preference. Some may require Flash:


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