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Christmas Coloring Pages for Kids

Santa claus on sleigh
It's Christmas! Time for you to have fun, sing, dance and paint the the town red. Well, why don't you first do it here. See all the images in the Christmas Coloring Pages collection. Download free coloring sheets, print and color.This coloring page is a part of a large collection of free printable coloring book pages for preschool, kindergarten...

Festivals Coloring Pages

New Year
Festival Coloring Pages for kids. Festive scenes of Holi, Christmas, Nagpanchmi, Id. All for you to colour. Click on any image you like to enlarge it. You can download this image and print it for coloring!This coloring page is a part of a large collection of free printable coloring book pages for preschool, kindergarten and elementary school children to...

Christmas all the Way

A quiz about the joys and excitement of Christmas
Long months of waiting and Christmas is back again bringing gifts, joy and excitement. So while this spirit is on, try out our quiz to see how much you know about this festival.

The Birth of Christ

Nativity scene: The birth of Christ
Christmas celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ. Everyone knows that. Do you know the entire story of his birth?Let me narrate it in brief. Over 2000 ago, Roman emperor Caesar Augustus, issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. So everyone went to his or her hometowns to register. A carpenter called Joseph,...

Winter Festivals around the World

Hanukkah (a Hebrew word meaning dedication), begins on the 25th of the Hebrew month of Kislev
In two weeks it will be the winter solstice (literally means sun standing still) when we have the shortest day and the longest night. Because of the earth's rotation there are two solstices, one in June and one in December. To us in the Northern Hemisphere who live above the equator, the winter solstice occurs either on the 20th,...

The Commerce of Christmas

The commerce of Christmas
Can you imagine a Christmas without lights? And no brightly illuminated shops, their racks groaning under the weight of colourful packets of cakes, wine, dolls and every other gift item you could possibly think of? Impossible? Like imagining Diwali without the fireworks?But isn't it strange how festivals like Christmas and Diwali are virtually unimaginable without the accompanying glitz that...

Was Christmas Celebrated Thousands of Years before Christ’s Birth?

Was Christmas celebrated thousands of years before Christ's birth?
Did you know that the celebrations at Christmas might have nothing to do with the birth of Christ? In fact they may well lie in a feast called Sacaea that was celebrated thousands of years before Christ's birth. Over 4000 years ago, in the region that is now Iraq, a five-day festival with the exchanges of gifts, the staging...

The Story of Diwali

Deepavali or Diwali as it has come to be known as, means many things to many people. It means holidays from school, shopping expeditions for clothes, sweets, gifts and crackers to children. To the office-goer it means an annual bonus that can make all this happen.To the businessman Diwali means brisk business just as to the clay potter, Diwali...

The Spirit of Christmas

Tony counted the notes and coins. He had Rs. 163 in all.He put the money in his pocket, the money he had saved from his part time job. Today was Christmas eve and he had some important shopping to do.As he walked towards the market he thought of Christmas eve the previous year. How lovely everything had been. His...

Door Decor

Come Diwali, Dussehra, Christmas or the New Year people always hang torans above the doors of their houses. Toran is a bit of decoration made with leaves or flowers or even paper. Nowadays, toran are also made of plastic. People from various parts of India make torans differently. But this is how a traditional toran is usually made:The things...