Archive for the ‘Christmas stories for children’ Category

Kids Night Time Stories – Christmas (Xmas) Witch

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

Kids Night Time Stories – Christmas (Xmas) Witch

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The Christmas Letter

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Christmas is for giving, not just receiving. Jimmy has a few lessons to learn, and right before Christmas he finally realizes the value of family. Now it’s up to him to turn a horrible prank into selfless giving.!

Kindergarten and preschool children love to watch movies and videos online. GoodNight Grammy is thrilled to share our free online kids video stories with you and your children.

Online Storybook: http://www.goodnightgrammy.com/stories/christmas_letter.html
Coloring Book: http://www.goodnightgrammy.com/coloring/christmas_letter.html
Video Storybook: http://www.goodnightgrammy.com/video/christmas_letter.html

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any good christmas story ideas??? (not for children)?

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

im doing this thing in english class where i write a short christmas story… i’ve got time its just i want to get it over with. i don’t want a full plot i just want some ideas. please dont answer it if your not going to tell me any ideas

mom and santa have sex

Santa’s Christmas: Learn Greek with subtitles – Story for Children “BookBox.com”

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

Santa has fallen ill. He is worried the children will not get gifts but a surprise awaits him.

For more stories and more languages visit: http://www.bookbox.com/

Download the Free BookBox iPhone App in English: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/bookbox-english/id361555974?mt=8

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2009 Tennessee Titans Fantasy Football Preview

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

The Tennessee Titans came of age in 2008 posting a 13-3 record and claiming the AFC South title knocking the Indianapolis Colts off of their perch.  However, the season failed to end the way the Titans hoped as they were defeated  13-10 by the Baltimore Ravens in the Divisional Playoffs.  The end of my fantasy season was far more favorable than the Titans as I claimed my 2nd Super Bowl title in 10 years.  One of the big reasons I was celebrating around Christmas time when other owners were crying in their beer is Titans RB Chris Johnson.  It all started in August when I saw Johnson break a long TD run during a pre-season game and I was amazed at his speed andI kept that vision in my head when my draft day came rolling around.  I managed to steal Johnson in the 14th round of my draft and rode that train along with fellow rookie sensation Matt Forte to a championship and about $1100.00.  Will Johnson be able to duplicate his success for 2009?  Who are some of the other Titans to keep an eye on for the upcoming season?  Let’s take a look at the Titans fantasy potential heading into 2009.

Needless to say that Johnson was an integral part of my team last year on a weekly basis.  Johnson splashed onto the NFL scene with 1228 yards and 9 TD’s and also chipped in with 43 receptions for 260 yds and 1 TD.  Amazingly, there could have been so much more but Johnson continously lost goal line reps and subsequently TD’s to Lendale “Cheeseburger” White.  Week in and week out I would just sit him andwonder what kindof numbers Johnson would have if White were not around.  Cheeseburger himself accounted for 773 yards on the ground but scored an astonishing 15 TD’s.  As much as fantasy owners hated Head Coach Jeff Fisher for this the bottom line is that the Johnson/White platoon scenario (eloquently nicknamed “smash and dash”) proved to be extremely successful for Tennessee and because of that success don’t expect much to change this year.  Can Johnson repeat his extraordinary rookie campaign?  In the mock drafts that I have been doing recently Johnson has been going anywhere from 8th to 16th overall and as I have mentioned in other posts I am not really sold on any of the top rated backs.  They all have major questions including Johnson.  First, Johnson will not sneak up on the NFL this year as he did in 2008.  Furthermore, White will surely continue to steal the majority of goal line touches meaning Johnson will likely have to break a long run to score.  If in my draft it comes down to taking him or say Larry Fitzgerald I will be taking Fitz just because it is a safer pick.  Regardless, Johnson is a great pick but if you select him know that you will be losing a lot of TD’s to White so be prepared for that.  As for the Cheeseburger himself, I actually like him more than Johnson this year simply due to the aforementioned reasons.  Bottom line is that you are looking for TD’s in fantasy football and White scored 15 of them last year and most likely will post at least 10 more this year.  Moreover, White can be had at a far greater value than Johnson as he has been going in the neighborhood of the 5th-6th round in the drafts I have participated in thus far.  In summary, both these guys will produce.  Tennessee is a run first team and I have not heard anything coming out of Nashville indicating a change is forthcoming even with the acquisition of WR Kenny Britt from Rutgers.  Treat Johnson is a number 1 back and White is a low end number 2 or high end number 3 RB. 

Historically, when discussing the Titans receiving corps fantasy owners utilized that time to do various family chores such as taking out the trash or reading stories to their children rather than participate in the discussion.  Basically what I am trying to say is that Tennessee’s WR’shave been non-existent in terms of fantasy production for some time.  The Titans are desperately hoping that Britt starts to change all of that.  Fisher usually refrains from taking receivers in the first round but even he realized how desperate the situation had become at the position.  Britt is an immense talent and is a nice choice in keeper and dynasty leagues however, he will more than likely go undrafted in most traditional formats.  Keep an eye on him but keep expectations to a minimum.  In terms of the other Titan receivers it is quite simple: Justin Gage may be worth a late round flier but no other Titan receiver including TE Bo Scaife is worth spending any type of draft selection on come August. 

The Titans DST was a solid unit in 2008 but suffered a huge off season loss with the departure of DT Albert Haynesworth who signed with the Washington Redskins as a free agent.  Keith Bullock still anchors down the defense but anyone who thinks the Titans will not miss Haynesworth is dreaming.  Consider the Titans DST a number 1 option but keep expectations realistic without the big man in the middle.  That concludes my examination of the AFC South. Next up: The AFC North and I will be starting with the defending Super Bowl champion Pittsburg Steelers

Chris Limburg

I am a teacher of nursery children and need a short christmas story that they wont of heard of.?

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

Hi I teach nursery children and I want to read them a christmas story that they will not have heard of because I want them to have a change for once, plus I am bored of the same old ones. Has anyone written one or knows a link to one that you could post on here?

Froggy’s Best Christmas by Jonathan London and Frank Remkiewicz.
The Christmas Baby by Marion Dane Bauer and Richard Cowdrey.
Merry Christmas, Stinky Face by Lisa McCourt
Ho, Ho, Ho, Tucker! by Leslie McGuirk
Get Dressed, Santa! by Tomie dePaola
Mater Saves Christmas by Kiel Murray
The Gingerbread Pirates by Kristin Kladstrup and Matt Tavares

Educational Toys Perfect For Young Daughters

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

So you’ve given your daughter all the toys she wished to have for her birthday, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Day, and even during her school graduation. Buying the toys she has requested is easy. Buying another toy that she will appreciate even when she has not requested for it is not.

The first thing to consider is your daughter’s personality and hobbies. Does she like being outdoors, like the arts, or love watching TV? Does she like to read or act or help with household chores? Does she like to play by herself or with other children? Once you’ve figured it out, then you’ll know which educational toy will be perfect for her.

Here are some tips for moms and dads who are running out of ideas on what to give to their young daughters:

Mommy’s Mini Me

Always underfoot while her mom is busy in the kitchen, laundry room, or the living room, this little girl will surely love any educational toy that is related to household chores.

She will be happy to receive a dollhouse where she can practice arranging furniture as she has learned from her mom. She will also thoroughly enjoy pretending to cook her favorite recipes in her very own toy kitchen. This child will most certainly love to don that apron and work with her toy kitchen accessories as she prepares something delicious with her wooden play food.

Mommy’s little girl will also be glad to have her own toy ironing set or washing machine and practice folding her doll’s clothes. She will also love a toy box with cute designs and pastel colors to go with her pretend play toys.

Daddy’s Little Girl

This little girl loves to go outdoors with her dad or play sports. She already has all the ballgame paraphernalia she wished to have. What other stuff will she probably like?

Daddy’s little girl will be happy to have her own tent, a sleeping or mummy bag, or an airbed. She will also love gadgets she can use during swimming like flippers or those toys that float. A folding trampoline, a balance base, a balance beam, roller skates, a bicycle, and even a pedal car will surely put a smile on her face.

The Studious Girl

A girl who likes reading books and do arts and crafts will certainly enjoy having her own easel and art table where she can store her art materials. She will most definitely enjoy creating something from those boxed arts and crafts projects, an activity that not only enhances her creativity and imagination but also improves her reading comprehension. She will also love those stamp sets, bead crafts, and scrap booking materials.

Other than books, studious little girls will also enjoy science kits, puzzles, and board and card games that she can play with her friends. Educational software on word games, adventure and mystery, strategy games, or those with interactive storybooks will surely make her busy with your computer.

A Natural Entertainer

Little girls who love to perform will most likely enjoy having musical instruments to play with. Giving them CDs of their favorite Disney soundtrack is a good idea as well.

Those who love to act will like to have costumes and play huts designed like castles as well as their own vanity sets. Little girls who love to create stories will enjoy regaling their friends and family members with their puppets and puppet theaters.

Yes, young daughters can be such little monsters to shop for. Knowing their personalities is the key in finding the perfect toy for them – a fun toy that makes them learn while they play.

Rachel Nunez
http://www.articlesbase.com/home-and-family-articles/educational-toys-perfect-for-young-daughters-669517.html

Larry the Cable Guy-”Politically Correct” Christmas Story

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

Larry the Cable Guy Tells the Kids A “Politically Correct” Christmas story

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Children’s Christmas story book?

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

A few years ago, I remember having a children’s Christmas book, that had a compilation of stories. I remember there was one that started off with a princess at the park on a snowy day when she was young with her nurse, and she met a boy. They found an injured blue bird, and nursed it back to health. Then I remember it skipping forward a few years, and there was a contest to win the princess’s hand in marriage. They had to fashion a beautiful dress. There was one man who could afford the most beautiful silks and threads, while the boy from the park (now grown) wasn’t one of money. But the blue bird flew in the window, and threaded the needle for him, cutting the thread shorter than what the richer man was using. When the dresses were made, the blue bird had helped him create the most stunning dress, and he got the princess’s hand in marriage, happily ever after. I can remember all that, but I can’t seem to remember the name of the story, or even of the book itself! I seem to have lost it, and I wish I could find it again to read to my little one as it gets older. Any help is greatly appreciated. :)

The story seems to be called "The Christmas Bluebird" but I can’t locate an author. It was included in this anthology of illustrated stories, along with "The Mason Jar"

http://books.google.com/books?id=knEaAGx4KT0C&pg=PA32&lpg=PA32&dq=christmas+bluebird+dress+thread+story&source=bl&ots=M6CPY39Amx&sig=ym4iRnyjbFPZMQOq5BVL_x84hYw&hl=en&sa=X&ei=AzwDUM2EN–42gXJ2_yuCw&ved=0CGAQ6AEwBQ#v=onepage&q=christmas%20bluebird%20dress%20thread%20story&f=false

Another re-telling by an amateur author (but pretty good, from the portions I read)

http://www.fanfiction.net/s/3292558/1/The_Christmas_Bluebird

Family Ties: A Christmas Story

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012

Family Ties: A Christmas Story

Original Airdate: December 15th 1982

When their ski trip is postponed by a snowstorm, the Keatons sit home by the fire, where Steven and Elyse share memories of their children’s births.

When a blizzard forces the Keatons to spend Christmas at home, Elyse’s gift to Steven – an album filled with fascinating old photos – sparks flashbacks to the birth of their three children.

The Keaton kids are disappointed that the weather has thwarted their weekend on the ski slopes, but the photos soon divert their attention. Former Peace Corps volunteers, Elyse and Steven recall Alex´s birth in Africa. With equal sentiment and humor, they wax nostalgic about Mallory´s delivery by Steven´s childhood friend Dr. “Crazy Larry” Waxman and about the zany misadventures en route to the hospital for ´Jennifer´s premature birth.

Written by Joanne Pagliano
Directed by Will Mackenzie
Guest stars: Peter Jurasik as Max Brown, Charles Levin as Doctor Waxman, Bruce French as Doctor Rogers, Mari Gorman as the nurse, Chris Hebert as Young Alex, and Bridgette Anderson as Young Mallory

Note: Episode Synopsis From Family Ties Site On http://www.sitcomsonline.com/

Duration : 0:10:36

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