Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays!
My story character friend and writing partner Little Red Bear and I would like to share some of our holiday season writings and activities with you to enjoy with family and friends in the coming days!
Below, please find links to our “Twelve Days of Christmas Free Holiday Reads”, “Little Red Bear’s Christmas Holiday Coloring Pages”, and one of the most popular visits on the writing site this time of year — “Little Red Bear’s Happy Christmas ‘Left-Right’ Game!” to play with kids and holiday visitors.
Please just tap on any link to visit the page(s) and activities of your choice!
“The Twelve Days of Christmas Free Holiday Reads”
“It’s In The Singing Of A Street Corner Choir” — An ode to the “Muppet Christmas Carol” show.
A Christmas Poem – “Blue House on the Hill” — A nostalgic Christmas poem inspired by a winter painting created by artist Trisha Romance.
A Holiday Short Story – “Susie’s Bear” — The heartwarming story of a grandmother’s love and devotion during the depression, confronted with a blustery snowstorm and a very sick little girl.
“Haddon Sundblom, Coca-Cola, and Santa — A look back at how the artist Haddon Sundblom defined the image of Santa Claus for not only my generation but also for generations to come.
“Christmases of My Childhood” by Kathleen Creighton — A very special piece contributed by my dear friend and award-winning author Kathleen Creighton.
A Christmas Poem – “The General Store Christmas” — Inspired by country artist John Sloane’s painting, a little boy shopping for family presents and gifts.
“A Christmas Tradition — Trains and Memories Beneath the Tree” — My fondest family traditions and Christmas memories seem to run thru tunnels, over bridges, and along train tracks thru the years.
A Nostalgic Look Back – “Christmas Thru The Window Glass” — A nostalgic look back at Christmases past, with the highly anticipated and decorated storefront windows, department store Santas, and more.
A Christmas Poem – “Fireside Questions for Santa” — With a few questions and wondering why. So waiting up to ask the jolly elf guy.
“That’s What Christmas Is All About, Charlie Brown” — Words of wisdom from Linus in “A Charlie Brown Christmas”, a simple reminder of what the holiday season is truly about — Peace, Good Will, Kindness, Generosity, Charity, Compassion, Empathy, and Love for all.
A Christmas Poem – “Love’s Candle in the Night” — Waiting for a loved one’s safe arrival thru the snow on Christmas Eve.
“Yes, Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus . . . . . . And More!” — What circumstances or forces in the Universe worked to bring together a young girl and a cynical, childless curmudgeon to produce a timeless literary piece of Hope, Generosity, and Faith that endures thru time?
Bonus — “What to Do on a Christmas Week Night?”— A fun little rhyme during the holiday time.
“Little Red Bear’s Christmas Holiday Coloring Pages”
Little Red Bear’s Christmas & Holiday Fun Activities
“Little Red Bear’s Happy Christmas ‘Left-Right’ Game!”— An entertaining group gift exchange game to bring plenty of fun and laughter to family gatherings and holiday events featuring characters from the Little Red Bear stories.
Meet Little Red Bear & His Friends — “Once Upon A Time In A Very Special Woods . . . .”
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“Christmas, children, is not a date. It is a state of mind.” – Mary Ellen Chase
“It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air.” – W.T. Ellis
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