December 24th Special Days - Featuring 25+ Christmas Eve Freebies!

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Tuesday, December 24, 2019 | 1 comments
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December 24th is... Christmas Eve, National Egg Nog Day, Last-Minute Shopper's Day, Earthrise Day, Feast of the Seven Fishes (Italy), St. Adam's Day, St. Ignatius of Loyola's Day

PLUS - interesting books to read and free printables, papercrafts, kid crafts, activities, and coloring pages.

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Image: 'Twas the Night before Christmas (illustrated), by Clement Moore (Author). Publication Date: December 11, 2011Christmas Eve
-- Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus. Christmas Day is observed around the world, and Christmas Eve is widely observed as a full or partial holiday in anticipation of Christmas Day. Together, both days are considered one of the most culturally significant celebrations in Christendom and Western society. Many other varying cultural traditions and experiences are also associated with Christmas Eve around the world, including the gathering of family and friends, the singing of Christmas carols, the illumination and enjoyment of Christmas lights, trees, and other decorations, the wrapping, exchange, and opening of gifts, and general preparation for Christmas Day.

Read: 'Twas the Night before Christmas
-- Beloved illustrator Jan Brett's version of The Night Before Christmas lets two mischievous elves add their rambunctious spirit to this familiar 1823 rhyming story. Here, Santa and his reindeer land on the snowy roof of a Victorian mansion in New England. While Santa delivers the toys inside, the elves and the reindeer frolic around the lawn, as a pig (earmarked for a girl named Jan) and a few alphabet blocks spill out of sacks into the snow. Santa swiftly reins in the mischief-makers and away they all flew like the down on a thistle. Brett's richly illustrated borders are lavishly decorated with antique toys, ornaments, and sweet treats, all surrounded by twisting golden ribbons.

Image: ORIENTAL CHERRY Santa Cookie Plate - Christmas Decorations for Kids - Xmas Eve Santa Treat Board Wooden Tray Plate Platter MatChristmas Eve Wooden Tray -- Christmas is all about traditions, and this personalized "Treats for Santa" board will make the perfect addition to your family festivities. Share your little one's excitement as they leave their treats for Santa and his reindeer. Printed with colors that will never fade, making it is sturdy enough to be reused year after year.

Christmas Eve Coloring and Activity Books

Image: Favorite Holiday Recipes: From the Authors of Love, Christmas 2, by Mimi Barbour (Author), Dani Haviland (Author), Stephanie Queen (Author), Leanne Banks (Author), Joan Reeves (Author), Mona Risk (Author), Jacquie Biggar (Author), Alicia Street (Author). Publisher: Chill Out! (September 24, 2018)
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Amazon Freebies:

🎄 Free Christmas Eve ebooks. No Kindle? Download a FREE Kindle Reading App

🎄 Read Christmas Eve ebooks for free with a Free Trial of Kindle Unlimited

🎄 Free Christmas Eve apps

🎄 Free Christmas Eve games

🎄 Free Christmas Eve books and comics

🎄 Listen to Christmas Eve Digital Music with a Free Trial of Amazon Music Unlimited

🎄 Watch Christmas Eve Videos for Free with a Free Trial of Amazon Prime

🎄 Listen to Christmas Eve Audible books with Amazon Audible, and Get Two Free Audiobooks

🎄 Free Alexa Skills | Christmas Eve

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities, and Crafts:

🎄 Official NORAD Santa Tracker

🎄 Google Santa Tracker and games

🎄 DIY Christmas Eve Box Ideas

🎄 40+ Christmas Crafts, Snacks and Activities

🎄 Christmas Coloring Pages

🎄 Christmas Eve Printables - Santas Key by Sweet Scarlet Designs

🎄 Christmas Eve Secret Code Worksheet

🎄 25 Amazing Christmas Coloring Pages

🎄 Christmas Theme Unit and Printables - Ideas, Activities, Word Searches, Coloring, and Crosswords

🎄 10 Fun And Engaging Free Christmas Printables

🎄 Printable Night Before Christmas Craft

🎄 Christmas Printable Bundle - Oh My Creative

🎄 Free Family Christmas Eve Kit

🎄 60+ FREE Christmas Printables

🎄 Christmas | Free Coloring Pages |

🎄 Cookies For Santa + Free Christmas Printables

🎄 Free printable Christmas Eve checklist for kids

🎄 Kids' Christmas Activities, Games and Worksheets - Free For Kids

🎄 Twiz The Night Before Christmas {FREE PRINTABLE!}

🎄 Letter to Santa Printable Kit

🎄 Channel Mum's Christmas Eve Printables

🎄 Printable Christmas Bingo – Holiday Inspiration

🎄 101+ Christmas Freebies, Printables and more!

National Egg Nog Day
- A day for enjoying the delicious traditional drink of the holidays called Egg Nog! Remember this special drink holiday by getting out your punch bowl and stirring up some homemade Egg Nog! Most households only make this treat during the holiday season, so call up all your friends and family and get ready to share this sweet egg and milk drink!

Last-Minute Shopper's Day
- Today is a big shopping day as last-minute shoppers hurried to get last-minute Christmas gifts. Many malls and shopping centers have extended hours and great deals in order to lure these shoppers.

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