300 Festive FActs to Light Up the Holidays

Publisher: National Geographic Kids

Published: September 12, 2017


Click HERE and purchase this book for your child’s stocking! It’s the perfect size for stockings and will keep your child reading during your holiday break which your child’s teacher will love! These WEIRD BUT TRUE books are the most popular books in the classrooms I am teaching in. They are always the first ones snagged from my book bag and the kids are sad to turn them back in at the end of the day.

In true “Weird but True” fashion, funny facts, antidotes, and witty tales are shared, complete with pictures and bright colors to keep kids turning the pages. Kids will love sharing these facts with family members. In fact, tidbits from this book would make for a great discussion at the holiday dinner table.

Some the fun facts that I found interesting included people in Mexico carve nativity scenes out of radishes. We can thank Thomas Edison for coming up with the idea of a strand of Christmas lights. Not quite as surprising since I am part of this group, 62% of us “re-gift” items to friends and family each year.  Also, clearly San Diego residents don’t have to worry about snow and ice preventing them from taking down their Christmas lights. Did you know there is an Eggnog, Utah or a Jolly, Texas? What other towns can you find that have names related to Christmas?

As you can see, this little book is packed full of fun for kids and adults. Any kid will be thrilled to unwrap this gift!

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  1. bermudaonion on December 10, 2017 at 2:37 am

    I know this is geared towards kids, but I loved it!

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