We annually celebrate many holidays including Valentine's Day, Saint Patricks, Easter, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and the start of each New Year. Not surprisingly there is a wealth of history, superstition, and tradition connected to our celebrations. These articles focus on the legends that surround our holidays.


Different Names for Santa: 
There are many legends of this kindly gentleman. His appearance and name will change depending on your homeland and culture. His history is as enchanting as he himself and it is interesting to see the common thread within the many countries he exists in, he is a man who goes by many names.


Dragon Halloween Costumes: 
A dragon's image can have many themes from cartoonishly funny, to the more powerful, historic, Eastern, mythical, or magical creature image. This is a fun costume that can be done in many colours and designs. You choose, will you go winged or wingless?

Mermaid Halloween Costume:
A mythical creature from the deep the mermaid or merman costume can be delightfully sensual in nature. The dress and makeup can be worn in a fabulous array of colour schemes while the fish scales are so very easy to create. This is a costume that is dramatic, sexy, and fabulously fun. Whether you are the little mermaid or a legendary king of the lost city of Atlantis the effect is amazing.

Valentine's Day:

The History of Valentines Day and the Legend of Cupid: Cupid is forever tied to the romance and tradition of Valentines Day. When Love is in the air this tiny angel is there with his arrows within arms reach.


Public Domain Bunny Pictures for Easter: 
The furry soft rabbit has come to be recognized as a popular image at Easter time. For teachers and those who write finding copyright free photos and coloring pages for activities or articles can be somewhat of a task so I am sharing my favourite free image websites. They have been an invaluable resource and I am sure that you will think so as well.