Hmmmm... have you ever wondered why the twelve days of Christmas doesn't make a lot of sense? I have, but just figured it was one of those things that I would never know the explanation, too. So, I was searching for ideas about things to do for the 12 days of Christmas or 25 days of Christmas with my kids.... some sort of Character Qualities Chart or something. I came upon this website that is about the MEANING of the Twelve Days of Christmas. Whether you believe it or not it is quite fascinating. I am not Catholic, but I still like and the only thing that I would not necessarily "teach" my kids would be the "Seven Maids A Milking" since it applies to Catholics. I would teach my kids ABOUT that portion, but we do not do penance and such things (By the way, our religion is Baptist/Christian). I also came across this lapbook about The Twelve Days of Christmas that I found very interesting. If you page down you will see examples and you could do this on your own without ordering the lapbook instructional, if you want to keep it quick and simple. There's always next year for ordering the book and going into great depth with this study. This year I am trying to go simple. Hope you, at least, find this interesting.