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Celebrate New Year With Technology

Celebrate New Year With Technology

New year is on the way and here are some tools to enjoy the last days of this year with your students!

Here is the Santa bot that is waiting for our students to chat online.

JibJab is a cool website where you can place your face on different ready made animated e-cards.

Play this escape the room game and help Santa to go out. Students can write the missing parts of the directions as they play or or they can write the directions.

Create your ElfYourSelf with your picture and select a dance to have fun.

You have got something to say to Santa? He has got an email adress here. Let’s write and wait for his reply.

What about creating a custom letter for Santa! You can film yourself or upload a picture and it to Santa’s mail. Here is another place to send your wishes to Santa! For every letter, they are donating 1 dollar to the charity.

Make Santa jump, hop, dance, sing!! Write whatever you want and Santa does it for you on SimonSezSanta.

Here is where you can visit Santa’s secret village in NorthPole and play games.

Send an interactive ecard via OWorlds, decorate your gingerbread man,write your message and change your background.

Decorate your Christmas tree here.

What about making your own virtual snowman! You can try this one here.

Make your personalized Christmas card and share the joy with others.

Make your carol with Zefrank and share the joy!

Create your card that features the National Concert Hall here!

Select a cute animated card here, add your message and send it to your friends.

Would you like to play New Year songs with the Rain Deer Orchestra, just squash their noses with your mouse or click the symbol on your keyboard.

Create your online snowflake and let it snow.

Children can create their personalized Santa stories here.

You can Santa Yourself by adding your picture, writing your New Year message and send your animated card to others.

Choose your character, your background, add some accessories here. Then use text-to-speech or record your voice for your message. Share the fun!

and cheers to a happy New Year…

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Özge Karaoglu is an English teacher and educational consultant in teaching young learners and teaching with web-based technologies. She is the author of Minigon ELT book series, which aims to teach English to young learners through stories. Read more of her ideas about teaching English through technology and Web-based tools at ozgekaraoglu.edublogs.org.