The Polar Express Stuff

The Polar Express, the classic children's book and movie, tells the story of a young boy's struggle to solve the mystery of Santa Claus while aboard a very special train called the Polar Express. The book is now widely considered to be a classic Christmas story for young children.

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Books & Products: Lessons & Teaching:
    • Chris Van Allsburg A great resource on the Polar Express book author. Includes biography, interviews and a message from Chris Van Allsburg.
    • The Author | The Polar Expres Another official resource on the author Chris Van Allsburg. Includes conversation about his childhood, his artwork, and the creation of The Polar Express. Also features 1986 Caldecott Medal acceptance speech for The Polar Express and Letter for the 25th Anniversary Edition of The Polar Express.
    • Polar Express Lesson from Operation Lifesaver All of the lessons have been written by Operation Lifesaver, Inc., a nonprofit national safety organization teaching the public how to be safe around highwayrail grade crossings and rightsofway.
Games & Activities:
    • Games & Fun - Official Resource Ready, Set, Go! A collection of The Polar Express games you can play with friends or on your own. Includes The Polar Express Crossword, Word Search, Maze and Playing Conductor Says...
    • The Polar Express Movie Site A great interactive flash site with a snowflake generator, PC games, wallpapers, posters, arts & crafts and much more...
    • Polar Express Theme Recipes It's baking time! Create the perfect culinary delights to enjoy with your family while reading The Polar Express.
Printable Pages:
    • Polar Express Activities - Official Resource Celebrate the holiday season with these fun activities including coloring and drawing worksheets, directions for making your own Christmas tree decorations, and craft ideas.