Santa Claus goes on a hike and falls asleep.  When he wakes up, he is surrounded by his forest friends who ask him about his Christmas plans.  Santa then shares the meaning of Christmas with them all through the retelling of his own favorite Christmas story.

The lesson: Not everything has to be serious all the time, have some fun with the holidays.

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Why is the Poinsettia our favorite flower at Christmas time? Well, there is a legend that explains it…

The lesson: Giving someone a gift is about showing love.

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A king is in love with gold, and is granted the power to turn whatever he touches into gold!  This is great!  Isn't it?

The story of King Midas is a great one for Thanksgiving or anytime we want to reflect on what we're grateful for in life.  It's important to count our blessings and remember all the things we have to be thankful for.

The lesson: Be thankful for what you have.

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A very naughty rabbit gets himself into a very dangerous situation. Will he make it out alive? A beloved classic by Beatrix Potter.

The lesson: It's OK to take advice from others (and sometimes you should).

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Ferdinand was a young bull who lived in Madrid, Spain.  Unlike the other bulls, Ferdinand didn't like to fight and rough house with the other bulls, he preferred to sit under a cork tree and smell the flowers!  So, how on earth did he end up getting picked to fight in the bull fights, and what happened to him?

The lesson: Be yourself and don't let others change what you love.

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Jeremy Fisher is a frog that lives in a small house in the middle of the buttercups of the pond.  Wearing a raincoat and galoshes, he goes fishing with his rod made of a stalk of grass and a horsehair.  A trout rises from the water and seizes him with a snap, but doesn’t like the taste of his raincoat spits him out immediately.  From that day Jeremy no longer went fishing.

The lesson: Keep trying when things get hard.

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A prince wishes to marry a princess, but he wants to make sure she is a real princess rather than one of the dozens of royal pretenders who inhabit the realm.  The royal family concocts a plan to discover her true identity!

The lesson: Don't judge people before getting to know them. 

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A gingerbread man comes to life, but everybody wants to eat him! Can he get away before he becomes an afternoon snack?

The lesson: Don't trust strangers until you get to know them.

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A poky little puppy digs under the fence and escapes into the wide, wide world with his brothers and sisters. Will he be able to make his way home?

The lesson: You are wonderful just as you are

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A bored, young shepherd decides to amuse himself.  Can the villagers ever forgive him?

The lesson: Tell the truth even if it's hard sometimes

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