Did you know? Christmas Crackers started out as promotional products!

Tom Smith invented the very first Custom Branded Cracker, 
a hugely successful promotional product 
for his confectionery business 
in 1847 East London, England.


The origins of Christmas Charades

Christmas Charades
in 19th Century England


Mommy, where do Candy Canes come from?

Old Elves
and Their Walking Sticks.


Today I am making this season 's Christmas Cracker Activity Sheets

Jokes, Trivia, Puzzles and Charades.
All in a day's work
for this Christmas Cracker Elf!


What makes a great Christmas Cracker Joke?

We've all groaned at Christmas cracker jokes.
Some are better - or worse - than others.
What makes a really great Christmas cracker joke?