November 23, 1996FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE- A
NEW MEDIA NOEL
AWARD-WINNING CANADIAN WEBSITE UNIQUELY TAILORED TO CHILDREN AND THEIR
FAMILIES DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON
The North Pole Dot Com (at http://www.the-north-pole.com) Combines
Christmas Fun With Educational Interactivity
Toronto -- Canada's most popular Christmas Website developed November 22, 1996 specifically
for children and their families is back for the 10th holiday season- bigger
and better than ever. The North Pole dot com -- recently honored with Awards
for Best Family Christmas Website of 1997 - 2005 -- offers an
innovative and varied selection of Holiday-related information and
activities. Designed to provide a colorful, entertaining and educational
way for kids and their parents to participate in the Yuletide, The North
Pole dot com is the end result of a good idea followed by allot of hard
"My motivation in developing the The North Pole dot com stemmed from my
inability to locate a Christmas Website to explore with young children in
1996," says Brian Muntz, creative director of www.the-north-pole.com. "The
concept grew from there- an online resource filled with family-oriented
activities that would blend children's wonder in Christmas with their
fascination for computers. The response has been phenomenal- millions of
online visitors have accessed The North Pole dot com and the accolades from
parents and children just keep pouring in!
Highlights of the Website include:
- The Christmas Songs Selection Page: One of The North Pole dot com's most
popular destinations featuring all the holiday favorites, from Frosty the
Snowman to Silent Night- over 45 holiday selections in total. All the
classics contained on this Page include lyrics and music so that the whole
family may sing along with their selections.
- Visit the North Pole Page: This page features interesting and educational
facts about the North Pole. Visitors can play a guessing game of "who arrived first at the North Pole by conventional means. You'll be surprised at the answer according to Guinness Book of World Records!
- History of Santa Claus Page: Provides a complete history of how the image
of Santa Claus has evolved over the centuries- an engaging and informative
chronology of St. Nick's story through the ages. The site also features a
variety of historical Santa images dating back to the early 1800's.
- email Santa Claus (Mail Page): This site was developed for those children
(or adults) who wish to send a letter to Santa Claus at the North Pole. All
email letters to
Santa are personally answered by staff at the North Pole dot com. New features for 98 offer visitors the ability to peek into Santa's Mail Bag and automatically view some of the mail Santa gets in real time. Parents can also search Santa's Mail Bag using their children's email address to help assist Santa in making Christmas Wishes come true.
- Christmas Around the World Page: Visitors of all ages can choose from
over 30 different countries and explore how children from those nations
celebrate the holidays.
- Play games on The-North-Pole.com web site. Challenge your timing skills,
your music knowledge and even history of the human adventures to the North Pole.
- A special link page for children sites that Santa approves!
- Christmas Crafts and Recipes Page: The Christmas handicrafts featured in
this page are now being augmented by contributions from visitors around the
world- a great opportunity for parents to discover and create unique
decorations with their children while learning about international holiday
All media is welcomed to contact the author of this site through this
Author: Brian Muntz
10 Carr Drive
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