Google Santa Tracker: Spreading Techy Holiday Cheer This December

Google Santa Tracker 2017
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Did you know you can pay Santa a visit with Google? For the month of December, through to Christmas Eve, Google’s Santa Tracker is here to spread some Christmas cheer online.

Google Santa Tracker

The Google Santa Tracker site (santatracker.google.com) allows parents with their kids to unlock and explore various Christmas-themed activities in the categories Explore, Play and Learn. These activities include introductory lessons to simple coding, creating online artwork, and even learning about A.I. and Machine Learning.

The site also has online resource section for parents and educators who wish to make use of Santa Tracker for learning purposes.

New online activities will be revealed each day. Here are some things you can do on the Google’s Santa Tracker this December 2017.

1. Learn About Holiday Traditions Around the World

Holiday traditionsFind out how Christmas is celebrated in countries across the globe like Kyrgyzstan and South Korea with Google’s Santa tracker. It is also a chance to introduce kids to places around the world.

2. Code An Elf Dance

Elf dance codingGet introduced to the basics of coding by making elves dance with Code Boogie. This online learning section of Google’s Santa Tracker provides drag-and-drop blocks to provide an easy way to get a taste of coding.

3. Santa Search

Santa SearchHave fun in a Santa-themed version of “Where’s Wally” at locations such as the museum and in the mountains. It is fun to play and you race your child to see who can find Santa faster!

4. Elf Jamband

Elf JambandGet groovy with the Elf Jamband. Play around with different band members to drop some beats and drum up the Christmas spirit.

5. Santa’s Canvas

Santa's CanvasUse Santa’s Canvas to create and decorate a custom Christmas creation. It can also be downloaded and saved to make your own Christmas card.

6. Track Santa on Christmas Eve

Track Santa on Christmas EveOn Christmas Eve, 24 December, use the Santa Tracker to follow Jolly St. Nick and his troop of reindeer as they fly around the globe on their mission to deliver presents to all the boys and girls who have been good this year. Follow along where Santa is and the number of presents he’s delivered along the way.

To discover more about Google Santa Tracker, visit the website here.

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