Track Santa's Sleigh on Christmas Eve! Those wacky scientists at North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) use four high-tech systems to track Santa - radar, satellites, Santa Cams and jet fighter aircraft. Not only that, they provide lots of pre-Christmas Eve activities just for kids including:
*Visit Santa's Kids' Countdown Village - Visit this website each day in December to receive updates from the North Pole and discover surprises (activities like wordsearches and crossword puzzles).
*Watch Holiday Cheer Videos - Watch videos created by students to celebrate Santa. And on December 24th visit NORAD's site to see the video feed from Santa Cams positioned around the world.
*Track Santa with Your Mobile Phone - On December 24th use "Google Maps for Mobile" to track Santa's location worldwide.
*Track Santa Through Google Earth - On Christmas Eve head to the NORAD site to track Santa's flight in Google Earth.
*About Santa - Watch a video of Santa reciting, The Night Before Christmas. Read FAQs about Santa and NORAD. Find out how many cookies Santa eats on Christmas Eve.
*About NORAD - Find out why NORAD tracks Santa and how they do it!
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