How do you bring history to life for your kids? Learn how we are bringing pioneer history to life with The Queen’s Treasures. My three girls have been reading Little House in the Big Woods together this fall, so they were delighted when The Queen’s Treasures emailed me, offering to send some items to review. We already own their Laura doll, so the girls picked out a few … [Read more...] about Bringing Pioneer History to Life with The Queen’s Treasures
From 1656 to 1704, Florida's San Luis was home to the main Apalachee village as well as serving as a military, religious, and administrative capital for Spain. Learn about this fascinating place in Florida history. Florida History: The Apalachee and Spanish at San Luis Mission My dad is a history buff, and when we visited him in Florida he took us to visit Mission San … [Read more...] about Florida History: The Apalachee and Spanish at San Luis Mission
Did you know that you can tour Scotland's parliament? Scottish Parliament tours bring government to life by allowing for a hands-on look at history and government. Touring Scottish Parliament If you find yourself in Edinburgh, we definitely recommend taking the time to tour the Scottish Parliament. Tours are free, and there are a variety of tours to choose from. The … [Read more...] about Did You Know You Can Tour Scottish Parliament?
Holyrood Palace (the Palace of Holyroodhouse) is a working royal residence in Scotland. Tour this royal residence when the royal family is not in residence! Everyone knows that the British Royal Family spends much of their time in Buckingham Palace, but did you know that they spend their summers in Edinburgh, Scotland? Specifically, they come and stay in the Palace of … [Read more...] about Visiting Holyrood Palace in Edinburgh – The Palace of Holyroodhouse
Tips for teaching Black History to elementary school aged children. Picture books are a wonderful way to teach children Black History in America. Stories help children adopt a different point of view and develop empathy. This post features stories that help children learn Black History. Today I'm sharing picture books to read as you teach children black … [Read more...] about How To Use Stories To Teach Children Black History