Category Archives: History

Creating a Tudor Family Tree

My daughter’s British Kings and Queens History theme is still going  strong and I must admit I am finding it fascinating.  I went to school in South Africa so even though I did History as a subject for our equivalent … Continue reading

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Sister Queens

My daughter is enjoying her current History Theme – The Kings and Queens of Britain.  She is creating a rather LARGE poster showing the lineage / timeline / key facts etc but she has also been going off on tangents … Continue reading

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A Short History of the World review

We enjoy learing about History and although I try to study individual time periods with the kids we often end up discovering other bits of history during our  learning activities and our trips into the museums. For me it is … Continue reading

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Tutankhamun Book and Art

Along with our Egyptian workshop and outings to see Egyptian artifacts we have also been reading some Egyptian books and doing a few Egyptian pages from Activity Village. One of my daughter’s favourite Egyptian themed book has been the BIG … Continue reading

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Egyptian Workshop and Hieroglyphs

At the beginning of the year I booked the kids into two history workshops at the British Museum.  We went to our first workshop this week and it was brilliant.  I honestly had no idea what to expect but at … Continue reading

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Guy Fawkes Activity Village Pages

We have never really done many Guy Fawkes activities in the past so this year I decided it was time for both the kids and myself to learn about Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder plot. A couple of our history … Continue reading

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Christopher Columbus

One of the books that both my kids have been enjoying is their Christopher Columbus (Young Reading Level 3). They have found the story fascinating, lots of comments about how could people  have thought the earth was flat, how did … Continue reading

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