Tag Archives: British History

Anglo-Saxon Maps

We are started reading some Anglo-Saxon Factual Fiction Books.  We are loving them but both my kids started getting a bit confused by the different characters and where they came from (something that is very important for my son to … Continue reading

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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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Using Readers for History

I have mentioned a couple of times lately that my daughter is very interested in learning more History.  And the wonderful thing is she is not picky about which time period, she just wants to learn about anything and everything … Continue reading

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Victorian Railways

My daughter recently borrowed a number of Victorian books from the library and she is loving them.  But as much as she is finding History interesting, her younger brother is just not that interested.  He is definitely more interested in … Continue reading

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Bodiam Castle and more

On one of our recent walks at a National Trust site I spotted a pamphlet with a castle on the front.  Bodiam Castle.  As we have been reading about castles and as it is a National Trust site which means … Continue reading

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Getting started on the Middle Ages with a book

It feels like it has been ages since we had a History topic (dance shows and two bouts of chickenpox are the main culprits) but finally both kids have latched onto a new time period – The Middle Ages.  I … Continue reading

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