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The Story of the First World War for Children – book review

Anyone who reads our blog probably knows by now that we LOVE history but I have admitted before that the World Wars are something that I have not really jumped into just because I was worried about the content and … Continue reading

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Comparing Collins and Oxford Key Stage 3 History Books

Early this year I wrote about the Collins History Books that my daughter choose while at a local book store. She selected them, so we decided to start using them for her Year 7 History but I kept feeling like … 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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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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THE STORY OF LONDON – part of the Usborne Young Reading Series

My kids and I are slightly hooked on the Usborne Young Reading Series. They have so many great titles, written at just the right level for the kids (nothing too gruesome and frightening) and perfect for our current History phase … 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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Archaeologists Dig for Clues – book

It is no secret that my kids love all things prehistoric (obsessed could be a more accurate term).  We have tried to build as much learning as we can into this area as they both just get so excited whenever … Continue reading

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