Tag Archives: History

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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Tin foil Viking Longship Art

The kids have been so deep in Viking literature that it is not  surprising that it has spilled over into other areas as well.  They wanted to make another Viking Longship picture but they also wanted to make more of … Continue reading

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Riddle of the Runes Review

We have been reading a lot of Viking books lately (fictional and factual) but my daughter did point out a few weeks ago that the women Vikings are never the main characters.  Which was true until now.  Oxford University Press … 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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Viking Fiction makes fun learning

One of my son’s Christmas presents was a the set of How to Train your Dragon books written by Cressida Cowell.  I must admit that I when I ordered the set I was not sure if it was going to … 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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