Tag Archives: History

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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Learning about Castles

As part of our Middle Ages theme we have been spending some time learning about Castles.  The kids have enjoyed learning how castle designs developed from wooden structures to stone buildings and how so many features of the castle were … Continue reading

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Usborne Young Reading Series

I am a huge fan of the Usborne Beginners series.  We have a large collection of the Beginners books and I have found them to be perfect for read alouds as well as brilliant beginner readers.  My daughter used a … Continue reading

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Animated clip of a Roman Soldier by Twinkl

Both kids really enjoyed learning about the Romans so when I heard that Twinkl had made a short animated clip about a Roman Legionary I immediately downloaded and showed the kids.  They thought it was great (the clip is about … Continue reading

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Pompeii – Usborne Young Reading Series

Last year when I was looking for some new reading books for my daughter I bought her a copy of Pompeii (Young Reading (Series 3)) (Young Reading Series Three). The day the book arrived she sat down and read it … Continue reading

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See Inside Ancient Rome

I thought I would share some thoughts and photos on one of the kids favourite books about Ancient Rome.  This is a book that I bought for my kids over a year ago and they have paged through it a … Continue reading

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Roman Cookies

The Roman Clay coins were a big hit with both kiddies so I suppose I shouldn’t have been surprised when during our latest cookie baking session my daughter decided it would be good to make some Roman Cookies. We already … Continue reading

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