Monthly Archives: December 2013


Now that the Christmas countdown has begun here are some historical (or at least, set in the past) holiday recommendations for kids: For Ages 3-7 The Christmas Rose by I.M. Richardson The Christmas Story by Jane Werner Watson The Crippled Lamb by Max Lucado The Legend of Old Belfana by Tomie dePaola Great Wolf & […]


It’s December, and there are several December celebrations that have histories kids might like to investigate.  These include: St. Nicholas Day (December 6th, Europe) Bodhi Day (December 8th, Buddhists worldwide) Republic Day/ Jamhuri Day(December 12th, Kenya) St. Lucia Day (December 13th, Sweden) Los Posadas (December 16th-25th, Mexico) Winter Solstice (December 21st, Northern hemisphere) Christmas (December […]


Question: What went up in many homes today? Answer: An Advent calendar. Like many Christmas traditions, this one started in Germany, around 1851. The first printed Advent calendar was made by Gerhard Lang, a partner in the Reichhold & Lang printing shop in Munich. When he was a child his mother had helped him count […]

Historical Debate Society for Girls and Boys

The Historical Debate Society for girls and boys is a society where kids can put their ideas about the latest historical debate and put their own debate. Join in!

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