Monthly Archives: September 2014


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Question: How did the Metropolitan police force in London, England come to be known as Scotland Yard? Answer: When the force was founded on September 29th, 1829, its original headquarters were at # 4 Whitehall Place, but the rear entrance used by the public was on a street called Great Scotland Yard. Once the site […]


Cars have come a long way since ‘horseless carriages’ first put in an appearance. Until 1908, automobiles were assembled by hand and only people of wealth could afford them. But on September 27th, 1908, a factory in Detroit Michigan, U.S.A., released one called the Model T Ford, the first of millions of Model Ts to […]


Question: Where did the famous Revolutionary War traitor, Benedict Arnold, go to live after the war? Answer: Canada. Even though he’d been among those attacking it in the days before he turned traitor, he was allowed to settle there anyway. (We’re like that.) He wasn’t too well received locally, however, and eventually moved to England, […]


Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year, and is a celebration of the bond between God and human beings through the creation of Adam and Eve. The sounding of a ram’s horn (shofar) calls people to repentance and a closer relationship with God.  



Be they real or fictitious, pirates are among kids’ favourite historical figures, and today is International Talk Like A Pirate Day, an annual happening that has blossomed from a bit of fun between friends to a world-wide observance for those who love pirates. For more information, visit:


My Aunt Hilda turns ninety today, and this blog turns one. Yes, it was a whole year ago that Time Travelling With Kids first appeared. Its ongoing mission: to help adults help kids connect to History, a subject some hate or are indifferent to. This blog seeks to change that, and if it happens to […]


Question: What happens on Prinsjesdag (Prince’s Day) in the Netherlands? Answer: The opening of the Dutch Parliament. Every year, on the third Tuesday in September, children are freed from school so that they can watch the Gouden Koets (Golden Coach) carry the King from Noordeinde Palace to the Ridderzaal (Hall of Knights), where he reads […]


Unless they live in British Columbia, Canada (where the government is currently disinclined to provide them with an education), most kids in the Northern Hemisphere are now back in school. Schools cover many subjects, one of them being history, but schools don’t just teach history, some of them are, themselves, historic. Though schools have been […]

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!

The Picture Book Review

Reviews of Children's Board Books, Picture Books, Activity Books, and Graphic Novels

Cafe Book Bean

Talk Books. Drink Coffee.

Raw Streets

by MaxGor

Magna Bloga- A History Blog

Sharing my passion for history

Your Well Wisher Program

Attempt to solve commonly known problems…

Indie Hero

Brian Marggraf, Author of Dream Brother: A Novel, Independent publishing advocate, New York City dweller

O' Canada

Reflections on Canadian Culture From Below the Border

Juju Films

Cutting edge Multimedia Programming


Share something you learned everyday!

Simple Pleasures

Visual Poetry, Photography and Quotes

Project Light to Life

A bucket list blog: exploring happiness, growth, and the world.

Jumbled Writer – Charlie Dims

Putting kids and history together

TheCoevas official blog

Putting kids and history together

Eric Price

Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Whatever Else Comes to Mind.

John B. Rosenman, SF/F/Horror Writer

Putting kids and history together

this is... The Neighborhood

the Story within the Story

Top 10 of Anything and Everything

Animals, Travel, Casinos, Sports, Gift Ideas, Mental Health and So Much More!

Insight and Intelligence on Residential Real Estate

Andrew Hines

Real Estate Entrepreneur

Book Hub, Inc.

The Total Book Experience

Longevity Letter

Aging can be hacked

Rennert New York TESOL Center | TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certification

Teach English as a Second Language | Tips and Ideas

Montessori and the World

An Adventure into Montessori Studies in Italy

Another Hatchett Job....

Homeschooling, Sewing, and Quilting at the Cabin

Bucca Books

Reading and Experiencing Children's Literature

Fashioning Sociology

Fashioning New and Emerging Media

Duir School's Blog

Port Hope's Newest Child Care Option

Rushing to Read

random reviews from library day


Funny pictures & cartoons to make you smile.

Tails from Paris

Comics Blog with real bites of love and delightful rascals inside ...

Katie L. Carroll

Books for kids, teens, & those who are young at heart

Natter and Review

This site is about books, both the reading and the writing.

Time Travelling With Kids

Putting kids and history together

The Daily Post

The Art and Craft of Blogging News

The latest news on and the WordPress community.