Monthly Archives: February 2015



The first snow globe I had as a child contained a model of Windsor Castle that I happily subjected to snowstorms whenever the mood struck me. Also known as snow domes and water globes, these child-pleasing ornaments first put in an appearance in France sometime in the nineteenth-century France and were definitely a hot souvenir […]


Whether you have a young Stonehenge enthusiast who wants to know more about the place, or just want to know more yourself before you try to turn him/her into an enthusiast, this free online course might prove helpful.  


February’s historic viewing suggestions: Anna & The King (1999) (14 +) (19th Century Siam, now Thailand) The Courageous Heart Of Irena Sendler (2009) The Keys Of The Kingdom (1944) (Late 19th- Early 20th Century China) The King’s Speech (2010) (Early 20th Century) (12+ -Younger kids would find it boring.) Mulan (Disney Animated, 1998 ) (Ancient […]


Candlemas is the last holiday of the Christmas season. Candlemas is a Christian celebration, or festival, of the Feast of Purification of the Virgin Mary. It also celebrates the annual blessing of candles used by the church. According to Jewish customs, women were considered “unclean” after the birth of a child. The unclean period lasted […]


Here are some February celebrations and events with histories kids might like to investigate. Candlemas (February 2nd, worldwide Christian celebration of the presentation of the Infant Jesus at the Temple after the purification of His mother, Mary) Groundhog Day (February 2nd, USA & Canada) Sapporo Snow Festival (February 5th -11th, Sapporo, Japan) National Sweater Day […]

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

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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


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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

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TheCoevas official blog

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Eric Price

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

John B. Rosenman, SF/F/Horror Writer

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this is... The Neighborhood

the Story within the Story

Top 10 of Anything and Everything - The Fun Top Ten Blog

Animals, Gift Ideas, Travel, Books, Recycling Ideas and Many, Many More


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An Adventure into Montessori Studies in Italy

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Bucca Books

Reading and Experiencing Children's Literature

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Fashioning New and Emerging Media

Duir School's Blog

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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

Author of Books for Teens and Kids

Natter and Review

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

Time Travelling With Kids

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The Daily Post

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