Monthly Archives: June 2015

HISTORY CARTOON

* Authorized Reproduction, Rex May: http://baloocartoons.com/     This should have gone up on the 15th but, for various reasons, didn’t. (It was a busy week.)

HISTORIC MOVIE IDEAS FOR JUNE

June’s historic viewing suggestions: Anne Of The Thousand Days (1969) (Tudor England) Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989) (Time Travel) Brigham Young (1940) (19th Century) 55 Days At Peking (1963) (Boxer Rebellion) John & Julie (1955) (Coronation of England’s Queen Elizabeth II) I Will Fight No More Forever (1975) (Nez Perce Resistance Movement)

HISTORY SHARE: THE UNDERGROUND CITY OF DERINKUYU

Budding archaeologists might find this of interest.   http://www.powershow.com/view4/4e7a11-YTc0O/The_underground_city_of_Derinkuyu_powerpoint_ppt_presentation

DON’T FORGET THE ‘STORY’

Here are some historic and/or June-born author book suggestions. Ages 3-7 Clara & The Bookwagon by Nancy Smiler Levinson (Pioneer Days) Dick Whittington & His Cat by Margaret Hodges (Medieval) The Land Of Sweet Surprises by Ernest Nistor (Victorian Era Reproduction) Ages 7-9 Magic Tree House # 52: Soccer On Sunday by Mary Pope Osborne […]

TRIVIA TRAIL: EVACUATION OF DUNKIRK

Question: What was the military code name for the WW II evacuation of Dunkirk? Answer: Operation Dynamo, taken from the Dynamo Room in British Navy Headquarters (under Dover castle). On May 23rd, 1940, German forces were gaining the upper hand against the British, who were ordered to retreat to the beaches of Dunkirk. From May […]

HISTORIC JUNE CELEBRATIONS & EVENTS

Here are some June celebrations and events with histories kids might like to investigate. Vesak / Wesak (June 1st, Buddhist communities) International Day For The Protection of Children (June 1st, Multi-country) Shavuot (June 4th, Israel & Jewish Communities) World Environment Day (June 5th, Multi-country) D-Day (June 6th, Europe) National Aboriginal Day (June 21st, Canada) Kamehameha […]

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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