Monthly Archives: July 2016



Today is International Bog Day, established in Scotland in 1991 to raise awareness of the importance of bogs to our ecosystems. Like any special occasion, it should be celebrated with a cake. Along with an example of a Bog Day cake, the site below offers several other history-themed cakes. Bon appétit!


July’s history based or bygone era TV and/or movie suggestions: Anne Of Green Gables (1986) (Edwardian Era Canada) The Jungle Book (Disney Animated, 1967) (Indian Fable) Marco Polo (1982) (Medieval)


July’s history based or bygone era book suggestions. Ages 3-7 Players In Pigtails by Shana Corey (WW II) Robin Hood & The Golden Arrow by Robert San Souci (Medieval Legend) You Forgot Your Skirt, Amelia Bloomer by Shana Corey (19th-Century Women’s Rights Movement)   Ages 7-9 Betrayal by Ann Jungman (WW II) Hopscotch Histories: Hoorah […]



Almost everyone has heard of Florence Nightingale, but the Crimean War produced another nurse worthy of note. The mixed race daughter of a Scottish soldier and a traditional native healer, Mary Jane Seacole (née Grant) was born in Kingston, Jamaica in 1805. She shared her mother’s interest in medicine, but also liked travel, and combined […]


Hear Ye, Hear Ye! The above poster didn’t really appear on walls and trees back in the fifteenth century, and the fleeing urchin article wasn’t really in any of the London newspapers back in Victorian Times, but kids can have fun this summer creating ‘historical’ posters, newspapers, and other documents. The ones featured relate to […]

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!

Quotes 4 Folks

Quotes 4 Folks

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 - The Fun Top Ten Blog

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


Just another site

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

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

Putting kids and history together

The Daily Post

The Art and Craft of Blogging

The Blog

The latest news on and the WordPress community.