Monthly Archives: August 2016

HISTORY SHARE: HISTORIC GIRL POWER

Older kids might know at least the names of historic revolutionaries like France’s Maximillien Robespierre and Argentina’s Che Guevara, but have they ever heard of Cuba’s Celia Sanchez? Or Mexico’s Petra Herrera? Or Germany’s Sophie Scholl? Probably not, but when it came to revolution, these members of the fair sex were just as ardent, and […]

HISTORIC CHARACTER, MODERN CONTROVERSY

Know a kid who got a golliwog for Christmas? Probably not. Since the late nineteen-sixties the once beloved cuddly toy has gradually been phased out, due to what many perceive as racist associations. (See article below.) http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1136016/How-golliwog-went-innocent-childrens-hero-symbol-bitter-controversy.html My son got the one pictured in this blog well after they became persona non grata. But he […]

HISTORIC PERSPECTIVES: DID IT REALLY HAPPEN THAT WAY?

“History is a pack of lies about events that never happened told by people who weren’t there.” – George Santayana Even when people are there, they tend to view things differently. Teach kids to compare accounts and not just accept that something happened a certain way because someone said it did. Look for the reasoning […]

HISTORY IN THE MAKING

“History never looks like history when you are living through it.” – John W. Gardner Seventy-four years ago today, my parents got married in a little English village, in the midst of WW II. For them, and my oldest brother (born the following year), WW II wasn’t history, just something that happened in their lives. […]

HISTORIC MOVIE IDEAS FOR AUGUST

August’s history based or bygone era TV and/or movie suggestions: The Count Of Monte Cristo (1975) (19th Century France) The Devil At Four O’Clock (1961) (Mid-20th Century) The Horse With The Flying Tail (Disney, 1960) (Mid-20th-Century America)

DON’T FORGET THE ‘STORY’

August’s history based or bygone era book suggestions. Ages 3-7 The Baby In The Hat by Allan Ahlberg (19th Century) Magic Tree House # 1:Dinosaurs Before Dark by Mary Pope Osborne (Prehistoric) The McElderry Book Of Greek Myths by Eric A. Kimmel (Greek Mythology)   Ages 7-9 Alec Flint Mysteries # 1: Nina, The Pinta, […]

HISTORY SHARE: ORIGINS OF THE OLYMPICS

Some sites where kids can learn more about the origins of the Olympics. http://www.historyforkids.net/ancient-greek-olympics.html http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/athens_games/history.htm https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MthUbt6p1cg This one has some craft activities, too. http://www.activityvillage.co.uk/all-about-the-olympic-games

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