Monthly Archives: September 2017


Question: Where in Scotland is Scotland Yard? Answer: It isn’t. It’s in London, England. The first public appearance of the re-organized police force was on September 29th, 1829.


One of our next generation recently came back from a trip to Russia, bringing me a set of Matryoshka dolls and a Gzhel cat. I love them. (It’s always nice to know people are thinking of you when they’re gadding about the world.) And the tradition of bringing stuff home to the folks, or just […]


You may, or may not, believe in demons, but being currently engaged in the final edits for Time Rose Book 5: The Volcanic Rose (to be released by BWL Publishing Inc. in November), I, like most writers, believe in this one. (So do editors, publishers, and printers.) Titivillus, the Patron Demon of Scribes, has been […]


September’s bygone era TV and/or movie suggestions are all prehistoric era based: Dinosaurus! (1960) The Good Dinosaur (Disney, 2015) Ice Age Movies (Disney, 2002-) Jurassic Park (1993) The Land Before Time movies (1988-) Land Of The Lost (TV Series, 1974-1977) The Lost World (TV Series, 199-2002)   And, just so teens can have laugh at […]


Expanding on action-oriented history, it doesn’t have to be fast action. Kids love to dig, and history can be found in your own backyard or school playground. Depending on where you live, kids can unearth everything from arrowheads and dinosaur fossils to pottery shards and Roman coins. You can just supply some garden tools and […]


Using entertaining books to teach kids history works well for kids who like to read. Unfortunately, not all kids do. Some are willing to be read to, and can be ‘got at’ that way, but what about the ones who resist all forms of printed matter they do not actually have to read for school. […]


Hey! Hey! Hey! This blog is four years old today! In honour of the occasion, and to serve as an introduction for those who are new to Time Travelling With Kids, some re-posts from the first month. First up: PRESENTATION Why do some kids like history, and others hate it? It might have something to […]


Nomadic tribes in Mongolia still engage in in the ancient practice of hunting with eagles. The right to do so is hereditary, passing only to the son or daughter of an eagle hunter.



Having returned to the structure of school, kids with September birthdays might enjoy ‘going primitive’ again for a while. COSTUMES For costume ideas, visit:—how-to-make-a-dinosaur-costume DECORATIONS & OTHER PARTY ITEMS If your local shops don’t carry anything that fits this theme, try: FOOD As always, be mindful of guests’ allergies […]

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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