Monthly Archives: April 2018

HISTORY TIDBIT: HISTORIC DISCOMFORT

Further to the subject of toilets, anyone living in England up until the ’70s (’80s in some places) should remember the joys of Izal, the cheap, shiny, toilet paper in schools and other public loos. As well as homes where it was considered more hygienic than that soft, cissy stuff. Granted, it was medicated (the […]

HISTORY SHARE: CRUSADER LEGACY

Most kids like it when history is gross, so … http://io9.gizmodo.com/12th-century-latrine-still-holds-parasites-from-the-cru-548165693 They find peril quite attractive, too. https://www.thevintagenews.com/2016/09/11/priority-5-hideous-facts-life-ancient-rome-2/?utm_source=penultimate

HISTORY SHARE: HISTORIC CLEANING TIPS

If you’re about to start spring cleaning and have managed to bride and/or coerce the kids into helping, why not share some old fashioned household tips with them? http://hometips.diyeverywhere.com/2017/05/22/10-weird-cleaning-secrets-from-grandma-that-actually-work/?src=fbfan_60059&t=fbsfg  

DON’T FORGET THE ‘STORY’

April’s history based or bygone era book suggestions. Ages 3-7 The Knight & The Dragon by Tomie de Paola (Medieval) The Kiss That Missed by David Melling (Medieval) The Lily Cupboard by Shulamith Levey Oppenheim (WW II)   Ages 7-9 Canadian Flyer Adventures # 15: Make It Fair by Frieda Wishinsky (Women’s Right To Vote) […]

HISTORY SHARE: HISTORY ON THE MOVE

Unless you live in, or will be in, the remaining scheduled 2018 stop-off points, the French frigate replica, L’Hermione, might not be passing near you this year, but she’s worth keeping track of for future voyages. https://www.connexionfrance.com/French-news/Historic-Hermione-sets-sail-on-Mediterranean-voyage

TRIVIA TRAIL: DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JUNIOR

Question: Today is the 50th Anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Junior. He was born Michael King Junior. Why did he change his name? Answer: He didn’t. It was changed by his father in 1934. Michael King Senior was pastor of the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta and, after making a trip […]

HISTORY SHARE: APRIL BIRTHSTONE

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HAPPY EASTER

In 111 AD, the Roman Emperor Trajan received a letter from Pliny the Younger voicing concerns about the upstart Christians who seemed to be taking over some of the communities in his province. Being Pliny, he also made some suggestions as to what the emperor should do about it, but all the steps the Romans […]

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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