Monthly Archives: April 2019
If you’re going to be visiting London and (a) want your kids to know more about Britain’s historic connections between church and state, and (b) are willing to part with an extra five quid on top of the abbey’s twenty quid entrance fee, this fairly new ‘old’ exhibit might be of interest of you. https://www.theglobeandmail.com/arts/art-and-architecture/article-after-a-700-year-slumber-a-secret-attic-filled-with-treasures-will-be/ […]
Question: The world’s oldest scientific zoo opened to the public over one hundred and ninety years ago. Where is it located? Answer: In Regent’s Park, London, England.
Question: What do the popular Transformer toys have to do with the Holocaust? Answer: They were invented by Holocaust survivor, Henry Orenstein, now in his nineties, and still inventing. https://www.facebook.com/HistoryBites/videos/1773924329534947/?hc_ref=ARTbpQNPlHn9Cbzh3oOOLO7d0mpSTW8DIoVJSoT1kmHQY4od4MpjRdoOeyAKxQdGJjA He also wrote a book, entitled, I Shall Live.
What is ‘news’ today, will, in just a few short years, become history. Encourage your young teens to pick out a story they think might one day make it into the history books and follow its progress. Example: The world-wide condemned abduction of Nigerian schoolgirls back in 2014. (Yes, it’s been five years, and many […]