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HISTORY SHARE: L.M. MONTGOMERY

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TRIVIA TRAIL: FIRST SHIP CAPTURE

Question: What was the first American ship captured by the British Royal Navy during the War of 1812? Answer: The USS Nautilus, a schooner captured off the coast of New Jersey on July 17th, 1812.

HISTORIC MOVIE IDEAS FOR JULY

July’s history or bygone era TV and/or movie suggestions are Canada based: The Incredible Journey (Disney, 1963) (Mid-20th Century) The Kidnappers (1953) / The Little Kidnappers (1990) (Early 20th Century) Nikki, Wild Dog Of The North (Disney, 1961) (Gold Rush Era) Paddle To The Sea (1966) Saskatchewan / O’Rourke Of The Royal Mounted (1954) (Canadian […]

DON’T FORGET THE ‘STORY’

July’s history based or bygone era book suggestions are Canada based. Ages 3-7 A Prairie Boy’s Summer by William Kurelek (Depression Era) Emma & The Silk Train by Julie Lawson (Early 20th Century) Stolen Words by Melanie Florence (Residential Schools) Ages 7-9 Canadian Flyer Adventures # 3: Crazy For Gold by Frieda Wishinsky (Gold Rush […]

HISTORY SHARE: THREE TRADITIONAL CANADIAN FOLK SONGS

Should any non-Canadians (or very young Canadians who don’t know them yet) want to hear some of the songs suggested in this month’s ‘Birthday Theme’ post, here are three of them. Northwest Passage: The Blackfly Song https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qjLBXb1kgMo Though modern, Robert Munsch’s Blackflies is a good accompanying book for young kids. ($#@! Blackflies haven’t changed.) The […]

HISTORIC BIRTHDAY THEME: CANADIAN CONFEDERATION

Since this July saw the 150th birthday of Confederation in Canada, a Canadian History themed party might be appropriate. COSTUMES Pretty much anything associated with Canada & its past – including kids coming as Canada Geese, loons, moose & beavers! For some ideas, visit: http://www.sweet-juniper.com/2012/10/now-voyageur-halloween-2012-part-1.html http://golddetecting.4umer.net/t7426-prospecting-attire-what-a-prospector-wears https://www.halloweencostumes.com/child-canadian-mountie-costume.html http://www.karnival-house.co.uk/suffragette-fancy-dress-costume-for-girls-p-12086.html http://maplelea.com/anne-of-green-gables-outfit https://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/501916308/dresspapoose-set-native-american?ref=related-1 DECORATIONS & OTHER PARTY ITEMS […]

HAPPY 4th OF JULY, U.S.A.

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