Tag Archives: American Thanksgiving
For some nostalgic pictures from the Digital Public Library of America, visit: http://dp.la/search?&q=thanksgiving&type%5B%5D=image&utf8=%E2%9C%93.
Here are some November celebrations and events with histories kids might like to investigate. All Saints’ Day (November 1st, Traditional Christian Communities worldwide) Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead) (November 1st & 2nd, Mexico) Ashura (November 3rd, Muslim Communities worldwide) Guy Fawkes Day (November 5th, UK & Commonwealth) Remembrance Day (November 11th, Europe, UK […]
The first American Thanksgiving took place in the autumn of 1621, but it was not permanently established as a National holiday until 1941. For some interesting Thanksgiving facts, check out: http://www.history.com/topics/thanksgiving/videos#bet-you-didnt-know-thanksgiving.
November is Adoption Month, so here are some movies from or about bygone eras that incorporate that theme: Anne Of Green Gables (1986) Journey For Margaret (1943) Orphan Train (1979) Pollyanna (1960) (Disney) The Prince Of Egypt (1998) Room For One More (1952) Silas Marner (animated version from the Family Classics series) November is also […]
It’s November, and there are several November celebrations with histories kids might like to investigate. These include: DÍA de MUERTOS (Day of the Dead) (November 1st & 2nd,Mexico) GUY FAWKES NIGHT (November 5th, UK) AL-HIJIRA (ISLAMIC NEW YEAR) (November 5th, Muslim Communities worldwide) ASHURA (November 14th, Muslim Communities worldwide) HANNUKAH (November 27th – December 5th, […]