Tag Archives: children

HISTORY SHARE: BABY NAMES

The parents of most babies born this year will be able to call them anything they like, but some countries are a bit fussy about that. And even if the government doesn’t object, a priest might at the christening. Back in WW II, my mother said the vicar of her little English village church flat […]

CHILDHOOD NOSTALGIA: DOLLS

  Besides my vast collection of paper dolls, I had some actual dolls, too. http://www.historyofdolls.com/

PHRASE ORIGIN HISTORY SHARE: BEING ‘PUT UP’ FOR ADOPTION

November is Adoption Awareness Month. https://adoption.org/history-putting-child-adoption?fbclid=IwAR0Ey1wsUvd1cNrY6Ak9w-7KC9-dB6HFUQGvGngMoEILVO9MWWOH2TN2fxo

HISTORY SHARE: CHILD-REARING PRACTICES OF YESTERYEAR

https://www.vintag.es/2017/04/the-15-craziest-things-parents-used-to.html

HISTORIC TRADITIONS: SCHULTŰTEN

For two hundred years, children starting their first year of school in Germany have been presented with a Schültute, a paper cone filled with toys, school supplies, and treats. It began in 1817, when a church cantor presented one to a little girl called Jena, and the idea caught on. The cones have not always […]

HISTORY TIDBIT: THE GREAT CONKER HUNT

During World War One, collecting conkers (horse chestnuts) was not child’s play. It was war work. Cordite, a small ammunitions propellant, had, as one of its ingredients, a liquid compound called acetone that was made from starch. At the beginning of the war, Great Britain was able to use the starch obtained from maize and […]

HISTORIC OCTOBER CELEBRATIONS

It’s October, and there are several October celebrations that have histories kids might like to investigate.  These include: Tag der Deutschen Einheit (German Unity Day): Germany (October 3rd). The re-unification of Germany wasn’t all that long ago (1990), but it’s far enough back to be history to the children of the new millennium. The Rederie […]

HEROIC HISTORY DVD SUGGESTIONS

I won a copy of Penny Estelle’s Billy Cooper’s Awesome Nightmare when she was guesting on Kat Holmes’s blog last week. I’m really looking forward to reading it, as Billy gets to meet one of my childhood TV heroes, William Tell. Some of the history-themed shows I enjoyed back then are now on DVD, and […]

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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