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10 Terrific Picture Books for Teaching Children About World War I
These excellent books make it easy to introduce even young children to the difficult topic of World War I. I learned a lot from reading them too!
Learning History with American Girl Addy Part 1: Plantation Work
Addy’s story is part of one of the saddest chapters in American history. She grew up as a slave in North Carolina before and during the Civil War. While the atrocities and hardships of slavery are unimaginable to most of us, we can get a little insight into what life was like for African AmericanContinue reading “Learning History with American Girl Addy Part 1: Plantation Work”
Children’s Picture Books About Slavery
This is a collection of excellent read-aloud stories for young and old. Most of them are true stories and give a lot of insight into the lives of enslaved people in America. Follow the Drinking Gourd by Jeanette Winter I love this story! Tells the legend of Peg Leg Joe who helped lead slaves toContinue reading “Children’s Picture Books About Slavery”
American Girl Kaya Part 2: Nimiipuu Food
Learn about the way Native Americans got their food and how they cooked. Free lesson plan full of fun hands-on activities for learning about the Nimiipuu tribe!
Chemistry for Kids: Hands-on Activities for Learning About the pH Scale
In chemistry, we often talk about the pH of various substances, but what exactly does that mean? Let’s find out!
Chemistry for Kids: Hands-on Activities for Learning About Compounds, Polymers, and Crystals
Today we are going to learn about compounds! When different atoms join together they form a compound. Compounds can range from a simple molecule to more complex structures, such as polymers and crystals. Let’s investigate what some simple compounds look like.