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There are two ways to study history. Memorizing facts from textbooks, or the fun way!  Here's a guide to living history museums.
If you think you've got Indiana Jones, Jr. on your hands, get ready. It's not all world travel and slinging sand; there's a lot to discover in your backyard.
For some kids, history is just plain 'boring.' But it doesn't have to be that way. Here are a few ways to bring this great subject to life, on the fly.
Throw a medieval birthday party with these ideas for games, snacks, and craft activities.
Passover is a great excuse to revel in all things new and fresh. From making your own chocolate matzo bark, to making the sedar kid-friendly, here's advice.
February is Black History Month. Whatever the color of your family's skin, it's a chance to celebrate the diversity of our American culture.
Here are five great ideas to help your child understand the people at the first Thanksgiving and the reasons why they were so thankful.
Here are some ideas for creating a pop culture scavenger hunt that will help boost your child's geography skills.
Why experts say the study of history shouldn't be 'left behind.'
It's important to remember the origins of Memorial Day.  Here are some ways for parents to teach their children to honor our nation's defenders.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day marks the perfect opportunity to explore the history and context of the Civil Rights Movement. Here are some notable landmarks:
Playing games can be a great way to learn, and the middle years are no exception. Here are 8 cool games sure to kick learning into high gear.
Here's the reader's digest version of everything your teen should know about politics in the U.S.
Teach your girl about these nine inspirational ladies to celebrate Women's History Month.
Activities, crafts, and recipes to celebrate Mexican heritage with your child.
Ever wonder where the tradition of carving pumpkins came from? Get the inside scoop here.
How can we better honor Americans who died in military service this Memorial Day? Along with your kid, test your knowledge of Memorial Day with this article.
There were many tribes of Native Americans, each with unique cultures and ways of life. Exploring them is a great way to learn about our country's history.
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