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Here's how you can help your kids stay excited about democracy in action during this landmark inaugural week.
As President-elect Barack Obama is ready to be sworn into office on January 20th, how can parents get their children excited about politics?
Did you hear the news? Coin collecting isn't just a quirky habit anymore. It's a fun way to teach your child about American history.
Visit a factory tour this summer! Here are some of the best tours to satisfy your child's curiosity and your own limited entertainment budget.
Want to breathe some life into American  history?  From whaling and fishing to shipbuilding and commerce, these five sites give kids a peek into times past.
What is social studies and what are the definitions of social studies? Read this article for a true definition of social studies.
In today's diverse world, you and your kids are likely to be invited to an array of multicultural celebrations. Here's what you need to know:
Kids love learning about the Boston Tea Party.  They understand being told what to do without being asked for input.  Here are some fun at-home activities.
Wondering about the contributions of Asian Americans to the arena of science? Here are three scientists who've made a difference.
Many immigrants came to the United States from Southeast Asia over the last two centuries, adding richness and flavor to America's melting pot.
Volcanic islands, tropical beaches, and lush plant and animal life characterize the lands of Oceania, which encompass a multitude of Pacific Island nations.
Cowboys, covered wagons, log cabins - what kid wouldn't be fascinated with our pioneer forebears?  How to help your child discover her inner pioneer.
Here's how to strike an appropriate balance between explaining tragedies to your child and protecting them.
Discover four juicy myths about America's Independence Day, and learn a little history in the process.
If your child dreams of being the next Indiana Jones, one of these archeology camps may be just the getaway she - and your lawn - needs.
Jamestown was the first permanent English settlement on American soil. It's where Pocahontas became American legend. Here's why you should plan a trip.
Whether your children are five or fifteen, they'll find something to inspire them along the Freedom Trail, a 2-1/2 mile long walk that snakes through historical Boston.
This year, while giving thanks for family and good health, make sure to appreciate the rich history that this holiday represents.
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