• People and Places Printables
    America for the People Poster: Franklin D. Roosevelt
    Franklin D. Roosevelt's words and their meaning in the context of the 1940's are the foundation for a book that create. ...
  • People and Places Printables
    America by the People Poster: Thomas Jefferson
    explore the concept and meaning of liberty by summarizing Thomas Jefferson's ideas. ...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Imaginative Play
    Presidential Mixer Party Game
    Presidential Mixer Party Game Required: Reference materials Costumes for guests Have you met anyone interesting at a party recently? Well, this is your chance to mix with some of the most prestigious party guests of all—U.S. presidents, past a...
  • Government Printables
    America of the People Poster
    This poster and related lessons get thinking about the domestic and foreign affairs in 1961 and compare them to those in 2001. ...
  • School and Learning
    History
    Quizzes from the 20th Century
    Quizzes from the 20th CenturyFrom the Industrial Revolution to the rise of the World Wide Web, take a look back at the 20th Century with these quizzes.1900-1909 Turn the clock back to the start of the century. What do you know about the men, wome...
  • Entertainment and Activities
    History Activities
    Historical Reporter
    Historical ReporterFor: Kids 10 - 14Required: Reference sources. Ask your child to research an historical event (or begin with one he or she has been studying in school). Then, assign your junior journalist a news story, based on the happening. T...
    Steve Bennett
  • Entertainment and Activities
    History Activities
    Meet Historical Figures
    Meet Historical FiguresFor: Kids 10-14 Required: Reference sources. Ask your kids the same question, then see if they can collect enough research to piece together a bio. Offer some standard questions to "ask" during the time travel, such as: How...
    Steve Bennett
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  • Entertainment and Activities
    History Activities
    Meet Historical Figures
    Meet Historical FiguresFor: Kids 10-14 Required: Reference sources. Ask your kids the same question, then see if they can collect enough research to piece together a bio. Offer some standard questions to "ask" during the time travel, such as: How...
    Steve Bennett
  • Entertainment and Activities
    History Activities
    Historical Tours
    Historical ToursFor: Kids 8 to 12 Anybody can study history. But it takes an enterprising young historian, like your child, to give scholarly driving tours of your hometown -- the way it looked years and years in the past. There are two variatio...
    Steve Bennett
  • Entertainment and Activities
    History Activities
    Changing History
    Changing History For: Kids 9 and upRequired: Just your time. Perhaps your young negotiators would have found a way for the colonists and the British to resolve their differences without warfare -- and now they can tell you how they would have acc...
    Steve Bennett
  • Entertainment and Activities
    History Activities
    Instant Lecture Series
    Instant Lecture Series Required: Reference books Drawing supplies How would you like to turn your living room into a lecture hall and host some of the greatest thinkers—within your family, that is—at the drop of a hat? You can easily transfo...