popular topics in historical events

  • School and Learning
    Wars
    War and Peace Quiz, 2006
    How much do you remember about global conflict in 2006? ...
    Borgna Brunner
  • School and Learning
    Wars
    War and Peace, 2005
    Test your knowledge of global conflict in 2005. ...
    Borgna Brunner
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Indoor Activities
    Exploring History: My Life Timeline Activity
    Exploring History: My Life Timeline Activity One of the hardest things for a child to grasp about history is that at some time or another, all those historical events were the present. Not to mention that at the time, people probably didn't kno...
  • School and Learning
    Titanic
    Tall Ships Quiz
    How much do you know about the historic Tall Ships? ...
    David Johnson
  • School and Learning
    Wars
    Places in the News Quiz, 2007
    Do you remember what places were making headlines in 2007? Take this quiz and find out! ...
    Beth Rowen
  • School and Learning
    Historical Events
    Movers and Shakers
    See how much you know about the biggest events of the last 1,000 years. ...
  • School and Learning
    Wars
    Talking with Kids about War
    Talking with Kids about War"Why aren't they using their words?" a 7-year-old asks her mother about a bomb in the Middle East. In another house, an 11-year-old asks, "Are we going to be bombed? Or maybe Washington?" She's worried about her safety....
    Alvin Poussaint, M.D. and Susan Linn, Ed.D.
  • School and Learning
    Lindbergh
    Lucky Lindy Quiz
    Lindbergh's historic flight over the Atlantic took place in May of 1927. See what else you know about this American aviator. ...
  • School and Learning
    Titanic
    Titanic Quiz
    Leo and Kate. Icebergs and lifeboats. Is there anything you don't know about the Titanic? See if you can ace our quiz. ...
  • School and Learning
    Historical Events
    Today in History
    Today in History Find out what happened this day in history! January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December January 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 ...
  • School and Learning
    World War I
    Remembrance Day
    Learn about Remembrance Day and World War I with this quiz. ...
    Elizabeth Olson
  • School and Learning
    Wars
    Talking with Children About War and Violence in the World
    Talking with Children About War and Violence in the Worldby Sheldon Berman, Sam Diener, Larry Dieringer, and Linda LantieriEducators for Social Responsibility has prepared this guide for adults who are concerned about how to communicate with youn...
  • School and Learning
    Wars
    Talking About War with Preteens and Teenagers
    Talking About War with Preteens and TeenagersIn addition to discussing the terrorism talking points appropriate for school-age children, talk with your older kids about patterns in history. Preteens and teens can understand the similarities and ...
    Alvin Poussaint, M.D. and Susan Linn, Ed.D.
  • School and Learning
    Wars
    Talking About Terrorism and War with School-Aged Kids
    Talking About Terrorism and War with School-Aged KidsThese days it is difficult to shield school-aged children from anything in the news. What they don't see at home, they hear discussed on the playground, or even in current events discussions i...
    Alvin Poussaint, M.D. and Susan Linn, Ed.D.
  • School and Learning
    First Flight
    A High-Flying Timeline
    A High-Flying TimelineWhat a trip -- from the Wright brothers' first, 12-second flight to the latest launch of the Space Shuttle! Take this aviation tour with your kids. Share your own memories and lay the groundwork for future lofty discussions....
  • 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
    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