Traveling is a great time to create special family memories and can provide some wonderful learning opportunities. But it can still be challenging when you are stuck in a car or plane for hours. Here is a list of our favorite games and activities for traveling.
What’s so great about board books? They are wonderful for little hands with stiff page that are easy to turn and are more durable than books with paper pages. Reading board books to your child develops a love of learning early and introduces him to new vocabulary. It is also a great time to build relationships. Here are our favorite board books.
These living books about Ancient Greece will bring history to life. Books About Ancient Greece for All Ages Big Buildings of the Ancient World: X Ray Picture Book by Joanne Jessop In Search of Troy by Giovanni Caselli It’s Greek to Me by Michael Macrone The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World by Peter A Clayton The Stuff They Left Behind Portfolios Books About Ancient Greece for Grades 1-3 A City
The history of Ancient Egypt is rich and vibrant–stories of Pharaohs, tomb robbers, and advances in science with mummification, pyramid building, and new farming techniques. Enjoy these living books about Ancient Egypt and learn about the culture and daily life of that time. Books About Ancient Egypt for All Ages Big Buildings of the Ancient World: X Ray Picture Book by Joanne Jessop Pyramid by David Macaulay (must have book) Pyramids by
A lot happened from 1946 to the present. Here are suggestions for living books about the modern era to learn about the people and events of this time. Books About the Modern Era for All Ages We Interrupt This Broadcast by Joe Garner (Listen to the actual broadcast of important events in history) YouTube video of the first moon landing Books About the Modern Era for Grades 1-3 Book Series Childhood
The effects of World War II were far reaching. The following list of books includes stories of people from Europe and America. One story, Mercedes and the Chocolate Pilot, even sparked my desire to learn more about the chocolate pilot and I found two other books on the subject. Books About World War II for All Ages The Sound of Music Movie Check out the von Trapp family website with more information about the
The time between World War I and World War II (1920-1939) was a difficult time for many. The United States experienced the Great Depression. Europe was trying to recover from World War I. Read some of the stories and learn about this challenging time period. Books About Pre-World War II 1900’s for All Ages We Interrupt This Broadcast by Joe Garner (Listen to the actual broadcast of important events in history)