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Early American history is an exciting period for kids to learn about. During the 18th and 19th centuries, one popular craft was floor cloths, which were painted canvas rugs that were colored with designs. This unique flooring would later give birth to the decorative flooring found in modern American homes today.

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As technology continues to advance right before our very eyes, we often forget that before swiping and scrolling, there was tapping – and by tapping, we mean morse code! On January 6, 1838, Samuel Morse demonstrated the telegraph for the first time. In this post, we’ll discuss this revolutionary piece of technology.

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Mankind has dreamed of flying for centuries. However, it wasn’t until 1903 that a pair of brothers solved the impossible mystery of a heavier-than-air flight. So, how did this dynamic duo of ordinary bicycle mechanics design the first successful flying machine? We’ll discuss it in this post.

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 After America was established, many came to realize that without personal rights for citizens and clear government restrictions, the newfound country would inevitably repeat history and become oppressed by unrestrained government officials. On December 15, 1791, the Bill of Rights went into effect.

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Decoupage is an art form known for its one-of-a-kind vintage design. Its steps include cutting out paper, arranging them to your liking, and pasting them onto surfaces to create ornate patterns and designs. Let’s learn more about the origins of decoupage and how you can teach your child this historical craft!

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