Long before the English explored and settled what we know today as the USA, there lived a group of incredibly brave, wise, and resourceful people: Native Americans. With it being Native American Heritage Month, you can spend the month teaching your children about their culture and history!
The depression era was a time of frugality and creativity. You might be wondering what parents during that era fed their families while staying on a tight budget. Indeed, maybe you’re looking to take their advice for yourself to save some money! The most popular depression-era meal was chipped beef on toast!
Long before there were G.I. Joes and Barbies, children made their own dolls constructed out of corn husks. These dried corn husk dolls were created by Native Americans and later adopted by European settlers – with many kids around the world still playing with them!
The White House is an architectural masterpiece that has been the home of every president – except for the one who constructed it! On October 13, 1792, George Washington laid the White House cornerstone.
“SMILE!” is a saying often used by parents to their children. But why is smiling so important? World Smile Day is celebrated the first Friday in October every year. Keep reading to find out more about the history behind this obscure holiday and some unique World Smile Day ideas you can do with your children.