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We teach our kids about historical people, places, and events. We even teach them about historical food recipes. But what about beverages? Are these important to include in our children’s history curriculum too? We say, yes! After all, beverages have a story to tell. One we want to talk about today is mead.

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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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Rich in taste and history, marzipan continues to be the sweet almond treat that makes Christmas complete! This shapeable putty made of almonds and confectioners’ sugar is the perfect recipe to add to your history studies this holiday season. Learn more about this delicious almond-flavored dough below!

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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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