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Seven Wonders of the Natural World for Kids

If you are like me, you like to go on trips with your family.  Maybe you like to go to a local park, the ocean, or a nearby mountain.  On these trips, did you ever find someplace that made you go “Wow!” because it was so big or beautiful – something that you...

History of Groundhog Day for Kids

For a moment, imagine it is winter and together with your friends and family you’ve gathered in a busy town square. The air is very cold and you’re bundled up in big coats, warm gloves, and thick knit hats. Your cheeks are rosy red and you can see your breath fill the...

Chinese New Year for Kids

Did you know there is one more amazing celebration around this time of year?  It’s called the Chinese New Year – or in other countries the Spring Festival or Lunar New Year.  The celebration is based on the rotation of the sun and moon, and begins on the first new...

New Year’s Eve Traditions Around the World | For Kids

All over the world, it is the holiday season.  People are celebrating Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and other winter events.  Family and friends are gathering around sparkling trees or glowing candles to enjoy delicious meals and pastries or to play games,...

Christmas Traditions Q&A | For Kids

Tell us about your favorite holiday traditions! With it being the holiday season and Christmas here in the United States and elsewhere around the world, we thought it would be fun to talk about some of the popular traditions and try and answer some of the questions we...

History of the Caribbean for Kids

The Caribbean is made up of three main island chains. They are called the Lesser and Greater Antilles and the Bahamas. The Lesser Antilles includes a chain of islands that start at Trinidad in the south and end at the three U.S. Virgin Islands in the north. The...

History of Leonardo da Vinci for Kids

Take a moment to think of your day... Think of some of the objects you saw: family, friends, trees, maybe a pet, or the big blue sky and white moon in the dark of night. Maybe you saw a smile and objects moving, a car speeding by, or someone kicking a ball. Most of...

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