Tag: History

Christmas Stockings

Smithsonian: The Legend of the Christmas Stocking – The history behind the tradition of hanging stockings.Wikipedia: Christmas Stockings – The history of stockings and information about the world’s biggest Christmas stocking.Altogether Christmas: Christmas Stockings – An article about the legends behind Christmas stockings.First Palette: Paper Christmas Stocking – […]

History of the Candy Cane

Why Christmas: Christmas Candy Canes – Brief information about candy canes.Spangler: Candy Cane History and Legends – Historical and religious information about candy canes.Wikipedia: Candy Cane – Origins of the candy cane/peppermint stick and the production of this holiday treat.Today I Found Out: The Origins of the Candy Cane – […]

Archery

Popular Mechanics: How to Make a Bow and Arrow By Hand wikiHow: How To Make a Bow and Arrow World Archery.org: Brief History Wikipedia: History of Archery – From the stone age to a modern day sport. Also includes information about ancient cultures. History of Archery: Archery facts, history, […]

The Grim Reaper

The following information is intended for educational purposes only …some content may not be suitable for all audiences. Wikipedia: Death (Personification) – Information about Death, aka, the Grim Reaper through the ages. Cultural beliefs.Thanatos – Greek Mot – Middle EastList of Death Deities – Multi-cultural and religious list of deities associated with death.How Stuff Works: How […]

Pizza Project

Pizza History: Timelines, articles, & videos: Pizza Facts: History of Pizza – Timline Whats Cooking America: Pizza History Bella Napoli: History of Pizza History.com: A Slice of History: Pizza Through the Ages Life In Italy: History of Pizza Wikipedia: History of Pizza Cooking and Growing Pizza:  Make your own […]

Soda Pop Project

Have you ever wondered how a simple thing like water can become so bubbly? Mineral water, found in natural springs, gets its bubbles from carbon dioxide. Soda water imitates mineral water. How does water get infused with carbon dioxide to make the popular drinks many people enjoy today?The following […]

Hot Dogs

Hot Dog July is National Hot Dog month!You’ll find an assortment of hot dog activities ranging from fun facts, to coloring pages, puzzles, and more below.Hot dogs are made a variety of ways these days to satisfy many different diet choices and needs, and are versatile enough to […]

Leonardo Da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci Leonardo Da Vinci lived over 500 years ago and is a well known polymath, mathematician, artist, and scientist.  He is most famous for painting the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper, and is also known for his futuristic inventions. Leonardo da Vinci.org – This site offers […]

Chinese New Year

Chinese Zodiac Celebrate Chinese New Year with these fun, cultural activities…Funschooling and Recreational Learning: Tangrams – Make your own Tangram pieces and puzzles. Make your own Zodiac Mat or Wheel As you find out about each zodiac symbol, glue that icon to a mat or wheel and add information about […]

Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla Tesla Society: Biography – Article: Tesla biography: The Genius Who Lit The World. Site also includes some information about his most famous inventions.Biography: Nikola Tesla – Site offers biographical information about Tesla’s life: The early years, years as an inventor, his fall from grace, and his […]