I’ve always enjoyed learning about the 20th Century because of my close relationship with my grandparents who were born in 1904. We have accumulated some amazing resources as a family that we want to share with you! If you want to dig into...Read more
Host A Gran Prix to Study 20th Century History the Fun Way!
Since we were learning about car racing, we decided to have some hands-on-fun! If you are studying the 1920s, what could be more fun than to have our own Grand Prix? Or at least a big race!Read more
Host Your Own Vaudeville Show to Study History the Fun Way
We decided to have our own Vaudeville show! It would be fun! Everyone would do at least one act and we would all dress up from the time period.Read more
Celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s 70-Year-Reign with Tea & Paddington Bear
Queen Elizabeth is the great-great-granddaughter of Queen Victoria. Her father King George VI helped hold the country together during World War II. When he died unexpectedly, Queen Elizabeth was crowned queen in 1952. For seven decades, she has...Read more
Merey’s Book Review: Prisoner of War
Prisoner of War by Kinsey M. Rockett from Whatsoever Stories took me back in time to World War II to meet pilots, gunner, and soldiers who risk their lives behind enemy lines. Thrilling, wholesome, and adventurous are the words that come to mind...Read more
Exciting! Engaging! Fun! Who Dun It!
It is such a blessing for a high school student to get to write a novel sometimes during their high school years. In our house, since we love cozy mysteries, we decided to write our own “Who Dun It” in the pattern of the “Golden Age of...Read more
Book Review: Pursued to Eternity
Sometimes real life is more exciting than fiction–that the case with the true story behind Pursued to Eternity by John Riley from Covenant Books.Read more
Watch Your Way Thru The 20th Century
The great thing about movies is that they bring another place and time alive for the whole family. We can enjoy Prince Edward Island with Anne or experience the danger of World War I with Sergeant York. We can cheer Eric Liddell on in Chariots of...Read more
20th Century Music: Listen & Learn History the Fun Way!
Are your studying 20th Century history this year? We love studying 20th Century history with the HIS Story of the 20th Century series and bringing it to life with music.Read more
Women Who Changed the World (20th & 21st Century)
Let’s meet some women who impacted the world in a lasting way. These women are unique pioneers, heroes, or leaders. You will meet a scientist, nurses, missionaries, writers, national leaders, teachers, businesswomen, an astronaut, a nun, and a...Read more
Create Your Own Suburb!
Suburbs became popular in the 1950s with a fascinating history involving trains! When we studied the sixth decade (1950s) in our adventure of HIS Story of the 20th Century, creating our own suburbs was one of our favorite activities! We had a...Read more
Review of Exploring the U.S. Life-Saving Service 1878-1916
I was so intrigued when I was offered the opportunity to review Exploring the U.S. Life-Saving Service: 1878-1916: 17 Student Workshops with 120 Activities written and published by Rebecca Locklear.Read more