Recommended Website: KidsPast.comhttp://www.kidspast.com
Age Range: 7-12 (approximately, non-readers will need assistance)
ClickScholar Adrianne recommended this website (sponsored by the fabulous KidsKnowIt Network)
that provides a FREE, online world history textbook, games, and historical quotes for kids.
When you get to the site you'll see a brief introduction followed by an icon menu that includes:
I. ONLINE WORLD HISTORY TEXTBOOK -
Click this link and a new page opens to a Table of Contents featuring 20 chapters of world history that includes:
*The Ancient Greeks
*The Ancient Romans
*Civilization in China
- and much more!
Click on any chapter and you can explore a menu of subtitles within it.
Each section of every chapter contains kid-friendly text about that era along with interesting pictures, photographs, and illustrations.
II. HISTORY GAMES - Play 5 interactive arcade games that help kids retain the information they learned in the history textbook section of the site.
III. HISTORICAL QUOTES - Find quotations from people who have impacted history throughout the ages such as Socrates, Copernicus, Shakespeare, Mark Twain, Winston Churchill, Walt Disney, Oprah Winfrey - and a surprising assortment of other historical figures, authors, philosophers, politicians, and personalities.
Don't miss clicking on the "Play a Song for this Topic" link in the menu on the left side of the screen.
It opens to a page of educational and entertaining songs about history (and many other subjects as well).
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