Google+
Close

The Home Front

Politics, culture, and American life — from the family perspective.

Thanksgiving History Lessons for Kids



Text  



Cool Mom Picks suggested some sites to help teach your kids about the origins of Thanksgiving. For older kids there is Thanksgiving Interactive: You are the Historian from the Plimoth Plantation. Kids can play the role of detective as they determine what really happened at the first Thanksgiving in 1621.

A second is from the go-to site for educational videos, Brain Pop. However, you have to subscribe to view their great pieces. It is $99 per year, but it is a great option for homeschoolers or other families who want to supplement their children’s education on a wide range of topics. (I’m hoping the Thanksgiving video will be the free one of the day on the actual holiday.)

Third is the good ol’ classic from Schoolhouse Rock — “No More Kings.” Enjoy!

 



Text  


Sign up for free NRO e-mails today:

Subscribe to National Review