Poetry and Kids: Tips for Teaching Great Poems

Poetry and Kids: How to Teach Great Poems

Poetry and kids: How can we transfer those sparks we get from great poetry to our children? You can do more than just reciting the age-old children’s classics, beloved as they are. You might be ...continue reading

Build Archives & History of Your City

Family Project: Archives and History

Build the online archives and history of a city near you! Looking for something great to do with the kids over spring break? Help them become little historians by doing a family project on ...continue reading

Museum Activity for Kids

Museum Activity for Kids

A fun and educational museum activity for kids could be just the thing to get your child more interested in learning about history. There are museums, and there are museums. There are websites, and ...continue reading

Women in Advertising: Complete Mad Men Madness

Women in Advertising: Complete Mad Men Madness

By Courtney Johnson Thomas Women in advertising during the Mad Men era (and even later!) weren't always portrayed in the best light. “You’ve come a long way, baby!” Remember this slogan for ...continue reading

St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick's Day

By Courtney Johnson Thomas When your kids ask you about St. Patrick’s Day, do you mumble something about clovers, leprechauns, and the patron saint of Ireland? Prepare yourself this year by setting ...continue reading

Time Machine Tuesday: Teaching Kids about History

Teach Kids about History | RedBarnBlog.com

  By Courtney Johnson Thomas Step aboard the time machine! Every Tuesday, via whatever form a time machine may take in your imagination—a vintage DeLorean, a computer console, ...continue reading