History & History Games for Kids

October 15th, 2009 by ClickSchooling Leave a reply »

Recommended Website:
KidsPast.com

Age Range: 8-12 (approximately)

This website is one of many in the totally free KidsKnowIt Network. When you get to the site, use the menu and click on “World History” to access a sort of virtual, interactive textbook containing a variety of articles on topics including:

  • Prehistoric Humans
  • The Rise of Civilizations
  • Middle Eastern Civilizations
  • The Ancient Greeks
  • The Ancient Romans
  • African Civilizations
  • Indian Civilizations
  • Civilization In China
  • The Byzantine Empire
  • The Slavs
  • Islam
  • Medieval Europe
  • The Renaissance
  • The Reformation
  • The American Revolution
  • The French Revolution
  • ~ and much more!

The articles are easy to read, interesting, and enhanced with pictures and illustrations. Note: It may take a minute or two to fully download each chapter – but your patience will pay off. :)

Once you’ve read the articles, use the menu to click on “History Games” and try playing the innovative arcade-style games that help kids retain the history facts and concepts in the articles.

You can also explore “Historical Quotes” from the menu.

KidsKnowIt Network also provides fun history songs that kids may enjoy. Just click on the icon that says, “Play A Song for This Topic,” just below the menu on the left side of the screen.

Have fun!

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