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  • The History of Halloween Costumes (Plus Easy Flamingo Costume)
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    The History of Halloween Costumes (Plus Easy Flamingo Costume)

    The story of the Halloween costume begins with the history of Halloween. The ancient Celtic people lived in northern Europe in areas now known as Ireland, England, Scotland, Wales, Brittany, and northern France. Winter began early, around November, for the Celts, who marked the occasion with the harvest festival of Samhain, the night on which […] More

  • Smithsonian Interactive Books and Activity Kits
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    Smithsonian Interactive Books and Activity Kits Review

    I am always on the lookout for new educational books and materials to share with my kiddos. When recently offered the chance to review some new Smithsonian interactive books and activity kits, I eagerly accepted the opportunity. I received Smithsonian Sticker Creations: Under the Sea, Smithsonian Sticker Creations: Dinosaurs, Smithsonian Discover: Earth, Smithsonian Everything You […] More