Learn about world history with these child-friendly methods

Travel isn’t always practical, but families can go nearly anywhere in the world with a virtual tour where they can move around sites and monuments to see the details up close. Valley News/Courtesy photo
Family Features Special to Valley News Building an appreciation for history is one way to help children understand and connect with the world around them. History not only shows how people lived long ago, but it also gives clues about how society evolved into what it is today. From playing games and visiting museums to exploring cultural heritage sites virtually, there’s no shortage of ways to engage children in fun history lessons. Historical literature From traditional bound books to digital formats, there’s a practically endless list of titles dedicated to historical people, places and events. If a child has an interest in a particular topic, consider starting with an age-appropriate nonfiction book that gives a high-level perspective of the topic. Then delve deeper b
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