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Educational Vacation in Philadelphia

Educational Vacation in Philadelphia

Pin It Vacations are learning experiences for kids and when you Visit Philly, you don’t have to search hard to see the educational experiences. Map Skills and Historic Philadelphia The learning can start before you even leave for your trip–just pull up the maps on the Visit Philly website. Taking a look at the Map of Philadelphia’s Historic District, kids can find the compass pointing north, see that Philadelphia’s streets are laid out on a grid, and locate and … Read entire article »

Filed under: Field Trips, History and Culture

Make an Almanac with Ben Franklin and Then Visit Philly

Make an Almanac with Ben Franklin and Then Visit Philly

Philadelphia is like a living history book. We are hoping to take a road trip to Philly, soon, and one of our must-see destinations is the Benjamin Franklin Museum. In the meantime, we are exploring Benjamin Franklin at home. Pin It In honor of Ben Franklin’s birthday (January 17), we made our own kid versions of Poor Richard’s Almanac. I began by telling my children a little bit about Franklin’s life but they already seemed to know … Read entire article »

Filed under: 6-8 (Early Elementary), 6-8 (Early Elementary), 9-11 (Elementary), 9-11 (Elementary), Featured, History and Culture