We wanted to celebrate President’s Day with a FREE Photo Scavenger Hunt for the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC. It’ll lead you to find six things within the memorial including controversies and typos! Here are a few things you’ll find with our Lincoln Memorial Photo Scavenger Hunt… Lincoln’s statue Controversy over Lincoln’s hands A typo…

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What’s included in our Printable Activity Guide for Families Inside our Lincoln Memorial Activity Guide, you’ll find a photo scavenger hunt, the stories behind each photo in the scavenger hunt, additional items to look for, questions that make you think, fun facts, and more stories about the history and symbolism of this great memorial! Here…

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I’m working on the Lincoln Memorial Photo Scavenger Hunt and took a little detour this evening when I discovered that LEGO has a Landmark and Architecture Series which includes model kits for some of Washington, DC’s most iconic buildings! This post contains affiliate links. Upon purchase, we earn a small commission at no extra cost to…

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3 Facts about D-Day to Share with Your Kids at the World War 2 Memorial in Washington, DC

I found myself calling out to my husband and kids, “Hey, did you know….?!” We all marveled at the ingenuity and bravery of the Allied leaders and soldiers as they stormed the beaches of Normandy. The book gave a quick, but rather thorough, overview of why World War II started and the countries involved. It helped me understand for the first time all of the circumstances that necessitated D-Day and the immense planning that went into it. This would be a good book to read before visiting the World War II Memorial in Washington, DC.

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Art becomes yours when you look at it.

My final project in my Professional Tour Guiding program for Washington, DC was to create a 1.5 hour tour. I knew I wanted to make my tour an interactive, hands-on tour that families with young children would all enjoy. I wanted it to be like a really good children’s movie, that even the adults genuinely…

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6 Strategies for Enjoying a Museum with Your Kids

I have become my father*…I remember visiting the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History in Washinton, DC as a 10 year old, walking sssllloooowly behind my dad as he read aaalll the words on all the little signs in front of each of the dioramas…and back then, there were A LOT of uninteresting dioramas in…

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