Looking for a fun way to combine history and science for younger students? Food in Kansas is a free download from the Kansas Historical Society that fits the bill.
10 Kansas Day Trips for Children
Looking for somewhere to visit with the whole family? Here are a few of our favorite child-friendly destinations across Kansas.
Top 10 Western Heritage Resources
Our readers love exploring topics related to the West, ranging from railroads to mustangs to windmills. Read on to discover our most popular Western heritage resources.
Wagon Wheels is a child-friendly account of pioneer life in Nicodemus based on a true story.
The Meek Cutoff and the Great American Desert: Part 1
The year was 1845. More wagons were clustered around jumping-off points such as St. Joseph and Independence, Missouri, than ever before.
How Kansas Got Its Shape
Few stop to ask how the boundaries evolved, when in fact some surprising stories surround this topic.
Broad-leaf wood-oats (Chasmanthium latifolium) is a very unique plant that goes by many names: spangle grass, Indian wood-oats, wild oats, river, oats, northern sea oats, and inland sea oats.
How Plains Tribes Predicted the Weather
Native Americans were in a prime position to observe the weather and learn the sequences that precede and follow each system.
Kansas Forts and Bases
Kansas Forts and Bases by Debra Goodrich Bisel and Michelle M. Martin provides an era-by-era overview of Kansas forts as reflective of the broader picture of Kansas history.
This unique seed-throwing grass plays an important role in rebuilding damaged shortgrass prairie.