Jefferson’s Blog: Freedom of Religion

Jefferson’s Blog: Freedom of Religion

Hello Destination Pen Pals and Adventurers!  I have been reading up on religious freedom here in America and I have learned some interesting things.   Here in America, our citizens are allowed the freedom to practice any religion they choose.  We are a nation built on the idea that people should have the freedom to choose. 

Jefferson’s Blog-Hero Spotlight: Paul Revere

Jefferson’s Blog-Hero Spotlight: Paul Revere

Hello Fellow Pen Pals and Adventurers!  This month we celebrate Paul Revere.  Like most people, you may know Paul Revere from the famous poem, Paul Revere’s Ride by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.  The poem made him a national folk hero for his famous ride to Lexington.  On his ride to Lexington, he successfully warned two of

Jefferson’s Blog: The National Parks

Jefferson’s Blog: The National Parks

Hello My Destination Pen Pals! It is no secret that here at America’s Destination Pen Pals we love America’s National Parks.  As a matter of fact, our national parks are some of our favorite places to learn about America’s natural beauty, history and even some really cool fun facts! So, you might be asking “What

Books All About America

Books All About America

America’s Stories 109 Forgotten American Heroes: This book is a compilation of America’s most incredible and little known heroes. It includes stories about these individuals contributions, inventions, wisdom, courage and ingenuity. A Child’s Story of America: Children learn about figures in early & recent American history. American Heroes: This is Barnes & Noble’s link to children’s

Family Volunteering & Military Resources

Family Volunteering & Military Resources

Ways to Support Military as a Family/Resources for Military Families  Operation We Are Here: This is an amazing resource for military and non-military!   It is a comprehensive resource with an online community and information about how American citizens, communities and churches can support and encourage our military community.   Caring With Meals: This is a

America: Board Games

America: Board Games

Board Games All About America American Trivia Junior: This is game is a fun and informative way for kids to learn about he United States.  Ages 9 and up (but it is written for all levels to enjoy).  For the family, look for American Trivia Family-Ages 9 and up.  For teens, look also for American

Bullying and Online Safety

Bullying and Online Safety

Bullying has become a significant concern in the U.S.  As parents and educators, we need to be on the same page and support one another in the anti-bullying movement.  Please find resources below to help you become an advocate for your child, as well as others.  Together, we can make a difference.  BULLYING RESOURCES/SITES: Books