Welcome to the new Bedford Online Kids section, which will have a focus on Kids and Family. Please contact us with any suggestions for articles or content that you would like to see.
- Starfall: My son is learning to read, and doing pretty well at it. He’s recently taken a liking to a web site useful for young readers, Starfall. It has pages for letters, phonics, stories, and more.
Surfing the Net With Kids
- Sudoku Tips
Sudoku is a logic-based number puzzle that does not involve arithmetic. Although first published in an American puzzle magazine in 1979, Sudoku gained popularity in Japan in 1986 before becoming an international craze in 2005. The goal is to enter...
- Memorial Day
Memorial Day (originally known as Decoration Day) was first observed in 1868 to honor the soldiers of the Civil War. Its origins can be traced back to General John A. Logan who proclaimed: “The 30th of May, 1868, is designated […]
- Mother’s Day Cards
The history of American Mother’s Day can be traced to 1870 when Julia Ward Howe (author of the Battle Hymn of the Republic) called upon mothers to put an end to war. But it wasn’t until 1912 that West Virginia […]