Friday, 20 September 2013

Who needs Bonnie Tyler when you have the Vikings?

Who says education needs to be left to the teachers?  We love Horrible Histories (a BBC-produced series for kids) in this house.  Here's one of the many reasons why...




Soft rock as a means to educate your kids?  Inspired...

(And by the way - if you watch this, apologies for the ear worm that will result.  Don't say you weren't warned).

5 comments:

  1. Horrible Histories is so great.

    This was the kind of quality children's tv that I really yearned for when we were in the US. You won't be surprised to know that Americans aren't really into the kind of ironic take on teaching that this represents.

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  2. Funnily enough, Iota, no I'm not at all...

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  3. Brilliant. You'll be interested to know that my haplogroup (blood, DNA thing) is only possessed by 9% of Europeans and most of those are in northern Germany, but it used to be all over what is now Scandinavia. I think one of them is my great-grandfather x 22!

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  4. Clever use of bone as microphone. Also am very impressed with correct usage of 'literally.' Wish I'd known about these when my boys were smaller - although they'd probably enjoy them now anyway!

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  5. EPM, not at all surprised - must be those Scandinavian good looks!

    MsC - I have to be honest and say that *I* still enjoy them. Whish they would incorporate them into my boy's school curriculum, tbh...

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