In the late 1800s storytelling with props was a popular way to spend an evening. Bring a doll or toy to class and make up a story about its life or adventures. The story can be as serious or as silly as you'd like.
A popular game for young women in the late 1800s was a game brought over from Britain called patience. Later known as solitaire in the U.S, patience is played by the same rules as solitaire, but it was played as a race. Divide the class into groups, give each group a deck of cards. All players in the group can participate in the game on their table. The winner is the group who completes their solitaire first.
When Simon Morley travels back and forth through time, he has to have a sharp memory in order to bring details of his...
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