Today is Shakespeare’s birthday! It’s also our regular Museums and Monuments Day, so we’re going to pay a quick homeschool visit to some suitably Shakespearean monuments.
The Central Park Shakespeare by American sculptor John Quincy Adams Ward was unveiled in 1872:
A 1904 Shakespeare statue in Weimar, Germany, also strikes a pensive pose:
Perhaps a Shakespeare monument of your own is just what your homeschool needs! If so, Amazon.com (https://amzn.to/2Jl1gJj) will come to your rescue with a wide array of busts, bronzes, and even miniature action figures!
What museum or historical monument have you visited with your homeschool students lately? Tell us in the comments! 😊
❡ Explore more: Your River Houses history encyclopedia (riverhouses.org/books) has a beautifully illustrated overview of the Elizabethan period, within which Shakespeare lived and worked, on pages 260–261. It’s just the background you need to do a wonderful homeschool history lesson.