Turn Family Game Night Into Family Stage Night

Turn Family Game Night Into Family Stage Night

Our family looks forward to our weekly game nights, with most suggestions about what the kids think we should play starting each week around Tuesday morning at breakfast, even though game night isn’t until Saturday night. We surprised both our boys this week...

Did Shakespeare Use a Graphite Pencil?

This project was a two week exploration into writing instruments of the 16-17th century, including whether or not posterity was merely assuming Shakespeare wrote a quill pen. Turns out, while he did use a quill pen, he may have also wrote with a graphite pencil. In...
Did Shakespeare Really Use a Quill Pen?

Did Shakespeare Really Use a Quill Pen?

This week at That Shakespeare Girl we’ve been exploring Part 2 of  the world of Shakespeare’s quill pen. Part 1 took a look at whether or not he used a quill pen and answered the question about what kind that would have been. (No massive feathers like we...