Childhood

group of boys playing games

Child’s play: how Portuguese kids play traditional games

Traditional games have played a part of Portuguese children’s education for generations, a valuable part of cultural and social heritage.

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From cuddly toys to tea leaves – a child’s view of migration

Exploring themes from stories shared by children during the Europeana Migration campaign.

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Once upon a time in Europeana… Finding fairytales in our collections

How old were you before a cracked mirror no longer filled you with dread? And a forest no longer conjured up thoughts of witches and wolves? Even if we haven’t read them for many years, fairytales enter our psyche in a very special way. Tomorrow, it will be 312 years since the death of Charles […]

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