This Month We’re Talking Texas History with Kids

In April, the Standard hears a different take on our state’s history from the tiniest Texans. Listen:


By Emily DonahueApril 3, 2015 12:44 pm

Take 5-year-old Magnolia Brown’s tale of when Texas was “Mehico” and how Austin came to be.

“Austin is a beautiful place and so is Texas,” she says.

There’s farms and there’s cows, but what is Texas all about?

Listen to the explainer above.

Talk to your kids about Texas and its history — you might be surprised by what you hear. When you do, tweet us @TexasStandard with the hashtag #KidHistory.

This story was prepared with assistance from Brenda Lau and Jan Ross Piedad.