May 30, 2017
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The Old Farmer's Almanac For Kids
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QUESTION OF THE DAY:

Is there a reason most barns are painted red?

ANSWER:

Starting in the late 1700s, red paint was used for many schoolhouses and barns. The reason being that red paint was inexpensive to make and kept the buildings warmer in winter since it absorbed the sunís rays.

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OFA for Kids: Volume 7

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