Fun Colonial Games for Children to Play
While studying middle school history, bring Colonial America to life by playing the same simple games kids did while living in the 13 Colonies.
Tricks of the Trade- Bulletin Board Creation...
Road to Revolution Bulletin Board- Assign students or groups different dates and have they draw the events that happened.
Revolutionary War Causes ESCAPE ROOM Activity: American Revolution
The Causes of the Revolutionary War Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode interesting facts and causes of the American Revolution. NO PROPS NEEDED! *Boston Tea Party, Boston Massacre, Sugar Act, Intolerable Act, Continental Congress
Pilgrims for Kids
Teach kids about pilgrims in this fun, FREE hands on unit for kids of all ages! The unit includes printables, costumes, DIY marbles, johnny cakes recipe, writing with quills, and so much more! In our second week of learning about the colonial america for kids in our homeschol history for kids we are exploring the pilgrims. Sure we all have heard of the Pilgrims from Thanksgiving, but how much do you really know about them. In this week's study you will make some costumes, write with a quill…
Capture the Magic with this Tin Can Lantern Kids Craft
Recycled Craft: simple how to make a tin can lantern, perfect for a colonial America craft for kids
Sue's Underground Railroad Quilt | Quilted Joy
Civil War reproduction quilts are incredibly popular and offer history lessons wrapped around sewing and piecing. The best of both worlds!
We've made our Freedom Quilt!
We've been learning in Social Studies about how slaves secretly communicated with each other. One cool way they did this was by making a freedom quilt. Each patch has a special meaning and when the quilt is sewn together it tells slaves how to escape on the Underground Railroad. You all did a great job making our quilt!
Colonial Activities for Kids: Silversmithing
We have been studying life in Colonial Times. There are so many wonderful hands-on activities for kids to participate in for this time peri...
Slavery and Civil War Unit Study
Our history unit about slavery and the Civil War has been completed, and what a wonderfully rich unit it was! Slavery and Civil War Teaching Resources You might remember from my post about Planning a Large Unit Study, that I pick and choose the best ideas for our learning styles and learning objectives from many... Read More
Candle Making in Colonial America
In colonial times, candle making was an essential annual chore in all households. Each household made its own candles, usually once a year.