Discover the 13 Colonies Notebooking Unit

When we study this time period, I include as many colonial games and hands-on activities as possible as a way to bring Colonial America to life for my older kids.

Exploration, vast wilderness, religious freedom, and a chance for a new life ~ 13 colonies established along the eastern seaboard. This was the New World in the late 1600s to early 1700s. Why do we set these colonies apart to study when the Americas were regularly being explored? Because these 13 colonies came together to form a new nation, The United States of America.

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There is so much material that you’ll review when studying the settlement of the New World, so we’ve created something to help guide your learning, and will also keep all of your information together in one place.

Exploring The 13 Colonies Through Notebooking and Unit Study will hopefully make your family’s life a bit easier as you learn about this period in history.

In it you will find:

  • A page for each colony for you to record facts, like the date it was founded, important people of the colony, and the geographic region.
  • Questions to spark deeper discussions about what was happening during this time period.
  • Three activities to make your learning interactive; including a craft, a game and a recipe.
  • Creative colonial drawing prompts.
  • A resource page full of books, websites and videos that you can use to aid your study.

We would love to know how the Exploring The 13 Colonies Through Notebooking and Unit Study works for you, so feel free to share your comments with us.

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What is your family’s favorite resource for learning about the 13 colonies?


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Megan Zechman
I love homeschooling! Learning is a way of life for our family. Most days you will find us exploring our Central Florida community, having fun while learning. I am constantly looking for new and interactive ways to engage my older children.
Megan Zechman
Megan Zechman


  1. Ooooh, can’t wait to get started on this! Thank you!

  2. This is awesome! I am featuring you in the Hearts for Home Blog Hop this week! 🙂

  3. Thanks for sharing at After School!

  4. I can’t wait to use this! Thank you!


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