Early American History Activities for Kids

We’re taking a 10 day trip back in time, to study Early American History. We’ve put together a wide variety of activities and resources to engage your children and get them excited about the subject of history.

early american history activities for kids a 10 day series Education Possible

For the next 10 days, we’ll be covering colonial days, American expansion with Lewis & Clark, famous American women, Benjamin Franklin and more. You’ll find recipes, travel ideas, mapping activities, crafts and games, all relating to Early American History.

Day 1 – 6 Covered Wagon Learning Activities

Day 2 – Studying History While Visiting the Magic Kingdom

Day 3 – How to Use American Girl to Study History

Day 4 – Historical Cooking: Native American Corn Recipes

Day 5 – Lewis and Clark Animal Discovery Activities

Day 6 – Benjamin Franklin: Inventions and Hands-on History

Day 7 – 5 Easy Colonial America Map Activities for Kids

Day 8 – 6 Resources for Studying Famous Women in History

Day 9 – Discover the 13 Colonies ~ A FREE Study Guide

Day 10 – Using Videos to Teach Early American History

But you won’t just be learning about history with us. We’re a part of an amazing hopscotch with our friends from iHomeschool Network. iHN Autumn Hopscotch 2013 When you hop over to iHN, you’ll find some of the best homeschooling advice and activities featured in 410 posts! For example, you’ll discover geek projects, how to learn with Minecraft, ideas for raising lifelong learners, and ways to use geography quests. Mark your calendar and join us tomorrow as we start our Early American History journey, with covered wagons!


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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


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