In Explore Colonial America! , kids ages 6-9 learn about America's earliest days as European settlements, and how the colonists managed to survive, build thriving colonies, and eventually challenge England for independence. How did the colonists build homes, feed and clothe themselves, and get along with the Native Americans who were already here? This accessible introduction to the colonial period teaches young children about the daily lives of ordinary colonists and offers fascinating stories about those who helped shape the emerging nation. Activities range from creating a ship out of a bar of soap and building a log home out of graham crackers and pretzels to making a wampum necklace. Projects are easy-to-follow, require minimal adult supervision, and use primarily common household products and recycled supplies. By combining a hands-on element with riddles, jokes, fun facts, and comic cartoons, kids Explore Colonial America! , and have a great time discovering our nation's founding years.
Explore Colonial America!
25 great projects, activities, experiments
White River Junction, VT : Nomad Pr., c2009
92 p. :,ill. ;,26 cm
Statement of Responsibility:
Verna Fisher ; illustrated by Bryan Stone
Branch Call Number:
j 973.2 F5365e 2009
Includes bibliographical references (p. 89-90) and index
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