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Just For Kids. Think history is boring?

Just For Kids

Not at Plimoth Plantation! Whether you visit the Museum in person, or stop by online, Plimoth Plantation makes history fun! This section of the website is made for kids, with activities like coloring pages, a cool Thanksgiving online activity, and a place where you can learn to talk like a Pilgrim! You can also read about 17th-century life and learn about what it was like to be a Pilgrim or Native child in the 1600s.

If you have a homework assignment on Native or Colonial history, the Homework Help section is the place to get it done, with information from the experts at Plimoth Plantation. Want to learn more about what a visit to Plimoth Plantation is like? If you really want to have fun with history, check out our school vacation activities and our summer adventures. Here's some of the cool stuff that's Just for Kids: Coloring Pictures Talk Like a Pilgrim Homework Help Thanksgiving Virtual Field Trip Interactive Thanksgiving Activity: You are the Historian. Massachusetts, Our Home - Mary Stockwell.

Carle Museum. American Centuries: History and Art from New England. Massachusetts State Learning Games For Kids - Massachusetts Symbols, Massachusetts Trivia. Massachusetts Videos and Puzzles. BrainPOP Jr. Search. Civil Rights Movement Facts and Information for Kids. Massachusetts Facts and Information for Kids. New York Facts.

Massachusetts Facts and Information for Kids

The Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts' Kids' Zone - Games, Puzzles, Interactive learning. Massachusetts State Learning Games For Kids - Massachusetts Symbols, Massachusetts Trivia. Massachusetts Videos and Puzzles. Declaration of Independence Facts and Information for Kids. This worksheet has a free sample available.

Declaration of Independence Facts and Information for Kids

Download the sample here » Download This Sample This sample is exclusively for KidsKonnect Basic members! To download this worksheet, click the button below to signup for free (it only takes a minute) and you'll be brought right back to this page to start the download! Sign Up Already a member? The Declaration of Independence is the usual name of a statement adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, which announced that the thirteen American colonies, then at war with Great Britain, regarded themselves as thirteen newly independent sovereign states, and no longer a part of the British Empire.

The colonists were frustrated with King George and Great Britain. Declaration of Independence Worksheets Throughout the extensive worksheet pack there are multiple lesson resources and quizzes for students to practice their knowledge which can be used within the classroom or homeschooling environment. Five Writers Writing tasks. American Revolution Facts and Information for Kids. George Washington Facts Name George Washington Date of Birth February 22,1732 Date of Death December 14,1799 Place of Birth Westmoreland County, Colony of Virginia, British America Birth Family Augustine Washington and Mary Ball Washington Marriage/Spouse Martha Dandridge Custis Washington Children John Parke Custis (stepson), Martha Parke Custis (stepdaughter), Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis (step-granddaughter,… January 31, 2009 In "People" Declaration of Independence Facts The colonists were frustrated with King George and Great Britain.

American Revolution Facts and Information for Kids

March 25, 2007 In "History" World War I Facts World War 1 was a military conflict lasting from 1914 to 1918 which involved nearly all the biggest powers of the world. May 5, 2014 Fourth of July Facts. Liberty's Kids. Thanksgiving Interactive: You are the Historian. What really happened at the First Thanksgiving?

Thanksgiving Interactive: You are the Historian

Become a history detective and find out! In this fun, award-winning activity, kids take on the role of “history detectives” to investigate what really happened at the famous 1621 celebration. (Hint: It was a lot more than just a feast!) Along the way, they’ll read a letter written by an eyewitness to the event, learn about Wampanoag traditions of giving thanks, and visit Pilgrim Mary Allerton’s home.

As a final activity, kids can design and print their own Thanksgiving exhibit panel. Your investigation begins HERE! Great for kids (and adults) of all ages, the activities are designed to address Massachusetts’ and national curriculum standards. What You'll Need Adobe Flash PlayerInternet Explorer 8 or betterFirefox 3 or betterSpeakers or headphones - make sure your volume is turned upFor best viewing, set your screen resolution to 1024x768 Downloading Save the file OLC_Install.zip to your hard drive and un-zip the contents.

Primary Sources — MayflowerHistory.com. The First Thanksgiving Vocabulary Guide. Pilgrim Facts and Information for Kids. Thanksgiving Facts Thanksgiving Day is celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November in the United States.

Pilgrim Facts and Information for Kids

Thanksgiving Day is celebrated on the second Monday in October in Canada. By the fall of 1621 only half of the pilgrims, who had sailed on the Mayflower, survived. The survivors, thankful to be alive, decided… April 26, 2014 In "Holidays and Seasons" Famous Explorer Facts The first explorer to reach North American was Leif Ericson. November 22, 2006 In "History" Viking Facts The Vikings were people from Scandinavia. May 30, 2013 American Revolution Facts The American Revolution, also known as the Revolutionary War, began in 1775.

December 14, 2009 Golf Facts Early shepherds may have used their curved staffs to hit stones in a simple game of "golf" as early as 2,000 years ago. Pioneer Facts and Information for Kids.