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Hands-On History

Terrific ideas for moving off the workbook pages and showing kids how to literally get their "hands on history". Engaging our pre-K to elementary aged learners via projects, resources, activities, field trips, and more. A collaborative Pinterest board via http://creeksidelearning.com (Pinners: Please pin from your own blog; no pins of items for sale. Thank you.)


Hands-On History

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delivering grace: Hampton Court Palace

Your family can use the drawings contained in Social Studies Actual Size to create iconic historical landmark in your driveway. How big was a viking ship? A covered wagon, the Parthenon, an Inuit Igloo? And so many more.

Covered wagon activities for Pioneer Studies.

Jamie Martin, editor of Simple Homeschool, also blogs about motherhood at Steady Mom As I’ve written before, the Little House books have influenced my life since I first read them as a little girl. I’ve read the entire series several times and have always had a dream–a dream that this year is going to come …

Little House Unit Study--Christina, 3, and Will, 8, at Wall Drug in South Dakota, 1993 by Deb Chitwood, via Flickr

Resources: Ten incredibly fun ways to teach history in your homeschool

Life of George Washington video from Scholastic…perfect for third graders.

Read and craft your way through history! (free homeschooling resource)

edible Roman Road to make with your kids. My kids loved walking their Lego guys on the road when we were done

Historical Movies For Children (ages 6-12) - list with reviews | Le Chaim (on the right)

Little House on the Prairie Unit Study - roundup post with lots of resources

The Ultimate Book List for The American Revolution - Pre-war to 1783. Build your own homeschool history curriculum with living books perfect for the Charlotte Mason method. | www.teachersofgoo...

Irena Sendler rescued 2,500 Jewish children during the Holocaust. - age appropriate resources for teaching the Holocaust, courage, and helping others for grades K-12.

  • Marilyn White
    Marilyn White

    Look into this - aw loves her story

  • Sammy @Le Chaim (on the right)
    Sammy @Le Chaim (on the right)

    So do i!

Chapter Books on Slavery for 5th Grade :: PragmaticMom Great for Black History Month

Holocaust books to share with kids

MLK Day free printable quotes, book list and field trip (virtual and in person) resources for Martin Luther King Jr. day. | Creekside Learning