making Silhouette's would be fun art to do with early american-colonial study
This entire website, A Book in Time: History Books and Crafts, has hundreds of links from events including the War of 1812, back to Plymouth, up to the Civil War, WWI and WWII, all the way through to the 21st Century. Great site for teachers.
I am making Washington on Monday. He is so cute, easy, and the kids can't wait to write. They asked to sharpen their pencils today, so they would be ready on Monday! Too cute!