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Colonial Times Unit Study and Lapbook

Colonial Times Unit and Lapbook

Our next big study of the year was about the Colonial days of America.  Here are some of the books we read:

Picture Books:

Colonial Life–Kalman

Colonial Crafts–Kalman

Colonial Kids:  An Activity Guide—Carlson

A Day in the Life of a Colonial Blacksmith–Wilmore

A Day in the Life of a Colonial Printer–Wilmore

A Day in the Life of a Colonial Wigmaker–Wilmore

A Day in the Life a Colonial Silversmith–Wilmore

The Thirteen Colonies–January

Colonial Living–Tunis

Sarah Morton’s Day–Waters

Colonial America: Building Toward Independence–Worth

biographies of Pocahontas and John Smith

Historical Fiction:

Calico Captive–Speare

The Courage of Sarah Noble–Dalgliesh

Witch of Blackbird Pond–Speare


The Stories of the Pilgrims–Pumphrey, read by Jim Hodges

A Thanksgiving to Remember–Rainey, produced by Family Life Ministries

My older son did notebooking, while my younger son made a lapbook.  We got most of these lapbooking pages from A Journey Through Learning’s “An Overview of the 17th Century” and some from Hands of a Child “Life in Colonial America.
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Here are some pictures:





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One Comment

  1. Hi Gena!
    I love your unit study on Colonial Life! You have a beautiful family! Take care and I hope all goes well with baby #7!

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