Fun & Easy American History: Crafts and Games

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Scholastic Inc., 2001 - Educational games - 72 pages
Help students make long-lasting connections to history and practice following directionsówith these fun games, recipes, and creative, easy-to-make crafts and toys from six key time periods in American History. This valuable resource includes step-by-step directions, background information, lists of important dates, fun facts, and more about Early America, Colonial America, Pioneers, Civil War, Immigration, and World Wars I and II. For use with Grades 3-5.

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Contents

Land of Native Peoples
5
Time Line
6
Additional Resources
7
Winter Count
8
Medicine Bag
10
Bowl Game
12
Learning Natures Ways
13
Fry Bread
16
Time Line
42
Additional Resources
43
Toy That Tricks the Eye
44
Boats Across Battle Lines
46
Underground Railroad Quilt Patch
48
Parlor Games
50
Wartime Tunes
51
Hardtack
52

Settlement and Revolution
17
Time Line
18
Fabric Dyeing
19
Graceful Toy
20
Goosey Game
21
Put Your John Hancock Here
24
The Real Revere
25
Johnny Cakes
28
Moving West
29
Time Line
30
Twirling the Plate Game
31
Loosey Goosey Toy
32
Cat Pincushion
34
Classroom Cartographers
36
Homemade Butter
40
America Divided
41
The Immigrant Experience and Industrial Revolution
53
Time Line
54
Inspiration and Perspiration
55
LeafPrint Cards
56
Dreidel
58
Tangram
60
Pack Your Bag
62
GermanStyle Cookies
63
Becoming a World Power
64
Time Line
65
Victory Pin
66
Kick the Can
68
Crack the Code
69
Wartime Cake
71
General Resources
72
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