Enjoy our series of free history lessons for kids! Each .pdf is based on a request from a child and includes a history lesson and hands-on activity. Many have printable recipes, songs, and crafts to go along with the lesson’s topic.
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- Is there a certain topic that piques your child’s interest?
- Is there local history you want to learn more about?
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Click on the titles below to explore the lessons released through Facebook and email so far:
Lesson 1: Pin Prick Drawing Lesson
Lesson 2: The Complicated History of Pudding
Lesson 3: A Lesson on Becoming the Family Historian
Lesson 4: A History Lesson on Draft Horses
Lesson 5: Black Loyalist History at Kings Landing
Lesson 6: Learn to Make Candy on the Snow
Lesson 7: Print Shop and Potato Printing
Lesson 8: Learn to Make a Thaumatrope at Home
Lesson 9: Blacksmithing for Beginners
Lesson 10: A Lesson on the History of Natural Dyeing
Lesson 11: A Victorian Christmas History Lesson
Lesson 12: A History Lesson on Butter Making
Lesson 13: Maple, the First Taste of Spring
Lesson 14: All About Brown Bread
Lesson 15: Herbs & Medicine
Lesson 16: The A to Z of the Blueberry
Lesson 17: Candle Making
Lesson 18: A History Lesson on Outdoor Winter Recreation in the 1800s
Bonus: Recipe Book
Bonus: Apple Tree Craft (in partnership with the Harvey Community Library)
Bonus: Black History Crossword
Bonus: Christmas Recipe Book