Colonial America for Kids

13 Colonies

Features interactive maps of the 13 colonies, with quizzes, reading comprehensions and colony profiles.

13 Originals: Founding the American Colonies

Presents a colony timeline plus summaries of the key events in each colony, with related documents.

A Colonial Family and Community

Challenges children to uncover clues to answer seven questions about the life of a colonial family from northeastern Connecticut.

Colonial Currency

Shows a wide range of colonial currency types.

Colonial Williamsburg

Explores the rhythms, places and lives of people in 18th century Virginia.

Hargrett Rare Library Map Collection - Colonial America

Offers dozens of images of rare maps of colonial America.

Internet Modern History Sourcebook: Colonial North America

Contains links to many primary sources and documents from the colonial era.

Noah Webster House: Kids Corner

Presents information for children about Noah Webster and his family, with sections on colonial schools, toys and life in 1700s Connecticut.

Pilgrim Hall Museum: The Pilgrim Story

Narrates the story of the Pilgrims through some of the artifacts at this museum.

Plimoth Plantation Homework Help

Offers a wealth of information about everyday life for the English colonists of Plymouth and the Wampanoag People.

The Thirteen Colonies

Features a summary chart offering information on each of the thirteen colonies, including how it got its name, when it was founded and who by, and when it became a state.

United States History Map

Features games and activities which teach children about European colonies in America and how the modern states came to be.

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