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.

Dutch Colonization

Article teaches about Dutch colonization along the Hudson river.

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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