Thirteen Colonies

 

13 colonies | Food| Clothing | Education | Games | Jobs | New England Colonies | Middle Colonies |

Southern Colonies | Interactive Activities | Flags/Maps | Miscellaneous

 

13 Colonies

Social Studies for Kids: The Thirteen Colonies of America
http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13colonies2.htm

Thirteen Originals
http://www.timepage.org/spl/13colony.html

Daily Life in the Colonies (Interactive)
http://www.pbs.org/ktca/liberty/perspectives_daily.html

13 Colonies Interactive Map
http://www.mrnussbaum.com/13intscav.htm

Colonial Currency
http://www.nd.edu/~rarebook/coins/ColCurrency/index.html

Expressions from Colonial times
http://www.osv.org/kids_zone/sayit.html

Colonial Diseases
http://www.mayflowerfamilies.com/colonial_life/colonial_diseases.htm

Colonial Williamsburg
http://www.history.org/almanack/life/life.cfm

Tour Colonial Williamsburg
http://www.history.org/visit/tourTheTown/flash.cfm

Interactive: Houses and the Land
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/colonialhouse/history/houses.html

Colonial Kids
http://library.thinkquest.org/J002611F/index.htm

kidís stuff
http://memorialhall.mass.edu/collection/browse/index.jsp?category=6

video interviews
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/colonialhouse/history/voices/index.html


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Food

Ovens and the colony
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/colonialhouse/history/ovens.html

New Jersey: cooking in the 1800ís
http://www.hcsv.org/O_page/recipe.htm

New Netherlands Recipes
http://www.kookhistorie.nl/

Recipes (Scroll to bottom of page)
http://digital.lib.msu.edu/projects/cookbooks/html/books/book_09.cfm

New England Cookery
http://digital.lib.msu.edu/projects/cookbooks/html/books/book_04.cfm

food timeline (choose from the 1600ís to the 1800ís)
http://www.foodtimeline.org/index.html

13 colonies food
http://www.cooks.com/rec/search/0,1-0,13_colonies_food,FF.html

Recipes from Colonial Williamsburg
http://www.history.org/Almanack/life/food/foodhdr.cfm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cuisine_of_the_Thirteen_Colonies

http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13coloniesfood.htm

http://www.cooks.com/rec/search/0,1-0,13_colonies_food,FF.html

 

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Clothing

Colonial Williamsburg
http://www.history.org/history/clothing/intro/index.cfm

Dress me up
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/colonialhouse/history/dress_up_flash.html

Clothing
http://www.dcboces.org/sufsd/nassau/hhv2/clothing.html

18th Century clothing
http://www.1771.org/cd.htm

Dress Up
http://memorialhall.mass.edu/activities/dressup/index.html

 

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Education

Education in the Colonies
http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/TM/EducationInTheColonies.shtml

School
http://www.dcboces.org/sufsd/nassau/hhv2/school.html

Hornbooks
http://www.cedu.niu.edu/blackwell/books.html

Education in the 13 American Colonies
http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13coloniesschool.htm

 

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Games

Childís Play
http://www.mayflowerfamilies.com/colonial_life/child%27s_play.htm

Colonial games and toys
http://noahwebsterhouse.org/games.html 

Games
http://www.dcboces.org/sufsd/nassau/hhv2/games.html

Childrenís Toys and Games
http://memorialhall.mass.edu/activity/view.do?activityID=202 

Fun and Games in the 1700ís
http://www.paulreverehouse.org/kids/reverechildren.shtml

 

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Jobs

Trades
http://www.dcboces.org/sufsd/nassau/hhv2/trades.html 

Tools of the Trade
http://www.osv.org/kids_zone/tools.html 

Tools used in Colonial Williamsburg
http://www.history.org/Almanack/life/tools/tlhdr.cfm 

Colonial Williamsburg Trades
http://www.history.org/Almanack/life/trades/tradehdr.cfm

 

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New England Colonies

Massachusetts Bay Colony
http://www.usahistory.info/New-England/Massachusetts.html 

http://www.timepage.org/spl/13colony.html#mass 

http://www.celebrateboston.com/history/period02/p020203massachusettsbay.htm 

http://www.netstate.com/states/geography/ma_geography.htm 

http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13massachusetts.htm

 

Rhode Island Colony

Geography and Climate of Rhode Island
http://www.netstate.com/states/geography/ri_geography.htm 

http://www.usahistory.info/New-England/Rhode-Island.html 

http://www.timepage.org/spl/13colony.html#rhodeisland 

http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13rhodeisland.htm

 

Connecticut

http://www.usahistory.info/New-England/Connecticut.html 

http://www.netstate.com/states/geography/ct_geography.htm 

http://www.timepage.org/spl/13colony.html#connect 

http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13connecticut.htm

 

New Hampshire

http://www.netstate.com/states/geography/nh_geography.htm 

http://www.usahistory.info/New-England/New-Hampshire.html 

http://www.timepage.org/spl/13colony.html#newhamp 

http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13newhampshire.htm

 

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Middle Colonies

New York

http://www.netstate.com/states/geography/ny_geography.htm 

http://www.timepage.org/spl/13colony.html#newyork 

http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13newyork.htm

 

Pennsylvania

http://www.netstate.com/states/geography/pa_geography.htm 

http://www.timepage.org/spl/13colony.html#penn 

http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13pennsylvania.htm

 

New Jersey

http://www.netstate.com/states/geography/nj_geography.htm 

http://www.timepage.org/spl/13colony.html#newjersey 

http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13newjersey.htm

 

Delaware

http://www.netstate.com/states/geography/de_geography.htm 

http://www.timepage.org/spl/13colony.html#delaware 

http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13delaware.htm

 

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Southern Colonies

Maryland

http://www.netstate.com/states/geography/md_geography.htm 

http://www.timepage.org/spl/13colony.html#maryland 

http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13maryland.htm

Exploring Maryland (Interactive and Cool)
http://mdroots.thinkport.org/default_flash.asp?ldIntNm=plantation

 

North and South Carolina

http://www.netstate.com/states/geography/nc_geography.htm 

http://www.netstate.com/states/geography/sc_geography.htm 

http://www.timepage.org/spl/13colony.html#nocarolina 

http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13northcarolina.htm 

http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13southcarolina.htm

 

Georgia

http://www.netstate.com/states/geography/ga_geography.htm 

http://www.timepage.org/spl/13colony.html#georgia 

http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13georgia.htm

 

Virginia

http://www.netstate.com/states/geography/va_geography.htm 

http://www.timepage.org/spl/13colony.html#virginia 

http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13virginia.htm

 

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Interactive activities

13 Colonies Quiz
http://www.quia.com/rr/275653.html

13 Colonies concentration
http://www.quia.com/cc/626816.html 

13 colonies matching
http://www.quia.com/mc/626816.html 

You be the Historian: Solve a mystery
http://americanhistory.si.edu/kids/springer/ 

Order in the Court Web Adventure
http://www.colonialwilliamsburg.com/history/teaching/order/order_home.html 

Pilgrimís Progress: Sail Across the Atlantic
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/colonialhouse/teachers/pilgrims/index.html 

ĎTis a Very Dirty Manner of Life
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/colonialhouse/teachers/dirty_manner/mystery1.html 

Myth Conceptions Quiz
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/colonialhouse/quiz_pop/myth.html 

Fantastic Voyage
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/colonialhouse/history/voyage.html

 

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Flags/Maps

http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/graphics/13mapnew.htm

http://www.google.com/archivesearch?hl=en&q=thirteen+colonies+flags&um=1&ie=UTF-8&scoring=t&ei=YSC1Sb-DLNC5tweq9_zpDA&sa=X&oi=timeline_result&resnum=11&ct=title

http://www.bucklinsociety.net/early_flags.htm

 

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Miscellaneous

http://videos.howstuffworks.com/hsw/5508-thirteen-colonies-getting-enough-food-video.htm 

http://www.kidinfo.com/American_History/Colonization_Colonial_Life.html

http://www.rcs.k12.va.us/csjh/colonies.htm

 

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