Famous Explorers for Kids
Whether you are a parent, teacher, homeschooler, or trying to help your children build their fine motor skills and handwriting skills – you will love these fun and free, no-prep male explorer themed notebooking pages for kids all ages from preschool, pre k, to kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade and more! These notebooking pages are a great way to introduce children to researching, learning about the history of the world and then writing their own thoughts on what they have read and learned. They would be great used as part of a history unit.
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Explorers for kids
- These notebooking pages come in both color and black and white versions.
- There are two pages for each explorer.
- The first page consists of a paragraph about the explorer with a few images and spaces for kids to write or draw their thoughts on this explorer. These pages are perfect for younger children.
- The second page consists of a picture and lines for older children to write a paragraph of their thoughts about the explorer.
- Included on the pages is a picture of the explorer they are studying. Children can color or decorate this image when using the black and white versions.
Explorers for children
There are thirteen different explorers.
- Alexander Mackenzie
- Amerigo Vespucci
- Bartolomeu Dias
- Sir Francis Drake
- George Vancouver
- Hernando de Soto
- Jacques Marquette
- Captain James Cook
- Panfilo de Narvárez
- Robert de la Salle
- Samuel de Champlain
- Simon Fraser
- Walter Raleigh
Facts about explorers
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