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History of Flight for Kids

Did you know that November is National Aviation History Month? The history of aviation, flight, and planes is of great interest to kids. Your kids will love learning about the History of Flight for Kids and how they work with these fun airplane crafts and airplane activities!

Help kids learn about the history of flight with these fun books, activities, worksheets, and more.

Before starting in on these activities, check out some of these books about the history of aviation and planes to learn something about this wonderful invention. You may be surprised at what even you learn when completing this airplane unit study! Use one or two ideas, or use them all if your kids are extremely interested in learning more about airplanes and flight. Maybe you are teaching a future pilot!

History of Flight for Kids

Take these ideas and use them to spark an entire unit study about the history of aviation and how we have conquered the sky all the way to space, the moon, Mars, and beyond. The brief history of flight is truly fascinating to learn about!

Books about Airplanes and Aviation

Read these books to learn the basics of aviation history and how we learned to fly.


Then, I’d encourage you to check out these lesson plan ideas on How Things Fly from the Smithsonian!


Airplane Crafts and Activities for Kids

airplane crafts for kids

Your kids won’t realize they are learning when you complete these plane activities!

airplane worksheets for kids
Your kids might also like it if you make delicious edible airplanes!

About the author

Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! She has created over 1 million pages of printables to help teach kids ABCs, science, English grammar, history, math, and so much more! Beth is also the creator of 2 additional sites with even more educational activities and FREE printables - www.kindergartenworksheetsandgames.com and www.preschoolplayandlearn.com

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