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History of Flight for Kids

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Did you know that November is National Aviation History Month? The history of aviation, flight, and planes is of great interest to kids. Your preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th grade students will love learning about the History of Flight for Kids and how they work with these fun airplane crafts and aviation activities 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 preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th grade students will love learning about the History of Flight for Kids and how they work with these fun airplane crafts and aviation activities for kids!

History of flight for kids

Before starting in on this history of flight for kids lesson, check out some of the 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!  Then use one or two aviation activities for kids ideas to complete your study – or use them all if your kids are extremely interested in learning more about airplanes and flight. Maybe you are teaching a future pilot!

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 for kids

Aviation activities for kids

Your kids won’t realize they are learning when you complete these aviation crafts for kids and airplane activities!

airplane worksheets for kids

Free Plane Worksheets and Printables

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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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