Civil War for Kids – Activities, Worksheets, Games, and more!

Make learning about the Civil War for kids not only enaging, but memorable with these civil war activities. From NO PREP civil war worksheets to fun civil war games – we have lots of civil war printables to make learning about american history for kids fun! Kids will especially love the civil war games to review what they have learned. These resources are such a fun and FREE way to teach american history for kids from kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade, and 8th grade students too.

Make learning about the Civil War for kids not only enaging, but memorable with these civil war activities. From NO PREP civil war worksheets to fun civil war games - we have lots of civil war printables to make learning about american history for kids fun! Kids will especially love the civil war games to review what they have learned. These resources are such a fun and FREE way to teach american history for kids from kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade, and 8th grade students too.

Civil War for Kids

While the Civil War deals with some hard issues, it is an important period of history for Americans to study. Students will learn about slavery, famous Americans from the Civil War, famous battles, and how our nation stood together. Because of the strides made during the Civil War, slavery would be abolished, women would get the right to vote, and we would begin becoming a UNITED people. This civil war for kids lesson helps kids learn a lot of important civil war facts for kids while keeping kids engage with civil war activities.  In addition to the popular civil war worksheets, don’t miss the outrageously fun, free printable civil war game.

Civil War Activities

Unlike our other history units that include a week-by-week lesson, I’ve included resources below. Because of the content, this is not a one-size-fits-all history lesson.  Grab the resources you like and dive into as much as your child is ready for. We have free civil war worksheets and civil war activity ideas for kindergartners, grade 1, grade 2, grade 3, grade 4, grade 5, and grade 6 students.

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Civil War Coloring Pages

To start out with, grab this reader to learn facts about the civil war. You can print it in color or colour your own pages and make a book out of these Civil War Coloring Pages . This read, color, and learn is a great introduction to this period of us history for kids!

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People of the Civil War

Students will be fascinated to learn about these famous figured from this intense time in our American History such as Jefferson Davis, Rober E Lee, Clara Barton, Harriet Tubman, Abraham Lincoln, and more. You can print this People of the Civil War flip book in color or black and white.

Civil War Worksheets for Kids

Civil War Worksheets

Finally, assess what kids have learned about The Civil War with thes free printable Civil War Worksheets that review key people, battles, vocabulary, terms, and ideas of the Civil War for kids.

Civil War Board Game for Review

Civil War Games

Help kids learn about the Civil War while playing this fun, low prep, Civil War Game that can be printed in color or black and white. This free civil war game is a great way for kid sto learn with a fun american history game for kids of all ages!

Online Civil War Resources

Recommended Civil War Books for Kids

                          

Grab some of these wonderful civil war books to emmerse yourself in the period of history!

Tons of Jamestown Settlement Projects for Kids in this free unit on colonial america! Plus jamestown settlement crafts and free worksheets for kids of all ages in this colonial america lesson for homeschoolers and educational activities in school. #colonialamerica #historyforkids #kidsactivities Join us as we discover what it was like in Valley Forge during the American Revolutionary War with these fun hands-on Revolutionary War for Kids activities. This fun history for kids lesson includes rolling cartridges activity, cold feet activity, dragon pistols, and other Revolutionary War Project Ideas, lots of great book recommendations, and a free printable revolutionary war lapbook with important dates and people. This is a fun American history for kids unit for kindergartners, first graders, 2nd graders, 3rd graders, 4th graders, 5th graders, and 6th graders. lewis-and-clark-lesson-for-kids Learn all about the Roaring Twenties with this fun 1920s for Kids Reader. This 20s printables are a great way to work on reading skills while learning about american history for kids. Use this free printable as part of a famous person,  History or 1920s study for preschool, pre k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade students. Simply print pdf file with the roaring twenties worksheet to learn about life in the 1920s. 

History Lessons for Kids

Check out one of or MANY engaging, Free history lessons for kids

  • Explore American History for kids including lots of fun, hands on activities and free printables
  • Dive into Mesopotamia History to learn about Gilgamesh
  • 4 week lesson about Early Explorers for Kids
  • Learn about castles, knights, and more in this exciting Middle Ages for Kids
  • Make a teepee, dig for arrowheads, color our printable books and more in this Native Americans for Kids lessons
  • The Colonial America for Kids lesson takes kids on a journey back to the first permanent settlement in America – Jamestown. Students will learn about colonial life with lots of hands on projects like eating Gruel, making a Wattle & Daub house, and creating a tin lantern will make the settlement come alive.
  • We will make westward expansion for kids come alive for kids as they learn facts about the time period from about 1783-1898. In addition to learning about the Oregon trail, pony express, gold rush, transcontinental railroad, students will also learn to match animal trails, map the united states, and learn about North American animals too.
  • Civil War for Kids – students will learn about slavery, famous Americans from the Civil War, famous battles, and how our nation stayed together. Lesson includes printable worksheets, mapping activities, printable civil war board game and more!
  • Learn about US States for Kids – state coloring pages, president coloring pages, state report forms, states and capital printables, and so much more!
  • Pennant History Posters to see US History At-a-Glance
  • Learn about the Roaring 1920s for Kids – Printable Book to Read, Color, and Learn
  • Rosa Parks for Kids Printable Reader to Color and Learn
  • Martin Luther King Jr for Kids Printable Reader to Color and Learn
  • Titanic for Kids Reader to Color and Learn
  • Learn about the Roaring 1920s for Kids – Printable Book to Read, Color, and Learn
  • 1930s for Kids – Printable Book about the Golden age of Hollywood, Great Depression for Kids and more to read, color, and learn
  • Life in the 1940s America for Kids Reader
  • Anne Frank for Kids Printable Reader to read, color, and learn about this Jewish girl who lived behind the wall in Holland during World War 2
  • 1950s for Kids Reader to Color, Learn and read about what life was like in America in 1950
  • Life in the 1960s for Kids Printable book to read, color and learn about life in the 1960s
  • Learn about platform shoes, disco, the beginning of Star Wars and more with this 1970s for kids Reader
  • 1980s for kids Reader to read, color, and learn!
  • 1990s for Kids Printable Reader filled with information about fashion, technology, Presidents, and more!
  • Learn about life for early 2000s Kids with these american history printables to read, color, and learn!
  • Review what you’ve leanred with these American History Worksheets (Notebooking)

 Presidents Coloring PagesIt is important to teach children about how we elect the president of the United States of America. This simple, no prep Voting for Kids reader will help pre k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students. This printable election book is perfect for preparing children for November elections! These free U.S. Presidents Worksheets are a great way for children to practice and improve their knowledge of the Presidents of the United States as well as work on their research and handwriting skills. This history for kids activity is perfect for kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade kids learning about American history, preparing for Presidential Elections for kids, or celebrating Presidents Day.

United States Lesson for Kids

Help children learn about the great country of the United States with these free printables and resources:

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