Middle Ages for Kids
Learning about the middle ages for kids will be memorable and fun with this hands-on medieval times for kids unit elementary age children from pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd, grade, and 4th grade students with love. We have 4 lessons to hep kids learn about the middle ages with middle ages crafts, activities, free printables, and book recommendations. We love making history come alive with our engaging history lessons for kids filled with hands-on projects like these castle activities for kids, knights for kids, medieval art for kids, and so much more!
Medieval times for kids
Your kids are going to love these creative and memorable history lessons that will teach about middle ages for kids. These lessons are great for all elementary age kids from preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, grade 2, grade 3, grade 4, and great for families learning together. Each of the lessons includes crafts, hands-on activities, and more to make learning about Medieval times fun! Here are the different parts to the study. Just click on the link to see more about that lesson.
Learn about the important roles of knights, what their coat of arms meant, make a bow and arrow, and read some fascinating books that will make the life of a knight come alive.
Kids will be fascinated by the importance of the medieval church during the middle ages. Have fun learning about the origin of pretzels, making illuminated manuscripts, see famous churches from the middle ages, learn how the invention of the printing press brought about the end of the middle ages, and more.
Learn about famous artist Giotto who made beautiful artwork during the middle ages. Kid will have fun making their own egg based paint and creating their own masterpieces to commemorate Giotto. Plus kids will have fun making their own medieval music and weaving simple tapestries with our simple, fun projects.
Medieval activities for kids
Middle Ages for Kids Resources
History Lessons for Kids
Our fun, hands-on and engaging homeschool history include not only clever activities to make history fun and memorable, but FREE printable worksheets and games too!
- Mesopotamia History – learn about he cradle of civilization while making costumes, recipes, maps, their own wheeled transport replica, play the royal game of Ur, make raised reliefs, practice cuneiform in clay, and construct their own ziggurats!
Early Explorers contains activities and printables to relive the adventures of early explorers for kids as they become a Viking with Leif Erickson, sale around the world with Magellan, head to China with Marco Polo, discover the New World with Columbus, and more!
- Middle Ages for Kids. Build your own Medieval Castle, learn about the science of a catapult, dye silk, make peasant bread, find out the important roles of knights, make a bow and arrow, learn the origin of pretzels, making illuminated manuscripts, make artwork with egg paint and weaving simple tapestries .
- Native Americans for Kids – explore various tribes as you create free printable book, make PVC tent, totem poles, Indian fry bread, husk dolls, recreate an archeological dig with arrow heads, and more!
- Colonial America for Kids takes kids on a journey back to the first settlers in America – eat Gruel, make a Wattle & Daub house, create a tin lantern, write with a quill, make simple Johnny Cakes, make you own marbles, create traditional silhouette art projects, and more.
American Revolution for Kids. In 4 units your students will learn what events lead up to the American Revolution and famous figures will making dragon pistols, roll their own cartridges, working spy cipher, cold feet activity.
- What was the Westward Expanion? History comes alive as they learn about the Oregon trail, pony express, gold rush, transcontinental railroad, and more with printables and activities like making a covered wagon, homemade crackers, how to square dance, pan for gold, and make a railroad project.
- Civil War for Kids We have recommendations for mapping and visiting famous battle sights nearby, printable civil war board game, make an informative emergent reader, create a flip book or people students should know, and complete some free printable Civil War worksheets.
- United States for Kids – we have worksheets, games, state coloring pages and more to make learning about the USA fun!
- Learn about the Children of the World and the countries they live in with our handy, FREE resources: country readers, map of the world for kids to print and label, a printable countries of the world coloring book.
History Lessons for Kids
Check out one of or MANY engaging, Free history lessons for kids
- Dive into Mesopotamia History to learn about Gilgamesh and ancient Summerians
- These Ancient Egypt Activities are such a fun way to dive into this fascinating period of history with pyramids and mummies! We have readers, ancient egypt worksheets, heiroglyphic worksheets, crafts, recipes, mummy craft, diy papyrus paper, how was king tut murdered game, and more!
- Read, color and learn about Aztecs for Kids; you might also love these aztec worksheets, aztec activity, and aztec coloring pages
- Learn about the Inca Civilization with mini booklets, incan worksheets, and incas activity for kids
- Discover Medieval Times with castles, knights, and more in this exciting Middle Ages for Kids
- 4 week lesson about Early Explorers for Kids (plus 13 famous european explorers minbooks to read color and learn!)
- Make a teepee, dig for arrowheads, color our printable books and more in this Native Americans for Kids lessons
- Explore American History for kids including lots of fun, hands on activities and free printables
- The Colonial America for Kids lesson takes kids on a journey back to the first permanent settlement in America – Jamestown for Kids Printable. 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.
- Relive the exciting road to independence in this Revolutionary War for Kids unit with 4 lessons filled with activites, printables, and resources like this American Revolution Printable Books for kids to read, color, and learn!
- Learn about the War of 1812 for Kids as you read, color, and make your own booklet
- 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 and World War 1 for kids with this free 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, plus a World War 2 for Kids printable, and the Colombian Exchange
- 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)
Geography for Kids
- Grab this realistic looking Free Printable Passport for Kids
- Free Printable Maps including world map, continents, and country maps with and without labeling
- Ready to dive more in depth? Check out Country Study for Kids – look at 16 countries around the world up close
- Kids can research to learn about other countries with these country worksheets.
- Around the World I Spy Worksheets – learn about 36 countries
- Use Lego to explore famous landmarks in countries for kids
- Research and learn with these free Children around the World Worksheets
- Roll into Geography – Printable Geography Games
- Geography Treasure Hunt Activity
- Landforms Worksheets pdf free
- Snap Geography Games for Kids
- Read, Color and Learn about other countries with FREE country studies including: Vietnam For Kids and Greece for Kids and Peru for Kids and Kenya for Kids and Israel for Kids, plus many more!
- You can find all our FREE printable country coloring pages covering over 36 different nations – or jump right to Spain Coloring Pages, China Coloring Pages, Italy Coloring Pages, Chile Coloring Pages, Germany Coloring Pages, and Costa Rica Coloring Pages
United States Lesson for Kids
Help children learn about the great country of the United States with these free printables and resources:
- Free Presidents of the United States for Kids
- Cute, Free Printable State Coloring Pages
- Printable USA Presidents Coloring Pages
- Voting for Kids – How Americans elect a new president
- Free Presidents Worksheets – Learn about all the American presidents
- US States I Spy Worksheets
- Help kids understand where do I live with this clever printable activity
- Learn about American symbols with these Patriotic American Symbols for Kids
- United States I Spy Worksheets
- How much do you know about USA for Kids? Color the flag, look at a map, discover famous landmarks like the statue of liberty,and more!
- American Symbols Worksheets
- Fireworks Patriotic Craft
- 50 States Worksheets
- State Animals USA Printables Scavenger Hunt
- United States Scavenger Hunt of State Birds
- FREE USA State Flowers Scavenger Hunt Printables for Kids
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