Colonial American Web Sites
Here are links to websites with resources and games that I found helpful regarding Colonial America.
Colonial Williamsburg – great place to visit and experience life from then.
Claude Moore Colonial Farm – another great location for information and seeing life from colonial times reenacted.
Liberty! Road to Revolution – great interactive game for kids!
American Revolution Simulation – this is geared to middle schoolers but I adapted to use with my elementary students with great success.
Mission US – Thirteen – another game but you need to log in for this one.
National Parks – links to landmarks that can be helpful and fun.
Kidport – nice time line and information for kids.
The American Revolution – great lesson ideas (even though the music can be annoying!!)
History channel – videos highlighting events of the revolution.
Neo12 – a selection of videos to make history real for kids.
Myths of the American Revolution from Smithsonian – for older kids but interesting.
American Revolution: Quotes – nice selection of famous quotes from history makers.
Women soldiers in the American Revolution – amazing women!
Spy letters -gallery of letters.
Brainpop – this is an interactive game – great fun!
Social Studies for Kids – if you’re looking for information on the facts like on the Intolerable Acts or the beliefs of the time, this is an excellent resource.
Happy surfing! : )