Colonial Days: Discover the Past with Fun Projects, Games, Activities, and Recipes

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Over 40 fun, hands-on projects and activities from the days ofcolonial America

Spend a year with the Mayhews, a family living in the Massachusettscolony of 1732. Ten-year-old Nathan and his twelve-year-old sister,Sarah, are eager to share all the fun and adventure--and the hardwork--of their daily lives. Along the way, they'll show you how toplay games, make toys and crafts, and perform lots of interestingand challenging everyday activities.

Churn your own butter and whip up a batch of tasty Maple Creamtreats. Write with a quill pen you can make yourself, learn how todip candles, and play popular games like Jackstraws, Crack the Egg,and Sheep Over the Fence.

Colonial Days is filled with interesting historical information andfun facts about growing up in days gone by. Discover howdifferent--and how similar--life was for American kids in history.

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This book provides an interesting and exciting introduction to colonial life. Children will have fun learning about history by participating in over 40 everyday activities, games, projects, and recipes from the colonial era. Candle dipping, churning butter, baking bread, making jam, dyeing wool, making a colonial sundial, and learning how to play colonial games are among many projects and activities. Historical facts and information are also provided.

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DAVID C. KING has written many books for children and young adults, including Pioneer Days (Wiley), First Facts about American Heroes, America's Story, and The Heroic Age of American Invention. He has worked as a curriculum developer in both history and social studies, and as a high school English and history teacher.

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