Make your lessons more engaging, by using this book to do projects and games with students that will allow them to see how life was enjoyed during Colonial days ,when technology wasn’t as prevalent as it is today. The book divides the activities according to the seasons in which they would and could take place, given the available resources and weather conditions. Students will follow all of these activities through the Mayhew family and learn more about what activities kept people “busy” during these times.
King, David C., and Bobbie Moore. Colonial Days: Discover the past with Fun Projects, Games, Activities, and Recipes. New York: J. Wiley & Sons, 1998. Print.