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Colonial Kids: A Celebration of Life in Southeastern Pennsylvania in the 1700's
Colonial Kids is an exploration of colonial times in Southeastern Pennsylvania. Life as a colonist is uniquely presented through the eyes of children who lived during this period of American history. Their daily routines, schooling, home life, and recreation are brought to life with stories and facts as told by the children who would have experienced them. A recipe book, craft collection, and games all are included in this site to provide the viewer with fun activities that teach about the time period in a hands on manner. There is also a section that explains potential jobs that the kids might one day grow up to hold. A gallery of tools used by a colonial woodworker allows the viewer to choose a photograph of a tool, and select it to learn more. Video clips throughout the site help visitors learn about things such as the clothes that were worn in the time period, as well as the ways in which people traveled throughout the region. Overall the site provides viewers with a comprehensive picture of the life of a Colonial Kid.
19 & under
History & Government > United States > Colonies & the Revolutionary War