Get hands-on with these history activities for preschool and kindergarten! Here are crafts, books, and more for bringing history alive.
History Activities for Preschool and Kindergarten
Explore art history, from Modernism in the late 19th century to Pop Art, popular in the 1960s.
Study European history with flags, animals, and landmarks – great for all elementary school students.
Learn about the legend of Horatius with this stanza, coloring sheet, and free printable Roman helmets.
Study black history through literature! Here are 10 great picture books for bringing black history alive.
Fill your tummy with a feast, fit for Ancient Rome. There’s nothing too extravagant about the meal, but elementary kiddos will love this!
Recreate the works of famous artists with these tutorials! Learn about them in the process, from Monet to Pollock.
Study Native American history by creating these teepees. They’re pretty simple to make, with popsicle sticks being the base.
Study George Washington and Abraham Lincoln in this freebie for President’s Day.
Roman numerals are still used today! Introduce your kiddos to Roman numerals with this free printable.
On April 15, 1947, Jackie Robinson made history for breaking racial barriers and becoming the first African American to become a Major League Baseball player.
Use this lapbook to learn about our first president, George Washington!
Martin Luther King Jr. made great advances for the Civil Rights movements. Learn about his amazing life!
Get hands-on while learning about Stonehenge! It can be adapted for elementary and middle school, and is great for combining history and STEM.
Rosie the Riveter was a classic icon during WWII, inspiring woman to help the war effort by taking up jobs.
Recreate the Liberty Bell while learning about early American history!
Celebrate the 4th of July and Independence Day with this American flag painting! It’s simple and costs next to nothing.
Learn about ancient Egypt with this math and literacy pack. There are 17 printables, with history activities that can be adjusted for toddlers to 2nd grade.
Learn about diversity and segregation with this bright coloring craft. It works best for large groups, but can be adjusted for smaller groups.
Learn about ancient history with this hands-on craft! Recreate a textured Roman road.