Fasces Axe Head

Fasces Axe Head

Fasces Axe Head Volume IV Lesson 51: Benito Mussolini and the Rise of Fascism (1922)   Build a fasces axe head.  Need activity...
Napoleon’s Bicorn Hat

Napoleon’s Bicorn Hat

Napoleon’s Bicorn Hat Volume IV Lesson 13: The Rise of Napoleon Bonaparte (1799) Making this awesome hat is a must!  It’s fairly simple and quite authentic looking.  It is meant to resemble Napoleon’s hat in Napoleon Crossing the Alps by Jacques-Louis...
Indian Feather Headpiece

Indian Feather Headpiece

Indian Feather Headpiece Volume III Lesson 54: The Founding of Jamestown (1607) Make a feather headband to represent an indian chief of the time period.  This activity is suggested for younger students.  Decorating the headband is so much...
Make Regal “Stand Ups”

Make Regal “Stand Ups”

Volume III Lesson 38: Elizabeth I (1558-1603)   This fun and easy activity is suggested for younger and middle students. The materials needed are the internet (with adult supervision) and a color printer if you have one; cardboard; ruler; pencil; glue and a...
Build a Paper Pueblo House

Build a Paper Pueblo House

Build a Paper Pueblo House Volume III Lesson 33: Explorers of North America (1534, 1539, 1540)   Build a paper pueblo.  This activity for younger and middle students takes about 20 minutes to finish and is build with white index...
Miniature Cannon Activity

Miniature Cannon Activity

Miniature Popping Cannon Activity Volume III Lesson 19: Cortes and Pizarro: Conquistadors of Spain (1519, 1531)   This activity is a family favorite!  Make a miniature cannon that really fires using party...
Raphael’s Cherubs Cotton Swab Holder

Raphael’s Cherubs Cotton Swab Holder

Raphael’s Cherubs Cotton Swab Holder Volume III Lesson 17: Raphael (1514)   This activity is for younger and middle students.  It takes about 20 minutes and when finished, it makes a pretty cotton swab dispenser featuring Raphael’s...
Host a Medieval Feast

Host a Medieval Feast

Host a Medieval Feast with Court Jesters Volume II Lesson 59: Eleanor of Aquitaine, the Queen of Two Nations These two are dressed up like Medieval Jesters to host a large, lavish banquet with lots of food, plenty of drinks, and lively entertainment.  Eleanor of...
Making Scary War Faces

Making Scary War Faces

Scary War Faces Volume II Lesson 44: The Maori of New Zealand (900) These girls made scary war faces by painting their face, bulging their eyes and sticking their tongues out as far as possible.  This is simulating what the Mauri might have looked like in war....
A Pagoda-Style Bird Feeder

A Pagoda-Style Bird Feeder

A Pagoda-Style Bird Feeder Volume II Lesson 31: Wu Zetian, the Empress of China (690) The building of tall, eight sided pagodas became more fashionable under the influence of Wu Zetian.  Directions to build a pagoda birdfeeder like the one to the left is given with...

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