Hands-On History Kits
Each Hands-On Kit contains:
- Teacher Guide
- Reproduction artifacts
- Discovery worksheet
- Graphic Organizers
- Primary sources
Choose from four Hands-On History Kits
Eighteenth-century women tied on pockets under their skirts and reached through slits in their petticoats to retrieve items. This lady's pocket contains a fan, wig curler, sewing implements (needle case and wax animal), coins (pieces of eight), seal and wax, Aesop's Fables playing cards, receipt (recipe), and a teacher guide.
Item # 746891
American Indian Bandolier Bag
Excite your students' imaginations with this kit: a powder horn, clay pipe, three strings of trade beads, swatches of deer skin and red wool broadcloth, pieces of trade silver, small wooden spoon, musket ball, and a teacher guide all stored in a cotton canvas bag like those used by eighteenth-century American Indians.
Item # 1269992
Eighteenth-century slaves often carried their personal belongings in a bag or basket. This simple drawstring fabric bag contains a bill of sale, oyster shell, flint and steel, wooden spoon, pewter button, piece of chain, feather quill, pair of stockings, and a teacher guide..
Item # 746909
Soldier's used a stout canvas bag with a shoulder strap to carry their rations and personal belongings. This Revolutionary War haversack carries a copy of the Virginia Gazette newspaper, dice, a pennywhistle, musket ball, flint and steel, tin cup, cockade, playing cards, and a teacher guide.
Item # 746883
Discovering the Past through Archaeology
Hands-On Resource Kit
A Classroom Simulation
Each Classroom Simulation kit includes:
- A modern mystery story that familiarizes students with archeological methods
- An “excavation site” printable resource
- Reproduction artifacts (contents vary)
- Directions for basic site investigation
- Primary documents and sources
Teachers also receive:
- Instructions for the archeological activities
- Background information about archeology
- Instructions for placing artifacts within the “site”
- Suggestions for adding additional artifacts
- Extension activities
Item # 986471