Books we read:
Animated Hero Classics – William Bradford
America The Story of Us – Rebels (season 1- episode 1) (AP – we watched the first 20mins for now.)
Dear America – Journey to New World Season 1 episode 2 (Netflix)
The Mayflower Pilgrims – (AP) – We actually did not finish this one, it was really slow and my kids were bored, but wanted to mention it because everyone is different.
Squanto and the First Thanksgiving – (AP)
Thanksgiving Shared: Native Americans – (AP)
*(the accounts of Squanto were all different, made for some good conversation with the kiddos about how each was accounted differently).
Mayflower Videos (History.com) – there was a cute song about the pilgrims, as well as some information about the boat itself and the conditions in which they sailed.
Iroquois: Indians of Northeast, Eastern Indians, Cheyenne: Indians of the Plains and Lakota Sioux (These are each separate films, AP)
Activities we did:
Free William Bradford activity pages – must register (free), scroll down to Animated Hero Classics
Hands of a Child – American Indians (This activity included making a teepee, a headband, a shaker, a dream catcher and some fry bread)
Other recommended activities available:
Hands of a Child – Thanksgiving
**FYI – CUB SCOUTS – These activities are able to be signed off for Elective #10 in the Wolf Handbook