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1 Life in Colonial America By Mrs. Reads Second Grade Class

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6 What are some games that they played? Sac race Steal the Bacon Ring Toss Three legged race Basket bowling

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8 Food and recipes By Leigh Shore

9 What did they cook? Bread, Meat, Milk, Eggs, Corn, Fish, soups, Fruits, Berries

10 What kind of meat did they eat? Bear, Turkey, Moose, Deer, Elk

11 How did boys help cook? They got the wood.

12 What did they eat for dessert? Maple syrup Ice cream Taffy

13 How did they make taffy? They put butter on their hands, and put flavoring and then ate it.

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15 COLONIAL Weapons

16 What weapons did they use? Muskets Rifles Bayonets Sabers Canons Bow and arrows

17 What was their weakest weapons? A bow and arrow.

18 How did they make their weapons? A smith carved, shaped and forged the parts of the weapon.

19 What wild game did they hunt the most? Mostly deer.

20 What was the strongest weapon A canon

21 By Jake,Dean, and Chase

22 Colonial Crafts By: Rena Hooker and Mary Katherine Clemens

23 What kind of crafts did they make? They made barrels, tools, shoes, utensils, books, weaving, sewing, candles, soap, and quilting.

24 How did they make their crafts? With wool, wood, and colors.

25 How did they make colors? They used berries, flowers, wool, bark, and roots.

26 What did they write with? They wrote with a goose or wild turkey feather. It was called a quill pen, and maple bark boiled in water made good ink.

27 Did they have paper and glue back then? They had paper that they made but they had no glue.

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29 Childrens Clothing By Katherine and Rhead

30 How did they wear their hair? They wore wigs and big hairdos

31 What did they wear in the winter? They wore wool in the winter

32 Where did they buy their clothing? They made their clothing

33 Why did they wear bonnets? To keep the sun off delicate skin

34 THANK YOU FOR WATCHING OUR SHOW

35 Childrens Clothing in Colonial Times By Aubrey and Carolyn

36 What clothes did they wear? They wore bonnets, dresses, petticoats, aprons, and muffs.

37 Why did they wear aprons? Because they did not want to get their dresses dirty.

38 Why did they wear bonnets? They had bugs in their hair and they did not want it to get in their food.

39 What did they wear in the winter? They wore wool in the winter.

40 What did we learn about clothing on Colonial Day? I learned that they wore a lot of clothing. It was really hard to get all of the clothing on. The clothes itched, and we were hot!

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42 Colonial tools By Andrew Spaugh and Coleman Johnson

43 What did they make their tools with?

44 Iron, steel, silver and flint.

45 How did they make their tools?

46 They heated the metal and shaped it with a hammer.

47 What was their most useful tool?

48 The ball peen hammer.

49 Where could they buy their tools?

50 At the general store

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52 Thank you very much.

53 Thank you for watching our show

54 Bibliography Christmas in Colonial and early America. Chicago : World Book, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Experience Colonial Life. Colonial Williamsburg http://www.history.org/Almanack/life/life.cfm Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Archeology Kids Page. Colonial Williamsburg http://www.history.org/history/argy/argykids.cfm Behrens, June. Colonial farm. Chicago : Childrens Press, Corwin, Judith Hoffman. Colonial American crafts : the village. New York : F. Watts, Fisher, Leonard Everett. The homemakers. New York : Franklin Watts, Fisher, Leonard Everett. The blacksmiths. New York : F. Watts, Glubok, Shirley. Home and Child life in colonial days. New York : Macmillan, Ingraham, Leonard W. An album of colonial America. New York : F. Watts, Kalman, Bobbie. The colonial cook. New York : Crabtree Pub. Co., c2002. Kalman, Bobbie. The blacksmith. New York : Crabtree Pub. Co., c2002. Kalman, Bobbie. Tools and gadgets. New York : Crabtree, Kalman, Bobbie. Fort life. New York : Crabtree, 1994.

55 Bibliography continued Kalman, Bobbie. Old.time toys. New York : Crabtree, Kalman, Bobbie. The kitchen. New York : Crabtree, Kalman, Bobbie. Customs and Traditions. New York : Crabtree, Kalman, Bobbie. Colonial Crafts. New York : Crabtree, Kalman, Bobbie. Visiting a village. New York : Crabtree, Kalman, Bobbie. Home Crafts. New York : Crabtree, Kalman, Bobbie. Early pleasures & pastimes. NY : Crabtree Pub., l983. Kalman, Bobbie. 19th Century Clothing. New York : Crabtree, Kalman, Bobbie. Food for the settler. NY : Crabtree Pub, l982. Kalman, Bobbie. Early health & medicine. NY : Crabtree, l983. Kalman, Bobbie. Settler sayings. New York : Crabtree, Kalman, Bobbie. 18th Century Clothing. New York : Crabtree, Kalman, Bobbie. Games from long ago. New York : Crabtree, Kalman, Bobbie. Early travel. NY : Crabtree Pub., l981. Kalman, Bobbie. A colonial town; Williamsburg. New York : Crabtree, Kalman, Bobbie. Early Christmas. NY : Crabtree Pub., l981. Kalman, Bobbie. Colonial life. New York : Crabtree, McGovern, Ann. If you lived in colonial times. New York : Scholastic, Schimpky, David. Children's Clothing of the 1800's. New York : Crabtree, Tunis, Edwin Colonial living. Cleveland : World Pub. Co., 1957.


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