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1 Life in Colonial America By Ms. Ericksons Second Grade Class

2 Colonial Toys and Games By: Natalie Castellano and Alexandra Foster

3 Did they have board games? Yes, they did, and Errand Boy was popular.

4 What were dolls made of? They were made of wood, cloth, china, wax, papier-mâché, and some heads were made out of dried apples.

5 What were teetotums? Teetotums were objects used instead of dice.

6 What toys did they have? They had yo-yos, puzzles, hoops, kites, jump ropes, tops, Jacobs Ladder, bow and arrows, bubble blowers, marbles, rocking horses, and lots more!

7 The End

8 Manners in Colonial America. By Walker Anthony

9 Why wasnt snuff rude? It wasnt rude back then because it was their way of smoking.

10 What was the rudest thing of all? Bad manners at the table.

11 Did you have your own plate? No, you shared your plate with your brother or sister.

12 Could children sit down at the table without being asked? No, the children had to stand unless asked to be seated.

13 How many rules for table manners did they have? They had 110 table manners you had to follow.

14 Were the rules back then as strict as they are today? We are less strict today then they were back then because we have more things to keep us safe.

15 The End

16 What Colonial Children Wore By Summer Bates

17 What did they wear for hats? Babies and toddlers wore cotton and linen bonnets.

18 What did they wear for shoes? One thing they wore was roman sandals like ballet shoes that we wear today.

19 What did babies wear ? Their whole bodies were wrapped up.

20 Hope you enjoyed the show and learned a lot!

21 The End!

22 Weapons By Tripp, Max, and Braeden

23 What did they use to make weapons? They used metal, wood and iron.

24 Did they use weapons often? Yes, they had to protect themselves.

25 What kind of weapons did they use? Flintlock gun, bow and arrow, and matchlock gun.

26 They also used muskets a lot.

27 They can fire 20 bullets in a minute

28 Sabers were sharp swords

29 Marching drills were also important.

30 THE END! HOPED YOU LIKED OUR SLIDE SHOW!

31 Colonial Weapons By Ari, Bryan, and Joseph

32 How did they make weapons?

33 They used metal,wood, and iron. They melted metal and chopped wood and put it together

34 Did they use canons?

35 Yes, in important places.

36 What types of weapons did they use?

37 Swords, guns, canons, Flintlock guns, bows and arrows, and matchlock guns.

38 What was the most powerful weapon?

39 The most powerful weapon was a canon.

40 The End

41 Gardening and Farming in Colonial Times By Anna Katherine Currie, Caroline Greenwood and Rachel Baker

42 What did they plant? They planted grains, fruits and vegetables.

43 What was the most popular flower? The Blue blackberry lily was the most popular flower.

44 Who taught them to plant the crops? They learned from the Indians.

45 What was the most used tool? A wooden hayfork was used to gather straw and hay. A winnovers was used to separate the thin outer cover from the thin wheat kernel.

46 What I learned in Gardening on Colonial Day I learned that most people had gardens. I learned that Colonists had to grow their own food.

47 The End

48 By: Madeline Hedrick, and Maggie Mishra, and Rachel Baker Colonial Foods

49 How did they cook their food? Over a fire.

50 What did they eat for Christmas? Plum Pudding Turkey Oyster Soup Mince Pies Boiled Turbot Rice Croquettes

51 Did they eat things that we eat today? Yes, like cooked apples, ham, carrots, and chicken.

52 Did they like taffy? Yes, taffy was a popular candy.

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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