|Pioneer Crafts for Kids
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|On this page you'll find lots of free Pioneer Crafts and Activities for kids! Great for learning about
The Oregon Trail, Westward Expansion, Lewis and Clark, and Early America. We used these crafts
alongside our Oregon Trail unit, as we made a Lapbook, and some File Folder Games too!
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|Journey of a Pioneer follows the adventures of a
young girl as her family travels west in covered
wagons along the famous Oregon Trail.
|Make the wise choices as you avoid hazards
and face the many challenges of frontier life
Go hunting, buy the right supplies, talk to
Indians and fellow travelers and much more
Along the way you'll discover useful
wilderness knowledge like avoiding poison
and crossing rivers Kids will also get to learn
the complete story of the Donner Party
Ages 9 and up
|If you traveled west in a covered wagonWould you
ride in the wagon for the whole trip? How would you
cross rivers when there were no bridges? Without
road signs, how would you know where you were?
This book tells you what it was like to be a pioneer
and travel west to Oregon in the 1840s.
|Yarn dolls are fun for kids to create,
but they need a bit of help with the
tying! Let them choose their favorite
color, and follow our step by step
photos for some adorable results!
|No need to purchase those expensive kits,
you can make this wagon from supplies you
have in your own craft closet.
|Oregon Trail Printables