Hands on History Cloth Dyeing for Pioneer Living

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Here is a great hands on history activity for your older kids that are learning about Pioneer life!

Hands-on-History.-Cloth-dyeing-has-been-used-since-ancient-civilization-through-to-frontier-living-@-Tinas-Dynamic-Homeschool-PlusPioneer living and cloth dyeing go hand in hand though I’m sure pioneers of that time weren’t too concerned about many different colors in their clothes. They normally just had a few pieces of clothing, but if they did want to dye it, they had to get their colors from nature. Pioneers and Native Americans living on the frontier knew about insects, flowers and vegetables that could be cooked up and used for color.

Find out more fun history on dyeing clothes and details on how to do this fun hands-on history project HERE.

Written by Sarah

Sarah

Sarah is a wife, daughter of the King and Mama to 4 children (one who is a homeschool graduate!) She is a an eclectic,Charlotte Mason style homeschooler and has been homeschooling for over 16 years now. She is still trying to find the balance between work and keeping a home and says she can only do it by the Grace of God, and Coffee!

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