History is one of our favorite subjects in our homeschool. I especially love teaching about the history of America!
When we teach history, we love to add in extra printables and resources to make our studies more immersive. If you are learning about American History in your homeschool, you will love this huge list that we have compiled throughout our years of homeschooling.
There are free printables, unit studies, lapbooks, free Kindle books and more!
Colonial Times Unit: Living in Colonial Times – A Notebooking Journey
Check out our Civil War Notebook:
Living During the Civil War – A Notebooking Journey will take your children on an adventure of imagining what life was like during the Civil War in the years of 1861 to 1865.
Websites for American History:
Recommended American History Curriculum for Elementary:
Recommended American History Hands-On Resources:
I think The Schoolhouse Rock Series is a must have in every homeschool! The Schoolhouse Rock Collection includes ALL the Election and Government songs to accompany any American History Study.
All my children have also enjoyed Liberty’s Kids. It’s one of our favorites with amazing actor’s voicing the characters:
FREE American History Books for Kindle:
History of the United States
A Short History of the United States
The History of the Thirteen Colonies of North America 1497-1763
American History in 50 Events: (Battle of Yorktown, Spanish American War, Roaring Twenties, Railroad History, George Washington, Gilded Age)
50 Core American Documents Required Reading for Students, Teachers and Citizens
FREE American History Living Books for Kindle:
Learning about the Constitution is also a very important part of studying American History and this can be done as a whole unit in itself. If you are wanting to teach your family about the Constitution, you will love this post:
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 that has been homeschooling for almost 20 years.. 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!