Educational Materials included, but also available separately

Colonial Resources Natural Resources Board Game

Students play together in small groups to identify ways a resource was used in the early colonial days.  They categorize the resource according to food, clothing, or shelter.  The game cards are self checking.

Natural Resources of Colonial America

Flannel / Magnetic  Board Freebie

These educational materials for teachers are also included for free exploration, and story and report development.

Colonial Natural Resources Research Cards

Students read "trading cards" that contain an image on one side, and nonfictional paragraphs on the reverse side.  Several cards contain primary source information.  They come in 3 reading levels:  PS-Grade 1, Grades 2-3, and Grades 4-5.

Thematic Teacher

Educational Materials for Literacy Through Art, Science, and Social Studies.

Colonial Natural Resources Posters

Students read images that depict the steps needed to convert a natural resource into a useful product.  They discuss and explain the process to the rest of the class.  (2 reading levels:  PS-Grade 2, Grades 3-5)  They come in letter size for standard printers, and ledger size for large format printers.

Natural Resources Matching Puzzles

Students put 2 part puzzles together to identify products that come from a resource.  Many of the resources depict several products.

Classroom Center

Explore the natural resources used by the early American colonists on the East Coast of North America with these fun games and activities.

Text materials come in three levels (preschool-grade 1, grades 2-3, grades 4-6.
  All the activities listed below are included in the bundle.  They can also be purchased individually.

Natural Resources "Go Fish" Game

Students review names and practice identification of commonly used natural resources through playing a game of "Go Fish."