- Collections (artifacts and documents), town histories, and genealogies of local residents
- Take a Field Trip to the Goffstown Historical Society, we offer tours to school groups with chaperones. Contact us regarding a tour, so your students will learn how early residents lived, played, worked, and what they wore.
- Teach your students how to “Grow” Their Family Tree. This is a wonderful way for you to teach U.S. History with a focus on their personal histories. Family Tree Kids – Making Family History Fun
- Family History Activities for Children, ages 3-11
- Take your students on a “Walking Tour of Goffstown NH“
RESOURCES ON OTHER WEB SITES
History Games and Tasks for your Classroom, along with some General Web Sites for Kids
NEW HAMPSHIRE SPECIFIC
New Hampshire Web Sites for Kids (history and more)
School Programs at the New Hampshire Historical Society
AMERICAN HISTORY (GENERAL)
History – FirstGov – links provided by the Federal Citizen Information Center
America’s Story, from the Library of Congress: Meet Amazing Americans, Jump Back in Time, Explore the States, Join America At Play, See, Hear and Sing.
Time For Kids Online – Women’s History Milestones
The History of Inventions – For Kids – from 7900 B.C. to 1995
DiscoverySchool.com – lessons plans for educators, grades K-12
Children in Colonial America – This is a unit for grades 4th-5th that clearly describes the lives of children of the European settlers. This unit will then proceed to describe early homes, home care, clothing, chores, education, food, and recreation. An overview of a typical child of Williamsburg and Virginia are also included. Illustrated with photos and reproductions, books that cover much the same background will be listed for children and adults alike to use as a reference to learn about this influential part of the United States.
Kids Zone – Colonial Williamsburg – offers games, activities, and resources about life in colonial America; also provides lesson plans and other resources for parents and teachers.
History for Kids
History Help for Educators – from the Smithsonian Institute, includes topics on Genghis Kahn; King Tutankhamun; Egypt: Secrets of the Ancient World; Marco Polo; and Mummies.
EARLY BRITISH/CELTIC HISTORY
History for Kids – BBC