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Kids Crafts for Modern TimesWorld History Kids Crafts

The Present Era Crafts & Projects

History from 1700 - Now

French Revolution, Napoleon, Russia, Charles Lindburgh, World Wars I & II

The first section of crafts include the French Revolution, Napoleon, Russia, and Charles Lindburgh. This is followed by a section of classroom crafts and activities on World War I & World War II.

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1700 AD - Present

French Revolution

Celebrate Bastille Day with this fireworks Scratch Art.

Play the card game Guillotine!

This set of paper dolls features Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette, and many other of the primary figures of that era in France, including Lafayette. Don't miss the coronation robes of Louis XVI or the extra gown for Marie.

The Eiffel Tower was built to commemorate the French Revolution. Make yours from paper!

Napoleon

Make Napoleon's hat using this downloadable pattern, then trim with gold paint or ribbon and embellish with a tri-colored cockade (copy pictures!).

England's Victorian Era

How fun to learn about Victorian era fashions by cutting out this set of paper dolls!

Russia

Make Faberge eggs! Decorate plastic Easter eggs with glitter, sequins, flat jewels, and gold or silver trim. You could even create a bird's nest to glue inside with supplies from your craft store.

Charles Lindburgh

Make a paper display of Lindburgh and the Spirit of St. Louis!

WORLD WAR I

Find paper soldiers to print and cut out. Includes specific figures for warriors and soldiers throughout history, including both world wars.

Click here for a paper model of a tank to cut out and put together.

This site offers 11 different coloring pages on World War I.

Make a shoebox diorama of the World War I trenches following the example of this creative school project.

World War I Thematic Unit by Teacher Created Resources.

 

WORLD WAR II

Find paper soldiers to print and cut out. Includes specific figures for warriors and soldiers throughout history, including both world wars.

Click here for a paper model of a tank to cut out and put together.

Holocaust Thematic Unit (Grades 5-8) by Teacher Created Resources.

World War II Thematic Unit by Teacher Created Resources.

On this site, click the "Make Your Own Spitfire" link to cut & color a simple model of World War II aircraft.

World War II: 12 Projects to Make and Do (Craft Box) by Jillian Powell.

This video illustrates how to make an origami Peace Crane (see Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes) when studying the bombing of Hiroshima & Nagasaki.

Print & color from this selection of coloring pages for kids on World War II.

Great World War II Projects You Can Build Yourself by Sheri Bell-Rehwoldt.

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