Give your child a taste of life in Civil War era America by mixing up a batch of old-fashioned cornbread, adapted from a 19th century recipe.
In Colonial times, fixing a chair was a lot easier than making one! Any fifth-grader can wrap up a mirror or photo frame the same way Colonists caned chairs.
Follow this Colonial recipe for candied rose petals, and share the sweets with friends, family or classmates.
Many of the world's most important historical documents were written with quill pens. Have your kid make his own quill pen and put his penmanship to the test!