Columbus Day Activity Set
- Grades: PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5
Find everything you need to make Columbus Day rich in teachable moments. Use the Web Hunt to gather research and spark students' imaginations, and use the articles to provide solid background for projects and reports.
Students will practice sequencing events, learn new words, and create art projects as they read a biography of Christopher Columbus.
Christopher Columbus discovered the Americas by accident; he was actually looking for Asia! Students will travel back in time to learn about Columbus' famous journey with this interactive whiteboard play.
Learn about Christopher Columbus' early life, his famous journey, and his later voyages in this biography of the Italian mariner.
Discover when and why the United States observes Columbus Day and how other countries around the world celebrate Columbus' voyage.