The Mayflower IIm in #Plymouth MA, is a stunning replica of the ship that landed the Pilgrims in America. It is a great place to take in the Pilgrim history and culture with its costumed tour guides providing an educational and entertaining narrative of the "who, what, when, where, why and how," on the Mayflower. http://www.visitingnewengland.com/scenesofnewengland79.html
It’s been almost 400 years since the good ship Mayflower landed in 1620 with the progenitors of a new nation. Estimates on how many little pilgrims they’ve left behind today range from 20+ to 35+ million. Here is a sampling of Mayflower offspring who made good (and a few who might have strayed a bit from their Puritan roots). Looking for… Read more
There are 10 busy little Pilgrims & 10 equally busy little Wampanoag children, too! The book One Little, Two Little, Three Little Pilgrims follows them along as they work very hard to prepare for a Thanksgiving feast. Hunting & fishing & planting & gathering make for hungry little children, it's a good thing there are ten big turkeys to eat! A special note from the author & illustrator at the end of the story help to explain a little more about the Pilgrims, Indians, and their way of life.
A Free Thanksgiving Theme Unit - You'll find 7 days of lesson plans, What does it mean to be grateful?, list of history-based Thanksgiving books, over 15 ideas for activities and crafts, links to videos, articles, and more!