K D10 - Colonial Towns

Supporting Materials

Web Resource

Colonial Williamsburg

This web site includes information not only about the village of Colonial Williamsburg, but also American history and what life was like in the colonial and revolutionary times. Interactive games for kids bring history to life!


Stone Soup (Unabridged)

Three clever soliders devise a plan to get food and lodging from the selfish inhabitants of a French village during the time of Napoleon.


The Colonial Kitchen: The Modern Kitchen of 1750

Travel back in time to Old Deerfield, Massachusetts circa 1750 to get a "kid's-eye" view of a colonial kitchen in New England. Learn about cooking techniques and gadgets from long ago. Compare the similarities and differences of how people prepared the family meal in 1750 to now.


The Elves and the Shoemaker

In midnight visits clothed in mystery, a pair of elves restore a poor shoemaker and his wife to prosperity. The classic fairy tale of elfin magic that generations of children have loved, made new by Jim LaMarche's stunning paintings. Narrated by Patrick Stewart, with music by John Jennings.


The Emperor's New Clothes (Unabridged)

A vain emperor who loves new clothes wears a royal robe created especially for him by two swindlers.

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