Kindergarten History Learning Activity: Iconic Americans
Learn about some amazing historical figures from history in this interactive activity. Each of these iconic Americans made huge contributions to society, whether it was through inventions, their actions, or ideas. Through their deeds and accomplishments these people have etched their names into the history books. Can you match each iconic American to what they’re remembered for? Click green squares to reveal people, and blue squares to reveal major accomplishments.
This activity and more can be found in our Kindergarten History Course
The kindergarten history program teaches basics of world geography with the seven continents. Students will:
- Explore the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, the frozen expanses of Antarctica, and the grasslands and rain forests of Africa
- Learn what it is like to climb the Andes and ride with the gauchos
- Become familiar with the landmarks, people, and stories of many countries in Europe and Asia, as well as North America, including Canada and Mexico
- Learn about American History through biographies of famous figures, from Christopher Columbus and the Pilgrims to Thomas Jefferson and Sacagawea, from Harriet Tubman and Susan B. Anthony to Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt, from Thomas Edison and the Wright brothers to Cesar Chavez and Martin Luther King, Jr.
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