Join twelve-year-old Sam Butler and his nine-year-old sister, Liz, on the American frontier in 1843. Discover the hard work, fun, and adventure of their daily lives. Along the way you'll learn how to play games, make toys and crafts, and perform everyday activities just like Liz and Sam.
Pioneer Days introduces Liz and Sam Butler, two children living with their parents on the western frontier. Your children will follow Liz and Sam through the year 1843, and along the way they'll do all the things the Butler kids did. Your children will experience the life of early settlers with over 30 hands-on activities presented in simple steps. Activities include making homemade soda pop, creating silhouettes, and making whirligigs and Jumping Jacks. Your children will also make pioneer "fast food," play games from the 1800s, learn crafts taught to Liz and Sam by their Native American and African-American neighbors, and make pioneer toys and holiday decorations.Pioneer Days is packed with historical information and fun facts, and the book lets kids discover for themselves what life was like for the children of the early settlers. With this book, your homeschool child will enjoy dozens of fun, hands-on projects and activities from the days of the American pioneers! Add this educational and entertaining book, Pioneer Days, to your order today! Other titles in the series are also available from Alpha Omega Publications.