This title is suitable for children of ages 9 to 12 years. Offering a fascinating look into the life and times of the first United States president, this engrossing exploration chronicles George Washington's years as a young Virginia gentleman, his ...
military career, and his political contributions to a fledgling nation. Using common household items and requiring minimal supervision, this project book includes 25 hands-on activities for children, providing a clear illustration of this legendary figure in American history. From creating a surveyor's map and writing with a quill pen to cooking Washington's favourite hoecakes and crafting a replica of his battle sword, detailed, step-by-step instructions are included for each project. With biographical sidebars, vivid illustrations, and an intriguing variety of historical facts, this entertaining handbook allows kids to learn about one of America's icons in a fun-filled fashion.