Hands-On History Projects for the Roaring 20’s, Presidents & U.S. Government, Air & Space Projects
Air and space projects are a favorite category for American History crafts on the 1900’s. Use these to get kids excited about learning about aviation in America from the Wright brothers to space exploration.
Other ideas for history activities are also on this page. You can also choose from the Roaring 20’s, the World Wars, or the US Presidents & Government. The Air & Space projects are first on this page, but keep scrolling for other ideas.
And the best part…most of these ideas are free!
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US History: Air and Space Projects
Celebrate the Wright brothers by constructing their air flyer from paper!
Download a Free Activity Book on the Wright brothers from Animated Hero Classics.
Make a paper model of an early airplane.
Celebrate rockets and space explorers with these patriotic rockets.
Construct a space shuttle out of paper. Advanced.
US History Projects: the 1920’s
Learn how differently kids dressed in the early 1900’s with this set of paper dolls, “Twin Tots in the 20’s.” Along the same line (although in the 1930’s), you can also get a feel for early 1900 kids clothing with the Shirley Temple paper dolls.
US History Projects: World Wars
Visit our World History Crafts page for Projects on World War I and II.
US History Projects: Presidents & U.S. Government
Click here for a paper model of the Capitol Building.
Cut and paste together this simple model of Mt. Rushmore.
Use ribbon and small gold bells to make a President’s Day wind chime.
Make a paper model of the White House.