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fun, light American history books for kindergarteners?


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We used these with K12's History K course as a spine, which is a semester of geography and a semester of American. My son loved it. I deliberately waited on the D'Aulaire books as I felt many of them were too long and complicated for a Ker. We are reading them now (3rd grade) instead.

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The If You books (eg If You Lived in Colonial Times) might be a little old for K, but you might try them. My dds loved them. My older dd was 3rd grade, so my youngest must have been in K when we did American history and she followed along okay. You don't have to read them in one sitting. And then as your kids get older they'll pick them up and read them on their own.


Not a book, but you might also find your kids are old enough to enjoy Liberty's Kids (dvd series on the American Revolution). We learned so much from that.

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