Famous Figures of the Early Modern Era
Make 21 Articulated Puppets from the Early Modern Era!
Cut out the arms, legs, and body parts. Then put them together with a hole punch and mini brads to make a paper doll that moves. This fun hands-on history craft will inspire your children to want to learn more about the famous people of the early modern era. Includes a short description about each person along with a list of books to read aloud. Perfect for kids who love crafts and hands-on activities. A great addition to your study of the early modern era. Hours of fun and educational play!
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Famous Figures of the Early Modern Era
Make your own articulated puppets of the famous people of history with Famous Figures of the Early Modern Era! First, cut out the arms, legs, and body parts. Then put them together with a hole punch and mini brads to make a paper doll that moves. Use your imagination to make them move and come to life with the real stories of history.
Inspire your child with this fun history craft. Perfect for eager children who want more hands-on activities and love crafts and storytelling. You can also use them to motivate reluctant learners. Add this Early Modern history activity to your homeschool history lesson. Or, have your child make the paper dolls while reading a biography. Another idea is to have your child narrate what they have learned with the puppet. A great hands-on craft and history project for elementary kids.
Make 21 Articulated Puppets from the Early Modern Era
The 21 famous people in this book come in two versions: one colored and one to color. The card stock pages make sturdy paper dolls wearing historically accurate costumes. You may laminate the pages before cutting them out to strengthen them for younger children. We label the back of each paper doll with a letter key for easy identification and assembly. Cut out the pieces. Use a 1/8″ round hole punch to form a hole at each joint. Finally, place a mini brad through the joint hole and you have a moving historical character!
Includes Facts and a Reading List
There is a short description about each person at the beginning of the book, along with a list of books to read aloud. Read to your children while they make articulated puppets of the famous people from the early modern era. You may use these historical paper dolls with biographies, with lap books, as a unit study, on a timeline, or with any early modern era history curriculum. Famous Figures of the Early Modern Era works well with Story of the World Volume 3, Sonlight Curriculum, Classical Conversations, Mystery of History, and many others.
Hours of fun and educational play for hands-on learners. Learn while telling the stories of history and playing with paper dolls from Famous Figures of the Early Modern Era!
“If you’d like to creatively transport your child from the present to learn about how famous people lived thousands of years ago, then this book is for you….This imaginative book allows children ages 6-12 to perform their own historical re-enactments or even create new stories using famous people from ancient times. As a parent, I personally recommend this book.“
“Cathy Diez-Luckie has taken a different approach to Tom Tierney’s paper dolls by offering more interaction as well as brief descriptions of the important men (her literature indicates women will feature in future volumes) she depicts. I would have loved her book when I was a kid. I plan to purchase the upcoming dinosaur and animal books as well.”
—Nancy Kamp, Green
Award-Winning Author and Illustrator
I’m Cathy Diez-Luckie, author and illustrator of Famous Figures of Ancient Times: Movable Paper Figures to Cut, Color, and Assemble and the award-winning famous figures series of activity books. I am dedicated to providing parents and teachers with engaging hands-on history activities for their creative children that excite even a reluctant learner!
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