Make your own discoveries about the man, the voyage,
and the day in his honor by following the links below.
Famous People - Christopher Columbus
Read an online book and take a quiz - very kid friendly!
Christopher Columbus: Explorers and Leaders
Clear info, especially good for parents/teachers to read to children
Christopher Columbus at Enchanted Learning
Columbus Day Crafts and Activities at Enchanted Learning
Celebrate Columbus Day at the Holiday Zone
Be sure to check out the fun online word searches (under Puzzles).
Was Christopher Columbus Smart About Safety?
Great page - be sure to check out links at bottom, including how to make a quadrant
The Columbus Navigation Homepage
Excellent background information on many aspects
Christopher Columbus - Man and Myth
Includes his coat of arms
A to Z Teacher Stuff Columbus Day Theme
Columbus Day Activities from abcteach
Make a Christopher Columbus Timeline
Columbus Day at the Busy Teachers Cafe
Columbus Day at Teacher Planet
Columbus Day Activities and Games
Christopher Columbus Webquest
Written for third graders
to print and solve
Columbus Day Game
Columbus Day Reader’s Theater
Download a Play about Columbus
Learn about the Santa Maria model in Columbus, Ohio
The Indians' Discovery of Columbus
A curriculum unit from the Natives perspective
Encounter by Jane Yolen Lesson Plan
Written by older students - excerpts from Columbus’ “journal”
Read-Write-Think - Celebrate Columbus Day!
Lesson idea about creating a Book of Privileges
Social Studies for Kids - Christopher Columbus
Many links to information
European Explorers: Christopher Columbus
Written especially for fifth and sixth grade students and their teachers
Contact Ms. Jacoby
To our class website Window to Our World
Be sure to see the map of Columbus' route below.