Columbus Day Crafts Activities for Kids to Celebrate Columbus Day

Posted on September 28, 2009 by

Columbus Day Americas New World Map Crafts Idea

Columbus Day Crafts Activities for Kids to Celebrate Columbus Day

Christopher Columbus discovered The Americas in 1492 and opened up a world of new opportunities for the Spanish. (As you might know by the famous saying that you probably learned when you were a child …  In fourteen hundred ninty two, Columbus sailed the ocean blue. ) Every year, Columbus Day is celebrated in the second week of October. We celebrate the famous explorer, Christopher Columbus, who discovered America and proved that the world was not flat. Columbus sailed the Ocean Blue with with the three famous ships: the Nina, the Pinta, and the Sant Maria. When Columbus reached the Americas, he though that he had reached ‘India’ so that is why he called the natives of the Americas – ‘Indians’. Below you will find some fun crafts that you can do with your class or with your children. Enjoy. You will also enjoy this page which has even more Columbus Day and Christopher Columbus crafts ideas for your children

How to Make Egg Carton Ships for Columbus Day Crafts Idea for Kids

How to Make Egg Carton Ships for Columbus Day Crafts Idea for Kids

Remember Columbus Day by making these little ships that came to discover the new land. Even the youngest child can do this project with a little help with the cutting. This craft is made with things you probably already have around the house, and will keep the children busy for a while. Making these ships

Big Round World Box Columbus Day Activity

Big Round World Box Columbus Day Activity

Make this big round world box for the explorer in your life. This Columbus Day activity makes a great gift for anyone who wants to travel.

Columbus Day Americas New World Map Crafts Idea

Columbus Day Americas New World Map Crafts Idea

When Columbus came to the Americas, the realization of the “New World” opened up all sorts of possibilities to the Spanish. Make your own map of Columbus’s voyages and pretend to be a world explorer!

Easy Spyglass Telescope Columbus Day Craft

Easy Spyglass Telescope Columbus Day Craft

Make this spyglass telescope and you will be the first to discover the new world from your make believe perch in the crowsnest of the Santa Maria or spot pirates roaming the seven seas.

Columbus Day Ships Craft

Columbus Day Ships Craft

In fourteen hundred ninty two, Columbus sailed the ocean blue. Now you get to teach that famous saying to your own kids! Columbus day is in the second week of October and celebrates the explorer that proved to the world that the world was not flat and discovered America. Columbus travelled with three ships: the Nina, the Pinta, and the Sant Maria. This simple Columbus Day craft focuses on the three ships in the ocean and is a great preschool craft.

Egg Cup Ships Nina Pinta and Santa Maria Columbus Day Craft

Egg Cup Ships Nina Pinta and Santa Maria Columbus Day Craft

This Columbus Day, make your vary own mini versions of the Nina, Pinta, and the Santa Maria! This fun recycle project is easy to put together and great for a classroom activity.

Even More Columbus Day and Christopher Columbus Crafts Ideas for Kids

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