by Jane Sabini, Weston Intermediate School

Introduction

Now that you are about to begin your study of America during Colonial times, you might wonder what it REALLY was like to be a kid during that time in American history.  You'll get more information about Colonial life as you study Colonial times in your Social Studies classes. This webquest will provide you with more Internet resources and give you an real opportunity to compare your own daily life to the lives of Colonial children.

Life in Colonial America was much different than our lives are today for many reasons. Some of the reasons are changes in the ways that people think about things. Some of them are related to progress and new inventions and that have been added to our daily lives.

What would it have been like to be a child in Colonial times?

You're about to go back in time to find out!