Colonial children didn't have books for school. Instead, they used a hornbook. In this activity, your child will make a hornbook.
Your child can write out the alphabet or a special saying to put on the hornbook. Note: you will use the template link below rather than one listed in the instructions.
After clicking this link for the Hornbook Template, scroll down to the picture of a hornbook. In the paragraph to the right is a link for a hornbook template. Click on the link that says "Click here for a PDF to download and print." The template will open in a new window. You will need Adobe Reader to display the PDF file.
You will need the following supplies: