Famous Figures of the American Revolution

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Famous Figures of the American Revolution
In government schools, history tends to be a read-only subject. Thankfully, however, your homeschooled children have options. If you have a child who dreads reading but loves art and drama, the Famous Figures series is the perfect history supplement for her.

Each meticulous Figures of the American Revolution illustration is based on authentic paintings and sculptures. Easy-to-assemble colored characters are printed on heavy cardstock with perforated pages for trouble-free removal. Cut out the figures, punch holes where directed, attach some common fasteners, and your Famous Figures of the American Revolution characters are ready to take center stage as your child reenacts momentous events in American history.

If your student is an avid artist, she will be pleased to discover that a colorable version of each figure is also included on the same sturdy cardstock. Fill in each Famous Figures of the American Revolution character to be as realistic or exotic as you wish.

Famous Figures of the American Revolution includes figures of Benjamin Franklin, Betsy Ross, Thomas Jefferson, Paul Revere, Patrick Henry, Molly Pitcher, George Washington, John Adams, Daniel Boone, and a soldier of the Continental Army. A detailed biography section provides key information about the revolutionary characters. A companion reading list for each figure is included for parent/teacher read-alouds and independent readers.
Includes the following 10 historic figures in full-color and black and white:
  • Benjamin Franklin
  • Betsy Ross
  • Daniel Boone
  • George Washington
  • John Adams
  • Molly Pitcher
  • Patrick Henry
  • Paul Revere
  • Soldier of the Continental Army
  • Thomas Jefferson

  • Publisher's Information
    Author: Cathy Diez-Luckie
    Number of Pages: 48
    Format: Paperback
    Publisher: Figures in Motion
    Year of Publication: 2011
    ISBN: 9780981856629
    Age Recommendation: 9-12 years
    Consumable: Yes
    Reproducible: No
    Faith-Based: No

    Awards and Endorsements:
    Mom's Choice Gold Award
    2009 Preferred Choice Award from Creative Child Magazine
    Bronze Medal in the 2009 Independent Book Publishers Awards
    2009 Dr. Toy Best Classic Toy Award
    2009 IndieFab Award Finalist
    Independent Book Publishers Association - Benjamin Franklin Award Finalist
    2009 Family Choice Award

    Famous Figures of the American Revolution Review by Mama Smiles

    review by Mama Smiles

    ”This activity makes the American Revolution characters they will read about in history books throughout their lives accessible.”

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    Famous Figures of the American Revolution Review by So Every Day

    review by So Every Day

    ”After the reading was completed and the figures were all assembled – everyone enjoyed a rather jolly good time with the figures – dancing Molly Pitcher and posing Thomas Jefferson.”

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    Famous Figures of the American Revolution Review by Flanders Family Homelife

    review by Flanders Family Homelife

    ”I’m thinking I should mount the finished figures to sticks and let the kids put on a puppet show based on what we’ve been studying in our history lessons.”

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    Customer Reviews

    Based on 13 reviews
    Something extra

    Great hands on activity to give a break to my can't-sit-still 4th grader. Helps us stay on the subject while letting the fidgety hands do this while we talk.

    We are obsessed

    These are so fun! I throw in a YouTube video to go along with these while we are building the dolls.
    A fun approach to history.

    Fun to see historical people

    My daughter enjoys these, and is getting through them faster than she did the ancient ones a few years ago (there's lots of detailed cutting involved). They work well for when we're reading. There are blank ones, in case you want to color them yourself, and pre-colored ones, which is what we've mostly used. As someone else posted, it would be nice if they were perforated, instead of needing all the cutting, but I guess you can't have everything.

    High quality

    Such a fun addition to our history studies. Children get to cut out and assemble these historic characters. You will need to purchase brass style brads to assemble.

    Fun and hands on history

    We really enjoy these booklets/activities. While I read to them from the Story of the world, they are busy assembling a person that was a key figure in the era I am reading about. It's nice that they have both the colored version and one where they get to design their own...
    The paper is durable enough to withstand handling, which is important with kids!