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Consonant Digraph Sh Ship
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Activity: What is a ship and consonant
digraph Sh Ship Printable Activities
Visit this lesson plan and incorporate this activity.
There are resources to learn about the three historical ships Christopher
Columbus and his crew sailed on their first voyage. Land was
sighted October 12, 1492.
Columbus Day is observed the second Monday in October.
The craft can also be adapted for
Mayflower that transported the Pilgrims from Plymouth,
England, to Plymouth, Massachusetts in 1620.
Activity > Biographies for Young Children Online
Visit this short online biographical presentation for young children
Columbus, famous explorer at Famous People BBC
Printable Craft > Stand-up Ship (Caravel) Display Craft
on the back of template.
Children will have fun putting together this easy ship display to introduce Christopher Columbus' famous
* Print the template on sturdy paper or card stock.
* Color the ship and ocean waves.
* Cut out on solid lines. Fold on dotted lines.
* Paste ship behind the ocean waves.
* Paste a paper tube behind display.
Activity > Watercolor Ship Coloring Pages
Select a ship coloring page 1
and use watercolors
to associate thes famous voyages over ocean waters.
Activity > Music > Songs >
Row, your boat @ YouTube
A Great Crazy Sailor