Layers of Learning history includes cultures from all over world like Ancient South America, Medieval African Kingdoms, and Modern Israel plus all the typical topics like Ancient Egypt and the Renaissance.  Explore history hands on with printables, crafts, models, reenactments and more.

World War One Legend of the Battle of Mons

World War One and the Battle of Mons

This post has a printable timeline of World War One to assemble as well as a hands-on 3D map to build of the first battle of World War One, the Battle of Mons. There’s a cool legend about angels protecting the British.

map of the cold war

Cold War Map of the World

Color a map of the Cold War world. The USA and NATO versus the USSR and the Warsaw pact. The map also shows “hot spots” where actually wars broke out and places where guerrillas were operating.

ancient greek philosophers notebooking page

Ancient Greek Philosophers

This exploration about the “big three” ancient Greek philosophers is for high schoolers. Learn about Socrates, Aristotle, and Plato and their ideas.

Northeast Woodland Tribes Project

Research one of the Northeast Woodland tribes that early settlers to the Americas would have come across. All ages of kids can make a project about the tribes and then write a research paper about them.

samurai warrior

Japanese Shoguns Game

Play a game focusing on the power struggle between shoguns in Japan during the feudal period. Roll dice and win armies of samurai.

Medieval Book-Making Craft

Make a medieval book by stitching the pages together and sewing on a cover. Use the book to collect things you learn about the middle ages.

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