I’m super excited about the cute U.S. History notebook pages that I have been creating for us to use this year (with fun stuff like coloring pages and handwriting practice sheets!) I’ve enjoyed sharing each set with y’all as soon as I finish them. I’m pretty determined to complete the whole notebook, but let’s be real, I might fizzle out somewhere in the late 1800s…but HOPEFULLY NOT, ha! In the meantime, check out the Boston Tea Party printables that I just finished…I hope you ENJOY!
Steep Yourself in Fun with These Boston Tea Party Printables
As we dive into the printables, let’s take a moment to understand the historical context of the Boston Tea Party. It was December 16, 1773, when a group of American colonists, led by the renowned patriot Sam Adams, staged an iconic act of protest against the British government’s imposition of unfair taxes on tea.
They dressed up as Native Americans and snuck aboard three British ships docked in Boston Harbor. Once they were on board, they threw the chests of tea overboard, sending a strong message about taxation without representation.
Sam Adams: “Brewing” up a Tempest!
Sam Adams was crucial in organizing and leading the Boston Tea Party. He was a passionate advocate for American independence and a key figure in the Sons of Liberty, a secret society that opposed British policies.
Adams’s determination and persuasive skills rallied the colonists, galvanizing them to take a stand against British tyranny. His unwavering commitment to freedom and justice makes him an inspiring historical figure to study.
A “Tea-riffic” Boston Tea Party Coloring Page
Experience the spirit of the Boston Tea Party with a captivating coloring page that portrays the historic event. While your children color the scene, please remind them to envision the bravery and resolve exhibited by the colonists during this crucial moment.
“Seas” the Day with these Boston Tea Party Handwriting Pages!
Looking to boost your children’s penmanship skills while reinforcing their knowledge of the Boston Tea Party? Look no further than our printable handwriting practice sheets! Featuring short phrases related to this historic event, these practice sheets are a fun way for your children to improve their handwriting!
“Don’t harbor” boredom; dive into these Boston Tea Party printable activities!
As we prepare to journey through US history, I am excited about gaining deeper knowledge of the Boston Tea Party. Studying this historical moment can teach our children the importance of freedom, democracy, and patriotism!
Make learning about this significant moment in American history educational and enjoyable by using these free coloring pages and handwriting practice sheets!
Enjoy your voyage of learning,
P.S. Be sure to check out the book recs below!
“Pour” over these great books about the Boston Tea Party!
On my shelf:
Russell Freedman’s story is packed with careful research and accounts from people present. You’ll track the growing conflict between citizens of Boston and representatives of the British Crown, from the contentious taxes on tea to the bold move of throwing hundreds of chests of British goods into the harbor!
Nathaniel Benchley has skillfully crafted an exhilarating classic early reader that portrays a young boy’s experience of fighting in the historic Battle of Lexington. The illustrations by Arnold Lobel vividly capture the essence of the famous battle that initiated the American Revolution!
Come and learn about the amazing story of the Boston Tea Party! This historical event saw brave colonists standing up against unfair taxes by throwing tea into the harbor waters. You can witness this pivotal moment in American history through a wonderful collection of black-and-white illustrations and a substantial 16-page compilation of photographs!
On my list:
The humorous illustrations in this book will have your kids laughing as they learn about the events that led to the colonists’ bold rebellion against the British. From the Boston Tea Party to the American Revolution, get ready for an entertaining and educational ride through history!
In the early days of America, many men aspired to wear ruffled shirts and ride horses elegantly. However, a man named Sam Adams stood out because he didn’t conform. Learn about this pragmatic man who preferred a simple and direct manner, didn’t wear ruffles, didn’t ride horses, and didn’t hold the King in high regard. (Jean Fritz’s books are always interesting to say the least, ha! You might take a little gander at the book before sharing it with your kids!)
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