Interactive Historical Thinking Poster (Elementary)
Doing History is Like Solving a Mystery!
an interactive poster
Hover your mouse over a section, click, and then click on a bullet to learn about the image and find teaching resources.
What toys did kids play with?
Primary and secondary sources can help you answer this question. Compare and contrast toys today with those from the past.
What did kids do in the past?
Do historical research to discover how the lives of kids in the past were different from kids’ lives today.
What did kids wear in the past?
Historical photographs and documents can help you answer this question.
What were the lives of kids like in the past?
Just like today, children living at the same time could have different experiences. Primary and secondary sources can help you learn more about their differences.