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Fun and free short stories to download and enjoy with your kids. Some include activity packs as well.

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March The charter for the city of Chicago, Illinois, is enacted. Today's printable is a read aloud short story about a little pioneer girl who didn't know why her family had to move to the city and away from Grandma and Grandpa. Homeschool Curriculum, Homeschooling, Short Stories For Kids, March 4, Play To Learn, Chicago Illinois, Read Aloud, Timeline, Worksheets
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Timeline Worksheet: March 4, 1837, Chicago Charter Enacted - WriteBonnieRose.com

On March 4, 1837, the charter for the city of Chicago, Illinois, was enacted, incorporating the city. I imagine that many were excited but that some were nervous as well. Life was changing very quickly for many in America in the 1830s, and no one knew what was around the next bend. Today’s short story ... Read More about Timeline Worksheet: March 4, 1837, Chicago Charter Enacted

FREE Timeline Worksheet: March Cartographer Gerhardus Mercator was born. Today’s shor. Late Evening, Short Stories For Kids, Handwriting Worksheets, History Timeline, Read Aloud, Activities, This Or That Questions, Maps, Christian Homeschool

Timeline Worksheet: March 5, 1512, Gerhardus Mercator - WriteBonnieRose.com

Gerhardus Mercator was a man of maps and a man of faith born in what is now Belgium on March 5, 1512. His love of faith led him to write several books about God and the Bible. His passion for maps and geography fueled his creation of globes and maps. His most famous map was ... Read More about Timeline Worksheet: March 5, 1512, Gerhardus Mercator

Timeline Worksheet: February Levi Strauss is born. Have you ever wondered why blue jeans were invented? Find out with today's short story! Short Stories For Kids, Worksheets For Kids, Levi Strauss, Boys Who, Christian Homeschool, Timeline, Blue Jeans, Denim, San Francisco
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Timeline Worksheet: February 26, 1829, Levi Strauss - WriteBonnieRose.com

Have you ever stopped to wonder why blue jeans were invented? When Levi Strauss immigrated to San Francisco, he learned of the miners’ need for pants that didn’t wear out. He began making a new kind of pants out of tent canvas, and later, denim. Let’s celebrate Levi Strauss’ birthday with a fictional short story ... Read More about Timeline Worksheet: February 26, 1829, Levi Strauss

FREE Timeline Worksheet: February 22, 1980, The Miracle on Ice was a legendary Olympic hockey game between the United States team and the team from the Soviet Union. We’re going to celebrate unexpected turns in hockey in a slightly different way – through the story of Clem, a goalie who just didn’t think he had what it takes, until he found God had uniquely equipped him to do exactly what needed to be done.  - WriteBonnieRose.com Olympic Hockey, Short Stories For Kids, Handwriting Worksheets, February 22, Finding God, Kids Board, Soviet Union, School Projects, Timeline
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Timeline Worksheet: February 22, 1980, Miracle on Ice - WriteBonnieRose.com

The Miracle on Ice was a legendary Olympic hockey game between the United States team and the team from the Soviet Union. We’re going to celebrate unexpected turns in hockey in a slightly different way – through the story of Clem, a goalie who just didn’t think he had what it takes, until he found ... Read More about Timeline Worksheet: February 22, 1980, Miracle on Ice

Timeline Worksheet: February Washington Monument is dedicated. Today's timeline worksheet is "The Unfinished Work," a read-aloud about foundations set at another key date in the monument's history. Foundation Sets, Short Stories For Kids, History For Kids, History Timeline, August 22, Teaching History, Play To Learn, Worksheets For Kids, Read Aloud
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Timeline Worksheet: February 21, 1885, Washington Monument Short Story - WriteBonnieRose.com

On February 21, 1885, the Washington Monument was dedicated after more than one hundred years of dreams and delays. Today’s timeline worksheet is “The Unfinished Work,” a read-aloud about foundations set at the site on August 22, 2011, the date of another key event in the monument’s history.* Timeline Worksheet: February 21, 1885, Washington Monument Short Story ... Read More about Timeline Worksheet: February 21, 1885, Washington Monument Short Story

Timeline Worksheet: February Cyrus H. McCormick is born. Experience the debut of his mechanical reaper through the eyes of a very frightened little mouse! Cyrus Mccormick, Short Stories For Kids, Kids Board, February 15, Worksheets For Kids, Timeline, Lesson Plans, Christian Homeschool, Parents

Timeline Worksheet: February 15, 1809, Cyrus McCormick - WriteBonnieRose.com

Cyrus McCormick’s invention of the mechanical reaper changed farming forever, but today we’re going to celebrate Cyrus’ birthday a little differently. We’re going to witness the first successful test of the mechanical reaper through the eyes of a little mouse named McCormick who was there! Join us for today’s short story, “McCormick Mouse.” * Timeline ... Read More about Timeline Worksheet: February 15, 1809, Cyrus McCormick

Timeline Worksheet: February Anna Pavlova is born. Will we each heed the call God has placed on our hearts? That is the question faced in today's short story. Homeschool Curriculum, Homeschooling, Anna Pavlova, Short Stories For Kids, Handwriting Worksheets, February 12, Petersburg Russia, Writing Tips, Timeline

Timeline Worksheet: February 12, 1881, Anna Pavlova - WriteBonnieRose.com

On February 12, 1881, Anna Pavlova, one of the most talented and artistic ballerinas the world has ever known, was born in St. Petersburg, Russia. She became a pioneer who spread a love of ballet around the world. Each one of us has been given something that is uniquely ours to do, a call on our ... Read More about Timeline Worksheet: February 12, 1881, Anna Pavlova

Timeline Worksheet: February Eddie Robinson is born. He is remembered for always giving his best, even if the odds were against him. Can we remember to do the same, and what might happen if we do? Find out in today's short story. Short Stories For Kids, Handwriting Worksheets, February 13, Worksheets For Kids, Writing Tips, Timeline, Lesson Plans, Football Team, Budget

Timeline Worksheet: February 13, 1919, Eddie Robinson - WriteBonnieRose.com

We celebrate the birthday of an inspiring football coach today. Eddie Robinson was born February 13, 1919. He coached the Grambling State football team from 1941 until 1997, fought segregation… More

Timeline Worksheet: February Rosa Parks is born. Help little ones understand that God made us each special with this short story and printable. Bus Boycott, Park Birthday, Short Stories For Kids, Civil Rights Movement, Rosa Parks, Yesterday And Today, Worksheets For Kids, Homeschool Curriculum, Educational Activities
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Timeline Worksheet: February 4, 1913, Rosa Parks Birthday - WriteBonnieRose.com

We have two special freebies today to help celebrate the birthday of Rosa Parks. Born in Tuskegee, Alabama, on February 4, 1913, her refusal to give up her seat on a bus sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott in 1955-56 and the civil rights movement in the United States. Our short story today, “One Quilt,” celebrates ... Read More about Timeline Worksheet: February 4, 1913, Rosa Parks Birthday

FREE Timeline Worksheet: February 1, 1904, Morse Code distress signal “CQD” is established. Journey to China in 1905, when a Morse Code signal of another kind tells of an attack on a Christian mission. Witness the events of that day through the eyes of two frightened sisters in this short story for older students. Bukowski, Einstein, Distress Signal, Short Stories For Kids, Handwriting Worksheets, February 1, Morse Code, Verse, Homeschool Curriculum
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Timeline Worksheet: February 1, 1904, Distress Signal “CQD” Is Established - WriteBonnieRose.com

FREE Timeline Worksheet: February 1, 1904, Morse Code distress signal “CQD” is established. Journey to China in 1905, when a Morse Code signal of another kind tells of an attack on a Christian mission. Witness the events of that day through the eyes of two frightened sisters in this short story for older students.

Timeline Worksheet: On February George Herman “Babe” Ruth was born. The world has only ever seen one Babe Ruth, just as they will only ever see one of you. Join Kevin in a short story today as he learns that lesson in an unexpected way. Us Geography, Homeschool Curriculum, Homeschooling, Short Stories For Kids, Handwriting Worksheets, February 6th, Babe Ruth, Worksheets For Kids, Writing Tips

Timeline Worksheet: February 6, 1895, Babe Ruth - WriteBonnieRose.com

On February 6, 1895, George Herman “Babe” Ruth was born. The world has only ever seen one Babe Ruth, just as they will only ever see one of you. Join Kevin in a short story today as he learns that lesson in an unexpected way. Timeline Worksheet: February 6, 1895, The Only One Fits American history or ... Read More about Timeline Worksheet: February 6, 1895, Babe Ruth

Timeline Worksheet: January Matthew Fontaine Maury, a pioneer in the science of oceanography, is born. We have a fun short story for kids and an oceanography worksheet for older students. Short Stories For Kids, Science Worksheets, Weird Science, Kids Lighting, Home Schooling, Light In The Dark, The Darkest, January 14, Tired
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Short Stories for Kids: Lighting Up the Dark - WriteBonnieRose.com

FREE Timeline Worksheet: January 14, 1806, Birthday of Matthew Fontaine Maury, a pioneer in the science of oceanography. Enjoy “Lighting Up the Dark,” the story set in the modern day of a lantern… More

FREE Timeline Worksheet, January dad serve in the military at all? As David struggles with these questions at the beginning of the Gulf War in today’s short story for kids, he finds unexpected answers in the parable of the Good Samaritan. Homeschool Curriculum, Homeschooling, Short Stories For Kids, Timeline, Worksheets, January, David, Military, War

Timeline Worksheet: January 16, 1991, Gulf War Begins - WriteBonnieRose.com

FREE Timeline Worksheet, January 16, 1991, dad serve in the military at all? As David struggles with these questions at the beginning of the Gulf War in today’s short story for kids, he finds… More

Timeline Worksheet: January Gateway Bridge in Brisbane, Australia, opened. But what do you do if you're too scared to cross it? Find out in "All the Way Across," a short story for kids. Short Stories For Kids, Handwriting Worksheets, History Timeline, Educational Activities, All The Way, January 11, Queensland Australia, Bridges, Parents
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Short Stories for Kids: All the Way Across - WriteBonnieRose.com

FREE Timeline Worksheet: January 11, 1986, The Gateway Bridge, Brisbane, in Queensland, Australia is officially opened. Everyone in Brisbane is excited the new bridge is open–except Mary. How can… More

FREE Timeline Worksheet: September Benjamin H. Day revolutionizes the way Americans read the news when he launched the New York Sun and employed newspaper boys to sell it for a penny a paper. Short Stories For Kids, Drama, Worksheets For Kids, Writing Tips, Lesson Plans, Teaching, Parents, Words, Activities

Short Stories for Kids: Spread the Word, 1833 - WriteBonnieRose.com

Date fact: September 3, 1833: Benjamin H. Day revolutionizes the way Americans read the news when he launched the New York Sun and employed newspaper boys to sell it for a penny a paper. Fits American history timeline.* Come read “Spread the Word,” a historical short story for kids and meet Hugh, a young newspaper boy ... Read More about Short Stories for Kids: Spread the Word, 1833

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Short Stories for Kids: Abigail's Heart, 1604 - WriteBonnieRose.com

Abigail’s Heart On August 5, 1604, John Eliot was born in England. This Puritan missionary would later travel to Massachusetts Bay Colony and translate the Bible into the Algonquian language. This Bible would become the first to be printed in North America. We’re going to travel to Massachusetts while John Eliot was doing his translation ... Read More about Short Stories for Kids: Abigail’s Heart, 1604