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On Dear America: The Official Web Site, there was a section titled "Arts & Crafts." It had a number of activities inspired by several different books. The below lists features activities from the original website as well as the 2010 revamp.

List[]

Cannons at Dawn[]

Activity Name Source
2010 Website
File:Cannons at Dawn Sand Painting.pdf Sand Painting [1]
File:Cannons at Dawn Straw Hat.pdf "Straw Hat" Making [2]
Ginger Snaps [3]
File:Cannons at Dawn Fig Preserves.pdf Fig Preserves [4]
File:Cannons at Dawn Tea Biscuits.pdf Tea Biscuits

Christmas After All[]

Activity Name Source
Original Website
CAA-Craft1 Tree-Twig Ornaments [5]
CAA-Craft2 Molasses Crinkles [6]
CAA-Craft3 Feather Earrings [7]

Cleopatra VII: Daughter of the Nile[]

Activity Name Source
Original Website
Cleopatra-Craft1 Ancient Egyptian Neck Collar [8]
Cleopatra-Craft2 Ancient Egyptian Date Candy [9]
Cleopatra-Craft3 How to Make Rose Water [10]

Color Me Dark[]

Activity Name Source
Original Website
CMD-Craft1 Collage Your Journal [11]
CMD-Craft2
File:Color Me Dark Crossword.pdf
Crossword Puzzle [12]
CMD-Craft3 Make Your Own Cornbread [13]

Dreams in the Golden Country[]

Activity Name Source
Original Website
DitGC-Craft1 Penny Game [14]
DitGC-Craft2 Pincushion [15]
DitGC-Craft3 Hamataschen Cookies [16]

Early Sunday Morning[]

Activity Name Source
Original Website
ESM-Craft1 Mango Bread [17]
ESM-Craft2 Hawaiian Lei [18]
ESM-Craft3 Shell Frame [19]

Elizabeth I: Red Rose of the House of Tudor[]

Activity Name Source
Original Website
Elizabeth-Craft1
File:Elizabeth Word Find.pdf
Royal Word Find [20]
Elizabeth-Craft2
File:Elizabeth Coat of Arms.pdf
File:Elizabeth Cadency List.pdf
Design Your Own Coat-of-Arms [21]
Elizabeth-Craft3 English Garden Snack [22]
Elizabeth-Craft4 Make Your Own Rose Sachet [23]

The Fences Between Us[]

Activity Name Source
2010 Website
File:The Fences Between Us Photography.pdf Portrait Photography [24]
File:The Fences Between Us Paper Cranes.pdf Paper Cranes [25]
File:The Fences Between Us Paper Lantern.pdf Paper Lantern [26]
File:The Fences Between Us Flower Leis.pdf Flower Leis [27]
File:The Fences Between Us Oatmeal Cookies.pdf WWII Oatmeal Molasses Cookies [28]
File:The Fences Between Us Meatloaf.pdf Margie's Meatloaf [29]
File:The Fences Between Us Crab Louie.pdf Crab Louie [30]
File:The Fences Between Us Shirley Temple.pdf Shirley Temple [31]

A Journey to the New World[]

Activity Name Source
Original Website
AJtaNW-Craft1 Fresh Ginger Cake [32]
AJtaNW-Craft2 Pilgrim's Bonnet [33]
AJtaNW-Craft3 String the Cranberries [34]
2010 Website
File:A Journey to the New World Leather Embossing.pdf Leather Embossing [35]
File:A Journey to the New World Old Paper.pdf Old Paper
File:A Journey to the New World Bead-Making.pdf Bead-Making [36]
File:A Journey to the New World Book Binding.pdf Book Binding [37]
File:A Journey to the New World Hair Wreaths.pdf Flowered Hair Wreaths [38]
File:A Journey to the New World Ginger Cake.pdf Hannah Potts Whipple's Ginger Cake [39]
File:A Journey to the New World Meat Pies.pdf Meat Pies [40]
File:A Journey to the New World Indian Pudding.pdf Indian Pudding [41]

I Thought My Soul Would Rise and Fly[]

Activity Name Source
2010 Website
File:I Thought My Soul Would Rise and Fly Candles.pdf Basic Candles [42]
File:I Thought My Soul Would Rise and Fly Soap Making.pdf Soap Making [43]
File:I Thought My Soul Would Rise and Fly Hard Gingerbread.pdf Hard Gingerbread [44]
File:I Thought My Soul Would Rise and Fly Sweet Potato Coffee.pdf Sweet Potato Coffee [45]

Lady of Ch'iao Kuo: Warrior of the South[]

Activity Name Source
Original Website
Lady-of-Chiao-Kuo-Craft1 Chinese Lantern [46]
Lady-of-Chiao-Kuo-Craft2 Chopstick Hair Ornament [47]
Lady-of-Chiao-Kuo-Craft3 Fortune Cookies [48]

A Light in the Storm[]

Activity Name Source
Original Website
ALiS-Craft1 Candle Holder [49]
ALiS-Craft2 Sweater Mittens [50]
ALiS-Craft3 Pumpkin Pie Recipe [51]

My Face to the Wind[]

Activity Name Source
Original Website
MFttW-Craft1 Pillow Sham [52]
MFttW-Craft2 Maple Syrup Candy [53]
MFttW-Craft3 Wind Chimes [54]

Standing in the Light[]

Activity Name Source
Original Website
SitL-Craft1
File:Standing in the Light Eagle Pattern.pdf
Snow Hunter's Eagle Necklace [55]
SitL-Craft2 Standing in Your Own Light [56]
SitL-Craft3 Creating Your Own Lenape Name [57]
2010 Website
File:Standing in the Light Cornhusk Doll.pdf Cornhusk Doll [58]
File:Standing in the Light Moccasins.pdf Moccasins [59]

Survival in the Storm[]

Activity Name Source
Original Website
SitS-Craft1 Whole Wheat Pretzels [60]
SitS-Craft2 Deviled Eggs [61]
SitS-Craft3 Pressed Flower Bookmark [62]

A Time for Courage[]

Activity Name Source
Original Website
ATfC-Craft1 Victory Pin [63]
ATfC-Craft2 Windowsill Victory Garden [64]
ATfC-Craft3 Banana Split [65]

Voyage on the Great Titanic[]

Activity Name Source
2010 Website
File:Voyage on the Great Titanic Cameo Necklace.pdf Cameo Necklace [66]
File:Voyage on the Great Titanic Pressed Flowers.pdf Pressed Flowers [67]
File:Voyage on the Great Titanic Tea Party.pdf Host a Tea Party [68]
Toffee [69]
File:Voyage on the Great Titanic Salmon Sandwiches.pdf Smoked Salmon Tea Sandwiches [70]
File:Voyage on the Great Titanic Cucumber Tea Sandwiches.pdf Cucumber Tea Sandwiches [71]
File:Voyage on the Great Titanic Bangers and Mash.pdf Bangers and Mash [72]
File:Voyage on the Great Titanic Vichyssoise.pdf Vichyssoise or Cold Potato Soup [73]
File:Voyage on the Great Titanic Hot Chocolate.pdf Hot Chocolate [74]

When Will This Cruel War Be Over?[]

Activity Name Source
Original Website
WWTCWBO-Craft1 Make a Drum [75]
WWTCWBO-Craft2 Make Your Own Berry Ink [76]
WWTCWBO-Craft3 Apple Butter Recipe [77]

The Winter of Red Snow[]

Activity Name Source
2010 Website
File:The Winter of Red Snow Monograms.pdf Hand-Embroidered Monograms [78]
File:The Winter of Red Snow Knitting.pdf Basic Knitting [79]
File:The Winter of Red Snow Candles.pdf Homemade Candles
File:The Winter of Red Snow Wax Seal.pdf Wax Seal [80]
File:The Winter of Red Snow Dried Cranberries.pdf Dried Cranberries [81]
File:The Winter of Red Snow Mince Pie.pdf Mince Pie [82]
File:The Winter of Red Snow Baked Apples.pdf Baked Apples [83]
File:The Winter of Red Snow Cider.pdf Fresh Mulled Cider [84]

Winter Holiday Contest[]

Activity Name Source
Original Website
WHC-Craft1 Quilted Book Cover [85]
WHC-Craft2 Button Bracelet [86]
WHC-Craft3 Sack Cloth Doll [87]
WHC-Craft4 Irish Soda Bread [88]

Misc. printables[]

References[]

  1. https://www.scholastic.com/teachdearamerica/revolutionary_theartcraft.htm?craft=Sand%20Painting
  2. https://www.scholastic.com/teachdearamerica/revolutionary_theartcraft.htm?craft=%22Straw%20Hat%22%20Making
  3. https://www.scholastic.com/teachdearamerica/revolutionary_therecipe.htm?recipe=Ginger%20Snaps
  4. https://www.scholastic.com/teachdearamerica/revolutionary_therecipe.htm?recipe=Fig%20Preserves
  5. http://scholastic.com/DearAmerica/arts_crafts/xmas_ornament.htm (archive; April 2002)
  6. http://www.scholastic.com/dearamerica/arts_crafts/xmas_molasses.htm (archive; April 2002)
  7. http://scholastic.com/DearAmerica/arts_crafts/xmas_earrings.htm (archive; April 2002)
  8. http://www.scholastic.com/dearamerica/arts_crafts/cleo_collar.htm (archive; October 2001)
  9. http://www.scholastic.com/dearamerica/arts_crafts/cleo_candy.htm (archive; December 2001)
  10. http://www.scholastic.com/dearamerica/arts_crafts/cleo_rosewater.htm (archive; October 2001)
  11. http://www.scholastic.com/dearamerica/arts_crafts/color_journal.htm (archive; October 2001)
  12. http://www.scholastic.com/dearamerica/arts_crafts/color_crossword.htm (archive; December 2001)
  13. http://www.scholastic.com/dearamerica/arts_crafts/color_cornbread.htm (archive; December 2001)
  14. http://www.scholastic.com/dearamerica/activities/crafts/dreams_penny.htm (archive; August 2003)
  15. http://www.scholastic.com/dearamerica/activities/crafts/dreams_pincushion.htm (archive; August 2003)
  16. http://www.scholastic.com/dearamerica/activities/crafts/dreams_hamataschen.htm (archive; November 2004)
  17. http://www.scholastic.com/dearamerica/arts_crafts/earlymorn_mango.htm (archive; December 2002)
  18. http://www.scholastic.com/dearamerica/arts_crafts/earlymorn_lei.htm (archive; December 2002)
  19. http://www.scholastic.com/dearamerica/arts_crafts/earlymorn_shell.htm (archive; December 2002)
  20. http://www.scholastic.com/dearamerica/arts_crafts/wordfind.htm (archive; November 2001)
  21. http://www.scholastic.com/dearamerica/arts_crafts/crest.htm (archive; December 2001)
  22. http://www.scholastic.com/dearamerica/arts_crafts/snack.htm (archive; December 2001)
  23. http://www.scholastic.com/dearamerica/arts_crafts/sachet.htm (archive; October 2001)
  24. https://www.scholastic.com/teachdearamerica/wwii_theartcraft.htm?craft=Portrait%20Photography
  25. https://www.scholastic.com/teachdearamerica/wwii_theartcraft.htm?craft=Paper%20Cranes
  26. https://www.scholastic.com/teachdearamerica/wwii_theartcraft.htm?craft=Paper%20Lantern
  27. https://www.scholastic.com/teachdearamerica/wwii_theartcraft.htm?craft=Flower%20Leis
  28. https://www.scholastic.com/teachdearamerica/wwii_therecipe.htm?recipe=WWII%20Oatmeal%20Molasses%20Cookies
  29. https://www.scholastic.com/teachdearamerica/wwii_therecipe.htm?recipe=Margie%27s%20Meatloaf
  30. https://www.scholastic.com/teachdearamerica/wwii_therecipe.htm?recipe=Crab%20Louie
  31. https://www.scholastic.com/teachdearamerica/wwii_therecipe.htm?recipe=Shirley%20Temple
  32. http://www.scholastic.com/dearamerica/arts_crafts/journey_gingcake.htm (archive; November 2001)
  33. http://www.scholastic.com/dearamerica/arts_crafts/journey_bonnet.htm (archive; December 2001)
  34. http://www.scholastic.com/dearamerica/arts_crafts/journey_cranberries.htm (archive; November 2001)
  35. https://www.scholastic.com/teachdearamerica/colonial_theartcraft.htm?craft=Leather%20Embossing
  36. https://www.scholastic.com/teachdearamerica/colonial_theartcraft.htm?craft=Bead-Making
  37. https://www.scholastic.com/teachdearamerica/colonial_theartcraft.htm?craft=Book%20Binding
  38. https://www.scholastic.com/teachdearamerica/colonial_theartcraft.htm?craft=Flowered%20Hair%20Wreaths
  39. https://www.scholastic.com/teachdearamerica/colonial_therecipe.htm?recipe=Hannah%20Potts%20Whipple%27s%20Ginger%20Cake
  40. https://www.scholastic.com/teachdearamerica/colonial_therecipe.htm?recipe=Meat%20Pies
  41. https://www.scholastic.com/teachdearamerica/colonial_therecipe.htm?recipe=Indian%20Pudding
  42. https://www.scholastic.com/teachdearamerica/civil_theartcraft.htm?craft=Basic%20Candles
  43. https://www.scholastic.com/teachdearamerica/civil_theartcraft.htm?craft=Soap%20Making
  44. https://www.scholastic.com/teachdearamerica/civil_therecipe.htm?recipe=Hard%20Gingerbread
  45. https://www.scholastic.com/teachdearamerica/civil_therecipe.htm?recipe=Sweet%20Potato%20Coffee
  46. http://www.scholastic.com/dearamerica/arts_crafts/chiao_lantern.htm (archive; April 2002)
  47. http://www.scholastic.com/dearamerica/arts_crafts/chiao_chopsticks.htm (archive; April 2002)
  48. http://www.scholastic.com/dearamerica/arts_crafts/chiao_cookies.htm (archive; April 2002)
  49. http://www.scholastic.com/dearamerica/arts_crafts/storm_candle.htm (archive; November 2001)
  50. http://www.scholastic.com/dearamerica/arts_crafts/storm_mittens.htm (archive; December 2001)
  51. http://www.scholastic.com/dearamerica/arts_crafts/storm_pumpkinpie.htm (archive; December 2001)
  52. http://www.scholastic.com/dearamerica/arts_crafts/facewind_pillow.htm (archive; December 2002)
  53. http://www.scholastic.com/dearamerica/arts_crafts/facewind_maplesyrup.htm (archive; October 2002)
  54. http://www.scholastic.com/dearamerica/arts_crafts/facewind_chime.htm (archive; October 2002)
  55. http://www.scholastic.com/dearamerica/arts_crafts/stand_necklace.htm (archive; December 2001)
  56. http://www.scholastic.com/dearamerica/arts_crafts/stand_light.htm (archive; December 2001)
  57. http://www.scholastic.com/dearamerica/arts_crafts/stand_name.htm (archive; February 2002)
  58. https://www.scholastic.com/teachdearamerica/colonial_theartcraft.htm?craft=Cornhusk%20Doll
  59. https://www.scholastic.com/teachdearamerica/colonial_theartcraft.htm?craft=Moccasins
  60. http://www.scholastic.com/dearamerica/activities/crafts/survival_pretzels.htm (archive; August 2003)
  61. http://www.scholastic.com/dearamerica/activities/crafts/survival_eggs.htm (archive; October 2003)
  62. http://www.scholastic.com/dearamerica/activities/crafts/survival_bookmark.htm (archive; August 2003)
  63. http://www.scholastic.com/dearamerica/arts_crafts/timecour_victpin.htm (archive; December 2002)
  64. http://www.scholastic.com/dearamerica/arts_crafts/timecour_victgarden.htm (archive; October 2002)
  65. http://www.scholastic.com/dearamerica/arts_crafts/timecour_banana.htm (archive; December 2002)
  66. https://www.scholastic.com/teachdearamerica/turnof_theartcraft.htm?craft=Cameo%20Necklace
  67. https://www.scholastic.com/teachdearamerica/turnof_theartcraft.htm?craft=Pressed%20Flowers
  68. https://www.scholastic.com/teachdearamerica/turnof_theartcraft.htm?craft=Host%20A%20Tea%20Party
  69. https://www.scholastic.com/teachdearamerica/turnof_therecipe.htm?recipe=Toffee
  70. https://www.scholastic.com/teachdearamerica/turnof_therecipe.htm?recipe=Smoked%20Salmon%20Tea%20Sandwiches
  71. https://www.scholastic.com/teachdearamerica/turnof_therecipe.htm?recipe=Cucumber%20Tea%20Sandwiches
  72. https://www.scholastic.com/teachdearamerica/turnof_therecipe.htm?recipe=Bangers%20and%20Mash
  73. https://www.scholastic.com/teachdearamerica/turnof_therecipe.htm?recipe=Vichyssoise%20or%20Cold%20Potato%20Soup
  74. https://www.scholastic.com/teachdearamerica/turnof_therecipe.htm?recipe=Hot%20Chocolate
  75. http://www.scholastic.com/dearamerica/arts_crafts/cruel_drum.htm (archive; December 2001)
  76. http://www.scholastic.com/dearamerica/arts_crafts/cruel_ink.htm (archive; December 2001)
  77. http://www.scholastic.com/dearamerica/arts_crafts/cruel_applebutter.htm (archive; December 2001)
  78. https://www.scholastic.com/teachdearamerica/revolutionary_theartcraft.htm?craft=Hand-Embroidered%20Monograms
  79. https://www.scholastic.com/teachdearamerica/revolutionary_theartcraft.htm?craft=Basic%20Knitting
  80. https://www.scholastic.com/teachdearamerica/revolutionary_theartcraft.htm?craft=Wax%20Seal
  81. https://www.scholastic.com/teachdearamerica/revolutionary_therecipe.htm?recipe=Dried%20Cranberries
  82. https://www.scholastic.com/teachdearamerica/revolutionary_therecipe.htm?recipe=Mince%20Pie
  83. https://www.scholastic.com/teachdearamerica/revolutionary_therecipe.htm?recipe=Baked%20Apples
  84. https://www.scholastic.com/teachdearamerica/revolutionary_therecipe.htm?recipe=Fresh%20Mulled%20Cider
  85. http://www.scholastic.com/dearamerica/arts_crafts/holcraft_bookcvr.htm (archive; December 2002)
  86. http://www.scholastic.com/dearamerica/arts_crafts/holcraft_bracelet.htm (archive; December 2002)
  87. http://www.scholastic.com/dearamerica/arts_crafts/holcraft_clothdoll.htm (archive; December 2002)
  88. http://www.scholastic.com/dearamerica/arts_crafts/holcraft_sodabread.htm (archive; December 2002)

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