Aviation History {Free Homeschooling Resources}

November is Aviation History Month. Below is a collection of FREE websites, printables, crafts, and activities to add to your homeschool studies to learn all about aviation, airplanes, famous aviators, & flight.

Aviation History

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The Aviation History Online Museum is a collection of articles related to the history of aircraft, aircraft engines, historic aviators, and aircraft theory.

Aviation for Kids

Kids in Flight

Fun Flight Facts for Kids

How Airplanes Work from How Stuff Works Science.


Measuring Distance with Paper Planes

Aviation Notebooking Pages from In All You Do.

Build your own Aviation History Museum with this printable pack.

Amanda Bennett Flight Lapbook from Homeschool Share.

Free Airplanes Preschool Pack from Homeschool Preschool

Airplane Themed Printables (word search puzzles, mazes, word scrambles, etc)

Airplanes and Flight Words Game & Printables

Videos & Interactive/Online Activities

Wright Brothers’ Videos from History.com

Pilot the Wright Brothers’ Flyer with this interactive website from NOVA.

Here is a list of books to check out from the library.
 Flight: The Complete History
 Flight (DK Eyewitness)
 Kids Paper Air Plane Book
 How People Learned to Fly
 A Picture Book of Amelia Earhart
 The Big Book of Airplanes
 The Airplane Alphabet Book
 The Little Airplane
 The Wright Brothers for Kids
 To Fly: The Story of the Wright Brothers
 The Glorious Flight (Here’s a free lapbook to go with this book!)

Craft & Hands-On Activity Ideas

Assembly instructions to Build the Best Paper Airplane in the World!

If you have an empty cardboard box lying around, keep little ones busy with a cardboard box airplane.

And with a few craft sticks (or left over popsicle sticks), glue, & paint – you can make this cute wooden airplane toy!

I hope these resources are helpful as you study Aviation History in your homeschool!

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