History Pockets


History pockets program explores events in history by having students create folder-like pockets out of paper and cover them with written facts and information about events.  Students who enjoy crafts and hands-on activities will especially enjoy this program.


  • Many hands on activities
  • Retain information through writing
  • Must like arts and crafts
  • Brings history lessons to life.
  • The student made history pockets are great keepsakes.
  • Content is not heavy or overwhelming – just enough information to keep interest high


  • Need to add in prep time
  • Writing, coloring and cutting are time-intensive
  • Surface level information
  • You may need to print some extra pages
  • Only available for one year in grades 1-3 and two years in grades 4-5

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