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Famous Figures of the Early Modern Era

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Explore new territories with Sacagawea, investigate the laws of motion with Sir Isaac Newton, or invade Russia with Napoleon. These 21 movable paper figures to cut, color, and assemble let your children create new stories using famous people from the early modern era, corresponding to The Story of the World, Volume 3.

Product Overview

The book presents 21 historical figures, including Pocahontas, Rembrandt, Peter the Great, Captain James Cook, and more, in both pre-colored and color-them-in versions, to cut out and assemble into movable action figures. A brief biographical note on each figure is also included, along with a list of resources.
This item makes a great supplement to The Story of the World, Volume 3.

Each of the 21 famous people in this book comes in two versions: one pre-colored and one to color. The card stock pages make sturdy paper dolls, wearing historically accurate costumes. You may laminate the pages before cutting them out to strengthen them for younger children.

Add two 100-count boxes of mini-brads and a 1/8-inch hole punch for everything you need to create these figures.

FIGURES INCLUDED:  Mary, Queen of Scots; James I; Samuel de Champlain; Queen Nzinga; Shah Jahan; Pocahontas; Rembrandt; Louis XIV; Isaac Newton; William Penn; Peter the Great; Johann Sebastian Bach; Ch'ien-lung; Captain James Cook; Catherine the Great; William Wilberforce; Napoleon Bonaparte; Robert Fulton; William Clark; Simón Bolívar; Sacagawea



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  1. 5 out of 5
    Amazing Learning Tool

    Shannon (verified owner)

    We absolutely love these paper dolls! My 10 and 6 year old daughters begged me to buy more. They have learned how to print them out, they spend time coloring them just the way they want and then put them together all on their own. They each have finished more than 20 different historical figures so far and have plans for many more. Even my 4 and 8 year old sons have finished quite a few of them and they are all excited to be able to play with “characters” that we have read about in history. I feel like this makes the retention that much stronger in their minds, as they play with them more than most of their other toys and the names and events are recalled in their minds often. Paper dolls are not so common or popular anymore, but they are such a wholesome, quiet toy that requires creativity to create and imagination to play with. I can’t thank you enough for merging learning and play in this way.

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