These sites are about the Pilgrims’ journey on the Mayflower to Plymouth. Includes diagrams, photographs, and a map. There are links to eThemes Resources on pilgrims and Thanksgiving.
This site provides biographical information about the passengers on the Mayflower. Additional articles provide information on the lives of the children-their work, discipline, play, and education. This site also contains a "Just for Kids" tab.
Read the Mayflower Compact, view a painting that depicts the signing of this document, and see a list of the signers.
Mayflower Passenger List
This is a passenger list of the people on board the ship.
Voyage on the Mayflower
See pictures of what the Mayflower looked like. Find out what it was like for the crew and passengers. Click "Take the Journey" or "Tour the Ship" to learn more.
The Mayflower Ship Diagram
This diagram shows the parts of the Mayflower.
Captain John Smith's Map of New England
See the map that Captain John Smith had of New England when he set sail.
Common Mayflower and Pilgrim Myths
This site debunks common myths about pilgrims and their journey on the Mayflower.
Mayflower Classroom Activity
This activity helps students understand how crowded the Mayflower was for the English colonists making the journey.
The Wind Freshens
View a painting that shows the Mayflower battling waves.
The Mayflower Dogs
Read about two dogs that were aboard the Mayflower. Includes an illustration.
Looking for Land Puzzle
Try to complete this maze. Guide the ship across the ocean to Plymouth Rock.
Enchanted Learning: The Pilgrims' Voyage
This activity has students create a map showing the Mayflower's journey. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Enchanted Learning: The Crossing of the Mayflower
Look at the map and try to answer the questions about the Mayflower.
eThemes Resource: Holiday: Thanksgiving
These sites are about the first Thanksgiving with the Pilgrims and Native Americans. Topics include Squanto, the Wampanoag tribe, Samoset, and the history of Thanksgiving. There are math word problems with a Thanksgiving theme, story prompts, art projects, and other activities. Includes links to eThemes Resources on Woodland Indians, Pilgrims of Plymouth, and the Mayflower Voyage.
eThemes Resource: Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony
These sites are about the life and times of the Pilgrims who landed at Plymouth and established a colony. There are links to eThemes Resources on the Mayflower Voyage and Thanksgiving.