Learn about explorer Christopher Columbus and his four voyages to the New World. Find out what group of people discovered this land before him. Includes biographies, timelines, maps, and information about the Nina, Pinta, and Santa Maria. There are also craft and activity ideas for celebrating this holiday.
Read a biography written for young children. Includes information about the four voyages, the myths of the Atlantic Ocean, and the three ships. The links at the bottom include a list of children's books about Columbus and pictures of him and replicas of the Santa Maria.
This site contains lots of supplemental material for teaching a more comprehensive view of Christopher Columbus, including Indigenous Peoples' perspectives. The reading level is too advanced for younger students, but there is valuable information for educators.