History Through Ages Historical Timeline Figures
The use of timelines adds depth to any study of history. Whether it’s with a small personal notebook timeline or a giant wall timeline for the entire family, timelines can help a student place historical figures and events in the right perspective. It also reinforces what your student is learning about history.
For a hands-on activity filled unit study, try the new Time Travelers History Studies. There are seven CD-Rom units covering American history: New World Explorers, Colonial Life, American Revolution, Early 19th Century and Civil War in America, Industrial Revolution to the Great Depression, and World War II.
Pre-Printed Historical Timeline Figure Sets
Creation to Christ Historical Timeline Figures
Beginning to First Century AD The Creation to Christ Historical Timeline Figures package “covers many people and events of the Bible, Sumer, Babylonia, Mesopotamia, Egypt, Persia, Greece, and the Rise of Rome to the time of Jesus Christ.” Designed as a companion to Diana Waring’s History Revealed! “Ancient Civilizations and the Bible”, it can also be used with almost any history curriculum.
Resurrection To Revolution (0 to 1799 A.D.)
The author/illustrator has done her homework in creating a package of timeline figures that will work with just about any history curriculum. The Resurrection to Revolution Historical Timeline Figures set was specifically designed as a companion to Diana Waring’s History Revealed! “Romans, Reformers, and Revolutionaries”.
The list of famous persons ranges from Titus to Patrick Henry and the packet includes figures for over includes over 250 black and white timeline figures with name, date, and descriptive text. The images range from 2.5″ to 4″. The illustrator suggests making reduced copies for notebook timelines.
Printed on a heavy card stock, you can use the pictures as is or have the children color them. Though you can use crayons, markers, and gel pens, good quality colored pencils will probably look the best. I would suggest laminating them after you take the time to color them (before you cut!)
Some of the historical figures (to name a few):
- Tertullian (160-230 A.D.)
- Nero (37-68 A.D.)
- Leif Ericson (1000 A.D.)
- Mary I (Mary Tudor ) (1516-1558 A.D.)
- Hugh Capet (940-996 A.D.)
- Augustine (354-430 A.D.)
- Alfred the Great (849-899 A.D.)
- John Cabot (1450-1498 A.D.)
Napoleon to Now Historical Timeline Figures Packet 1750 to present
The Napoleon to Now Historical Timeline Figures set includes 280 black and white timeline figures with name, date, and descriptive text
America’s History Timeline Figures Explorers to 21st Century
With over 420 black and white timeline figures with name, date, and descriptive text, America’s History Timeline Figures set will enhance any study of American history! They are reproducible within a family for making personal notebook timelines! Covers the time period from 1000 AD to the 21st century.
History Through the Ages Historical Timeline Figures On CD
Historical Timeline Figures Collection on CD
The Historical Timeline Figures Collection on CD (2 CD set) contains figures in two formats:
- One with text descriptions for those who prefer an encapsulated summary, and
- One with only a name and date, allowing the child to add in the information, or for easier use in projects.
Both CDs have “Timeline Helps,” Homeschool in the Woods’ website information of helpful ideas for using the figures with wall and notebook timelines, suggestions for use in a variety of resources and games, and tips for coloring and gluing the figures!
On CD 1, there are PDF pages of all the figures in the four History Through the Ages Timeline sets:
- Creation to Christ Timeline Figures,
- Resurrection to Revolution Timeline Figures,
- Napoleon to Now Historical Timeline Figures,
- America’s History Timeline Figures, plus
- PDF pages of 80 NEW Bonus Figures.
On CD 2 you’ll find a gallery of GIFS of more than 1,260 individual timeline images that can be enlarged or reduced, allowing versatile uses such as coloring book pages, notebook timelines, complements to research papers, games, and more! This allows you to pick and choose the exact figures that you need to print for advanced projects.
In addition, there are over 30 helpful categories, stored in web browser format: Chronological, alphabetical, and several classifications for doing topical studies.