July 24th is Amelia Earhart Day, a day to honor one of America’s Aviation Pioneers. This will make a great American History unit study topic to teach your kids during the summer. I have scoured the internet to find as many wonderful resources and ideas as possible for you to include in your Amelia Earhart Unit Study.

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Book List

A Picture Book of Amelia Earhart

Who Was Amelia Earhart?

Amelia Earhart: Young Aviator

Amelia Earhart: The Legend of the Lost Aviator


Websites full of Educational Information

The Official Amelia Earhart Website

Collection of Amelia Earhart Papers

Online Activities

Online Reading Comprehension “Who is Amelia Earhart?”

Amelia Earhart Game

Free Printables, Activities, & Crafts

Coloring pages from Classroom Jr.

Lapbook from Homeschool Helper Online

Printable Mini Unit Study from In All You Do

K-5 Printable Learning Pack from Embark on the Journey

Printable Biography Worksheet from Education.com

Teacher’s Guide and Activities from Scholastic

Measuring Distance with Paper Planes

Printable Paper Airplane Designs

Airplane Clothespin Craft

Paper Plane Landing Zone Activity

How to Build Pool Noodle Airplanes

Color-by-Number Airplane Addition from Mama’s Learning Corner


YouTube Playlist of documentaries and stories

Watch Season 7, Episode 6 of History Detectives on PBS

Amelia Earhart Unit Study

Snack Ideas

These Airplane Propeller Banana Snacks are ADORABLE!

Little Smokies Airplane Appetizers

Field Trip Ideas

You can visit a local airstrip or small airport to watch airplanes land & take off or go to an air show (they usually happen in the summer!).

And if you happen to live close to Atchison, KS you should definitely visit the Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum

Be sure to stop by and check out my Unit Studies: Amelia Earhart Pinterest Board for even more ideas and resources to add to your Amelia Earhart Unit Study.

Jenny Morris is a Christ-following, Military wife-married to her own personal G.I. Joe. Mama of 4 amazing kids, ages ranging from 6 years to 25 years, 3 boys & 1 girl. Happily homeschooling for 11 years. She is the author of Faith and Good Works, where she writes mostly about homeschooling & her family life. When she isn’t chasing after her two youngest sons, she enjoys photography, crocheting, and genealogy. You can find Jenny on FacebookTwitterG+ and Pinterest.