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Embark on a thrilling journey through time with our Extra Challenge History worksheets, meticulously crafted for 8-year-olds. These engaging and thought-provoking worksheets are designed to spark curiosity and deepen understanding of the past, presenting history in a way that's both fun and accessible. Tailored to challenge and inspire young minds, each worksheet is filled with fascinating facts, compelling questions, and creative activities that cover a wide range of historical topics. Ideal for enhancing classroom learning or for at-home enrichment, our Extra Challenge History worksheets will transform history into an adventure for your 8-year-old, making every lesson an exciting exploration of our world's rich and diverse history.


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Multiplying 10’s at The Alamo Worksheet
Multiplying 10’s at The Alamo Worksheet

Multiplying 10’s at The Alamo Worksheet

Teach your kids easy tricks to simplify any multiplication problem. For example, when multiplying any number by 10, the result will always end in a zero. To help the Texans in this worksheet, draw a line through all of the correct products to get them to The Alamo.
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The Multiplication Mayflower Maze Worksheet
The Multiplication Mayflower Maze Worksheet

The Multiplication Mayflower Maze Worksheet

Math may not be a favorite subject but it must be tackled. To get minds engaged, use colorful, fun worksheets like this one. Ask students to draw a line connecting all the correct multiplication facts to help the Mayflower get to Cape Cod.
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Marching 8’s for Rights Worksheet
Marching 8’s for Rights Worksheet

Marching 8’s for Rights Worksheet

Encourage your students to explore MLK's history! This worksheet provides the perfect opportunity. Help them understand his contributions by having them "march" MLK from the starting point to Washington D.C. Have them draw a line through the correct multiplication facts to get there. It's an enjoyable way for kindergartners to learn about a key part of history.
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The Road of 4’s to Jamestown Worksheet
The Road of 4’s to Jamestown Worksheet

The Road of 4’s to Jamestown Worksheet

Does your child enjoy trips? Help them remember the best ones with this fun worksheet maze! Get your kid to look at the picture and draw a line through all the right multiplication facts to get to Jamestown's trading post. This worksheet is a great way to stimulate their problem-solving skills.
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Fossil Matching Worksheet
Fossil Matching Worksheet

Fossil Matching Worksheet

Kids love learning about fossils! Let them go on a dig of their own with this free worksheet. They'll match pictures of fossils with the correct word choice and get tangible representation. Plus, they'll have imagery to refer to when thinking about fossils!
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Archaeology Word Jumble Worksheet
Archaeology Word Jumble Worksheet

Archaeology Word Jumble Worksheet

Kids will love this fun, colorful word search about archeology! Tracing the lines, they'll uncover terms related to the study of past life and cultures. As they explore, they'll learn about fossils and bones and discover new archeology words.
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Nelson Mandela Word Search Worksheet
Nelson Mandela Word Search Worksheet

Nelson Mandela Word Search Worksheet

Kids love word searches! This fun, free worksheet teaches about the civil rights activist Nelson Mandela. It includes traceable lines and words related to him, helping improve fine motor skills. A great way to learn about a great man!
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Japanese History: Time Periods Worksheet
Japanese History: Time Periods Worksheet

Japanese History: Time Periods Worksheet

Explore Japanese history with your child using this colorful worksheet! They'll learn the Jomon, Yayoi, Asuka and Nara Periods and what the people of Japan did in each. Then, help them connect the dots by drawing lines from the first period to the last and go on a colorful journey.
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Great Wall of China Worksheet
Great Wall of China Worksheet

Great Wall of China Worksheet

Kids love learning about other countries and cultures. This PDF worksheet teaches them about the 1000-year old Great Wall of China - built to protect the country from resource raids. Let them have fun winding their way through a maze to get to the Wall!
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Alexander the Great Maze Worksheet
Alexander the Great Maze Worksheet

Alexander the Great Maze Worksheet

Kids Academy invites young historians to explore the legendary journey of Alexander the Great! Read the explanation and trace a path through the maze to find out where he and his army went: India! Along the way, they will learn about his amazing conquests, which made him one of the most famous figures in history.
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Ancient Inventions and Discoveries Worksheet
Ancient Inventions and Discoveries Worksheet

Ancient Inventions and Discoveries Worksheet

Kids may think inventions are high-tech, but many of the world's most important inventions are ancient! This Kids Academy worksheet helps kids learn about the wheel, clock, tools and candles - inventions that changed the world! Kids will simply review the pictures and trace the dotted lines to the right answers. Great for social studies!
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The Ice Age Worksheet
The Ice Age Worksheet

The Ice Age Worksheet

Let your child explore the Ice Age with this fun word search from Kids Academy! They can find words like glacier, frozen, polar, mammoth, and sloth. After finding each, discuss the meaning to help them build a better vocabulary and understanding of ancient history.
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George Washington Printable Worksheet
George Washington Printable Worksheet

George Washington Timeline Worksheet

Help your child learn about George Washington and practice sequencing events! This printable worksheet will boost their reading and comprehension skills while they review historical facts. It's a great challenge to keep them engaged and learning.
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Extra Challenge History worksheets designed for 8-year-olds play a pivotal role in deepening young learners' understanding and appreciation of history. At a stage where curiosity peaks, these tailored worksheets offer an enriched educational experience, pushing beyond the basics to spark a deeper interest in the past. Engaging with Extra Challenge History for 8-Year-Olds enables children to develop critical thinking and analytical skills as they navigate through historical events, figures, and periods in a more sophisticated manner.

These worksheets are not just about memorizing dates or names; they encourage students to question why events happened, understand cause and effect, and recognize the interconnectedness of historical narratives. By presenting challenges that require a bit more thought and insight, children are motivated to explore history with greater enthusiasm and a questioning mindset. This approach fosters a love for learning and a genuine interest in the stories that shaped our world.

Moreover, Extra Challenge History worksheets are specifically designed to cater to the learning pace and interests of 8-year-olds, making history accessible, engaging, and fun. Through a variety of activities, such as critical thinking questions, project-based tasks, and creative exercises, these worksheets ensure that young historians are not just passive recipients of information but active participants in their learning journey. This not only enhances their historical knowledge but also equips them with skills that are valuable across all areas of study.