Life in colonial America differed greatly depending on where you lived. Colonists in New England were often close to cities and centers of trade. Many colonists in South lived on or around plantations. Readers learn about these different ways of life as they make crafts influenced by different facets of colonial life, including candles and bonnets, all explained through step-by-step instructions. Readers discover facts about life in the colonies through accessible text, as well as informative sidebars and fact boxes. Historical images are included throughout to show readers what colonial America was like.