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All About Arkansas

by Mary Ann Kelley

State Facts

Arkansas was the 25th state to join the union. It became a state on June 15, 1836.

State facts about Arkansas

Capital - Little Rock

Abbreviation - AR

Nickname - The Natural State

Motto - "Regnat Populus" - The people rule

Song - "Arkansas" and "Oh Arkansas"

Bird - Mockingbird

Flower - Apple Blossom

Insect - Honey Bee

Area - approximately 53,182 square miles

Websites for studying about Arkansas

Arkansas State Symbols Games

Worksheets and puzzles for kids to learn more about Arkansas

A to Z Kids Stuff - Arkansas

Fun Educational Activities

The 50 States - Arkansas

From TeachersFirst. A comprehensive resource on Arkansas

Mr. Donn.org - Arkansas

Mr. Donn has been online for as long as I can remember and he has one of the largest collections of social studies resources available. This is his collection of Arkansas resources.

Explore the States - Arkansas

From the Library of Congress. Games and stories of America's past.

50 States.com - Arkansas

Arkansas

RoadsideAmerica.com - Arkansas

Unique tourist attractions and landmarks in Arkansas

Awesome America - Arkansas

Loads of fun facts, photos, and travel information about Arkansas.

Arkansas Map/Quiz Printout

EnchantedLearning.com

NETSTATE.COM - Arkansas

From NetState.com. Learn about Arkansas.

50 State Quarters® Program - Arkansas

From the U.S. Mint. A program called H.I.P. Pocket Change™ . The Web site has coin and character images for each state for coloring.

Arkansas kids' games

Online Arkansas kids' games and tons of free downloads for kids.

Arkansas Kids & Family Fun

Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism. Click on the "cool" section that offers activities for kids online, also known as "Games and Downloads" for opportunities to test your skills and your knowledge while having loads of fun. Download a scenic Arkansas screensaver or wallpaper for your computer - send a colorful electric postcard to a friend. Play around with the interactive kids map.

The Traveler's guide to Arkansas for Kids

Activities grades K-4

Arkansas Virtual Field Trips

The Arts and Science CenterPine Bluff

Virtual field trip onlineThe Center is the place for practicing, teaching, performing, enjoying and understanding the Arts and Sciences. Online or in person, we invite you to experience this opportunity to grow, learn and enjoy.

More Arkansas field trips ...

U.S. Presidents from Arkansas

Bill Clinton

Thanks to graphicmaps.com for the state graphics

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