Connecticut was the 5th state to join the union. It became a state on January 9, 1788.
Capital - Hartford
Abbreviation - CT
Nickname - Constitution State
Motto - "Qui transtulit sustinet" - He who transplanted still sustains
Song - Yankee Doodle
Bird - American Robin
Flower - Mountain Laurel
Insect - European Mantis
Area - approximately 5,544 square miles
Websites for studying about Connecticut
Worksheets and puzzles for kids to learn more about Connecticut
Fun Educational Activities
From TeachersFirst. A comprehensive resource on Connecticut
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 Connecticut resources.
From the Library of Congress. Games and stories of America's past.
Facts & Trivia about Connecticut
Unique tourist attractions and landmarks in Connecticut
Loads of fun facts, photos, and travel information about Connecticut.
In 1999, the United States Mint began striking a new quarter about every ten weeks to honor one of the 50 states—that is, five new quarters every year—until the program ended. The quarters were struck in the same order as the states' birthdays.
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Welcome to Connecticut's Website for Children. Select links to have fun learning about Connecticut.
Connecticut Virtual Field Trips
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