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All About Delaware

by Mary Ann Kelley

State Facts

Delaware was the 1st state to join the union. It became a state on December 7, 1787.

State facts about Delaware

Capital - Dover

Abbreviation - DE

Nickname - First State, Diamond State, Blue Hen State, Small Wonde

Motto - "Liberty and Independence"

Song - Our Delaware

Bird - Blue Hen Chicken

Flower - Peach Blossom

Insect - Ladybug (Ladybird Beetle)

Area - approximately 1,954 square miles

Websites for studying about Delaware

Delaware State Symbols Games

Worksheets and puzzles for kids to learn more about Delaware

A to Z Kids Stuff - Delaware

Fun Educational Activities

The 50 States - Delaware

From TeachersFirst. A comprehensive resource on Delaware.

Mr. Donn.org - Delaware

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 Delaware resources.

Explore the States - Delaware

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

50 States.com - Delaware

Facts & Trivia about Delaware

RoadsideAmerica.com - Delaware

Unique tourist attractions and landmarks in Delaware

Awesome America - Delaware

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

Delaware Map/Quiz Printout

EnchantedLearning.com

NETSTATE.COM - Delaware

From NetState.com. Learn about Delaware.

H.I.P. Pocket Change - Delaware

Created by the US Mint, these coloring pages can be accessed by Wayback Machine.

Delaware Virtual Field Trips

More Delaware field trips ...

Thanks to graphicmaps.com for the state graphics

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