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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. - 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 - Delaware

Facts & Trivia about Delaware - 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


From 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 for the state graphics

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