Louisiana was the 18th state to join the union. It became a state on April 30, 1812.
Capital - Baton Rouge
Abbreviation - LA
Nickname - Sportsman's Paradise
Motto - "Union, Justice, and Confidence "
Song - "Give Me Louisiana" and "You Are My Sunshine"
Bird - Eastern Brown Pelican
Flower - Magnolia blossom
Insect - Honeybee
Area - approximately 51,843 square miles
Websites for studying about Louisiana
Worksheets and puzzles for kids to learn more about Louisiana
Fun Educational Activities
From TeachersFirst. A comprehensive resource on Louisiana
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 Louisiana resources.
From the Library of Congress. Games and stories of America's past.
Facts & Trivia about Louisiana
Unique tourist attractions and landmarks in Louisiana
Loads of fun facts, photos, and travel information about Louisiana.
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.
Coloring Books, See the Wetlands, Animal Quiz, Animal Identification, Bird Identification, Hurricane Preparation Games, Wetland Education Through Maps and Aerial Photography.
In the following pages you will find fun and exciting activities for you to do while learning more about Louisiana!
From Houghton Mifflin Education Place.
Louisiana Virtual Field Trips
Thanks to graphicmaps.com for the state graphics