Skip to Content

50 State Unit Study Guide Resources

Sharing is caring!

Is your child interested in learning about the United States of America? This resource list for the 50 States Unit Study Guide integrates social studies, language arts, geography, and history into a comprehensive study of all 50 states.

With printables, worksheets, puzzles, activities, games, and coloring pages, your child will learn by applying the lessons in so many fun ways.

This is an immersive way of teaching your child the facts and characteristics of each of the states. Booklists, crafts, and supplementary resources are provided for each state.

50 state unit study guide

This unit study will go into detail about each of the 50 states. We even have great resources for traveling the States with your children!

50 State Unit Study Guide Resources:

The states are listed alphabetically to make it easier for you to find the one you are looking for.

First, however, are some links to things for learning about all of the states, not just individual states. 🙂

All three of my children fell in love with this video about the states and their capitals – to this day, they can sing the entire song.


Please note, this is a very slow build.  So, be sure to check back often as we add new resources regularly!

Feel free to click the state name below to be taken directly to that state.

You can always click the “Go to the List” text to be bounced back up to the above list.

ALabama books printables crafts and activities for kids

Alabama

Alabama is a state located in the southeastern United States. It is bordered by Tennessee to the north, Georgia to the east, and Florida and the Gulf of Mexico to the south. Birmingham is the largest city in Alabama, followed by Montgomery.

The state has a humid subtropical climate, with hot, humid summers and mild winters. Alabama is home to several major industries, including agriculture, forestry, mining, manufacturing, and tourism.

The state is also known for its rich cultural heritage, which includes music, art, literature, and food.

Alabama’s diverse landscape and climate make it an ideal destination for outdoor recreation, and the state’s parks and forests offer opportunities for hiking, camping, fishing, and more.

14 Pages: Alabama State Unit Study

Books about Alabama for Kids

Alabama Crafts for Children

Kid-Friendly Things To Do on the Alabama Gulf Coast

Free State Fact File Worksheets

Alabama Road Trip

Alabama Coloring and Writing Books

Super Fun Alabama Coloring and Writing Book

Free Printable Alabama Worksheets

5 Fun Facts about Alabama

Famous Alabama Recipes

Go to the List

Alaska Books Printables and Activities for Kids

Alaska

Alaska is the largest state in the US, covering an area of 663,268 square miles. It is also the least populous state, with a population of just over 730,000 people.

Despite its small population, Alaska is home to a diverse range of wildlife, including bears, moose, eagles, and caribou.

The state is also known for its stunning natural scenery, including mountains, forests, and glaciers. Travelers to Alaska can enjoy activities such as hiking, fishing, and dog sledding.

14 Pages: Alaska State Unit Study

Books about Alaska for Kids

Alaska Crafts for Children

Free State Fact File Worksheets

Alaska Coloring and Writing Book

Famous Alaska Foods

Interesting Facts about Alaska for Kids

Go to the List

Arizona crafts printables and more

Arizona

Arizona is a state located in the southwestern United States. It is bordered by California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico.

The capital of Arizona is Phoenix and the largest city is Tucson. The state was admitted to the Union on February 14, 1912 as the 48th state.

The state’s name comes from the Spanish word for “arizona,” which means “arid zone.” Arizona is known for its desert climate and landscape.

The state has a diverse population with a significant Native American presence. Arizona is also home to the Grand Canyon, one of the seven natural wonders of the world.

Tourism is an important industry in Arizona, and the state is a popular destination for both domestic and international travelers.

14 Pages: Arizona State Unit Study

Books about Arizona for Kids

Arizona Crafts for Children

Free State Fact File Worksheets

Interesting Facts about Arizona (for kids)

Arizona Famous Foods

Go to the List

arkansas crafts and learning activities for kids

Arkansas

Arkansas is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. The state’s name is derived from the French name for the Quapaw people, a Native American tribe who settled in the area during the 18th century.

Arkansas is bordered by six states: Missouri to the north, Tennessee and Mississippi to the east, Louisiana to the south, Texas to the southwest, and Oklahoma to the west.

The capital and largest city is Little Rock, located in the central part of the state. Arkansas covers an area of 113,733 square miles (295,356 square kilometers) and has a population of 3 million people.

The state’s economy is based on agriculture, manufacturing, forestry, and tourism.

Some of the most popular tourist destinations in Arkansas include Hot Springs National Park, Eureka Springs, and Crater of Diamonds State Park.

14 Pages: Arkansas State Unit Study

Books about Arkansas for Kids

Arkansas Crafts for Children

Free State Fact File Worksheets

Arkansas Coloring and Writing Book 

Arkansas Famous Foods

5 Interesting Facts about Arkansas

Go to the List

California Books Printables Crafts and More

California

14 Pages: California State Unit Study

Books about California for Kids

California Crafts for Children

Free California State Fact File Worksheets

Kid-Friendly Things to do in Los Angeles

Famous California Foods

Go to the List

Colorado Books Printables Crafts and Activities for Kids

Colorado

14 Pages: Colorado State Unit Study

Books about Colorado for Kids

Colorado Crafts for Children

Free State Fact File Worksheets

Famous Colorado Foods

Interesting Facts about Colorado

Go to the List

Connecticut

14 Pages: Connecticut State Unit Study

Books about Connecticut for Kids

Connecticut Crafts for Children

Free State Fact File Worksheets

Interesting Facts about Connecticut

Famous Connecticut Foods

Go to the List

Delaware Books Crafts Worksheets Activities

Delaware

14 Pages: Delaware State Unit Study

Books about Delaware for Kids

Delaware Crafts for Children

Free State Fact File Worksheets

Kid-Friendly Things to do in Delaware

Delaware Crafts for Kids

Interesting Facts about Delaware

Famous Delaware Foods

Go to the List

Florida Unit Study books crafts worksheets more

Florida

14 Pages: Florida State Unit Study

Books about Florida for Kids

Florida Crafts for Children

Free State Fact File Worksheets

Fun Freebie for Kids to Learn about Florida

Florida Banana Bread Protein Pancakes

Orlando: 10 Things To Do With Kids!

Tampa: 10 Things To Do With Kids!

Children’s Books About Disney World

REVIEW: Disney World Orlando VIP Tour of Magic Kingdom

Famous Florida Foods

Interesting Facts about Florida

Go to the List

Georgia

14 Pages: Georgia State Unit Study

Atlanta: 14 Things to do with Kids!

Books about Georgia for Kids

Georgia Crafts for Kids

Free State Fact File Worksheets

Savannah: 11 Kid-Friendly Things to Do!

Interesting Facts about Georgia

Famous Georgia Foods

Atlanta Visitor’s Guide

Go to the List

Hawaii State Unit Study Books Crafts Worksheets more

Hawaii

14 Pages: Hawaii State Unit Study

Books about Hawaii for Kids

Hawaii Crafts for Children

Free State Fact File Worksheets

Hawaiian Side Dish Recipes

Hawaiian Side Dishes for Pork

Frosty Hawaiian Mocktail

Healthy, Roasted, Hawaiian Medley

Famous Hawaii Foods

Go to the List

Ideaho Kid Crafts Books Printables and More

Idaho

14 Pages: Idaho State Unit Study

Books about Idaho for Kids

Idaho Crafts for Children

Free Idaho State Fact File Worksheets

Famous Idaho Foods

Interesting Facts About Idaho

Go to the List

Illinois Books Printables and More

Illinois

14 Pages: Illinois State Unit Study

Books about Illinois for Kids

Illinois Crafts for Children

Free Illinois State Fact File Worksheets

The Creepiest Places in Illinois

Famous Illinois Foods

Interesting Facts about Illinois

Go to the List

Indiana books printables crafts activities and more

Indiana

14 Pages: Indiana State Unit Study

Books about Indiana for Kids

Indiana Crafts for Children

Free Indiana State Fact File Worksheets

Interesting Facts about Indiana

Famous Indiana Foods

Go to the List

Iowa State Unit Study crafts recipes activities printables and more

Iowa

14 Pages: Iowa State Unit Study

Books about Iowa for Kids

Iowa Crafts for Children

Free Iowa State Fact File Worksheets

Famous Iowa Foods

Go to the List

Kansas State Unit STudy Books Crafts Printable and more

Kansas

14 Pages: Kansas State Unit Study

Books about Kansas for Kids

Kansas Crafts for Children

Free Kansas State Fact File Worksheets

Kid Friendly Things to do in Overland Park, KS

Kid Friendly Things to do in Wichita, KS

Kid-Friendly Things to do in Lawrence Kansas

Famous Kansas Foods

Interesting Facts about Kansas

Go to the List

Kentucky Books Activities and Crafts

Kentucky

14 Pages: Kentucky State Unit Study

Books about Kentucky for Kids

Kentucky Crafts for Children

Free Kentucky State Fact File Worksheets

Famous Kentucky Foods

Interesting Facts about Kentucky

Go to the List

Louisiana Books Printables Crafts and More

Louisiana

14 Pages: Louisiana State Unit Study

Books about Louisiana for Kids

Kid Friendly Things to do in Louisiana

Louisiana Crafts for Children

Free Louisiana State Fact File Worksheets

New Orleans: 10 Things to do with Kids

Famous Louisiana Foods

Interesting Facts about Louisiana

Go to the List

Maine Books Printables Activities for Kids

Maine

14 Pages: Maine State Unit Study

Books about Maine for Kids

Maine Crafts for Children

Free Maine State Fact File Worksheets

Maine Handwriting and Coloring Sheets

Interesting Facts about the state of Maine

Famous Maine Foods

Travel through Maine:

Check out  Visiting Portland, Maine with Kids

Kid-Friendly Things to do in Camden

Things to do in Kennebunkport

Places to Visit in Ogunquit

Kid-Friendly Things to do in Rockland

12 Things to do in Bar Harbor, ME with Kids

Go to the List

Maryland

14 Pages: Maryland State Unit Study

Books about Maryland for Kids

Free State Fact File Worksheets

Maryland Crafts for Kids

Famous Maryland Foods

Interesting Facts about Maryland

Go to the List

Massachusetts

14 Pages: Massachusetts State Unit Study

3 Must See Places to Take Kids in Boston and Beyond

Books about Massachusetts for Kids

Free State Fact File Worksheets

Massachusetts Crafts for Kids

Famous Massachusetts Recipes

Interesting Facts about Massachusetts

Go to the List

Michigan Books Printables Crafts and More

Michigan

14 Pages: Michigan State Unit Study

**coming soon** Books about Michigan for Kids

Free State Fact File Worksheets

Michigan Crafts for Kids

Interesting Facts about Michigan

Famous Michigan Recipes

Go to the List

Minnesota Books Printables Crafts and More

Minnesota

14 Pages: Minnesota State Unit Study

Books about Minnesota for Kids

Minnesota Crafts for Children

Free State Fact File Worksheets

Top 5 things to do with Kids and Dogs in the Twin Cities

Famous Minnesota Recipes

Interesting Facts about Minnesota

Go to the List

Mississippi Unit Study resources for kids

Mississippi

14 Pages: Mississippi State Unit Study

Books about Mississippi for Kids

Mississippi Crafts for Children

Free Mississippi State Fact File Worksheets

Hotel Review: Beau Rivage – Biloxi, MS

Interesting Facts about Mississippi

Famous Mississippi Recipes

Go to the List

Missouri Books Printables and Activities for Kids

Missouri

14 Pages: Missouri State Unit Study

**coming soon**Books about Missouri for Kids

Missouri Crafts for Children

Free Missouri State Fact File Worksheets

Interesting Facts about Missouri

Famous Missouri Foods

Go to the List

Montana Crafts Worksheets Books and More

Montana

14 Pages: Montana State Unit Study

Books about Montana for Kids

Montana Crafts for Children

Free Montana State Fact File Worksheets

Famous Montana Recipes

Interesting Facts about Montana

Go to the List

Nebraska State Unit Study everything you need

Nebraska

14 Pages: Nebraska State Unit Study

**coming soon**Books about Nebraska for Kids

Nebraska Crafts for Children

Free Nebraska State Fact File Worksheets

Famous Nebraska Recipes

Go to the List

Nevada Crafts Books Worksheets and More

Nevada

14 Pages: Nevada State Unit Study

Books about Nevada for Kids

Nevada Crafts for Children

Free Nevada State Fact File Worksheets

Famous Nevada Recipes

Go to the List

New Hampshire Unit Study Resources

New Hampshire

14 Pages: New Hampshire State Unit Study

Books about New Hampshire for Kids

Free New Hampshire State Fact File Worksheets

New Hampshire Crafts for Kids

Famous New Hampshire Recipes

Go to the List

New Jersey Resources

New Jersey

14 Pages: New Jersey State Unit Study

Books about New Jersey for Kids

New Jersey Crafts for Children

Free New Jersey State Fact File Worksheets

Interesting Facts about New Jersey

Famous New Jersey Recipes

Go to the List

New Mexico Books Crafts Worksheets for a state study

New Mexico

14 Pages: New Mexico State Unit Study

Books about New Mexico for Kids

New Mexico Crafts for Children

Free New Mexico State Fact File Worksheets

Famous New Mexico Recipes

Interesting Facts about New Mexico

Go to the List

New York Unit Study

New York

14 Pages: New York State Unit Study

Books about New York for Kids

New York Crafts for Children

Free New York State Fact File Worksheets

New York Crafts for Kids

Statue of Liberty Craft Ideas for Early Learners

Famous New York Recipes

Interesting Facts About New York

Travel Around New York:

5 Places to See by Bike in NYC

Kid Friendly Things to Do in Brooklyn, NY

Kid Friendly Things to Do in New York

Go to the List

North Carolina Unit Study

North Carolina

14 Pages: North Carolina State Unit Study

Books about North Carolina for Kids

North Carolina Crafts for Children

Free North Carolina State Fact File Worksheets

Famous North Carolina Recipes

Interesting Facts About North Carolina

Go to the List

North Dakota Books Printables and More

North Dakota

14 Pages: North Dakota State Unit Study

Books about North Dakota for Kids

North Dakota Crafts for Children

Free North Dakota State Fact File Worksheets

Famous North Dakota Recipes

Go to the List

Ohio Books Printables Crafts and More

Ohio

14 Pages: Ohio State Unit Study

Books about Ohio for Kids

Ohio Crafts for Children

Free Ohio State Fact File Worksheets

Famous Ohio Recipes

Interesting Facts About Ohio

Go to the List

Oklahoma State Unit Stufd with books crafts worksheets and more

Oklahoma

14 Pages: Oklahoma State Unit Study

Books about Oklahoma for Kids

Oklahoma Crafts for Children

Free Oklahoma State Fact File Worksheets

Famous Oklahoma Recipes

Go to the List

Oregon Crafts Books Worksheets and More

Oregon

14 Pages: Oregon State Unit Study

Books about Oregon for Kids

Oregon Crafts for Children

Free Oregon State Fact File Worksheets

Interesting Facts about Oregon

Famous Oregon Recipes

Go to the List

Pennsylvania Books Crafts Worksheets Activities

Pennsylvania

14 Pages: Pennsylvania State Unit Study

Books about Pennsylvania (for Children)

Free State Fact File Worksheets

Pennsylvania Crafts for Children

Pennsylvania Handwriting and Coloring Worksheets

Famous Pennsylvania Recipes

Travel Around Pennsylvania:

Things to do with Kids in PA

Fun Things to do with Kids in Erie, PA

Williamsport, PA: Things to do with Kids

12 Fun Things to do with Kids in Lancaster, PA

Go to the List

Rhode Island Books Printables Activities

Rhode Island

14 Pages: Rhode Island State Unit Study

Books about Rhode Island for Kids

Rhode Island Crafts for Children

Free Rhode Island State Fact File Worksheets

Famous Rhode Island Recipes

Go to the List

South Carolina

14 Pages: South Carolina State Unit Study

Books about South Carolina for Kids

Free State Fact File Worksheets

South Carolina Crafts for Kids

Top 10 Teen Friendly Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Interesting Facts about South Carolina

Famous South Carolina Recipes

Go to the List

South Dakota Crafts Books Worksheets More

South Dakota

14 Pages: South Dakota State Unit Study

Books about South Dakota for Kids

Free State Fact File Worksheets

South Dakota Crafts for Kids

Some Interesting Facts about South Dakota

Famous South Dakota Recipes

Go to the List

Tennessee State Unit Study Resources

Tennessee

14 Pages: Tennessee State Unit Study

208 Kid-Friendly Things to See and do in Tennessee

Books about Tennessee for Kids

Tennessee Crafts for Children

Free Tennessee State Fact File Worksheets

Tennessee Handwriting and Coloring Pages for Learning Fun

Delicious Tennessee Famous Foods

Interesting Facts about Tennessee

Go to the List

Texas activities crafts books and more

Texas

14 Pages: Texas State Unit Study

Texas Crafts for Children

Free Texas State Fact File Worksheets

Kid-Friendly Things to do in Dallas

New Braunfels: 7 Things to do with Kids!

Interesting Facts about the state of Texas

Famous Texas Recipes

Go to the List

Utah Books Activities Crafts and Worksheets

Utah

14 Pages: Utah State Unit Study

Books about Utah for Kids

Utah Crafts for Children

Free Utah State Fact File Worksheets

10 Fun and Kid-Friendly Things to Do in Moab, Utah

Famous Utah Recipes

Go to the List

Vermont

14 Pages: Vermont State Unit Study

Books about Vermont for Kids

Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa Hotel Review

Vermont Crafts for Children

Vermont State Fact File Worksheets

Famous Vermont Recipes

Go to the List

Virginia Printables Books Activities and Crafts

Virginia

14 Pages: Virginia State Unit Study

Books about Virginia for Kids

Virginia Crafts for Children

Free Virginia State Fact File Worksheets

Famous Virginia Recipes

Go to the List

Washington State Unit Study

Washington

14 Pages: Washington State Unit Study

Books about Washington for Kids

Washington Crafts for Children

Free Washington State Fact File Worksheets

Famous Washington Recipes

Go to the List

West Virginia Crafts and More

West Virginia

14 Pages: West Virginia State Unit Study

Books about West Virginia for Kids

West Virginia Crafts for Children

Free West Virginia State Fact File Worksheets

Famous West Virginia Recipes

Go to the List

Wisconsin Crafts Books Printables and More

Wisconsin

14 Pages: Wisconsin State Unit Study

Books about Wisconsin for Kids

Wisconsin Crafts for Children

Wisconsin State Fact File Worksheets

Famous Wisconsin Recipes

Go to the List

Wyoming Books Crafts Printables and More

Wyoming

14 Pages: Wyoming State Unit Study

Books about Wyoming  for Kids

Wyoming Crafts for Children

Wyoming State Fact File Worksheets

Famous Wyoming Recipes

Go to the List

Sharing is caring!