Our goal at Surviving the Oregon Trail is to provide helpful and free resources to benefit students and teachers in: history, geography, survival and last but certainly not least community.  We hope to build a community of friends and family to help encourage and inspire one another! We hope that you will become a member of our growing community and share the things you learn with us and our visitors!   Join us aboard our “Wagon Train” today!


Recent History Posts

Photo Illustration, “Wooden and Metal Pails”

Photo Contest Entry by Renee’ B.

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Video & Poem, “Life on the Trail”

Video Contest Entry for Surviving the Oregon Trail – By Renee’ B.

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Creative Writing Short Story, “Alone”

Alone – Creative Writing Contest Entry by Christian C.

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Creative Writing Poetry, “A Westward Journey”

A Westward Journey – Contest Entry by Julius Bailey

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Puzzle People and Places: A Bush Burial

FREE online puzzles to help home school families and teacher with resources such as these to get your child [...]

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Puzzle People and Places: On the Wallaby track

Surviving the Oregon Trail now offers FREE online puzzles to help home school families and teacher with resources such as [...]

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Puzzle People: The pioneer

Try this calming and fun puzzle to help to build familiarity and understanding of our historical times and places [...]

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Puzzle People: Down on his luck

Surviving the Oregon Trail now offers FREE online puzzles to help home school families and teacher with resources such [...]

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Puzzle Culture: The Letter 1884

Surviving the Oregon Trail now offers FREE online puzzles to help home school families and teacher with resources such as [...]

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Online Puzzle: Oregon Trail by Albert Bierstadt

Surviving the Oregon Trail now offers FREE online puzzles to help home school families and teacher with resources such as [...]

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Story Time – Free Audio Book Helen Keller – The Story of My Life

Come join us for story time with our newest audio book, “The story of my life”, written by Helen [...]

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Oregon Trail – a poem by Christian Calhoun

Oregon Trail The starting point for the Oregon trail. Independence Missouri. They bound ahead for six long months. Plus they had to hurry. They [...]

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Online Puzzle: Abigail Adams

Enjoy this puzzle masterpiece of Abigail Adams. She was the wife of our 2nd President John Adams and [...]

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Puzzle Fun: Mystery President!

Now who is this famous President of the United States? None other than a 78 year old Andrew [...]

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Puzzle Fun: 1841 President John Tyler

Surviving the Oregon Trail now offers FREE online puzzles to help you get your child more familiar with History, Geography [...]

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Life of the Young Benjamin Franklin

Among the founding fathers of this nation, a man who came from the most humbling beginnings  became one of [...]

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