Thomas Jefferson Worksheets (Free Printables)

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Whether you are studying the Founding Fathers or the Presidents of America, you are going to love our free Thomas Jefferson worksheets.

These free homeschool printables are a great way to learn all about one of the Founding Fathers of America.

There are 12 different images that need to be matched to the words describing them.

There are 5 coloring pages to print out, and a timeline to print out and match with the pictures and order. This is perfect for kindergarten, first, and second-grade students.

Thomas Jefferson was born on April 13th, 1743, and was one of the founding Fathers of the United States.

In this free printable the kids will be able to color in the history timeline of the 3rd American President.

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Thomas Jefferson timeline worksheet

The kids are going to enjoy coloring in these Thomas Jefferson coloring pages and trying to match the timeline with the pictures.

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Print out the coloring pages below, it will print out on five full pages. Make sure to check the printer settings.

You can of course print this on normal printer paper, but with all of our crafts, they always look better on cardstock.

Cut out all of the words and the pictures, I like to use a paper cutter as it is more accurate. However, scissors will work too.

thomas jefferson free printables

Ask the children to color in all of the images first, there are 12 different pictures to color in.

  • Thomas Jefferson
  • Monticello
  • The nickel
  • Lewis & Clark
  • Louisiana
  • Declaration of Independence
  • Martha Wayles Skelton
  • Thomas Jefferson Memorial (for more on this check out our American landmarks worksheet.)
thomas jefferson coloring page

When the pictures are colored in, give the children the timeline words.

thomas jefferson history timeline

The children then need to match the words with the picture they have colored in.

Thomas Jefferson was born on April 13th, 1743.

Thomas Jefferson’s birthplace. Shadwell plantation, VA.

thomas jefferson timeline printable

He married his wife, Martha Wayles Skelton. They had 6 kids, but only 2 daughters survived to adulthood.

They moved to Monticello, the mansion that Jefferson had designed.

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In 1789 he became the new nation’s first secretary of state.

Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence.

In 1796, Jefferson ran against John Adams and received the second-highest amount of votes, which made him vice president.

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Jefferson was sworn into office on March 4, 1801; he was the first president to be inaugurated in Washington, D.C.

In 1803 he purchased the Louisiana Territory from France for $15 million in 1803.

Jefferson commissioned explorers Lewis and Clark to explore the new land.

free thomas jefferson history printables

Thomas Jefferson died at age 83 at Monticello on July 4, 1826.

Jefferson has appeared on the nickel since 1938.

free thomas jefferson history worksheets

When the kids have finished this why not spend another few weeks learning all about Lewis and Clark with this fun unit study?

Thomas Jefferson Books for Kids

If you are looking for more information on the third President of the United States I highly recommend these Thomas Jefferson books for kids.

The Story of Thomas Jefferson is an accessible biography tailored for new readers, chronicling the life and accomplishments of one of America’s Founding Fathers, exploring his pivotal role in shaping the nation’s history and ideals.

Who Was Thomas Jefferson? is a captivating picture book that introduces young readers to the life of Thomas Jefferson. Shedding light on his remarkable contributions as a statesman, writer, and architect of the Declaration of Independence.

A picture book of Thomas Jefferson offers an engaging visual journey through the life of the esteemed founding figure. Blending vibrant illustrations with concise storytelling to introduce young minds to his pivotal role in shaping early American history.

You will also enjoy our favorite President books for kids.

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When you have finished learning about Thomas Jefferson why not have a look at our free Benjamin Franklin coloring pages too?

Tips for downloading the free files

Below you will see a large sign-up box where you need to add your name and email address, and press I NEED THIS NOW!

Within minutes you will be sent the free PDF directly to your email address, so you can print it out and start using it immediately.

Sometimes emails get a little wonky, so if you can’t see it, please check your spam folder where I am sure it is hiding.

Download the free Thomas Jefferson coloring pages

Make sure you choose the correct paper size and click on the shrink to fit button. All of our free printables for kids work better when printed on cardstock (this is the one we use and love.)


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Last Updated on 5 June 2024 by Clare Brown

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