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Curious Kids: Ohio

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So far, seven U.S. presidents have come from Ohio!

Some books below may be eBooks or audiobooks. ask a librarian or parent for help.

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Fun Activities

Wilbur Wright Coloring Sheet

Ohio Word Search
See if you can find these cities in Ohio!

Ohio Crossword Puzzle


How’d They Build That? Big Truck
Watch how they build trucks at this Springfield, Ohio factory!

Inventions for Students: The Wright Brothers
A sort film about two of Ohio’s most famous inventors.

Kit Kittredge, and American Girl [DVD + Blu-Ray]
Times are hard for Kit’s family during the Great Depression, when she and her friends work to solve a robbery in her Cincinnati home.


Profile Ohio
From the Ohio Secretary of State’s office, facts about all things Ohio, from the state symbols to a list of Ohio inventions and U.S. Presidents!

Famous Ohioans by Ohio Public Library Information Network
Astronauts, inventors and more!

What’s that Snake? by Ohio Public Library Information Network
Identify any Ohio snake by its appearance or name.

What Tree Is It? by Ohio Public Library Information Network
An easy-to-use tool to identify any Ohio tree by leaf, fruit or name.

What’s the Point? by Ohio Public Library Information Network
Ohio Flint is the state gemstone. Use this tool to figure out the age and native culture of flint arrowheads, and learn about the people who created them.

National Museum of the United States Air Force: For Kids
Online activities and descriptions of events for kids from the museum.

Buckeye Children’s and Teen Book Award
Ohio’s own book prize! Vote in this year’s contest, or nominate a favorite new book for next year!