Brought to you by the Nationa Archives, this set of letters could make an excellent activity for your students. Find an author and follow the trail of replies back and forth. Locate a diary entry and follow it through the course of several entries - maybe even years!
Mayflower letters, records, and documents
Colonial North America at Harvard Library
Material from U.S. Colonial Period - FOOD, SLAVERY, MEDICINE, much much more
All things Colonial
Take a look at these fun interactives from the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities:
Discover "kids stuff" in Colonial America / have fun interpreting handwriting