Play A Game!
Checkout these fun fort games online.
Protect the Harbor Online Game
Check out this online WebRangers game to learn how forts protector harbors and why certain locations are good for forts!
Hold the Fort is an online game of survival, strategy and nerve in the War of 1812 from Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine. There's great teacher resources and historic information accompanying the game as well!
Sing A Song!
Enjoy this tune about forts from the award-winning CD Songs for the Junior Ranger.
Castillo De Lodo
This song was co-written by the Centennial Elementary School Cultural Music Club and Park Ranger Jeff Wolin. It is about Bent's Old Fort National Historic site.
On the border of Mexico there was a trading post looked like a castle, Bent's Fort was its name to make a fort so tall, they had to have strong walls made bricks from a mix they called adobe
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They had a recipe, the ingredients came to be The Castillo de Lodo, the Castle of Mud, Castillo de Lodo they mixed up the mud and added el agua, zacate, la arena, El sol y tiempo, Castillo de Lodo
Trappers and traders, hunters and freighters servants and cooks and a blacksmith or too Mexican laborers, Native Americans cultures combined like a buffalo stew
They were the recipe to build a community at the Castillo de Lodo, the Castle of Mud, Castillo de Lodo they mixed up the mud and added el agua, zacate, la arena, El sol y tiempo, Castillo de Lodo
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Castillo de Lodo, the Castle of Mud, Castillo de Lodo they mixed up the mud and added el agua, zacate, la arena, El sol y tiempo, Castillo de Lodo
Castillo de Lodo, Castillo de Lodo, Castillo de Lodo Baile
Want to know what it's like to visit a historic fort with your school or family? Check out this video from Golden Gate National Recreation Area in San Francisco as they walk you through a fort visit in Spanish, Mandarin, and English!
- 6 minutes, 45 seconds
An introductory video about Fort Point that is open captioned, audio described and provided in English, Spanish, and Chinese.
Last updated: January 3, 2023