Grade Range: K-12
Resource Type(s): Artifacts, Artifacts
Date Posted: 3/5/2009
Spinning wheels are believed to have originated in India between 500 and 1000 A.D. By the 13th century, they were seen in Europe, and were a standard piece of equipment for those making fiber into yarn. By the 17th century they were commonly found in homes in the colonies of North America.
Historical Thinking Standards (Grades 5-12)
United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)