Here's a fact finding worksheet on the explorer Chrisopher Columbus. It would be a good introduction to a project for young children.
Christopher Columbus Worksheet
For Columbus Day or a history project here's a Christopher Columbus poster for you to print and display.
Print and fold our Christoper Columbus booklet following the instructions here and use to record your research. Our foldable booklets lend themselves well to lapbooking or perhaps you could build up a mini library.