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Period Pastimes at Arnold House

Rhode Island

Program to Go at your site

period pastimes ArnoldWhat was leisure like for children of the past? How did changes in technology and attitudes towards childhood affect children's play?

Students discover the answers to these questions at the 1693 Arnold House, where they solve riddles, make a toy to bring home, and play a variety of historic games including Knuckle Bones, Bilbo Catcher, Graces, and more.

At Arnold House
1.5 hour program
Grades 1 - 9
Weekdays, April - November
Limited to 75 students per program
$6 per student

At Your School
If you can't get to Arnold House, we will bring the activities to your school
Cost: $100 for the first class and $50 each additional class
Maximum four classes in one day

Type of Program:
Field Trips, Programs to Go

Related Topics:
Colonial Life

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Period Pastimes at Arnold House