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Fun & Games: Newbury and North Shore

What did children of the past do for fun? At Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm or Your Site Explore the pastimes of children from the Puritan era to the first years of the New Republic. Students play games, solve riddles, and find out how changing attitudes towards childhood affected children’s toys and...

Fun and Games: Metro Boston

What did children of the past do for fun? At Pierce House or Your Site Explore the pastimes of children from the Pilgrim era to the first years of the New Republic. Students play games, solve riddles, and find out how changing attitudes towards childhood affected children’s toys and...

Growing Together Summer Camp

Enjoy a week of farm activities At Casey Farm, campers experience work and play from a farmer’s point of view: helping care for our animals’ daily needs, collecting and washing eggs, watering gardens, and having good old-fashioned fun. Children participate in farm-related crafts, games, and activities in our distinctive...

Hats Off

Discover the fashions of 1800 At Otis House How did different people dress in the year 1800? This fun, interactive program at Otis House shows students how. Through paintings and dress-up clothes, learn about everyone from fashionable ladies dressed for parties to chimney sweeps dressed for a messy day...

Historic Toys

Discover the history of play Program to Go at your site batteries, and electricity? In this program, students explore interactive nineteenth-century toys, and make their own to take home. For a one-session program, choose from the themes below. This program may also be scheduled as a multi-session program that...

In Search of A Story: The Children of Castle Tucker

Use history to inspire student writing At Castle Tucker In Search of a Story: The Children of Castle Tucker is a language arts-based program geared to a middle school audience. A visit to Castle Tucker is the centerpiece of a unit that includes researching and writing a short piece...

In Search of a Story

Use history to inspire creative writing At Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm Become an author of historical fiction while exploring the museum and landscape at Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm. Students gain historical research skills by studying authentic documents in order to inspire their own creative writing. First, museum teachers visit the classroom to acquaint...

Learning to Weave

Get creative while learning about historic clothes At Pierce House or your site, learn how clothing and other textiles were produced in colonial times. Examine and card raw wool and learn how it is spun into yarn. Then get creative as you weave your own project on a loom....

Life in 1800

What was life like in 1800 Boston? At Otis House Visit Otis House and learn what life was like for the Otis children and their neighbors in 1800s Boston. Become an apprentice in the plaster workshop and play games in the Otis family’s parlor. Program Details Available weekdays, year-round,...

Little Ducklings Summer Camp

Ideal for first-time campers At Casey Farm Introduce your little ones to Casey Farm and the camp experience with Little Ducklings, perfect for children ready to explore on their own, but not ready for a full week or day-long camp. For three mornings a week campers meet and interact...