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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...

Little Farmers Summer Enrichment Program

Fun on the farm for ages 5 to 9 At Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm This program immerses younger children in fun farm-related activities at Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm in Newbury, Massachusetts. Little Farmers is a safe, stimulating daily adventure for youngsters in a beautiful farm setting. Each day, activities have different farm-related themes...

On The Farm

Discover how a farm really works At Casey Farm What is a farm and what happens there? To find out about life on Casey Farm, students meet farm animals, explore fields and farm buildings, get to act like a draft horse, and learn what it’s like to milk a...

Otis House Student Tour

What was life like in 1800? At Otis House Take your students on a trip back to the year 1800. This short program is designed to fit into a daylong class trip to Boston. Museum educators lead students on a dynamic, interactive tour of Otis House, the home of...

Period Pastimes

Discover the history of play At Roseland Cottage or Your Site What did children play 100 years ago? What was childhood like in Colonial America? In this hands-on program students explore the history of play in America and compare it to their lives today. Students learn about childhood and...