Colonial Sampler

What was it like to be a child in colonial times?

At Pierce House or Your Site

Learn what life in colonial times was like for boys and girls in New England. A series of hands-on activities teach about the work, play, and education of the Pierce children in eighteenth-century Dorchester. Each student will make a colonial craft to bring home. The museum program includes a visit to the parlor at Pierce House for a discussion on everyday life.


Program Details

Available weekdays, year round, for ages 5 – 12.
Length: 1.5 hours. Maximum 25 students per program.

At the Museum

At Your Site

Type of Program: Field Trips, Programs to Go, Summer Programs, After School, Scouts

Related Topics: Colonial Life, Family, Revolutionary Period, Story & Crafts

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