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 make a toy, play games, solve riddles, and find out how changing attitudes towards childhood affected children’s toys and pastimes.

Program Details

Available weekdays, year-round, for grades 1 – 7.

Length: 1 hour. Limited to 25 students per program

Please note we have had to increase our prices, effective July 2022. This is our first increase for these programs since 2005.

At Pierce House:

At Your Site:

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

Related Topics: Colonial Life, Family, Story and Crafts

Curriculum Links

Connections to Massachusetts State Curriculum Frameworks

Grades K to 4

View full frameworks from the Massachusetts Department of Education

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