Historic 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 pastimes.

Curriculum Links

Connections to Massachusetts State Curriculum Frameworks (August 2003 version)

Grades K to 4

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