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The program continues with watercolor sketching on the front lawn and lemonade making in the carriage house, giving students a sense of both leisure and labor at the estate. It concludes with an optional picnic lunch, followed by a garden tour and historic photo scavenger hunt.
Available weekdays, April – October. Maximum group size: 45 students.
Length: 2.5 hours (without lunch)
An optional one hour pre-visit lesson in your classroom is also available.
Type of Program: Field Trips, Summer Programs
Related Topics: Family
History and Social Science
Through interactive presentations by museum teachers, group discussion, and inquiry-based exploration of museum spaces and objects, students fulfill the following standards for grades 3 through 5:
English Language Arts and Literacy
Students engage in conversation with museum teachers portraying historical persons, and thereby fulfill the following Speaking and Listening Standards for grades 3 through 5:
Students make watercolor sketches of the landscape and natural objects following the instruction of a museum teacher and thereby fulfill the following visual arts standards:
Learning Standards 1.1, 1.5, 2.1, 2.3, 2.4, 2.6, 2.7, 2.11