Not only are the children getting a hands on experience in a 19th century setting, but they are learning practical things needed in everyday life. That is, they learn to work under supervision and they learn how to work together. They learn that things we take for granted today such as electricity were once non-existent, and it helps them appreciate the things that they have, and understand more about their rural heritage. The experience is memorable, educational, and enjoyable.
- Blacksmithing: Make an iron poker
- Woodworking: Make wooden items ( ie mallets)
- Wool Processing: Picking , carding , & spinning wool
- Open Hearth Cooking: Make soup in the fireplace, and biscuits in a wood stove
- Candle Making: Make molded & dipped candles from beef tallow and beeswax
- Farm Animals: Help with farm chores (feeding, watering & cleaning out animals,)
- Nature Walk: Guided nature walk through the woods to identify tracks, and trees
- School Class: School program using slate boards, quill pens and lessons from the time period (early 1900s)
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Approx. 10 students per workshop
Each workshop lasts 1.5 -2 hours
Schools must book in advance
Cost: $3.00 per student per workshop or double workshop $5.00
Wagon Ride: $0.50 per studentFor Further Information
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