Colonial Days & Inventing American

textileTrip: This Hostorical field trip to the American Textile History Museum is presented to you by Kristen Callina, founder of ‘Outside the Box Homeschoolers’ If you have any further questions you can reach her here This activity requires a minimum of 10 students to book, we have no maximum number of students for this trip.

Description: This program includes two programs in addition to Museum Admission with a break in between for lunch.

1) Colonial Days: Experience life in a 1770’s village as you try weaving, flax processing, toy-making, and dressing in period clothing. Learn how colonists turned raw wool into clothing, and learn about the social and political climate of the time.

2) Industrialization and Inventing in America: A great choice for any group particularly interested in various aspects of American History, with special attention given to the industrialization of America, what led up to it, and how inventors continue to shape the industry of textiles.

Date/Time/Location: Monday March 10,  10:00, American Textile History Museum, 491 Dutton Street, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854

Price: Cost for both programs: $10.60/student. (class fee + Paypal fees)

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We have already reserved 7 spaces

Materials: A ‘Threads of Learning’ teachers guide with lesson plan ideas is also provided. You may download it here

Age: This activity is geared towards grades 3 and up . If you would like to view the covered materials to see if they are appropriate for your children you can find that information here

Wondering who else is going? You can find that information on the facebook event page here

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