Presenters of Living History©

Colonial Classes Offered:
(Subject to availability)


America's Beginnings

Massachusetts’ Bay Colony - Visit with one of the colony's founders, known as the Pilgrims.
Corn Husk Dolls - A study of children's colonial or Civil War daily life including making a cornhusk doll.  Toys from when materials were scarce!
A Visit with Thomas Jefferson - Meet the statesman and hear of his life and times.
A Call on Betsy Ross - Get the woman's perspective on America's beginnings.
The letters of John and Abigail Adams - A pair of presenters portray the political and practical points of view on America's infancy.

Songs of the Times - The songs that our forefathers sang.
Basketry - A student favorite!  A hands-on experience in basket making.
The Still Room - The uses and meanings of herbs and spices in pomanders and sachets.
Rag Dolls & Advanced Rag Dolls - The children make toys from scraps of leftover material, as they have for centuries.
Folklore - Beliefs and superstitions based on colonial times and surroundings of the people.
Daily Life - Give the student a glimpse of colonial life and traditions, including the everyday life of children their own age.



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