A Child’s Colonial Life

Step back in time and experience a day in the life of a child in the late 1700s. Using a variety of historic artifacts and reproductions, museum educators in period clothing will lead students through play based activities as they learn about colonial chores, life, and school. Students will play with colonial toys and make paper tricorn hats and bonnets.  The program concludes with story time.


Program Availability: Monday – Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Recommended Grade Level: Pre-K

Program Length: 90 minutes 

Group Limit: Up to 90 Students (for larger groups, please inquire)

Admission: $10.00

1 free adult for every 10 students, additional adults are $12.00 each

Book Your Trip

Please contact Maryellen McVeigh, Coordinator of School Programs at 908.527.0400 or marymcv@kean.edu