CLASSROOM PROGRAMS

Not all students or homeschool groups can make a trip to the museum, so we currently provide Classroom Programs and come to your classroom to share exciting history.  Classroom Programs cost $3.00 per student and charges apply for parents who choose to chaperone, $5.00.

Thingamajiggies: Students will learn about the "old days" by examining objects from the 1800s and early 1900s and try to figure out what they are and how they were used.  This program is presented in your classroom by an interpreter dressed in period costume.   This program is for Daycare Students- Second Grade Students

Shapes and Numbers: Pupils relate basic shapes and numbers to historic architecture found in Chesterfield County.  This program is presented in your classroom by an interpreter in period costume.  This program is for Daycares Student- Second Grade Students

Ansani the Spider:  A storytelling session for students to learn about African folktales
including  a trickster name Anansi the spider.  This program is for Daycare Students- Third Grade Students

Henry’s Freedom Box is read in class to your students followed by a discussion worksheet.  We will also bring some of our artifacts to show the class.  This program is for Grades 1-3 Students

Artifact Detectives  We bring a couple of artifacts to your classroom for students to identify.  They will also learn how these artifacts were used in the past.  This program is for Grades 3-8 Students

Gullah Gullah Fun  is an introduction to some of the Gullah culture from the coast of South Carolina.  Students will learn about Gullah music, culture and crafts while having a Gullahful time in the classroom.  This program is for Daycare Students- Fifth Grade Students