The educational hands-on workshops at Landis Valley Museum offer something for every student. Workshops run 45 minutes and are available Tuesdays through Fridays during the spring and fall. They may be scheduled at 9:30, 10:30, 11:30, and 12:30. Workshops are geared to a minimum of 10 and a maximum of 32 students.
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Send your class to school 1890’s style. Our authentic one-room Maple Grove schoolhouse was relocated from a local site. A schoolmarm in period costume will give your students lessons from the late 1800’s in subjects such as arithmetic, spelling, and reading. This workshop is geared to children in 2nd through 8th grades.
A Farm Child’s Sampler
This workshop allows students to explore the chores and activities that would have filled their lives in the early 1800’s. Students can try their hand at things such as flint and steel, quilting, roping a bed, and period toys and games. Recommended for grades 1 through 6.