This is a summer program offered in May-August
Age range: Pre-K -7th Student limit: 60
Theme: Children in rural Alabama experienced both chore responsibilities and freedom during a typical summer day in historical Alabama.
Objective: Children will learn about what a typical summer day was like for a child in rural Alabama in the first half of the twentieth century through an interactive story and hands-on outside old-fashioned games.
Method: 2 part program; 25 minutes each section.
- Interactive story using hands-on artifact props
- Old-fashioned games (children will rotate between 4-5 games on front lawn weather permitting.)
Addresses Alabama Course of Study:
Social Studies Standards, 2004
# 2. Compare families of today with families of the past in relation to work, home, and school.
# 1. Identify past and present forms of communication, apparel, technology, and recreation.
# 1. Compare features of modern-day living to those of the past.
# 2. Identify past and present contributions of a variety of individuals who have overcome difficulties or obstacles to achieve goals.