Learning At Home
We hope these activities and videos will help teachers and students enrich the study of history at home!
Craftsmanship and Apprenticeship:
Watch an introduction with museum educator Dave Rahaim about being an apprentice.
Become an apprentice tinsmith at home!
Learn about colonial kitchens and baking in the colonial era. Read or cook some colonial recipes!
Find out what children wore in the colonies with museum educator Maureen McAleer!
VIDEO The American Revolution and April 19, 1775, The Battle of Concord:
Paul Revere’s Ride:
Look closely at a painting by N.C.Wyeth and a very famous lantern! Watch a fun video about Paul Revere’s Horse and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s poem “Paul Revere’s Ride” (with puppets!) made by Vaudeville Pictures and filmed on location!
Watch a video about the events of April 19, 1775, with museum educator Dave Rahaim.
Learn about powder horns and design your own!
Look closely at the Minuteman statue by Daniel Chester French commemorating the Battle of Concord. Take a 5-minute tour of the Minuteman Statue at the North Bridge with museum educator Mary-Wren vanderWilden.
Teaching about Paul Revere?
Check out the resources that the American Antiquarian Society Society and the Concord Museum put together for the special exhibition:
Beyond Midnight: Paul Revere and His Ride including lesson plans for teachers.
Looking for more?
Sign-up for weekly History at Home emails packed with fun videos, activities, and images for all ages. Explore resources about Henry David Thoreau from K-12 teachers who were part of our National Endowment for the Humanities Teacher Workshops on Henry David Thoreau in
2017 and 2019.