This spring, a new preschooler-friendly program at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site will invite children ages 3 to 6 and their caregivers to explore history and archaeological artifacts. Each of the four upcoming monthly programs will feature a short talk by one of the national park’s curators, a story reading, craft, and the chance to see real archaeological artifacts from the park’s museum collection.
“National parks are great places to bring young children, with lots of opportunities to learn and explore outside of a classroom setting,” said Assistant Curator Meagan Huff. “We will be using fun, contemporary children’s books to make connections between the present and the past at Fort Vancouver. For adult caregivers and families, we hope this program will help to spark conversations about history, archaeology, and national parks.”
Spring 2018 Schedule:
Thursday, February 22, 10:30 am
Book: “Windows” by Julia Denos
What would you see if you peeked through the windows at Fort Vancouver? Join a national park curator to learn about life at Fort Vancouver and see artifacts used by the people who lived here. Then, make your own colorful window to take home.
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