This summer we welcomed children ages 8-12 and their accompanying adult to our History, Heroes, and Treasures sleepover at the National Archives in Washington, DC. Our guests not only slept in the museum with our nation’s founding documents, but also took part in a range of fun and educational activities related to exploration. While some elements of these … Continue reading Bringing Archives Sleepover Activities to the Classroom
If you'll be near Washington, DC, join us for our upcoming programs and professional development opportunities. Magna Carta Family Day Saturday, June 6, 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Celebrate 800 years of Magna Carta! Meet Eileen Cameron and Doris Ettlinger, the author and illustrator of Rupert's Parchment: Story of Magna Carta, a new book perfect for ages 6-11. Participants will … Continue reading Summer Programs in DC: Cursive, Immigration, July 4th, Genealogy, Magna Carta and a Sleepover!
During our second history overnight, more than 100 guests participated in hands-on activities, visited with historical personalities—and enjoyed pancakes!
A recap of the first Rotunda sleepover and activities that can be used in your classroom.