Hands On History Day: A Family Event

Come and play in history!  Learn about our local heritage the fun way - by trying out how things were done back then! 

Hands on activities for children (best suited for ages 6-12, but fun for everyone).

Scout troops welcome (please BYO chaperones).

Please pre-register (the link "buy tickets" is on the right) to participate in childrens activities.  Cost includes patch and materials for all crafts.

This is an open house style event, with stations to visit at your own pace. Pre-registered children receive a passport to stamp as they pass through each station.

Activities and Crafts include:

Colonial Games and Toys

Cornhusk Dolls

Historic Selfie Booth

Quill Pen Writing

Cloth Weaving

Wool Spinning

Colonial Herbs and Medicine

Candle Rolling

Archaeology and Artifacts

Colonial cooking and candle dipping demonstrations

Saturday, May 13 at 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Tyler State Park
101 Swamp Rd., Newtown, PA 18940-1151


State Parks


Educational Programs, History



Target Audience

Families, Scouts

Exact Location

On lawn outside of park office


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