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Abenaki Culture Post-European Contact

Grade 3-5.  Touchable Artifact Kit.  Reproductions of European trade items and Native-made objects, used by the Abenaki people during the 17th-19th centuries.  Teacher guide and activities included with Wonder Box.

Abenaki Culture: Pre-European Contact

Grades 3-5.  Touchable Artifact Kit.  Man-made objects used by the indigenous people N'dakinna (including Cheshire County) thousands of years ago.  Objects reflect everyday life and are all made from natural resources.  Together the artifacts relate to food...

Colonial Period Games

Grades 3-7. Touchable Artifact Kit.  Help students develop their math skills while learning games that children played in the 18th century. Nine games include board games, dice games, card games and marbles.  Wonder box contains all game pieces as well as instructions...

Our Finnish Community

Grades 3-6.  Touchable Artifact Kit.  A collection of Finnish objects, children's literature, musical instruments, and music CDs related to Finnish culture in the Monadnock Region of New Hampshire.  This wonder box comes in an old suitcase, allowing kids to imagine...

Tools of the Trade

Eight historical tools of the 19th century are included in this hands on exercise. Students may try to determine what the tools are, how they were used and how the same task would be done today.

World War I

High School.  Touchable Artifact Kit.  Artifacts,  historic photographs, and the transcribed diary of local soldier Arcade Joyal combine to illustrate the impact that World War I had on local residents in the 1910s.