Introduction to Fiber Crafts & Weaving

Description

Textile production was an essential task on the Wyckoff Farm. Join us for a brief history of traditional textile-making processes from the colonial period. Students will then experiment with different fabrics and found materials for their own woven creations.

This interactive, hands-on learning program is the perfect follow up to a Colonial Life virtual field trip or can be reserved for groups of at-home learners. Explore more complex designs and learn new skills by reserving a two part (for $140) or three part (for $210) multi-session series .

This program is intended for students grades 2 and up.

Offered At

Wyckoff House Museum

The Wyckoff House Museum preserves, interprets, and operates New York City’s oldest building and it’s surrounding 1.5 acres of farmland. Through innovative educational and farm-based programs we build cultural and agricultural connections within our community, emphasizing immigration, family, food, and community through history. During field trips to the farmhouse, students learn about the history of the site through inquiry, exploration, and hands-on activities.

We are in school district 18.

Details

Subjects

Patterns, History, Colonial Times, 17th Century, Art

Capacity

30 students, 1 chaperone per 10 students

Duration

45 min.

Activity

Virtual Field Trip

Grades

3-5, 6-8

Price Options

$210.00 per Group for School Group

$140.00 per Group for School Group

$75.00 per Group for School Group