Goldie’s Kids Club: At-Home Summer Expeditions

July 17, 2020 all-day
ONLINE EVENT - State Historical Museum of Iowa
Iowa Historical Museum

Join Goldie the Goldfinch and explore the state together through new online activities to bring history alive from the comfort of your own home! Each week of summer, historians of all ages will focus on a state historic site, an Iowa history topic or a local museum. See below for the unique summer experiences available only through the State Historical Museum of Iowa.

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Expedition Schedule

Weekly Theme Dates Activity Highlights
Week 1: American Gothic House June 1-7 + Coloring Sheets
+ Connect the Dots Activity
+ “Think Like an Artist” Cards
Week 2: Automobiles June 8-14 Goldie at Home: Electric Car Activity
+ The Goldfinch: The Automobile Age
Week 3: Carrie Lane Chapman Catt
Girlhood Home and Museum
June 15-21 + Girlhood Home Virtual Experience
+ Iowa Women’s Suffrage Photo Collection
+ Featured Webinar about Catt’s Legacy
Week 4: Prohibition and Temperance June 22-28 + Word Search Puzzle
+ Explore a Prohibition Exhibit
Week 5: Plum Grove Historic Home June 29-July 5 + Plum Grove Object Search
+ Plum Butter Recipe
Week 6: Movies & Film July 6-12 + Goldie Movie Recommendations
+ Iowa Movie Night BINGO
+ Animator Don Hall Showcase
Week 7: Western Historic Trails Center July 13-19 + Crossword
The Goldfinch: Early Explorers
Week 8: Iowa State Fair July 20-26 + State Fair Artifact Videos
+ Coloring Sheets
Week 9: Matthew Edel Blacksmith Shop July 27-August 2 + Word Search Puzzle
+ Edel Blacksmith Shop Video
Week 10: Montauk Historic Site August 3-9 + Montauk Photo Collection
+ Larrabee Family Home Video
Weeks 11-12: Women’s Suffrage August 10-23 + Coloring Sheets
+ Crossword
+ Children’s Suffrage Book List
Week 13: World War II August 24-30 + Anne Frank’s Iowa Pen Pal
The Goldfinch: War! Can the U.S. Remain Neutral

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