The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum is excited to offer its first annual Home School Day, designed specifically for home-educated children and their families. Participants will be able to tour the museum’s displays of historic carrousel animals, talk with woodcarvers at work, and see demonstrations of how band organ music is produced. Students will do more than just watch though, as they practice these skills with activities such as soap carving, arranging a band organ tune, and more. Explore the science, art, and history of carrousels during this unique opportunity on Thursday, March 14 from 10:00am until 2:00pm
Please note: Activities are designed for school-age children and linked to the New York State Learning Standards and Core Curriculum. Younger children are welcome to attend but may not be able to participate in all activities. Bag lunches are welcome.