Little Lessons in Indian Lifeways (Pre-K – 2nd Grade)

Three photos depicting parts of education programs including activities indoors and outdoors.Allow artifacts and Native American storytelling to transport your students back 1,000 years to the Eastern Woodlands, learning how found objects and oral traditions bring the past to life. During this program, students will explore Native American homes, play musical instruments, and examine leather clothing and animal furs. Through sight and touch, children will learn and experience Native American lifeways

Typical Program Length: 1½ hours

$10 per student with $150 minimum

Common Core Standards
ReadingWritingSpeaking & ListeningLanguage
1, 2, 5, 71, 2, 3, 41, 4
Connecticut State Standards
HistoryCivicsEcologyGeology
k.1, k.2, k.3, k.4; 1.1, 1.4; 2.2k.3k.1; 1.3K.4; 1.4; 2.4, 2.5

One teacher per class is admitted free of charge. Please let us know if there are any nurses, aides, or paraprofessionals who will be accompanying you for the program.

In the event of a cancellation, a full two weeks' notice is required or a $100 cancellation fee will be charged. Cancellations due to school closings, delayed openings or early dismissals will not be charged and we will do everything possible to reschedule the trip for a convenient date.

A deposit for large groups may be required.


Enhance the experience with one of our add-on activities.

Schedule time during your trip for students to purchase IAIS souvenirs in our Four Directions Gift Shop, or save time with our pre-packaged gift bags.


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