Museum offers a look at pioneer classroom during family event

Ponca City Now - June 14, 2016 9:11 pm

When the bell rings, take your seat as Mrs. Fagan begins class! Saturday’s theme for Pioneer Family Fun Days at the Pioneer Woman Statue and Museum is Pioneer School!

Lessons will include writing on slate boards, practicing cursive writing and learning what it was like to be a student in the 1890s.

The Pioneer Woman Statue and Museum is holding weekly Pioneer Family Fun Days during June and July. Activities are held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the cost is $5 for up to six family members.

The schedule for the rest of the summer includes:

June 25—Pioneer Arts and Crafts

Stations with a variety of crafts for kids and adults. Candle making, weaving, tie dye and more!

July 9—Nature Day

Mr. Keith will lead a Nature Walk in the museum’s backyard. Owners of 24/7 Reptiles will have a hands-on petting and looking zoo. Ms. Luann will have animal skulls and hides to touch and feel. Plus we’ll have a craft with natural materials.

July 16—Not So Bored Games

Dominoes, checkers, jacks, marbles, pick-up-sticks, Go Fish, Old Maid. So many games! There’s no time to be bored with all of these games!

July 23—Movies & Cartoons

Dress up in your favorite cartoon character and join us for vintage cartoons, popcorn and Kool-Aid.

July 30—Happy Trails

Pack your wagon and race for your claim as we say so long and Happy Trails to the summer. Cowboys, chuck wagons, Dutch oven cooking. Cowboy attire and picnics encouraged!

The Pioneer Woman Museum is located at 701 Monument Road, Ponca City. Phone (580) 765-6108.

 

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