Just for Teachers
Professional Development and TAH Programs
Attend a workshop at Plimoth Plantation or let us design a professional development experience for your group.
From historical information for students to a virtual Thanksgiving Field Trip, we have resources to help you bring history alive. Pleace check back this summer when we launch a whole new section of the website with even more resources for teachers and students.
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Field Trip Materials
If you're planning on bringing a group to the Museum, our Field Trip Materials will help you prepare your students to get the most out of their visit.
Planning your next field trip? New England K-12 educators can sign up for our Teacher Partner Program and come for a planning visit and enjoy free admission to the Museum’s main living history exhibits and our STEM exhibits at the Plimoth Grist Mill as well as discounts on professional development, teacher resources, and more! For more information, email email@example.com or call (508) 746-1622 x8359.
Thanksgiving Interactive: You Are the Historian
The award-winning interactive activity where kids become history detectives to solve the mystery of what really happened at The First Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving Virtual Field Trip-Scholastic Webcast
This 30-minute video is a recast of Scholastic's "Virtual Field Trip to Plimoth Plantation" that aired to over 1 million students on November 16, 2010.
Just for Kids
And for teachers! Includes essays on Wampanoag and Colonial life and a fun Talk Like a Pilgrim page.
Collections and Archaeology
Visit here to discover some of the unique artifacts, both Native and Colonial, in the Museum’s collection. A great way to add a material culture element to your lessons.
Plimoth and Patuxet Ancestors
Biographical information on the Pilgrims. This is great resource for teachers who have students research Pilgrim individuals or families. Also check out the great essays on children in Plymouth Colony.
Shop online for great teaching resources. Remember, teachers receive a 10% discount on educational materials.