Kids and Families
Have you ever wondered what it would be like if dogs could have jobs? Well guess what? Dogs have had jobs for thousands of years! We’ll learn about the many jobs dogs have had over time, and you’ll discover the very important jobs that dogs learned right here in Nebraska! We’ll learn the thrilling tale of a war dog from Nebraska’s own Fort Robinson and complete an obstacle course. This workshop is 60 minutes and is available for grades PreK – 6. Click here to register.
Play Unplugged: E Pluribus Nebraska
Many different groups of people have lived in Nebraska. What games and pastimes did different groups play? Try your hand at games played by Indigenous peoples. Then explore how play changed as various cultural groups moved to Nebraska. Who moved to Nebraska? And, what games did they bring? Find out as we learn about games introduced to Nebraska through immigration. This workshop is 60 minutes and is available for grades PreK – 8. Click here to register.
Play Unplugged: Play Through Time
How did Nebraskans in the past keep themselves entertained before video games and TikTok? Explore how Nebraskans of all ages had fun in the past in Play Unplugged: Play Through the Past. We’ll start by learning about games Indigenous peoples in Nebraska enjoyed. Then we’ll journey through Nebraska history and try some Victorian games, like jacks or hoop and stick. We’ll then travel through time to see how new technologies led to some gaming innovations in the 1960s to early 2000s. This workshop is 60 minutes and is available for grades PreK- 8. Click here to register.