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Learn at Home with Job Carr Cabin Museum
FREE online learning resources for students and families are available from Job Carr Cabin Museum.
Choose from a variety of social studies content for elementary students:
* Downloadable interdisciplinary lesson plans adapted from the Museum's award-winning traveling trunk curriculum for 3rd and 4th grade students who are participating in remote learning, virtual schooling, and home schooling. Students learn about the Oregon Trail, daily life before Washington statehood, and the development of the city of Tacoma.
* Printable activity pages including crossword, word search, and coloring pages to help kids explore local history
* The Cabin for Kids YouTube playlist where our team answers common questions from students and provides behind-the-scenes access. Explore the museum and learn more about Job Carr, the Oregon Trail, the transcontinental railroad, Tacoma history, and life in the past with this series of short videos made especially for kids.
History / social studies
Early Elementary School
Late Elementary School