Alice is a program
at historic Paulsdale
for Elementary Schools, Home Schools, Girl Scouts, Boy
Scouts and other children’s groups.
children to Paulsdale,
historic home and a National Historic Landmark in Mt. Laurel, NJ for
and interactive program – includes games, maps and art.
A 2-hour visit suitable for 3rd, 4th or 5th
grade – ideal for New Jersey studies.
Children will be introduced to:
The program will
enhance children’s skill with: reading comprehension and knowledge
application, historical inquiry, group/team work, using physical
evidence as clues, map reading.
What do we want children to remember?
concepts about Alice Paul’s life and work
and their influence on New Jersey history
One person, dedicated to an ideal of equality, can make a
Children read the book Alice Paul (Elizabeth Raum, Heinemann
Library, 2004) before coming to Paulsdale.
Click here to purchase a copy of this
arrive and are introduced to the Paulsdale site and their session
leader. In the parlor they learn about the house, its significance
Jersey’s only National Historic Landmark dedicated to a
woman, and the Alice Paul artifacts in the
teams, children play the Meeting Alice game. Each team has
a copy of the Alice Paul biography to search for answers to their
questions. In the same teams children decorate a puzzle piece that
represents a period in Alice Paul’s life. When they return to
their school they can assemble the pieces to create a bulletin board
the children tour the farmyard, following a map, to learn about South
Jersey farming and a child’s life on a farm in 1900. A team
scavenger hunt at
reinforces the information they learn on the tour.
To learn more about this program or schedule your visit, please contact
Kris Myers, Director of Heritage & Outreach at 856-231-1885 or