Tree thumbnailEngaging young people in history can take many forms.

Doris Platt, Supervisor of Museum Education at the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, provides tips for creating junior historian programs in smaller organizations.

Included in the leaflet are tips for creating a club, ideas for meaningful activities, and recommendations for recognition programs to motivate students.

Platt particularly emphasizes the partnerships and resources state historical associations can provide to local organizations.

History for Young People: Projects and Activities

Technical Leaflet #38 (1966)