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At Home Educational Resources from Elgin History Museum

At Home Educational Resources from Elgin History Museum

The Museum misses having visitors – especially school groups. If you are distance learning from home, our educator, Rebecca Miller, has come up with some great projects to share with your kids!

Elgin History, In your Pocket!

Make your own brown bag vest with a pocket watch from the Elgin National Watch Factory.
Click here to download the instructions in PDF format.

Elgin’s A Dairy Town

Did you know Elgin was once famous for milk & butter? Over 6,000 cows lived on hundreds of farms all around Elgin. Learn how to draw a cow and get some laughs with cow jokes you can tell your friends! Click here to download the instructions in PDF format.

There are more At Home Educational Resources in the works! Keep an eye on your inbox for upcoming notifications. If you have questions  please reach out to Rebecca. Please take photos of your creations and tag Elgin History Museum when posting on Facebook or Instagram! You can also email them to Rebecca and the Museum will create a gallery of your hard work!

We hope you and your loved ones are safe and healthy. Thank you for your continued support!
Elgin History Museum

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