Grade Level: 2nd to 7th
Duration: 2 hours

What was it like growing up in the mid-1800s? Laura Ingalls Wilder begins to answer that question in the book, “Farmer Boy,” the story of her husband’s childhood in rural upstate New York. In one of our most popular tours, students will experience life on the farm as it was for Almanzo Wilder and his family.

Download the Farmer Boy Tour Educator's Guide! Our guide details the tour experience, and also provides valuable pre-and post-visit lesson plan ideas and worksheets to help tie your visit even more closely into your classroom curriculum.

New York State Learning Standards

Social Studies Standard 1
ELA Common Core SL.1, L.4