Teachers & Parents

We welcome you to explore opportunities for enhancing your Social Studies and Science Curriculum with field trips and in-class program. We offer programs for Pre-K through 8th grades and our staff are happy to work with you to develop additional program offerings to best complement your students’ learning. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

These materials are provided to enhance curriculum application in social studies, science, and language arts studies of students grades Kindergarten through 8th grade. *Each set of materials is designed to complement a themed immersion experience tour of Rose Hill Manor Park and Museums. We encourage you to use these lesson plans and resources as a pre- or post- visit activity. When booking your tour please call 301-600-1646 and reference which theme you are requesting for your tour.

*See Maryland Voluntary State Curriculum Standards referenced in each lesson plan.


To schedule your field trip or in-class program please call 301-600-1646 today.


Teacher Resources

Museum Rules (PDF)
Recommended Reading List (Picture Books)
Words used at Rose Hill Manor
Words used in a Museum
Words used in Historic Houses

Tour Length

  • All school tours are 1.5 hours in length
  • Pre-K Tours will be limited to 1 hour


Parent Resources

Rose Hill Manor provides a variety of family friendly events, as well as programs for various age groups.

Toys of the Past

In the past many toys were handmade from materials such as cloth and wood. Parents often created toys for their children from recycled materials such as old clothing or scraps of lumber. Handmade toys ranged from dolls to rocking horses. Try making a handkerchief doll with your child (View instructions online).

Game Time

Games are a great way for families to spend time together. Children in the past often spent time playing games both indoors and out with siblings and friends. Discover some of the games children played in the past with this word search. Make tonight a family game night and play some of these games with your kids.

W is for Wool

Learn about wool and its use in early America then create your own dyed wool (View instructions online).

Just For Fun