Activities for all ages

1950’s Vernor’s Ginger Ale Chocolate Frosting Recipe

Watch a video tutorial on how to make the recipe! Click the link below to download the full recipe.

Victorian Christmas Resource Kit

We are so sad that this year’s Victorian Christmas Open House had to be cancelled, so Museum staff decided to put together on online resource kit to help you and your family celebrate a Victorian Christmas while at home! To use this kit, download the PDF linked below and then click on the underlined words. You will then be taken to online resources to help you learn about the development of many Christmas traditions during the Victorian era, as well as games, crafts, and videos to make your holiday a little more festive!

Color Historic Dearborn: A Coloring Book of Dearborn Landmarks!

The DHM is proud to present a coloring book for children and adults alike featuring some of Dearborn’s most storied landmarks. It is ready to be printed and is a great resource for learning the basics of Dearborn history. To download, click the button below. Once you have it downloaded, print, color, and enjoy!

Dearborn History Puzzles

Like puzzles? The DHM has recently added word search activities. To download them, click the buttons below. You can then print and begin your puzzle!

We have also created some online jigsaw puzzles that can be accessed on the jigsaw planet website here:

STEM Saturday: Make It Move Activities

Each Tuesday in April 2020, the Dearborn Historical Museum will be releasing a Make It Move STEM video on its YouTube channel featuring stories about Dearborn’s own Henry Ford and inventions that changed the world. Stay tuned for more information and the first entry in this ongoing series!

April 7 – Make a gear at home!

April 14 – Make an Assembly Line!

April 21 – Employee Badge

April 21 – Design a Hubcap