Students discover how and why thousands of people passed the Mahaffie farm on their journey to Santa Fe, Oregon, and California.
Age/Grade Level Recommendation
This program is designed to meet curriculum standards for Kansas and Missouri schools including economics, social studies and history standards.
- Activity Packet - Students can enjoy this packet before or after their visit.
- Science Activity Packet - Students should enjoy this packet after their visit.
This program is typically split into four different educational activities with students rotating between the stations. Activities can include but are not limited to:
- Pan for "gold"
- Crack a bullwhip
- Pack a conestoga wagon
- Cook over an open fire
- Grind coffee
- Enjoy a stagecoach ride
"Outstanding! The 3rd graders loved this program!" - Third grade teacher.
“I liked when we got to crack the bullwhip.” - That was awesome! – 3rd grade student.
Request your program today! Your program is not confirmed until you receive a confirmation letter from the Mahaffie staff. Call 913-971-5111 for more information.