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Dreaming of Seeds!

Posted on February 24, 2014

There is still snow in Iowa. The ground is frozen. But spring will be here soon and it is time to plan the fields and gardens at the museum! Lots of catalogs are coming in…

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Fur, Feathers, and Fringe!

Posted on February 21, 2014

Here in Iowa, we have spent a lot of time inside our houses lately. It has been too cold to play outside.  When you are stuck inside all day what do you do to have…

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Would you be my Valentine?

Posted on February 10, 2014

This week is Valentine’s Day! This is the day we tell our friends and family how much we care about them!  Sending Valentine’s Day cards is one way to tell someone they are special. It…

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Is a Pig Smarter than a 5th Grader?

Posted on February 3, 2014

Today we’re taking a closer look at pigs. Many people think pigs are cute and funny. Some people think pigs are dirty and smelly. What do you think? The question we want to answer today…

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Comfort Baking for the Pioneer Farmer

Posted on January 27, 2014

Well, LHF Kids, it is still pretty cold outside! The cold weather often makes people want to stay inside and bake yummy treats! Do you think the first settlers to Iowa in the 1850s did…

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Keeping Warm on the Farm!

Posted on January 21, 2014

It has been a cold January so far at Living History Farms! Many people ask how our horses, cows, sheep, and other farm animals stay warm when it is really cold outside. Farm animals do…

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