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Educational Resources

The Allen County Museum develops activities, worksheets, and crafts for in-person and virtual visitors. Visit this page to download and print out fun activities that continue learning at home.

Activities: 19th-Century Life

Enjoy new activities sheets and games relating to the General Store.

Activities: National Fossil Day

Dinosaur Activities

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To download a coloring book and additional resources, visit the NPS National Fossil Day website

Activities: Christmas in the United Kingdom

The first printed Christmas card was created in England in the 1840s. The Christmas card patterns below were inspired by cards printed in Great Britain. Their modern day Father Christmas looks like our Santa Claus. Print the patterns on card stock, then cut in half. Each card will be 5 1/2 inches by 8 1/2 inches before folding.

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Christmas Card Patterns


Historical Christmas Crafts

To learn about Christmas traditions through the years and access Christmas tree ornaments to make at home, click below. These crafts are also available through our Take It and Make It program at the Museum, during the month of December.

Paper Chain Garland


Early 20th-Century Basket Ornament


1940s Cookie Cutter Ornament

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1950s Train Ornament

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Victorian Cornucopia Ornament

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1940s Christmas Boot Ornament

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1940s Bird Ornament