When I Was a Kid

Step into the shoes of a kid from Minnesota’s past

Primary sources such as photographs and artifacts help students put themselves in the shoes of a Minnesota kid in 1910. Students use role-play, audience participation, artifacts and images to compare and contrast their lives with those of kids in the past.  

K, 1, 2, 3
Length of time: 
50 minutes


When I Was a Kid: Math Standards
When I was a Kid: Social Studies Standards