Homeschool Day Educational programs designed for homeschool families

Click here to register for the April 2021 Homeschool Day

In response to COVID-19, the CHS will be offering a new way to experience Homeschool Day! 

Included in registration, is a pre-packaged lesson which contains any necessary supplies, and an opportunity to participate in a live, interactive online workshop with other homeschoolers. Participation in this live program is not required, but will provide a more enriching educational experience. By ordering a pre-packaged lesson, you will automatically be registered for the online workshop. 

You will receive an invoice and payment link shortly after you register. A Zoom link and instructions will be sent a few days prior to your scheduled workshop. If you have any questions, please contact Katerina Mazzacane, Youth and Family Programs Manager, at




  • $10 per student for each workshop


  • $14 per student for each workshop

Pre-Registration Required

  • Click here to register!
  • Enrollment is limited and families must pre-register. Full, non-refundable payment via credit card or check must be made at the time of registration to reserve your child’s place.

Activities and Workshops – April 28

Ages 5-8: Learning the Landscape

Calling all explorers! Traverse Connecticut’s one-of-a-kind landscape through hands-on geography-based activities, including close-looking at a map of Connecticut and a nature scavenger hunt. Then, use mixed media materials to create your own quirky map of Connecticut, featuring its many unique landforms. For more fun, tune into a live, virtual workshop on Wednesday, April 28 from 10:00 – 10:45 am, to investigate the many ways Connecticut’s natural resources have been used throughout history to create tools, homes, clothing, and more.

Ages 9-12: Innovative Industry

Investigate life during the Industrial Revolution! Through close-looking at a variety of primary sources, uncover first-hand accounts of life as a factory worker and the issues surrounding child labor. Then, tune into a live, virtual workshop on Wednesday, April 28 from 11:00 – 11:45 am to taking a special tour of our Making Connecticut exhibit. Look at images and objects in the galleries to explore how technological advancements improved manufacturing and led to the development of new, Connecticut-made products.

Click here for COVID-19 visiting rules. Click here for the CHS’s digital programs.