Make a selection below to discover lesson plans (for in-class and remote learning), plan a field trip, participate in the student poetry contest and more!
Carl Sandburg was a prolific and Pulitzer prize-winning author. His writing spanned several decades of some of the most transitional history in America. Through his life, your students can explore the industrial revolution, world wars, Abraham Lincoln, folk music, social activism and others.
Lesson plans for K-12
Lesson Plans K-12 (including digital)
Find lesson plans for grades K-12 for use in-class and digitally.
Bring your students to the park!
Plan a Field Trip
Bring your class to the Sandburg Home for an exciting adventure!
The annual contest is open in January and awards announced in April.
Virtual Museum Exhibit
Objects from the Sandburg collection are displayed through an online exhibit.
Education film with writing prompts
Where to? What next?
Use Sandburg as a guide for fun activities to have youth tell their own stories, where they came from, and where they are going.
Earn a Girl Scout Badge
Girl Scout Badge Visits
Plan a Girl Scout troop visit to the park and earn a badge with these activities.
Last updated: March 11, 2021