Rhode Island Historical Society Offers New Interactive Learning Challenges Beginning with Winter Holiday Traditions


(WOONSOCKET, R.I.) – The Rhode Island Historical Society is excited to announce the start of their first interactive Discover Rhode Island History Challenge: Winter Holiday Traditions, a celebration of Rhode Island’s connections to holidays from around the world.


The challenge, which is appropriate for all ages, allows individuals, families, and classes to earn badges while discovering the history, traditions, and RI connections to holidays originating across the world. Badges are earned through reading, creating, cooking, singing, writing, and more. Holiday badges include: Advent, Chinese New Year, Diwali, Hanukkah, and Kwanza. 


The program begins December 19 and ends January 3. Those who finish the challenge will receive a free virtual tour of the Museum of Work & Culture, a certificate of completion, and a special bonus activity. All participants will also be entered into a drawing for a free family membership to the RIHS.


Participants can register for free by visiting: rihs.beanstack.org