Christmas Past in Sweden

December 19th, 2014 by ClickSchooling Leave a reply »


It’s Friday, December 19, 2014, and time for a Virtual Field Trip at ClickSchooling!


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Age Range: All (All grades, children with parental supervision)


Skansen open-air museum is located in Stockholm, Sweden and is home to some 150 historical homes.
In this virtual tour, visit the following locations during the Christmas season to get a feel of the holidays as they were celebrated in Sweden during the 1800’s:
  • Near the Windmill
  • The Hällestad Bellfry
  • The Farm Labourer’s Cottage
  • The Delspo Farmstead
  • House for elderly Parents at Delspo Farmstead
  • The Oktorp Farmstead
  • At the Village Crossroad
  • The Ekshärad Farmhouse
  • Christmas Market
  • Saami Winter Tent
When arriving at the site, select your destination by clicking one of the images on the left hand side. While viewing the 360° images, you may let the slide move around for you or select the circle arrow to explore on your own using the mouse. The background music may also be turned on or off. Some images have a camera icon for an additional image, and, in others, click the “I” icon (if available) for informative text. You can use the arrows within the images to move through the slides, or use the sidebar images.

If you would like to learn more about the museum, there is an English version of the museum website here.

If you do decide to visit the museum website, be sure to select the “The Zoo” link on the left hand menu. Then select the “Skansen TV: Watch our wild Nordic animals in action” link before the text to watch short videos about wild Nordic animals.


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