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WDM North Battleford - Grade 1


Please note that these programs are only available
by pre-registering and space is limited.

ABC Box

ABC Box in progressA scripted teacher led program featuring hands-on interaction with an artifact for every letter of the alphabet.

Grade(s): Grade 1 Social Studies (Also Grades K-6)

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Make Your Own Fun - Leisure Time in Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan 1905-2005 Guide For Teachers

Toys from Make Your Own Fun WDM Discovery BoxOverview: Students will learn how children entertained themselves long ago, and how they used materials at hand to construct simple toys and games. Concepts of 'then and now', 'similarities and differences', and 'the past' are discussed. Both the in-museum Discovery Box and FREE in-classroom lesson plans include explorations of First Nations' leisure time activities.



Grade(s):
Grade 1 Social Studies
Date(s):
Please contact the WDM North Battleford for specific program dates.

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Museum Days

North Battleford WDM Discovery Room program in progressThese are busy days at the Museum! Students get hands-on with Museum artifacts to learn about Saskatchewan's past. Make (and taste!) butter and ice cream, twist twine into rope, make crafts, listen to stories, explore our 1920s village, watch farming demonstrations, visit a petting zoo, sit in real 1920s school desks, learn about gardening, and more.

Grade(s): K - 7

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A Prairie Christmas Program

Merry Prairie Christmas 2010Celebrate holiday traditions from many countries with your students. Your visit will include an activity/craft, storytelling, sleigh ride and a Santa Claus visit.  

Grades:
Grade 1-4

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Shelter and Survival: Meeting Needs and Wants in Early Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan 1905-2005 Guide For Teachers

Long johns, tipis, and dried fruit help to tell the story of Shelter and Survival in Sask in this WDM programOverview: Students will learn about the basic needs of shelter, water, and food and about how, long ago, First Nations, Métis, and newcomers to Saskatchewan met those needs. Similarities and differences will be demonstrated through hands-on interaction with artifacts and reproductions in an in-museum Discovery Box program. Students will learn how technology has affected how we have met some of our needs over time. As part of the FREE in-classroom lesson plans, students will construct models of various types of shelters.

Grade(s):
Grade 1 Social Studies
Date(s): Please contact the WDM North Battleford for specific program dates.

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Tell Me A Story - First Nations Storytelling in Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan 1905-2005 Guide For Teachers

Wolf, eagle, and frog puppets from WDM Tell Me A Story grade 1 programOverview: Students will learn that First Nations legends are stories that are handed down from the past, think about why we like to listen to stories and what these stories tell us about the cultures that created them. During the in-museum Discovery Box program, students will listen to several First Nations stories told using colourful puppets. Through the FREE in-classroom lesson plans, they will discuss core concepts, read several First Nations stories, and, as a class, write their own story.


Grade(s):
Grade 1 Social Studies
Date(s): Please contact the WDM North Battleford WDM for specific program dates.

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