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WDM Yorkton - Grade 1


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

ABCs of Toys

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 IN1.2  (Also Grades 2-6)
Date(s): Please contact the Yorkton WDM for specific program dates.
Program Cost: $3.00 / student

 

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Christmas Program - Celebrate Christmas Past

Sock, onion, mustard powder, garlic, photo of iron lung, mortar and pestleStudents from preschool to grade six will delight in the magic of Christmas as they explore a scavenger hunt, make a Christmas craft, hop on a wagon ride, and enjoy a snack. 

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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 Yorkton WDM for specific program dates.

Learn more about the Leisure Time in Saskatchewan program and resources >>

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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 Yorkton WDM for specific program dates.

Learn more about the Shelter and Survival program and resources >>

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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 Yorkton WDM for specific program dates.

Learn more about the Tell Me A Story program and resources >>

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