A treasure of Saskatchewan history awaits the over 20,000 students who visit a WDM annually as part of a school field trip. There’s no better way to teach Saskatchewan students than to use programs and resources with Saskatchewan inspired connections, links and examples.
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September 5, 2023 - June 26, 2024 | Virtual
The clothes we wear offer clues to who we are and where we come from. Students will examine a selection of textiles reflecting the diversity of Saskatchewan’s people past and present and then think about how their own clothing choices reflect aspects of their identify. They will be challenged to think critically about the exhibit creation process, what impacts decisions about what is or isn’t included, and what that means for how history is presented to the public by museums.Read More
September 18, 2023 - December 22, 2023 | Saskatoon
One Room, Many Lessons builds critical thinking and analytical skills by inviting students to identify key characteristics of their classroom or school and then compare them with characteristics of a rural one room schoolhouse attended by settler children in 1910.Read More
December 12, 2023 - December 22, 2023 | Saskatoon
Students will learn about 1910 settler Christmas traditions through in-classroom activities and an in-Museum imaginary shopping trip and tour of a special Christmas exhibit at WDM Saskatoon.Read More
November 13, 2023 - December 22, 2023 | Saskatoon
Read and explore a Christmas story with your students through hands-on artifacts, photographs of Christmas long ago, and a tree decorating activity.Read More
We've created and collected agriculture related pre and post Museum visit resources and activities for you and your students to do in your classroom.Read More
November 24, 2023 - December 2, 2023 | Saskatoon
The WDM Saskatoon is once again hosting the popular Christmas display Festival of Trees. This is not a WDM organized event.Read More
During the First and Second World Wars, Canadians were asked to make do with less to allow more resources to be sent to troops overseas. During the Second World War, to make sure no one used too much of certain foods, people were issued food ration books. This activity sheet explains ration books, how they were used, and gives a recipe for chocolate cake that could be made within the ration limits. This resource is available in English and French below.Read More
Looking for information to enhance learning? Check out these great resources from organizations around Saskatchewan and beyond. Access information and primary resources on various topics such as history, agriculture and the environment.Read More
September 7, 2023 - September 8, 2023 | Saskatoon
This is not a WDM organized event.
The WDM is excited to help promote the 6th annual Central Urban Métis Federation Inc. (CUMFI) Métis Cultural Days to celebrate Métis culture, language, and identity. Métis Cultural Days is September 7-10, with September 7 & 8 as the Day of Education for schools. There will be workshops for participating classes to learn aspects of Métis culture and history.
Find out more from CUMFI here: https://metisdays.ca/schools