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Virtual Camp Day 2:
Fun and Games

As you complete each activity, share your work with other campers and the WDM on this week’s Kudoboard.
Caregiver note: This is not a private board. Please make sure your children do not post anything you are uncomfortable with them sharing.

Day 1 Answers (PDF)

 

Activity #1: Edwardian Marbles

Marbles was one of the most popular games for children in the early 1900s in Canada. Do you have marbles? If so, try out a game that was played across Saskatchewan over 100 years ago.

How to Play Edwardian Marbles (PDF)

Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons

 

 

Activity #2: Woven Bookmark

Two part photo. on the right is a piece of cardboard with string woven around it. On the left is a completed woven bookmark.Looms are machines that weave cloth, yarn and thread into textiles. In this activity, make a handwoven bookmark using a homemade cardboard loom

Make a Woven Bookmark (PDF)

Show off your artwork on this week’s Kudoboard.

 

Activity #3: 1910s Paper Dolls

Paper dolls of Queen Elizabeth II and her family, Prince Philip, Prince Charles, and Princess Anne. There are two additional dresses for the Queen above her and one skirt suit beside her. There is a full tuxedo suit for the Price beside him and a military style suit jacket above.A very popular kind of doll 100 years ago in Saskatchewan was the paper doll. Learn more about them, then cut-out a set of your own to play with.

Paper Dolls Information (PDF)

Please note: For the paper doll worksheets below numbered 1, 3 and 4, you may need to select the “fit to page” setting on some printers for the sheets to print to the right size.

Paper Doll Cut-Out #1 (PDF)
Paper Doll Cut-Out #2 (PDF)
Paper Doll Cut-Out #3 (PDF)
Paper Doll Cut-Out #4 (PDF)
These paper dolls were originally published in Child Life Magazine between 1922 and 1930.

 

Activity #4: Take a Top for a Spin

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People have been playing with spinning tops for thousands and thousands of years. It is one of the oldest toys that we still play with today. Learn more

Make a Spinning Top (PDF)

 

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