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.
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.
Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons
Activity #2: 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
Show off your artwork on this week’s Kudoboard.
Activity #3: 1910s Paper Dolls
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.
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
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