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Virtual Camp Day 2:
From the Earth

Colour Saskatchewan’s provincial flower, the Western Red Lily, learn how to gather and press real flowers, and test your gardening smarts with a matching game.

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 Activity Answers (PDF)

 

Activity #1: Western Red Lily

Brilliant orange coloured western red lily, centered among green grass and weeds. on the lily's stem is an orange and black butterfly.The Western Red Lily has been Saskatchewan’s official floral emblem since 1941.

Western Red Lily (PDF)

Western Red Lily Colouring Sheet (PDF)
This beautiful lily illustration is by local illustrator, Timothy Senko. When you are done colouring, share your work on this week’s Kudoboard.

 

Activity #2: Flower Pressing

Pressed flowers
Next time you’re on a walk, keep your eyes open to all the plants that grow here in Saskatchewan. A fun activity is collecting flowers on walks and later pressing them. Learn more by watching the video, then try it yourself!

Flower Pressing (PDF)

Share your creations on this week’s Kudoboard!

 

Activity #3: Try Your Green Thumb

Plants are very important because they provide us with useful things such as food, shelter, furnishing, paper and pencils, clothing, medicine, dye for wool, water (transpiration), cooler temperatures and oxygen. Watch the video to learn more about plans and then plant a seed of your own.

Planting – Try Your Green Thumb (PDF)

 

Activity #4: Gardening Matching Activity

Colour sketches of a red pepper, onion, and broccoli

Match each vegetable name with its picture.

Garden Vegetable Matching (PDF)

 

 

 

Activity #5: Farming in Saskatchewan

Farming is an important industry in Saskatchewan. Watch the video to see how farmers planted seeds in their big fields 100 years ago  using a horse-drawn seeder.

Farming in Saskatchewan (PDF)

Sickle Colouring Sheet (PDF)

Steam Traction Engine Colouring Sheet (PDF)

Combine Colouring Sheet (PDF)

Share your colouring creations on this week’s Kudoboard!

Want to learn more farming and agriculture? Click here for more resources and activities.

 

 

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