Virtual Camp Day 5: Hard to Spell, Easy to Draw Home Sweet Saskatchewan
Hear a story about Saskatchewan hockey legend Gordie Howe, make ink from berries, and design your own dream Saskatchewan road trip.
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 5 Answers are at the bottom of this page.
Story Time – A Hero Named Howe
Written by: Mike Leonetti
Illustrated by: Greg Banning
Published by: Scholastic Canada Ltd., 2006
Read by: Solange Massicotte, Education and Public Programs Coordinator at WDM Yorkton
Activity #2: Saskatchewan Berries
There are lots of different kinds of berries that grow in Saskatchewan. Can you tell which one is being picked in the video above? Chokecherries! Learn about chokecherries and four other kinds of berries, then play some “berry” fun games.
Activity #3: Make Your Own Ink from Berries
In this activity, use tasty berries to make your own ink. Don’t forget to paint a picture with your ink to share with other campers on this week’s Kudoboard.
Activity #4: Saskatoon Berry Jam
The Saskatoon berry gets its name from the Cree word misâskwatômina (mis-sack-qua-too-mina) which means “the fruit of the tree of many branches.” Find out more about saskatoon berries and learn a recipe for tasty jam in the activity below.
Activity #5: Design a Dream Saskatchewan Road Trip
Are you planning a vacation with your family this summer? If not, do you ever dream about new and different places you might want to explore? These activities will be sure to inspire some great travel ideas!