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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 4 Activity Answers (PDF)

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

Four square grid of pictures, each of a different Saskatchewan berry on the bush - chokecherry, blueberry, saskatoon, and haskap

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.

Berries of Saskatchewan (PDF)

Berries Fill-In-The-Blank + Word Scramble (PDF)

Berries Word Search (PDF)

Berries Matching Game (PDF)


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.

Berry Ink Making (PDF)


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.

Saskatoon Berry Jam (PDF)


Activity #5: Design a Dream Saskatchewan Road Trip

Suitcase craftAre 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!

Dream Saskatchewan Road Trip Activities (PDF)





Day 5 Answers (PDF)


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