Museum Classroom: March Break Live! Activities

Hi everyone! Now that our online March Break Live! activities are wrapped up, we’d like to share them with you! Below, you’ll find everything you need to run the activities at home.

Send us some photos of your completed projects and we’ll share them on our social media!

Have fun!

Canal Colouring Pages

Build-a-Boat Challenge: Lego Edition

Materials:

  • Basin, tub, or sink filled with water
  • Lego
  • “Cargo” (rocks or stones, other lego, or something heavy that will fit in the boat)

Video:

Build-a-Boat Challenge: Kitchen Sponge Edition

Materials:

  • Basin, tub, or sink filled with water
  • Kitchen sponges
  • Popsicle sticks
  • Scissors
  • “Cargo” (rocks or stones, other lego, or something heavy that will fit in the boat)
  • Tape and decorations (stickers, paper to make a flag, etc…)

Video:

Carousel Horse Craft

Materials:

  • Paper cup
  • Popsicle stick
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Horse Template below
  • Pencil crayons or crayons
  • Decorations for your horse

Horse Templates:

Video:

Top Hat Craft

Materials:

  • Paper plate
  • Construction Paper
  • String
  • Decorations
  • Glue
  • Scissors

Video:

Thaumatrope Craft

Materials:

  • Cardboard or cardstock (heavy paper)
  • Thaumatrope template (or draw your own)
  • String
  • 1-hole punch
  • Scissors

Video:

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The St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre, located next to Lock 3 of the historic Welland Canal, is a leading local history museum and community gathering place, engaging visitors and building relationships with partners, while demonstrating curatorial leadership and innovative programming and exhibits. The St. Catharines Museum is dedicated to engaging visitors in the celebration of our local stories and the cultural identity and history of the City. We are a community resource that interprets, exhibits, researches, acquires, and preserves material culture and stories of St. Catharines.

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