Ingredients: 4 cups all purpose flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons powdered milk 1 1/2 cups warm water 1 cup shortening Extra flour to flour your hands Directions: Put flour in bowl, add
A new batch of Wampum Belts!
It's annual wampum belt time, and my 4th graders have been absolutely SAILING through this project. I posted last year with some specific ...
Indigenous People in the Past A Collaborative Research Project
Teach your students in this twist on the jigsaw method about how the First Nations, Métis and Inuit people of Canada connected to the land as part of their belief system historically.This product includes:a full lesson to help your students understand how geographical location impacts cultures both ...
Orange Shirt Day Activities
Here are a few quick and easy to prepare activities you can do with your elementary class as part of recognizing Orange Shirt Day. As part of our commitment to Truth & Reconciliation we feel it is important to teach our students about the history of Residential Schools in Canada. Included in thi...
Hands-On Canadian History: Louis Riel and the Metis
The Metis people are the founding people of Manitoba, and their culture is a fascinating mix of European and Native traditions - like fiddling and jigging.
First Nations Research Info for Kids - Silent Cacophony
I have had a really hard time finding appropriate resources to use to for my Grade 3 Social Studies Unit. The problem is that most of the teaching resources are written for middle or high school students. Very few texts are suitable for elementary school and our new curriculum. I just recently discovered that my board has a … Continue reading First Nations Research Info for Kids →
Orange Shirt Day Lesson Plans
Orange Shirt Day is held every September 30th. The Manitoba Teachers’ Society – together with Manitoba’s education partners and many Indigenous organizations – will be honouring re…
Hands-On Canadian History: First Nations Inspired Art
The First Nations of Canada have history that includes rich and vibrant traditions, culture, stories, and artwork. Be inspired for your own art project.
Fort Smith woman designs new NWT Métis sash
Fort Smith woman designs new M é tis sash By SAMANTHA STOKELL, SRJ Reporter 27.OCT.09 Lisa Hudson has only weaved two sashes and one of the...
Digital First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Shelter Inquiry and STEM Project
This digital inquiry can be used with Google Drive or Google Classroom. It is perfect for 1:1 and going paperless! You can even use this as a distance learning or home learning activity. This fun, engaging, project is a fantastic way to hit Social Studies, Science and Language Arts outcomes. Student...
Hands-On Canadian History: The Fur Trade Game
This scavenger hunt style printable game is based on how the fur trade system worked. Collect as many beaver pelts as you can.