Life on the PrairIes
Using pictures, artifacts and stories we will explore the daily life of pioneer families.
To conclude the program we will put your students to work making butter!
What was it like to live in a sod house? How did people do laundry with no running water? Consider the everyday lives of pioneers in southern Alberta and churn some butter during this classic program.
Length: 75 minutes Cost: $45 per class
Written to complement the Preschool to Grade 2 curriculum. The program addresses the following curriculum objectives:
K.1.4 What are the origins of the people in our school, groups or communities?
K. 2. 2 Appreciate the important contributions of individuals at home, at school and in the community
1. 2.1 Recognize how their families and communities might have been different in the past than they are today
1.2.1 Appreciate people who have contributed to their communities over time