Many Hands (Half Day)

Facility: Black Creek Pioneer Village
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Program Levels:
Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grades 9-12
Course Types:
Afternoon, Day Visit, Morning

Get to work in an authentic heritage log house! Cook on a real wood stove, churn and prepare butter, card wool, and learn to use a spinning wheel.

In the workshop weave on a barn loom, engage in wood working and explore various tools. The program concludes with a snack made with “many hands”.

Available all year except July/August

* Maximum 50 students per half day

Curriculum Connections:

  • Social Studies: Heritage and Identity — Communities in Canada, Changing Family and Community Traditions (Grade 2); 1780-1850 (Grade 3); Communities in Canada, Past and Present (Grade 6); Creating Canada, 1850-1890 (Grade 8)