Ideas and "How To" Videos
- Celebrate Canada Day in style with these backyard table decor ideas and centerpieces*New this week* Canadian Cultural Crafts - learn about several of Canada's vibrant cultures with these simple, fun crafts you can try at home with readily available materials! Creator: Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21
Tusaalanga - learn Inuktut online anytime! Tusaalanga is a free website for learning Inuktut. It was created by Pirurvik, an Inuit-owned centre based in Iqaluit, Nunavut, dedicated to Inuit language, culture and wellbeing. Tusaalanga means "Let me hear!" and features thousands of soundfiles to help you learn Inuktut quickly and easily. Creator: Pirurvik
Learn to Set Up A Tent - have fun camping in your own backyard! Learn everything you need to know about tents and watch a video about how to set one up. Creator: Parks Canada
Junior Handyman's Toolkit: Classroom, Projects, Essentials and Checklists - Learn how to work with your hands to build and create a wide variety of projects from woodworking, STEM, computer building and more.
Anishinàbemowin (Algonquin) Words Colouring Pages - created by NAC Indigenous Theatre Cultural Resident Mairi Brascoupé (Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg), these colouring pages with Anishinàbemowin (Algonquin) words are shared as a way to learn and share with one another. Print off the image and colour it in, or download for digital colouring. Share your completed version using #nishWOTD.
Art Puzzle: Birds of a Feather - print and assemble the puzzle pieces of Birds of a Feather, a public art piece by Caitlin Taguiboa and Andrea Manika that aims to question what brings people together. Presenting the Canada goose in various colours, amid a stream of plants, flowers and growth, we think about the idea of flocking together despite our differences and how we can celebrate that Canadian quality of "singular plurality."
Art Puzzle: Unity - print and assemble the puzzle pieces of this playful, engaging, eye-catching and welcoming public art piece. Houses are the symbol of human beings and the pathways are the symbol of nature. All together, they represent unity and future life – singular plurality. This representation of Unity by Yasaman Mehrsa demonstrates that we are neither separated from each other nor from nature.
Colour a Canadian Painting - J.E.H. MacDonald's The Tangled Garden, 1916, received its share of criticism when it was first exhibited. One critic even compared it to a "huge tomato salad." Take time this Canada Day to reflect on the artists who push limits, create new ground and move culture. Creator: National Gallery of Canada.
Colouring Pages from Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami - add a splash of colour to three illustrations that will take you on a journey to Inuit Nunangat. Use your crayons or brushes and express your artistic talents! Creator: Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami
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