Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Celebrate Canada!

To launch our study about Canada in Grades 1-3, the Grade 8 teacher and some grade 7 & 8 students put together a morning of FUN activities to help us get excited about CANADA!
TONS of fun Canada themed activities to celebrate Canada! These activities were done during a Canada unit with Grade One, Grade Two, and Grade Three.
PIN THE LEAF ON THE FLAG
TONS of fun Canada themed activities to celebrate Canada! These activities were done during a Canada unit with Grade One, Grade Two, and Grade Three.
Students were blindfolded and spun around a few times. Then they had to try to put the leaf in the correct spot on the flag.
TONS of fun Canada themed activities to celebrate Canada! These activities were done during a Canada unit with Grade One, Grade Two, and Grade Three.

COIN TOSS
TONS of fun Canada themed activities to celebrate Canada! These activities were done during a Canada unit with Grade One, Grade Two, and Grade Three.
Students had to toss coins into the Tim Hortons cups. The total amount of coins that the group got inside the cups were tallied.
TONS of fun Canada themed activities to celebrate Canada! These activities were done during a Canada unit with Grade One, Grade Two, and Grade Three.

HOCKEY SHOOTOUT
It just wouldn't be a celebration about Canada without some hockey!
 Students took turns taking shots on net, and the accumulated goals per group were compared.
TONS of fun Canada themed activities to celebrate Canada! These activities were done during a Canada unit with Grade One, Grade Two, and Grade Three.

LEGO INUKSHUK BUILDING
TONS of fun Canada themed activities to celebrate Canada! These activities were done during a Canada unit with Grade One, Grade Two, and Grade Three.

TONS of fun Canada themed activities to celebrate Canada! These activities were done during a Canada unit with Grade One, Grade Two, and Grade Three.
Using red and white Lego, students built Inukshuks at this station.
TONS of fun Canada themed activities to celebrate Canada! These activities were done during a Canada unit with Grade One, Grade Two, and Grade Three.TONS of fun Canada themed activities to celebrate Canada! These activities were done during a Canada unit with Grade One, Grade Two, and Grade Three.

SCOOTER RELAY
TONS of fun Canada themed activities to celebrate Canada! These activities were done during a Canada unit with Grade One, Grade Two, and Grade Three.

TONS of fun Canada themed activities to celebrate Canada! These activities were done during a Canada unit with Grade One, Grade Two, and Grade Three.
Students had to scoot around the pylons and take a shot on the net with a hockey stick and ball.

BOWLING
TONS of fun Canada themed activities to celebrate Canada! These activities were done during a Canada unit with Grade One, Grade Two, and Grade Three.
The groups worked together to knock over as many pins as they could, and group totals were compared.

CANADA TRIVIA
TONS of fun Canada themed activities to celebrate Canada! These activities were done during a Canada unit with Grade One, Grade Two, and Grade Three.

TONS of fun Canada themed activities to celebrate Canada! These activities were done during a Canada unit with Grade One, Grade Two, and Grade Three.
At this station, students did a Canada-themed word search as well as filled in the blanks to our national anthem: O Canada.

After the fun and games, we were treated to a delicious pancake lunch. The Grade 7 and Grade 8 students did a great job getting us excited about our Canada study!

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