Family Activities for Home

We understand that keeping families happy while they're at home can be a challenge, that's why we've developed a page full of activities to keep you learning and having fun at home. Feel free to download the following activity and colouring sheets or follow along as interpretive staff share artifacts and offer fun challenges in our videos. We'll be adding new content to this page daily, check back often.

Crafts

Rag Doll Activity

Follow these instructions to make your own rag doll with scraps around the house.

Word Search

How many words can you find in this activity?

Recipes

Irish Soda Bread Recipe

Here's a simple bread recipe you can make with things you likely have at home already.

Dried Bean or Lentil Soup

Follow along in this simple recipe to make dried bean or lentil soup

Turnip Casserole

Follow along in this recipe to make a tasty Turnip Casserole

Gardening

Learn how to make DIY Biodegradable Newspaper Planters for starting your seedlings. Instructions here.

Almanac

The Schneiders used and almanac to find information about when to plant things, how to make medicines, and other tidbits. It was like their Google 150 years ago! Click here to check out this staff-made "almanac" from Schneider Haus.