Kids Crafts

 

Maritime Fun at Home

Looking for a rainy day activity? We’ve got you covered with maritime-themed crafts and activities that can be done with common household items. 

Make your own snow googles

Make your own snow googles

It may be September, but the summer sun is still shining bright! In the Arctic, the Inuit peoples created special snow goggles to help protect their eyes from the glare of the bright sun on the snow.  These goggles, made out of bone from Arctic animals like caribou or...

Make a Seed Paper Message in a Bottle

Make a Seed Paper Message in a Bottle

When we think about messages in bottles, we imagine messages sent by sea. Marooned sailors and shipwrecked seamen have used messages in bottle to try to contact friends and family. These messages have been used to ask those on land for help, to send goodbye messages,...

Make a Working SS Master

Make a Working SS Master

In honour of our feature exhibition Steaming Ahead: SS Master and the Tug that Built the Coast, let’s build a miniature SS Master tugboat. The best part about this boat? It actually moves!Materials: 1 rectangular plastic tub (like a margarine Tupperware container) 1...

Make a Maritime Spyglass

Make a Maritime Spyglass

A spyglass is a portable telescope that sailors used to help them see things that were far away. Sailors used their spyglasses to find land, look out for enemy ships, or to look to the stars for help finding directions on the open sea. Materials: craft glue or glue...

Ring in the New Year

Ring in the New Year

This event is cancelled We regret to announce the cancellation of our New Year's event on January 2 due to the capacity limits  and safety measures outlined in the December 21 public health orders.  The museuem remains open and we look forward to welcoming you for a...

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