Museum@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 family activities to keep you learning and having fun at home. Feel free to download the following activity and colouring sheets. We'll be adding new content to this page daily, check back often.

Colouring and Drawing Sheets

Connect the Dots

Connect the dots in this activity sheet to reveal a favourite landmark from the Doon Heritage Village. 

Word Search

Learn Morse Code

Want to send secret coded messages to your friends and family? Learn Morse Code in this activity sheet.  

Scavenger Hunt

Take a nature walk and see if you can track a few local animals with this guide sheet

See if you can find things on a walk that start with the letters of the alphabet in this scavenger hunt

Crafts

Make your own baseball using this baseball template. Simply print it out and then cut pieces of fabric to the template specifications. Sew together and fill with beans or rice or anything else you have on hand and voila, you have your own baseball.

Recipes

Rice Bread
From the Berlin Cookbook, 1906

  • 1 cup cold soft boiled rice
  • 1 1/4 pints warm milk
    • 1 1/4 pints = 2 1/2 cups
  • 2 tbsp melted butter
  • 2 eggs beaten light
  • 1 scant teaspoon of salt
  • 2 cups sifted cornmeal
  • 2 heaping teaspoons baking power
This recipe was submitted by Maggie Seamens.
 
Potato Rolls
From the New Galt Cookbook, 1898
  • 5 large potatoes mashed while warm
  • 1 quart flour
    • 1 quart = 4 cups
  • salt
  • 1 teacupful milk
Stir until light, make into rolls; let stand two hours, then bake.
This recipe was submitted by Mrs. Capron.
 
Brown Bread
From the New Galt Cookbook, 1898
  • 2 cups sour milk
    • sour milk = milk with vinegar added
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1 or 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon soda
  • 5 cups brown flour
  • pinch salt
  • small piece butter, if you choose
This recipe was submitted by Miss Marion Tye of Haysville.