The Manitoba Museum is proud to offer this program created specifically for English language students who are new to Manitoba.

Within this website you will find In-class activities and teacher resources that can be easily adapted to any classroom setting. Also available are at-home activities for students with internet access, and general information that will help you plan a classroom visit to The Manitoba Museum.

Available Call it Home Programs

Guided Programs (Recommended for students of CLB 4 to 8)

Cost: $4.50 per student (teachers do not pay admission)

  • Aboriginal Peoples of the Plains: One-hour guided program focusing on how aboriginal people met their basic needs and adapted to the environment, including bison hunting, farming and tipi construction. It includes a hands-on look at material culture and the use of traditional and European trade materials. Participants will get to spend time inside the tipi.
  • The Fur Trade: One-hour guided program looks at the relationship between European traders and Aboriginal people. It also explores the global nature of the fur trade.
  • Immigration to Manitoba: One-hour guided program focusing on immigration to Manitoba in a historic context. The program explores some of the earlier waves of settlement and the experiences of adapting to a new home.

Self-Guiding Programs (Recommended for students of all CLB levels)

Cost: $3.25 per student (teachers do not pay admission)

  • The Inuit: A self-guided tour kit allows teachers to lead their own program in our Arctic/Sub-Arctic Gallery. The portable kit includes a teacher’s guide, hands-on materials and student worksheets.
  • Immigration: A self-guided tour kit that allows teachers to present a program on earlier waves of immigration to Manitoba. It covers themes that are still relevant to today’s new comers – support mechanisms, housing and jobs. The portable kit includes a teacher’s guide, archival photographs and student worksheets.

Register your class for a museum visit

Please note that both self-guided and guided programs must be booked in advance. Contact the Museum’s Programs Registrations Coordinator by accessing the registration page for more information.

Make your own brochure

If you have already registered to come to the museum with your class or have already been, click here to make your own brochure!

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