Kids and Family Programs

Ancient & Medieval Adventure Crafternoons

Last Saturday of each month | 2:00–4:00 pm | Free | Ages 4 - 10 

Ancient & Medieval Adventures Crafternoon is back! We are bringing the fun and excitement of our Crafternoon programs to you, at home! Click the links below to sign up for the events, or catch the live streams on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/usaskantiquities 

Ancient & Medieval Adventures Crafternoons are a series of free drop-in programs for children with a different story and craft activity each month. 

Crafternoon Dates and Themes Spring 2021 

 

February 27, 2021

Story: Meet a Roman Soldier

Date and Time: Saturday, February 27, 2:00 - 2:45 pm

Featured Participant: Historical Re-enactor Kevin Hicks

Description: For the first time ever, our popular Ancient & Medieval Adventures Crafternoon is going virtual! Join us for a 45 minute WebEx event where we will learn about the Roman soldier! This month a real-life Roman soldier will tell kids about what life was like as a legionnnaire in the Ancient city, and show them some of the items that Roman soldiers would have carried with them on the road. After meeting the Roman soldier, kids will have some time to get crafty and make their own miniature Roman legion that they can command! 

Register: Registration for this event is now closed.

 

March 27, 2021

Story: Life in a Medieval Castle 

Date and Time: Saturday, March 27, 2:00 – 3:00 pm 

Featured Participant: Historical Re-enactor Kevin Hicks 

Description: Calling all Lords and Ladies! Join us this month as we learn all about life in a medieval castle. This one-hour WebEx virtual event will take you and your child on an adventure through the halls of an English castle. Our historical re-enactor, Kevin Hicks, will teach us about the different people who lived in a castle, what their lives were like, and how children fit into castle life.  While exploring our way through a castle, we will be making our own working medieval drawbridges and cardboard castle towers. This Crafternoon will be one for the history books! 

Register: Registration for this event is now closed.

 

April 24, 2021

Story: Befriending the Bakunawa

Date and Time: Saturday, April 24, 2:00 - 4:00 pm

Description: Join us this month as we journey around the world to learn about Filipino mythology! This exciting one-hour Zoom event will take you and your child on an adventure to the islands of the Philippines. Our host, William Carlson, will tell us about the dragon water god called Bakunawa and its quest to eat the moon! Listen to the “Tale of Bakunawa and the Seven Moons while you make your very own lunar eclipse craft. Pack your bags! This will be a Crafternoon that you won’t want to miss. 

Register: Registration for this event has ended.

 

 


If you have any questions, please email museum_antiquities@usask.ca.