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Alberta Postcards

Posted November 3, 2015 by Gail Bartel

This Fall I have done a lot of these ‘postcard’ projects.It’s an image that would be on a tourist postcard but we make it canvas sized.I have made similar ones for the Taj Mahal and Machu Pichu that tie into the Grade 3 social studies curriculum. &nbsp…

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Clay Crest

Posted February 25, 2016 by Gail Bartel

Last month Grade 4 constructed the Alberta provincial crest out of clay.The students did a terrific job and they were quite proud of them.  Great tie in with social studies.Now you could adapt this to fit whatever province you are in.MATERIALS REQ…

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Road Tripping: The Scandinavian Trail

Posted July 22, 2016 by Julie

Who knew this was a thing, in the middle of rural Alberta? Not me. We’ve been poking around home this spring and summer, jumping in the car and going on day or afternoon trips and overnights, just for a change of scenery and to get to know our province a little better. I love prairie road trips, and small towns I might not ever otherwise know. A few weeks ago we visited friends at their cabin between Gleniffer Lake and Red Lodge Provincial Park (both which are under an hour away yet I was previously completely unaware of), which turned out to be right below the Scandinavian Trail. Yes, we’re still in Alberta. We started at the Stephansson House, which turned out to be just off Township Road 371, in the middle of miles of fields. Turn down the road and you’ll find a tiny house – a provincial historic site dedicated to Stephan G. Stephansson – the Poet of the Rocky Mountains – whoContinue reading

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