Pre-K to 2
Journey Through The Past (K & Grade 1 - Social Studies & Math)
While visiting Heritage Park find out how our little community differed from your neighbourhood. Discover how our village inhabitants, with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, each contributed as individuals and cooperated together to build and develop a strong community.
A Patchwork of the Past (Grade 1 Social Studies)
A Patchwork of the Past gives students an understanding of how real people lived during the early days of Calgary. From one of the wealthiest and most prominent families, the Princes, to one of the most humble and hardest-working, the Thorpes, your class will see how two different households lived, worked and played.
Schoolhouse Christmas (Kindergarten & Grade 1 Social Studies and Art)
Winter brings out excitement and imagination in children of all ages. Put away the textbooks and test papers, and come put on an old-time, rural school concert. Students will be thrilled to create their own decorations and hang them from our prairie Christmas tree.
Settling Our Prairie Frontier (Grade 2 Social Studies)
Introduce your students to the stories of fur traders, First nations peoples, and early settlers on Canada's western frontier.
One-Room School House (Kindergarten - Grade 6 All Subjects)
If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to go to school in the olden days, here’s your chance. The “One Room School House” program allows you to soak up the atmosphere of a century old school while our staff delivers an historic lesson with chalk on slate.
Keys to the Community (Grade 2 & 3 Social Studies)
What creates a community? This new program will engage your students with remarkable individuals who laid the cornerstones of justice and compassion in early Calgary. Your class will learn that no matter who you are, everyone can make their community and the world a better place.
Journey of a Lifetime (Grade 2 Social Studies)
Explore our historical buildings as you follow a family who just arrived in town. Discover some of our landmarks, and learn about the jobs people did and the goods and services they relied upon. By the end of the program, you will have a new understanding of how everyone contributed to strengthen a community rich in traditions.
Sensational Discovery (Pre-K & K Science)
Explore the Gasoline Alley Museum using your senses! Try to identify different parts of our vehicles through touch alone. Create a grocery list using your nose. Listen and identify the sounds on a busy street. Join us for a whole series of activities designed to let you investigate our collection using your five senses.
People in Your Neighbourhood (Grade 1 & 2 Social Studies )
Who are the people in your neighbourhood? What jobs do they do? What sorts of tools and vehicles do they need to do their jobs well? Are the jobs of the 21st century the same as those 75 or even 100 years ago?