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MAPLE MAGIC!
Join the fun of the annual Bradley Museum celebration of Maple Magic! The maple trees on site are tapped and students can help to collect the sap, reduce it over the open fires and turn it into tasty treats of maple sugar candy or snow taffy (depending on the weather).

Grades JK - 8; Cost $5.00/student; Duration: 1.5 hours; Offered: Month of March only. (This is a very popular programme so you are encouraged to book early.)

N.B. Teachers: Need more information about maple syrup? Check our Maple Syrup FAQ link.

HALLOWEEN AT BENARES
Hallowe'en at Benares is a fun and educational programme. Participants are introduced to an old fashioned Hallowe'en through an interactive and scary house tour, a craft and baking activity.

Grades 2-8; Cost $5.00/student; Duration: 1.5 hours; Offered: Month of October only.

CHRISTMAS IN THE BACKWOODS
This very popular program revolves around Christmas preparations in the "backwoods" of Upper Canada during the 1830's and 1840's. The house is decorated in period fashion and students will enjoy festive activities including baking, popcorn stringing and an appropriate seasonal paper craft.

Grades 2 - 6; Cost $5.00/student or $6.75 for 2 museums; Duration:1-1.5 hours; Offered mid November to year-end

A BENARES CHRISTMAS
This program, which highlights the celebrations of an early 20th century family Christmas, gives students an opportunity to explore the history of Christmas traditions, the changing image of Santa Claus, and the Harris family's preparations for the big day! Hands-on activities include baking a Christmas treat in the cookstove and a seasonal paper craft.

Grades 2 - 6; Cost $5.00/student or $6.75 for 2 museums; Duration:1-1.5 hours; Offered mid November to year-end




Related Links:
   Senior Elementary Education Programs
   Primary/Junior Education Programs
   Junior/Intermediate Education Programs
   Senior Elementary to Secondary Education Programs


Daily Life in Upper Canada
Museums - Spinning
Learn some early 19th century home skills
  Senior Elementary Education Programs
 
Benares, built in 1857
Learn about Canadian history from Confederation to World War I
  Senior Elementary Education Programs
 
Christmas in the Backwoods
Learn about early Canadian traditions
Learn about early Canadian traditions at Bradley Museum and Benares
  Seasonal Education Programs
 
Lest We Forget
Intensive program based on World War I and life on the Home Front
  Senior Elementary to Secondary Education Programs
 
Mazo Mysteries
Canadian literature studies will never be the same
  Senior Elementary to Secondary Education Programs
 
Journey to Merigold's Point
Learn about Life in Upper Canada
  Primary/Junior Education Programs
 
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