Museum
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Tuesday 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Moreston Heritage Village
Currently closed
Tuesday Closed
Archives
Currently open
Tuesday 10:00 am-5:00 pm

School Programs

Grey Roots Educational Programs are developed with the Ontario curriculum expectations in mind. Our programs encourage students to learn about the history of Grey County and to broaden their horizons through our travelling exhibits and programs.

En Français

Nous sommes fiers de vous offrir la majorité de nos programmes en français.

Teachers are always admitted free at Grey Roots!

We encourage all qualified teachers and principals to visit Grey Roots free of charge to gain a better understanding of our programs. (Extra guests are required to pay admission fees.) Please call ahead to ensure a staff member is available to discuss our programs with you.

A Moment of Silence: Honouring Men and Women Who Served

​​​​​​​Remembrance Day is right around the corner! Grey Roots Museum is inviting elementary school teachers and their students to participate in a community project honoring the estimated 4000 men and women of Grey County who served during the First Word War.
Grades:
Grade 1
Grade 2
Grade 3
Grade 4
Subjects:
Canada and World Connections
History

Castle Builder

Through a series of hands-on experiences with the Master Mason, the Cook, a proper Lady, a Peasant and a Knight, students will learn about social roles in Medieval Times.
Grades:
Grade 1
Grade 2
Grade 3
Grade 4
Subjects:
Science and Technology
Social Studies

Climb Your Family Tree

This program focuses on the importance of family history and how students can do research both at home and in the Archives.
Grades:
Grade 1
Grade 2
Subjects:
Social Studies

Cranberries, Candles, and Claus: Holiday Traditions of Grey County

Participate in the celebrations that Grey County’s first settlers brought over from their homelands. Hear their  stories, create classic decorations, and discover how the holidays grew and changed over the course of the 1850s – 1920s.
Grades:
Grade 1
Grade 2
Grade 3
Grade 4
Grade 5
Grade 6
Subjects:
Social Studies
Visual Arts

Pioneer Life

Take a trip through time in Moreston Heritage Village! Discover what a pioneer is and why immigrants left their home country in hopes of finding a better life for themselves in the New World.
Grades:
Grade 2
Grade 3
Grade 5
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Subjects:
History
Social Studies

School Days

You and your class will experience school as it was in 1920 when Miss Watt, our Moreston Heritage Village school teacher, rings the bell to start her lessons.  Sharpen your skills to be ready

Grades:
Grade 1
Grade 2
Grade 3
Subjects:
History
Social Studies
Visual Arts

Wayndahnimuk: The Four Directions

Who are the Anishinaabe? Let the teachings of the four directions of the Medicine Wheel tell us about their life and culture before and after contact with Europeans.
Grades:
Grade 3
Grade 5
Subjects:
Social Studies

WWI Education Day

Experience the Great War, "the war to end all wars" by participating in our full WWI Education Day at Grey Roots Museum & Archives.
Grades:
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Subjects:
History