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Keeping with Tradition

Minimum of 15 students/ maximum of 42 students plus Teacher and 1 parent helper per 6 students
Offered as a winter seasonal program

There are a world of winter traditions and ways to celebrate the holidays! Grey Roots invites you to explore the origins of two well known traditions: gingerbread cookies and Christmas trees. Students will learn about creating new traditions through magical crafts, an outdoor scavenger hunt, and 3-D birds-eye art. Make Grey Roots a new tradition for your class!  

When booking, please notify staff regarding any food allergies.

More Education Programs

Climb Your Family Tree

This program focuses on the importance of family history and will teach students how to conduct research both at home and in the Archives.

For King and Country

Created in partnership with the Meaford Military Base, this program will transform students from regular citizens to disciplined soldiers of the British Empire.

Pioneer Life

Take a trip back to Grey County's settlement. Discover the daily life of a settler and explore some of the reasons that drew immigrants to the Queen's Bush in the hopes of finding a better life. 

School Days

You and your class will experience school as it was in 1920 when the Moreston Heritage Village school teacher rings the bell to start the lesson. Sharpen your skills to be ready for some Mental Arithmetic; try your hand at Cursive Writing; take part in a class Spelling Bee and discuss similarities and differences between the 1920s and today

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.