Activity kit — Sound and light show

Prepared in collaboration with our partners, this kit brings together interactive, creative and educational activities for the whole family. Have fun exploring it and share your experience using the hashtag #NorthernLights.

Anishinàbemowin (Algonquin) Words Colouring Pages

Created by NAC Indigenous Theatre Cultural Resident Mairi Brascoupé (Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg), these colouring pages with Anishinàbemowin (Algonquin) words are meant to be shared as a way to learn from one another. Print the image and colour it in, or download for digital colouring. Share your completed version using #nishWOTD.

Creator: NAC Indigenous Theatre

Build Your Own 2D Paper Aircraft

Have fun creating your own flypass with 2 of the Royal Canadian Air Force’s iconic aircraft, featured at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum. Colour, cut and assemble the Snowbirds Canadair CT-114 Tutor and the McDonnell Douglas CF-18 Hornet.

Creator: Canada Aviation and Space Museum

Canadian Symbols Scavenger Hunt

From the maple tree to the red-and-white flag, Canada is represented by many symbols. How well do you know your Canadian symbols? Test your knowledge with this interactive game that will have you hunting around your home and in your backyard.

Creator: Canadian Heritage

Colour Your Own Canadian Flag

Our national flag, with its iconic red and white stripes and maple leaf, is without a doubt the symbol of Canada. Print and colour away!

Creator: Canadian Heritage

Colouring Coins

Discover a family colouring book with pictures for kids and adults alike! You’ll find classic Canadian images like Parliament Hill, our coastline and some critters. Also featured are some important anniversaries marked in 2020, such as the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Netherlands.

Creator: Royal Canadian Mint

Guess Where? — A Picture Matching Game

How well do you know Canada? Test your knowledge and match each image with the correct province or territory on the maps. Take it to the next level and guess the exact name of the location and the year when the picture was taken.

Creator: Library and Archives Canada

Parliament of Canada 3D Models

Calling all aspiring builders! The Parliament buildings in Ottawa are a distinct symbol of the Canadian government and familiar to people around the world. Print, cut and assemble these 3D paper models at home.

Creator: Canadian Heritage

Parliament: The Virtual Experience

The Parliament building is a landmark like no other. It is the storied seat of Canadian democracy and a unique architectural wonder. Step inside the doors of Parliament online or in 360° video, and discover how the work of Canada’s national legislature affects you.

Creator: Library of Parliament, National Film Board of Canada

Turtle Island

Turtle Island is what some Indigenous peoples call the continent of North America. Take a tour of Turtle Island to discover some interesting facts about First Nations, Inuit and Métis cultures.

Creator: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada


Visit the free website Tusaalanga and learn Inuktut online anytime! It was created by Pirurvik, an Inuit-owned centre based in Iqaluit, Nunavut, dedicated to Inuit language, culture and wellbeing. Tusaalanga means “Let me hear!” and features thousands of sound files to help you learn Inuktut quickly and easily.

Creator: Pirurvik

Word Search

There are 3 groups of Indigenous peoples in Canada: First Nations, Inuit and Métis. Indigenous languages are made up of several language families. To learn about Indigenous words and their meanings, check out this simple and fun game.

Creator: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada

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