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Helen McNicoll: Experiment with Activities Inspired by Historical Childhood Experiences

Independent Student Learning Activity

Experiment with Activities Inspired by Historical Childhood Experiences

Grades 1 to 12

In this activity, students will analyze paintings by Helen McNicoll to learn more about the pastimes, hobbies, and chores that were often a part of childhood life in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Canada.

  • Childhood
  • Children
  • Leisure activities of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries
  • Socio-economic status
  • Women
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