Afternoon Drop-In Activity! 2021
Pre-Registration for activities is required!
This August spend weekday afternoons with the MOA with our new Drop-In activities on-site!
On each of these days, from 1 to 4 PM the MOA will host a fun new activity for you to complete!
Dates: Tuesday August 10th to Friday 13th & Tuesday August 17th and Friday August 20th.
Location: On-site at the Museum of Ontario Archaeology
Cost: $3 per child, per activity!
Adults are free and are required to remain onsite during the activity.
Week 1; August 10th to 13th
Pottery Making: In this activity, you will be given some clay to make a pinch pot! These are made with just your hands and are the first pottery many people learn.
Longhouse Building: In this activity, you will learn more about Longhouses and have the chance to build your own from the ground up!
Archaeology Terrarium: In this activity, you will create your own mini archaeological terrarium! Learn more about crop marking and grow your own grass!
Paint the Layers: In this activity, you’ll explore some layers of an archaeological site by painting the layers by numbers! Can you identify all the artifacts?
Week 2; August 17th to 20th
Pottery Decoration: In this activity, you’ll have a chance to explore pottery and ceramic decorations using pre-cut scratch paper shapes and toothpicks! Are you able to match some of the pattern examples?
Zooarchaeology Origami: In this activity, you’ll learn how to do origami and transform some paper into some super cool animals!
Transfer Printing: In this activity, you’ll transfer images onto fun shapes and learn a little more about experimental archaeology!
Digging & Cookie Excavation: In these two activities, you’ll get your hands a little dirty and learn more about archaeology and excavation!
Please note this is a Drop-In activity, an adult is required to remain with the children.
The activities will be completed outside in order to socially distance and under a tent to protect from the sun and in case of light rain.
In the event of significant rain, a refund can be issued OR registration can be moved to a different day. The activity will still proceed if there is light rain.
You will be sent a email the day before your selected activity in order to fill out a COVID-19 screening form.
Pre-Registration is required!
The cost of the activity $3 per child, per activity!
Please select your activity or activities and the quantity of each!
If you have any questions or concerns, please email firstname.lastname@example.org