Digital Education is Ontario curriculum-based, and covers a wide range of subjects, Gr 7 to Gr 12. These learning resources including lesson plans are accessible upon request via Google Drive; an optional synchronous component is available. Contact the Public Programmer to book a program or to find out more.
Online Guided Tours can also be arranged and tailored to your classroom needs. More educational activities can be accessed below.
Audio Described Online Guided Tour are designed to share the museum virtually with people who are blind and partially sighted; these tours bring the museum to your screen or in your home. In an audio described tour, one of the sections mentioned below can be explored; a live discussion of the material is included. Tours are approximately 60 min in length. To schedule your tour, please email the Public Programmer with your choice of topic from the list below. Tours are available in English only.
- Early Years (1883-1901)
- First World War
- Second World War
- First Floor Galleries
We look forward to sharing our Digital Education with educators and students across Canada!
FIRST WORLD WAR - SYMBOLS OF REMEMBRANCE
Limited availability: October 18th -November 18th 2021! We have compiled various resources, activities and discussion points into an interactive program focused on symbols of Remembrance such as the Poppy, the monuments, the ceremonial, and the meaning of the word Veteran. Teachers will be provided with materials for activities in the classroom. Students will have an opportunity to interact on-line with museum staff and view artifacts that were created to remember those who served in the First World War. This program can be adjusted for Grades 5 to 12. Please contact the Public Programmer for bookings and more information.
Lest We Forget
Consult the links below and you will find a way to remember sacrifices and honour service with the Canadian military.
Print these pdf activities at home. Use our virtual tours available on the Exhibitions section to complete them!
First World War Slang
Try out this activity to learn more about the changes that occurred to language among the allied soldiers during the First World War as a result of their experiences.
Learn about the leg wraps known as puttees, which were worn extensively during the First World War by Canadian soldiers. See how to put them on using a tensor bandage and a ribbon in this video.
Think about why artifacts are chosen for an exhibit. What makes them interesting? How do they help telling a story? Find your own favorite item by exploring the museum’s online collection catalogue.
Website Scavenger Hunt
Enjoy this scavenger hunt to introduce you to the Museum website and explore the different content available.
Activities on Educaplay
Check out the activities we have created on Educaplay including a word search about Canadian Symbols during the First World War and a First World War Cap Badge Memory Game.
Digital fatigue? A printable version of the memory game is available to play with your family.
Future of Tradition: Careers in Heritage and Museums Sector
On 16 November 2020 The Royal Canadian Regiment Museum hosted Future of Tradition: Careers in Heritage. This event featured different aspects of museum work with panellists from around the province. Recordings of each panel are available below as well as an educator guide for complementary activities, just click on the links.
Restoration video recording and Restoration activity.
Exhibitions video recording and Exhibitions activity.
Collections video recording and Collections activity.
Programming video recording and Programming activity.