This colourful archival record of Québec City’s Winter Carnival shows that many popular events of today—pageants, parades, boat races, folk dancing, fireworks and torchlight skiing—were also favourites 50 years ago.
Ages 6 to 11
Arts Education - Art
Arts Education - Dance
Health/Personal Development - Fitness/Physical Activities
The teacher can ask students to organize a winter sports carnival for the entire school. Students will learn a Quebec folk dance and put on a show; create a parade float using various materials and exhibit it; write an informative brochure, designed for foreign visitors, explaining our culture and customs through the Quebec City Winter Carnival; and/or do research on winter sports or on other Canadian cities that hold festivals in celebration of winter.