Activities

Fun and interesting crafts and activities for all the family…. In 2017, we

  • made origami bookmarks!
  • tried calligraphy: learning how to write our name in Japanese or Chinese characters
  • mask painting: the children painted their own Japanese or Mexican mask
  • made koinoburi… a Japanese koi (carp) shaped wind streamer
  • decorated our own piñatas, and made mini piñatas
  • had a go at Australian aboriginal dot painting
  • played multicultural games including fukuwarai
  • had multicultural storytelling: Kamishibai from Japan, Czech folk stories, stories in Spanish from Bolivia
  • prepared for Canada’s 150th by making our own maple leaf and Canadian animal puppet
  • got hand-painted henna tattoos
  • learned about First Nations culture

Learn about the cultures and languages of immigrants living and working in Whistler

  • Information, displays and cultural quizzes
  • Test your knowledge of language and culture
  • Quiz about Japanese culture
  • Everyone invited to come tell us about your own culture