Activity booklet
Activity booklet

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Download our new activity booklet, featuring activities from all over Cape Breton Island and Canso!

Activity booklet [PDF - 6.1 MB]

Are you looking for some fun activities you can try at home while you learn about Canso Islands National Historic Site? Try some of these!


Canso Islands word search

Canso Islands word search

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Word list
  • Merchant
  • Cod
  • Grassy Island
  • Fort
  • Blockhouse
  • Boat
  • Settlement
  • Windswept
  • Atlantic
  • Port
  • Fog
  • Ruins
  • Fishing

Build a paper boat

Paper boatPaper boat

Throughout the history of Canso Islands, many boats would have traveled through the waters there. Now you can learn how to make your own boat out of paper! All you need is one piece of paper.

What you will need:

  • Square piece of paper

Instructions:

  1. Fold paper in half
  2. Fold in half again
  3. Fold in corners
  4. Fold up edges on both sides
  5. Pull the sides out and flatten
  6. Fold front and back layers up
  7. Pull sides apart and flatten
  8. Pull top flaps outwards
  9. Squish the bottom and pull up the sides

Ta da!