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Sheep Shearing Festival

Sheep Shearing Festival School Program

Program Description

The museum’s annual sheep extravaganza is an unforgettable experience! Watch sheep being shorn, make felt, card wool, meet a lamb up close, and watch sheepdogs in action – these are just a few of the activities students can try at hands-on stations!

Curriculum Links

Kindergarten Science and Technology Preschool          Competency 5 — To construct his/her understanding of the world
Grades 1 and 2 Science and Technology —
Understanding Life Systems
Cycle 1
Science and Technology — To explore the world of science and technology
Grade 3 Social Studies —
Heritage and Citizenship
Cycle 2
Science and Technology — Competency 2 —
To make the most of scientific and technological tools, objects, and procedures

Please see the following document for more detailed curriculum links: Ontario Quebec

Teacher Tips

Dress appropriately for farm and weather conditions. Make name tags to help the Museum Educator build rapport with students. Bring lunch to eat in the outdoor picnic area. To prepare, see more pre-visit tips or download the pre-visit information PDF.


$11 per student, $1 per chaperone (group leader is free).


To reserve this program, please complete the online reservation request form.

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