Activities for Daycare Centres 2013-2014

Pointe-à-Callière offers fun activities that involve learning, creativity, and role-playing for groups coming from daycare centres.
Download the complete 2013 - 2014 program (PDF format)

Activities and exhibitions for daycares

Archaeo Mission
Activity for ages 8 – 12

A captivating mission awaits young participants in our new interactive space, featuring an urban dig site and an archaeology lab. To rise to the rank of apprentice-archaeologist, youngsters must tackle the challenges presented by their mission leader. They’ll have to do research, hone their observation skills, and put their manual dexterity to the test… just like professional archaeologists!

90 min. with multimedia
60 max.
8$ per child
Tribal Games
Activity for ages 5 – 7

On your mark, get set… to your tribes! Follow the trail of the Amerindians who frequented Callière Point long before Montréal was founded. The turtle, bear, and wolf tribes must demonstrate agility, cunning, and—above all—exceptional team spirit to get through a harvest obstacle course, examine prehistoric tools, and become the central figures of a fascinating legend.

90 min.
54 max.
8$ per child
Eurêka!
Activity for ages 5 – 7

What could be more exciting for children than to picture themselves as explorers, in search of fascinating objects? This workshop introduces them to archaeology. Like true detectives, they head out looking for discoveries and ... Eureka!

90 mins. with multimedia
54 max.
8$ per child
Pirates or Privateers?
Activity for 6 - 12 years old

An interactive experience that immerses youngsters into the world of the privateers, where they can put their physical and intellectual skills—as well as their imagination and team spirit—to the test. O'er the waves... to adventure!

60 minutes
60 max.
8$ per child
The Marketplace
Activity for ages 8 – 12

Let’s imagine Montréal in its early days, when everyone met at the public market. Children play the roles of habitants, merchants, artisans and soldiers as they learn about one aspect of the saga of New France.

90 min.
80 max.
8$ per child
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