Kids’ Room Activities

Classroom Kids Room ActivitiesThis is an area that can stimulate interest about the history and culture of Clark County and the Pacific Northwest for people of all ages, despite the “Kids’ Room Activities” title. Learn and have fun!

The title for each activity is a link to PDF file that can be viewed with the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Using the Acrobat Reader you can view or print out the activity.

Title & Description Key Words Audience
Architectural Scavenger Hunt
Solve our around-town architectural mysteries by identifying the name or location of the building shown in each photograph. (Younger students should be accompanied by a parent or adult leader on their scavenger hunt!)
Vancouver Buildings/ Architecture Adults
Teachers
Students
(Gr. 5-12)
Color/Make Your Own Parfleche
Native Americans from the Columbia Plateau and plains transported and stored foods and materials in parfleches (carrying bags). There are two paper-based activities: for younger students, color and fold a parafleche on the template provided; for older students, design and construct your own parafleche.
Native Americans; Culture; Arts/Crafts Adults
Teachers
Students
(Gr. 1-4)
Students
(Gr. 5-12)
CCHM and Clark Co Letter Ladder
This letter ladder uses each letter of the alphabet once. It is based on places names, geography, history, and general knowledge of Vancouver and the region. Several items pertain to the Clark County Historical Museum.
Vancouver (and regional) Place Names/Geography/History/Gen¬eral Knowledge; CCHM Adults
Teachers
Students
(Gr. 3-8)
Vancouver Streets and Roads Word Search
The place names in this word search are all streets and roads in Vancouver and nearby communities.
Vancouver (and nearby communities) Place Names Adults
Students
(Gr. 5-12)
CCHM Scavenger Hunt and key architecture All
Domestic Doris Paper Doll Suffrage; Women’s Rights All
Liberated Libby Paper Doll Suffrage; Women’s Rights All
Sally Suffragette Paper Doll Suffrage; Women’s Rights All
Victorian Vivian Paper Doll Suffrage; Women’s Rights All
Above the Fold Scavenger Hunt and key journalism All