Contact Us FAQ Fran├žais
Home / Community Traditions and Celebrations: Past & Present

Community Traditions and Celebrations: Past & Present

This title is a part of the series Your Family: Your Heritage, Identity and Traditions Series

Catalogue Number:  MCI075
Producer:  McIntyre Media Inc.
Subject:  Canadian Social Studies, Holidays, Social Studies
Language:  English
Grade Level:  PreK - 2, 3 - 5
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  2014
Running Time:  15:00
Closed Captions:  Yes

Request Preview Access

Canada is a land made up of people from all over the world. As a result, many different traditions are celebrated throughout the country. Students learn that a tradition is something that has been done by people in a family or group for a long time. In this new, fun-filled Canadian-produced program, a naive robot stumbles upon some traditional decorations. Due to his inquisitive nature, we are taken on a journey through exciting traditions and celebrations found throughout Canada.

Many of Canada’s traditions like Halloween and Thanksgiving come from Europe where our early settlers came from. Others like National Aboriginal Day are from Canada’s First People - First Nations, Metis and Inuit. Other traditions such as Ramadan and Diwali have been brought to Canada more recently.

This program was specifically produced for the Canadian Grades 1 - 3 Social Studies curriculum!

Related Titles

An Introduction to First Nations Culture and Traditions

McIntyre Media Inc. MCI084

Before early European settlers arrived in what is Canada today, there were already many Indigenous...

Canadian Holidays, Traditions and Celebrations

McIntyre Media Inc. MCI013

In this program, we focus on the holidays, celebrations and traditions that are linked to the first...

Halloween: It's More Than Tricks and Treats

McIntyre Media Inc. MCI072

Explore the history and science of Halloween with this new Canadian production! Ghosts. Goblins...

Browse Our Collection By Subject

View All Subjects