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Flag Stones

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There’s a lot of flag waving going on, with the World Cup in full play. There are also numerous national celebrations coming up in July, where more flags will take centre stage to help celebrate Canada Day, Independence Day in the US, and Bastille Day in France. Flag stones are a fun way to get kids involved in a little decorating for these occasions, and to learn about other nation’s flags, or at least that of their favourite soccer team.

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Totem Poles

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Totem Poles are such a unique form of artistic expression. They are made by the Indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast, which includes British Columbia, Alaska, Washington and Oregon. These impressive sculptures are carved from the trunks of very large trees, typically Western Red Cedars, and used as a way of documenting and communicating stories, myths and legends. Exploring one part of Canada’s rich cultural heritage is a nice way to celebrate Canada Day.

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