The Joseph Schneider Haus National Historic Site is a dynamic community museum located in downtown Kitchener.
Kinderreim – math, language, art
Songs, stories, and number fun that the Schneider children would recognize.
Two great programs to alternate between!
Feathered Friends – math, language, science and technology
March – May
With baby chicks, dancing, egg-sperimentation, and more, this one is always a favorite!
Grades 1 – 4 seasonal – specialty
Patterns and Puzzles – math, art, social studies
September and May
We’ll show you why quilts are more than something to just throw on your bed!
Chriskindlsmarkt – math, art, language
November 12 – December 18
Only once every three years come our traditional German Christmas Market, and with it this special program.
Plants, Animals and People in the Environment – science and technology, social studies fall and spring
If you’ll roll up your sleeves and lend us a hand, we’ll show you how we’re all connected to the natural world.
Schneider Family Rules – social studies
Bake, do chores and take on the roles and responsibilities of a Schneider child.
It’s Tradition! – social studies
Food, clothing, music, celebration and ceremony are all things we have in common but do so differently.
Canadian Communities – social studies
Who were the people that lived here before us? Let’s take a big step back and see what their lives looked like.
See our NEW program,
Plants, Animals and People in the Environment
A Matter of Change – science and technology, social studies
Through the act of making bread, we’re stirring up a discussion about science and settlement.
Mennonites Past and Present – social studies
The Mennonite community is still a large part of this Region’s identity, but how does it affect us?
Grade 7 and 8
Challenge and Change – history and geography
1800 – 1900 was a time of great change for Canada. We can’t go back
in time, but we can examine it.
Grade 9 – 12
German Language and Heritage – language
Pennsylvania and Continental German collide when we discuss who said and did what when Kitchener was Berlin.
The Schneider’s as New Canadians – language
A great opportunity to practice conversational English and discover more about a significant settler family.