Family Fridays Activities
Activate your inner artist with our colouring pages, flex your brain with our Mint inspired games, and get out and explore your surroundings with our family fun activities - this series is fun for the young and young at heart. Happy Family Fridays!
Can you find the food?
Canada is a diverse country with many cultures, languages and cuisines. We are lucky to have access to so many different dishes from around the world, all within reach.
Explore international cuisine with our word search and discover something new for your taste buds. Click the photo below to find out!
Anatomy of a Coin
Field? Obverse? Relief? What?!
Teach the young people in your life about the anatomy of a coin, and maybe learn a thing or two yourself. First, take a look at this very informative page, then test your knowledge by filling out this worksheet! Click on the image below to download it!
End of the Second World War Colouring Sheet
On September 2nd, the Royal Canadian Mint released a 2020 commemorative toonie in celebration of the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. Featuring the iconic “V” inspired by the original Victory nickel, we added colour to the new coin – and now it’s your turn!
Since this coin is one of celebration, choose colours or patterns that make you the happiest. Download the colouring sheet and let your inner artist shine!
Summer 2020 Bingo!
As August winds down and school begins, it’s important to remember all the positive moments of this unusual summer. Play our Summer 2020 Bingo game with your kids so you and your family won’t forget the little things that made this summer so special!
Click the image below to download your activity sheet!
I Spy a Coin
“I spy with my little eye, a coin with a monkey on it!” Between the Royal Canadian Mint and other mints around the world, many people, places and things have appeared on coin and medal designs over the last few centuries.
Click here to download a special Eye Spy game of coins!
Can you find these backyard birds?
On your next neighbourhood walk keep your eyes peeled for these birds. The fun facts on this activity should help you find them.
Once you spot them all, colour each one as you saw them in the wild. Click the image below to download your activity sheet now!
Design Your Very Own Coins
The Mint’s coins have featured both original and adapted art by some of Canada’s most renowned and influential artists. From illustrators to painters, photographers to graphic designers, the art displayed on our coin designs is like no other, as they’re made for Canadians by Canadians.
Do you have a budding artist at home? Print off our worksheets and have them draw, colour, or scribble their own fun collection of Canadian circulation coins!
Click the picture below to download the activity sheets!
Do you have a special coin in your pocket?
Every year we produce special coins called commemorative coins to celebrate or honour a moment in history. Have you ever seen a coin that looks different from the regular ones? See if you can find five from the past by looking in your piggy bank, asking family and friends or looking online with someone’s help.
Click the image below to download a special sheet to track your findlings!
Lucky Dragon Colouring Page
We could all use a little luck, and something to do on a rainy day. Grab your colouring tools of choice, download the Lucky Dragon colouring page, and let your inner artist shine. Click on the image below and print yours off now!
I spy with my little eye…
Rain or shine, inside or out, keep the kids entertained and their minds active with a family classic. Not only is Eye Spy great for helping kids build their observational skills, but our version, a twist on the original, will help them with their spelling too. Print or download the sheet below and let the fun, and learning, begin!
Mint-Inspired Scavenger Hunt!
Turn your family stroll into a sleuthing adventure with our Mint-inspired scavenger hunt!
Find the featured item on each of these popular coins, and learn interesting facts along the way.
Print the sheets below, or download to your phone or tablet, grab your detective hats and get out and explore. This will be fun for the whole family!
Who to thank first…Printable Thank You Card for Kids
Age is but a number, and gratitude knows no bounds. No matter your age, the last few months have affected everyone, and we all need a way to show our appreciation for those who have helped us through it, and for those who will continue to be by our side.
For our young ones with lots of love in their heart, but little in their pocket, we’ve created a “thank you” card just for them. For educators, family, friends, anyone who has touched theirs lives, this customizable card, inspired by the new 2020 Recognition Medal, is great way for kids to show their appreciation.
Click the image below to download yours now!
What's in your pocket?
Did you know that the Royal Canadian Mint makes all of Canada’s coins? It’s true! Let’s see if you know what the coins are called and what they look like.
There is one for 5¢, 10¢, 25¢, $1 and $2.
Click on the images below to download yours and play now!
Add your creativity to Canada's circulation coins! Click on the image below to download your own coin colouring booklet.
Father's Day Colouring Cards
With Father’s Day coming up, we want to help you show your dad how much you love him with one of our colouring cards.
Which one would your dad like best? Click on the images below to download yours now!
Word Search – Name Game
If you have ever visited our Winnipeg or Ottawa facility, you’ve probably met one of the Mint’s most famous members of security, and honorary member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). At 5.6 feet tall, our wise moose has been keeping a watchful eye over our buildings, team members, and visitors for over 15 years!
Want to know his name? Then let’s play the name game!
First, locate all the Royal Canadian Mint related words hidden in the word search. Once you circle all of the words, the letters left over will spell our moose’s name.
Click on the image below to download and play. Happy searching!