Getting to see the symbols and anthem in action has also been a great experience. Though not normally involved, I do like to see how Canada does on the world stage. Very well, I would say!!
After painting a background, we traced, drew and brightly coloured the shapes; cut them out and pasted them to the background. The kids really enjoyed drawing the designs and colouring them... and who's to say that a Matryoshka can't have horns?!
Now for a taste of traditional Russian Music and costume, here's some lively music...
I found this video along with other activities at this site. Activity Village