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The First World War Box in use in a classroom.

First World War Discovery Box

The First World War Discovery Boxes features objects, documents and activities related to the Canadian experience overseas during the First World War.

Teachers will find everything they need to provide a unique, informative and engaging experience for students learning about the First World War.

The First World War Discovery Boxes are made possible with funds from the R. Howard Webster Foundation, Operation Veteran and the ongoing generosity of individual donors across Canada.

What's in the Discovery Box?

Prisoner of War Scrapbook

Official War Photography

Mark I Helmet

Nursing Sister’s Apron

Shrapnel Bullets

Barbed Wire

Trench Art

Service Dress Jacket

Semaphore Flags

Soldier’s Photo Album

Trench Periscope

Service Dress Cap

Gas Alarm Rattle

Attestation Paper

General List Cap Badge

Aviator’s Scarf

Official War Art

Canada Shoulder Title

Puttees

Map