Practical and Applied Arts (PAA)

Stuart Harris
Coordinator: Transitions and Engagement
Instructiona and School Services
Phone: 306.523.3113


Middle Level PAA
For additional information or questions please contact:

Mark Wilson

Nicolle Montague

Click the link [home button] below for the myPAA site:

This site contains links to resources for Practical and Applied Arts areas.
Please click on the links below to access the area of the website you are interested in.


Skills Canada Ministry of Learning Information and Associations
Middle School Resources Auto CADD and Drafting Automotive
Business Education Home Economics Photography
Welding & Metal Working Woodworking Construction
Careers In the Construction Industry Woodworking Magazines Safety


World Skills

Skills Canada

Skills Canada Saskatchewan

Ministry of Learning

PAA Curriculum

PAA Handbook

Sask Education Online Data Bases: Note move your cursor over Region 3 (eg. Auto Repair Reference Centre).

Information and Associations

Apprenticeship: Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Youth Apprenticeship: Participating in this program will benifit students by having their registration fee and first years tuition waived. Also students are able gain up to 300 hours of apprenticeship time by completing the career exploration activities contained with in the passpor

Association of Career and Technical Education

International Technology Education Association

Journal of Vocational & Technical Education


Middle School Resources

RPS Middle Level PAA Site

National Middle Schools Association

Spectrum School Supplies: Integrated Project Kits and Robotics (Supplier)

Vernier: Science Based Intgrated Project Kits (Supplier)

Discovery Education

Kelvin: Integrated Project Kits

Kites in the Classroom: Kite plans, kits and activities.

Kite Plans


Automotive Repair Reference Centre: This site is supported by the Ministry of Learning. To access the site you must place your cursor over Region 3 and scroll down to the Auto Repair Reference Centre.

Canadian Automotive Repair and Service: CARS provides Youth resources for Middle Years and High School

Small Engines

Small Engine Repair: Also contains information on Automotive and Home repair.

CDX Global

How Stuff Works

Car and Driver

Motor Trend

Popular Mechanics

Business Education

Junior Achievement Canada


Finacial Consumer Agency: Created by the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada, The Money Belt is dedicated to teaching financial life skills — the basics about money and the financial world in an easy-to-understand way that is relevant to you.

Home Arts

Saskatchewan Home Economics Teachers Association: Resources, teaching Ideas and links.

Canadian Association for Food Studies

Canada Food Guide

Food Safe: Resources

Canadian Home Economics Foundation: Comprehensive site

Kids Comprehensive site with great information and activities

Canadian Food inspection Agency: Food Handling (Fr)

Staying Alive: Kitchen Safety/Games and Activities

Kraft Canada: Kithchen Safety, Recipes, Ideas

Health Canada: Food Safety and Nutrition (Fr)

Maple Leaf Foods: Virtual Kitchen

Kids Cooking Activities: Lesson Plans, Ideas, Nutition, ect. (Comprehensive Site)

Dieticians of Canada: Your Health (Fr)

Mission Nutrition: Interactive Nutrition Activities, lesson plans and resources (Fr)

Agriculture in the Classroom: KId friendly activities (Fr)

Beef Information Centre Source free posters, phamphlets, worksheets and experiments.

Egg Farmers of Canada: Activities, recipes and nutriction

Dairy Farmers of Canada: Health and recipes.

Vegetarian Society: Vegitarian recipes.

Learning Zone: Resources and DVD's related to health, nutrition, safety and life skills

Money Cooking with recipes, lesson plans, work sheets, home finances.

Sewing Resources : Hand sewing videos

Classy Threads: Project ideas and supplies Sewing projects, kits and ideas. Teaching sewing resources

Martha Stewart .com: sewing ideas and projects Sewing ideas and projects.

Threads Magazine: Fashion and sewing ideas



Digital Photography 101

All about digital photography

Education World : Digital Cameras in the Classroom

Digital Kids Club : Lessons and Activities

Centre for Arts and Technolgy : Photography Schools

Understanding Exposure: Camera Simulator

Welding & Metal Working

Oxy-Acetylene Welding : Beginners Guide

Welding Resources : Technical/ Career (Comprehensive)

Bicycle Welding : Technical Articles

The : Metal Fabricating Comprhensive Source

Miller : Welding Information

Lincoln Electric: Welding Information

Woodworking: Plans, Projects and Technical Information

Absolutely Free Plans : Plans and how to information. Free Plans

Free Plans .com


Amish Furniture Factory: This is a comprehensive woodworking resource that is worth checking out!

Gold Country Woodworks: Free Plans

Plans Now : Membership required

Wood Finder : Source for specialty wood products.


Wood Bin : Woodworking Resource

Bench Notes

How to home repair and maintenance.


Home Buidling Guide

Home Repairs

Mike Holmes: Tips and Tricks

Fine Home Building

Careers in The Construction Industry

Careers in Construction: This is an interactive online resource that provides a wealth of information designed to help with crucial career decision making choicesUsers can explore the industry, review the job market, learn about any of the 36 trades and occupations, investigate apprenticeship programs, use practical templates to plot an entire career path, access a variety of online industry videos, and acquire a solid foundation from which to consider choices for the future. Industry links connect users to career information and related sites.


Job Futures

Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technology

Sask PolyTechnic

Saskatchewan Construction Association

Canadian Home Builders Association

Woodworking Magazines

Fine Woodworking


Woodworkers Journal

Canadian Woodworking

Lee Valley



Ready For Work

Saskatchewan Construction Safety Association

Work Safe Sask.

Ontario Health & Safety Site: Great online activites.

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety: Young Workers Site

Work safe B.C.