Just For Kids!
Kids! Welcome to the Kids Corner of the Point Ellice House website.
We have lots of things for you to explore. There are games to
play and stories to read about Point Ellice House and the O'Reilly
family. Use it for school projects or just for fun!
those of you with an interest in Victorian fashion, you will
have a chance to see some photos of real Victorian dresses that
Kathleen O'Reilly would have worn. After you have looked at
the photos and read about the dresses, try the dressing doll
activity. Here you can play with the dresses and see what they
might have looked like on Kathleen.
also have a story about the O'Reilly family, in it you will
discover what it was like to live in Victorian times. Find out
why Kathleen lived at Point Ellice House her entire life and
never married, how the O'Reilly family was part of shaping the
city of Victoria, and what the servants thought of living at
Point Ellice House. Did you know that Kathleen O'Reilly travelled
for days and days by boat to meet Royalty in Ireland!
You will find all of these stories and more right here on our
website! There are lots of photographs for you to look at and
games to play. You may even use the information you find for
school projects or reports. If you can't find the information
you are looking for on the history of British Columbia on this
website, we have also provided links to other websites that
you might find useful.
the Point Ellice House website, read the gossip about the O'Reilly
family and play with all of the games we have created for you....
and most of all have fun!