A stick is not a stick in the outdoor classroom. Loose parts like sticks inspire imagination and creative play, moss and bark are selfie art projects, and stones become canvases for garden literacy projects.
The emergent curriculum is a valuable tool in any outdoor classroom. I often have specific plans for my students that are never quite realized, simply
The thing about Lego storage is that it has to be practical if you want to have the bits put away once in awhile. I
Camping with kids is a test of a marriage. There is a ridiculous amount of planning, packing and set up required to keep everyone comfortable
Formal outdoor education programs are very different than outdoor classrooms. That said, teaching outdoors still requires some planning and preparation, particularly if you are going
In this workshop we will dig into the revised BC curriculum to explore the multiple opportunities for meaningful, hands on learning in your own school-yard.
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Dandelions are a sure sign of spring and an early source of pollen in our Spring gardens. Often considered weeds by gardeners, dandelions offer a multitude of learning opportunities with
As a start, water cycles are best experienced, rather than read about. There is no worksheet that can fully capture the water cycle phenomenon, like being out in the rain
We all know it can sometimes be easier and faster to just do it ourselves. But did you know that by teaching your child a few household chores you are
If you’ve ever wondered how play helps your child’s brain development, then watch this! In all the noise of social media, once in a while a great and simple pleasure