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Winter Outdoor Education Activities
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March 9, 2019March 9, 2019

Winter Outdoor Education Activities

I love to be outside, and I try to get my kids outside as much as possible. Below are some of my favourite outdoor education winter activities to do with kids. I teach kindergarten, so I try to make the activities educational, but any new hands-on experience is great for kids! My students love playing...

Animals that Hibernate
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February 27, 2019February 27, 2019

Animals that Hibernate

Once the cold weather arrives, most people tend to spend less time outside. Children are always curious about where animals go in the winter when the snow comes. This activity helps answer their questions. We discussed animals that hibernate, but also how they hibernate or survive the winter. To do this activity, we headed outside!...

Halloween Outdoor Play
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October 29, 2018November 7, 2018

Halloween Outdoor Play

We had another great day outside today!  I am trying as many different things as I can in our outdoor classroom.  I love doing centres in this area because students can freely move from centre to centre and explore.  Today I tried to make some of the centres Halloween themed. Before students start at the...

STEM Projects for kids
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October 28, 2018November 7, 2018

STEM Projects for kids

I am always impressed with how well young children can solve STEM projects and challenges.  I always try to give as little (or no) direction beyond the objective.  Today I challenged students to create something that a marble could roll down and into a bowl without falling off.  The only materials that I gave them...

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