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Winter Outdoor Education Activities
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March 9, 2019September 2, 2020

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, 2019September 2, 2020

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!...

Pumpkin Science Experiment
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November 8, 2018September 2, 2020

Pumpkin Science Experiment

When we did an experiment using the inside of a pumpkin and placing it in different petri dishes and then in different locations, the kids were really curious about our outcome.  (See experiment here).  I decided to extend our learning even more by putting our pumpkin from our exploding pumpkin experiment, inside of a plastic...

Outdoor Classroom Ideas
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November 1, 2018September 2, 2020

Outdoor Classroom Ideas

We had another beautiful day for outdoor education!  I always try to switch up the centres that I use and I try to have at least 5 options for kids to choose from.  These are just some of the outdoor classroom ideas that I used today.  Since I provide prep coverage for 4 different classes...