Teachings on the drum

We are very excited that we started our place based learning about the history and culture of where we live and play. Our school is on traditional Annishinabe territory and to facilitate our place based learning we are doing teachings from Annishinabe community members and organisations throughout the winter, the traditional time for Annishinabe to […]

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This Last Week at Forest Kindergarten…..

We explored the differences that winter has brought! During the ventures into main camp that was fraught with dragons the children were excited to see signs of other wild creatures – including deer tracks “because they are round” and rabbit “because they are long” as we ventured in to main camp and then they added […]

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First Dayback for Winter Session

A great weekend presenting with Gail Molenaar at the Outdoor Educator Comference. Love connecting with like minded educators. Was perfect way to invigorate us for our first day of session! Perfect weather for outdoor play – enough nip to keep us energized but not so much to make us feel cold and we enjoyed our […]

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Child centered Play Based Learning in Schools

So excited to be speaking at The Ontario Outdoor Educator Conference tomorrow on how Child Directed, Play Based Learning Outside meets the Ontario Kindergarten Curriculum with my co speaker Gail Molenar. With a new revolution in Emergent Curriculum for the 3-6 set that focuses on child centred play based and inquiry based learning teachers sometimes […]

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