Category Archives: General

Celebrate Child Day

   INVITES YOU TO… CELEBRATE NATIONAL CHILD DAY! Saturday, November 22 11am-2pm Meet at Assiniboine Park’s Duck Pond for some mini-outdoor play workshops followed by warm fire side discussions and community building! Together we’ll start building a community of play … Continue reading

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City Kids in a City Forest- Day 1

Part 2 of a series of posts that share how one Early Childhood Educator and her colleagues bring some of the children in their care to Assiniboine Forest once a week for 6 weeks to offer them an experience with Forest School principles in … Continue reading

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Child Stress- Schedule Less & Play More- Guest Blog by Leah Edmonds

Child Stress- Schedule Less & Play More by Leah Edmonds from playschoollessons.blogspot.ca Globally, parents and educators are working towards raising healthy children who are able to live long, successful lives.  We want to give them the tools, skills and experiences that … Continue reading

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The Power of Networking

Position yourself as a center of influence – the one who knows the movers and shakers. People will respond to that, and you’ll soon become what you project. Bob Burg If you are new, you won’t know that Manitoba Nature … Continue reading

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Meet the Nature Summit Organizing Committee- Part 9

Meet Michele Henderson: “Why do I have to come in when the lights go on?” Why can’t I eat outside?” These were common questions asked by Michele when growing up and playing in the empty lot across the street or … Continue reading

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Meet the Nature Summit Organizing Committee- Part 8

Meet Sigrid Quinn. Sigrid is one of the “newbies” here on the Nature Summit Organizing Committee. We are excited to have her join the group! Sigrid works for Manitoba Early Learning and Child Care as a Financial Analyst.  Starts her day … Continue reading

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Meet the Nature Summit Organizing Committee- Part 7

Meet Maddi Kettner. Madeleine is an educator with a passion for taking children outdoors. She has worked as a nature interpreter at Fort Whyte Alive, Redwood National Park, and Whiteshell Provincial Park. She has also taught Outdoor Education at Foothill … Continue reading

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