Category Archives: General

Top 10 things to do support your child’s learning, Forest School Style

Top 10 things to do outside with your kids: Forest School Style! by Leah Edmonds Playing outside with the children you care for is a great way to spend quality time. Here are some tips on how to maximize your child’s … Continue reading

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Trivia Night with Manitoba Nature Summit

Join us Saturday, November 14th, 2015 at the St.James Legion (1755 Portage Ave) for a super fun evening of Trivia and Socializing!! Tickets are $10 a person. Optimum group size at a table is 8-10 people. If you don’t have … Continue reading

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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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