Tag Archives: children and nature

How to Tobboggan

   Since the word got out about Hamilton’s sledding ban, the news and social media have been giving a lot of attention to tobogganing. Calgary has now followed suit, restricting many of their local hills.  Stories of severe injury have been popping up … Continue reading

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City Kids in a City Forest- Day 5

Part 7 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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City Kids in a City Forest – Day 4

Part 5 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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City Kids in a City Forest – Day 3

Part 4 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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City Kids in a City Forest- Day 2

Part 3 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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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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May 15th is the last day for Early Bird Registration!

May 15th is the last day to register at the early bird rate for the 2014 Manitoba Nature Summit! The Nature Summit is an experiential learning opportunity for educators of all ages. For only $300 you will receive 3 days of … Continue reading

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These Boots Are Made For Walking

“But the beauty is in the walking — we are betrayed by destinations.” ― Gwyn Thomas The first Early Learning & Child Care (EL&CC) program I worked in was in a well-to-do neighbourhood in Calgary, Alberta. In the summer we traveled … Continue reading

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Two Weeks Outdoors (T.W.O) Challenge 2013

If you would like to learn more about the TWO weeks outdoors Challenge join M.N.A.C.C. (Manitoba Nature Action Collaborative for Children) on  April 17, 2013 (7:00 pm) at Discovery Children’s Centre. If Two weeks sounds too scary- don’t worry you … Continue reading

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The Power of T.W.O

The last MNACC meeting was about last years Two Week Outdoors challenge that was started by a few Winnipeg ELCC(Early Learning and Child Care) programs. As usual it was an inspiring and thought provoking gathering and I’m including some notes … Continue reading

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