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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 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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Get outside and do a Jane’s Walk

image from JaneJacobs.biography It is futile to try to evade the issue of unsafe city streets by attempting to make some other features of a locality, say interior courtyards, or sheltered play spaces, safe instead. By definition again, the streets … Continue reading

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Springtime Inspiration

I just spent the day at ‘Gardening Saturday’ and now I’m itching to start digging in the mud.  The weather is fabulous so hopefully you’ll be spending some time outdoors.  If you can’t get out then spend some time checking … Continue reading

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Top Ten Reasons to Garden with Children 3

1. Nutrition 2. Gardner in the Garden 3. Loving the Natural Environment 4. Increased Sensory Experiences 5. Food Security 6. Wonder and Discovery 7. Establish Nature Routines 8. Emergent Learning 9. Community 10. Hard Work Builds Character 3. Loving the … Continue reading

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