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Top 20 Reasons to Attend the 2016 Manitoba Nature Summit!

1.) To network with some truly amazing people. 2.) To re-discover wonder. 3.) Because when else can you attend a conference and not have to iron anything? 4.) You want a world that values play and children who appreciate nature. … Continue reading

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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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Spring 2016 Manitoba Nature Nerds To Do List:

Attend the 2016 Manitoba Nature Summit’s Annual General Meeting at St. Vital Park. It will be held on Tuesday, April 19th. The campfire will start at 6:00 pm the meeting will start at 7:00 pm. Come meet the folks behind … Continue reading

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A Story of a School-Yard Chicken Inquiry

The Chickens Have Arrived!   Now what? Between joyous giggles, the child beside me blurts out, “Look at Greg!” “Who’s Greg?” I wonder to myself before noticing everyone is pointing at the smallest of our ten hens. The wee, jet black … Continue reading

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Call for Proposals

      Exciting News!   Submission deadline is December 18, 2015  

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Announcing our 2016 Manitoba Nature Summit Keynote speakers

2016 Manitoba Nature Summit Keynote Speakers!! We are pretty excited about our 2 Keynote speakers for the 2016 Manitoba Nature Summit! On Friday morning, Dr. Diane Kashin will be presenting her interactive, outdoor, keynote address- Emergent Curriculum: Outside Where it Belongs. Diane is a … Continue reading

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6 Things To Do To Promote Your Child’s Outdoor Education

Transitioning into a new school year is a big adjustment for kids of all ages. New lessons and routines await but, that doesn’t have to mean the end of outdoor time for your children. Schools across Manitoba are incorporating outdoor … Continue reading

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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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Why Nature Play Now?

Article written by Leah Edmonds, printed by Bridges Magazine, adapted to blog form for Manitoba Nature Summit Nature Playgrounds, Outdoor Classrooms, Two Week Outdoor Challenge. These have been some of the growing buzzwords in the culture of early childhood education … 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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