Celebrating Outdoor Learning in local nature

Acknowledging unceded territory of Musqueam, Squamish & Tsleil-Waututh

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There is No Bad Weather

No matter where you live, you have a choice to make. You will bemoan the changing of each season or you will celebrate it. I am a big believer in the celebration. Fall in Vancouver,

Forest Literacy Framework

Project Learning Tree Canada‘s Forest Literacy Framework translates the language of forests and sustainable forest management into concepts for everyone. The framework offers 100 forest concepts for Grades K-12, organized into four themes: What is

Woodland Mapping

Submitted by: Hannah Hobbs Grade level: elementary,ece,middle-years Core Competencies: communication,creative-thinking,critical-thinking,positive-personal-and-cultural-identity,social-responsibility Subject Disciplines: applied-skills,geography,indigenous-education,outdoor-education Woodland Mapping…a background: This activity is based on building a stronger connection to the natural place you are learning in. There is a

Den Building

Submitted by: Hannah Hobbs Grade level: ece,elementary Core Competencies: communication,creative-thinking,critical-thinking Subject Disciplines: outdoor-education Den Building Children often have a natural instinct to build shelters, possibly offering insight into their need to feel comfort, create a safe


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