Leaf Printing in the Park

We will be working with our 2.5-5 yr old Sandpiper Program to make some leaf printing on fabric treated in soy milk. We will scour our park for fallen natural items; leaves, flowers etc and create a pattern on the fabric. Then a piece of paper will be placed on top and the children will […]

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Ocean Wise Family Nature Club

Details Event Type: Short walk and play Stroller friendliness: Strollers welcome Event Location: We will meet at the Stanley Park Bus Loop under the gazebo, and then venture out into Stanley Park to enjoy the outdoors and explore some of the sites! Pace: We are happy to accommodate all ages from strollers to youth and […]

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Mud Kitchen Madness

There are many examples of elaborate “Mud Kitchens” that grab the hearts and minds of early learners at recess and lunch.  Come and visit our not so elaborate “Mud Kitchen” in our outdoor learning area.  Students will gather in the “We Are One” stone circle and engage in loose parts play with stones, sticks, donated […]

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Salish Sea Science Program

Are you a passionate youth committed to the conservation of aquatic life? If so, we have an opportunity for you to join us on Hornby Island at the Tribune Bay Outdoor Education Centre for the 3-day/2-night Salish Sea Science Program! Participating youth (30) in grades 10-12 will learn about the seven ocean literacy principles, the […]

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Indigenous Plants in the Pacific Spirit Park – Session 1

The Grade 4/5 student facilitators of this group worked with a teacher and a Musqueam Elder to learn about Indigenous plants in the Pacific Spirit Park. Two groups have been invited to the school to engage in one hour programs.

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Outdoor Classroom & School Garden

At Homma we teach and learn outside everyday! Our daily learning is a closed event, but you can follow along with our wonders and explorations on social media at @roomtoplay.

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Big Help on the Fresh Roots Farm

Fresh Roots grows educational farms on school grounds—we LOVE outdoor education and run programs that catalyze healthy eating, ecological stewardship, and community celebration. Our programs include farm field trips for teachers and their classes that support the BC Curriculum, workshops, day camps, and youth empowerment programs. Join us at our Van Tech farm for a […]

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The Walking Curriculum 30-Day Challenge

The Walking Curriculum 30-day challenge begins on April 3, 2019 (National Walking Day). K-12 educators around the globe are committed to taking student learning outside for part of the day–rain or snow or shine–for 30 days. Outdoor, imagination- and inquiry-focused, walking-based learning will fuel cross-curricular activities students then pursue throughout the rest of their day. […]

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