Kindergarten


Dear Children of the Earth: A Letter from Home

Dear Children of the Earth: A Letter from Home

by Schim Schimel

Dear Children of the Earth begins a remarkable letter from Mother Earth asking for help from children everywhere. She writes to express her love for each and every child and asks for their love and appreciation in return. In her own words,...

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Common Ground: The Water, Earth and Air We Share

Common Ground: The Water, Earth and Air We Share

by Molly Bang

A simple story of our planet's natural resources with jewel-like paintings by Caldecott Honor author Molly Bang. Through the example of a shared village green and the growing needs of the townspeople who share it, Molly Bang presents the...

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Nature Activities

Nature Activities

Sharing Nature Worldwide / Joseph Cornell

This website was founded by Joseph Cornell, who is the author of the Sharing Nature Book Series. It promotes his Flow Learning system of nature awareness and provides a number of online nature activities.

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5 Minute Field Trips

5 Minute Field Trips

Calgary Zoo / GEOEC / Alberta Council for Environmental Education

This activity guide was produced through a partnership between the GEOEC and the Calgary Zoo to provide educators with local ideas and activities that are fun, simple and can take place right on the school site, or in any nearby natural...

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Adopt-A-Pond Games

Adopt-A-Pond Games

Toronto Zoo

Although these games are linked to the Ontario curriculum, they are an excellent way for children to better understand many of the science-based concepts taught in the Saskatchewan curriculum as well. Children of various grade levels...

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The Ways of Knowing Guide: Earth's Teachings

The Ways of Knowing Guide: Earth's Teachings

Turtle Island Conservation / Toronto Zoo

This guide is a journey of Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee traditional knowledge, reflected through worldviews, values, beliefs, and stories that speak to the fundamental principle of ensuring sustainable relationships with the...

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Fish Printing

Fish Printing

Trout Unlimited Canada

This lesson explains how to make a print of a fish. Gyotaku is a traditional form of Japanese fish printing or rubbing, dating back to the mid-19th century, a form of nature printing used by fishermen to record their catches. It is very...

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Fred the Fish Script

Fred the Fish Script

Trout Unlimited Canada

This lesson shows what happens to Fred the fish when he is in contact with different kinds of pollutants. This document is written as a script with pictures that promote discussions on interdependance, pollution and stewardship of our...

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Yellow Fish Road Action Ideas

Yellow Fish Road Action Ideas

Trout Unlimited Canada

This document provides a list of action ideas to practice eco-friendly habits, be kind to the environment, and take action in your community.

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Yellow Fish Road Program Guide

Yellow Fish Road Program Guide

Trout Unlimited Canada

This guide book provides background information on the Trout Unlimited Canada's Yellow Fish Road program, which educates the public about the impacts of pollution entering urban storm drains. In most communities, water entering storm...

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Yellow Fish Road Suggested Activities for Elementary Levels

Yellow Fish Road Suggested Activities for Elementary Levels

Trout Unlimited Canada

A collection of elementary level activities and lesson plans regarding water pollution and aquatic ecosystems and wildlife.

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The Giant Floor Map

The Giant Floor Map

Canadian Geographic Education

Canada’s Energy Mix Giant Floor Map helps Canadian students in grades K-12 discover where their energy comes from and how it makes it to their home. Using curriculum-linked learning activities and a trunk full of props, students...

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Write Across Canada: An Environmental Writing Challenge

Write Across Canada: An Environmental Writing Challenge

SEEDS Foundation / SEEDS Connections

An invitation to engage students to express their knowledge, emotions, and opinions by writing on environmental themes, fostering their awareness of and encouraging personal connections to the natural environment. We provide...

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Take the Plunge: A Canadian Water Conservation Challenge

Take the Plunge: A Canadian Water Conservation Challenge

SEEDS Foundation / SEEDS Connections

"Take the Plunge" suggests a number of actions that everyone can do to help ensure that Canada has sufficient water to sustain our ecosystems, communities, and the economy. Receive free fish erasers or ruler incentives for...

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Classroom Energy Diet Challenge

Classroom Energy Diet Challenge

Canadian Geographic Education

Welcome to the Classroom Energy Diet Challenge. Students across the country will increase their energy awareness and help improve energy literacy in Canada. Follow along as classrooms and student groups from kindergarten to Grade 12...

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Green Schools

Green Schools

SEEDS Foundation / SEEDS Connections

The GREEN Schools™ Program supports students' environmental activities and projects at school and beyond. Classes undertake projects to communicate about or to enhance the environment. Classes then log their project results...

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Below Zero

Below Zero

Canadian Wildlife Foundation, SaskOutdoors

Below Zero is an educational program designed to promote understanding of wildlife under winter conditions. Developed by CWF and launched in 2003, it features 46 complete lesson plans that can each be adapted for any age, grade or...

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Growing Up Wild

Growing Up Wild

SaskOutdoors
Appreciation of Nature, Early Childhood, Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2

Growing Up WILD is an early childhood education program that builds on children's sense of wonder about nature and invites them to explore wildlife and the world around them. Through a wide range of activities and experiences, Growing Up...

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