Click on the links below to find resources from the EarthPLAY Toolkit or visit the Earth Day Canada website.
Stay tuned for a School Assembly video, being released April 1st!
Earth Day Reading:
Visit your school library to borrow books about the Earth and protecting it. Some books to look for are:
Complete EarthPLAY Toolkit 2017
Earth PLAY Posters
Pop-Up Playground: Tips and Materials
Playing Outside in All Weather: Guide
Newsletter and Social Media content
Tips for Engaging Your School Community
Here are some fabulous cooking activities from Better Together BC to try this spring!
Hands-On Cook-off Contest (April/May)
OWL Kids has some new ways to share stories that you might like to try.
Playlist of Animal Stories (Videos):
Listen to Chirp Stories: Audio
Create your own stories with puppets! (Click on the image.)
Chirp Blog (ages 3-6)
ChickaDEE Blog (ages 6-9)
OWL Blog (ages 9-13)
The Mission Spring/Summer 2019 Leisure Guide has been published!
There are lots of opportunities to be active over spring break. Click here to read the guide and find times for swimming, skating and more!
Go Noodle is a great website for encouraging fun physical activity at home or in the classroom. They create videos full of fun movement games and dances. Check out these sample videos and get moving!
Year of the Pig (image shared by UBC)
Learn about the animals in Chinese Zodiac:
Watch this video produced for Lunar New Year 2015 and learn about some of the Lunar New Year traditions from the UBC community.
Mark your calendar: Pink Shirt Day is February 22nd, 2017.
Wear something pink to show that we are all working together to erase bullying in our community.
Portraits of Kindness:
Watch the clip below. What is kindness to you, to your family and how can you show kindness in your community?
Think about this prompt:
Here are some great recommendations for books about kindness. Visit your school library to find even more!
Welcome to learning in 2017!
It’s a great time of year to set goals for new learning challenges and adventures. Watch the videos below for an introduction to the idea of using a ‘Growth Mindset’ as you learn new ideas this year.