All about connections!

All about connections!

Hi Friends, We often find ourselves taking time to love ourselves and others, while our connection with nature tends to take the back burner. We wanted to focus on how we connect with nature and how nature connects with us. Taking time this morning with our tea we sat in our favourite spots and reflected on deeper questions. As we all know nature is pretty amazing and it works so

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Fishing, Ash Trees and Shelter building

Fishing, Ash Trees and Shelter building

Hey Friends!  This week at Forest School we had the unique opportunity to learn from a member of Parks Ontario. We welcomed our new friend in with open arms and Trish taught us all about an invasive species – the Emerald Ash Borer, and the effects they have on our local Ash trees. We particularly focused on our forested area. Did you know that at the Blue Berry trails alone

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Rain?…What Rain??

Rain?…What Rain??

Hi Friends, This week we welcomed the rain, and while some of us may stay inside to stay dry, our students embraced the rain and discovered our soil ecosystem, which was full of life! We even learned a  new song called Young and Wild – ask your child to sing it for you! While some of our students started their day playing rain hockey/rain soccer, some were working on their

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What do Turkey Nests, Sun Fires, Snapping Turtles and Leeks have in common?…

What do Turkey Nests, Sun Fires, Snapping Turtles and Leeks have in common?…

…Forest School!! Hey Everyone, This week the classes learned all about Ecosystems.  After our core routines, we started off by coming up with a working definition of what Ecosystems are and how they connect all over the world.  It was awesome to lean on the prior-knowledge of our students – we’ve got a clever bunch! After our lessons, we threw on our scientist hat and headed for the field to

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