In honour of Earth Day, our Myth or Fact this month relates to the climate crisis. There is a lot of information out there - have you been swayed into believing some of these common climate crisis myths?
With the celebration of Earth Day this month - get inspired to save the Earth with these informative and important books. We highly recommend Silent Spring by Rachel Carson. See more Earth Day-inspired books!
In this important book, a pediatric occupational therapist and founder of TimberNook shows how outdoor play and unstructured freedom of movement are vital for children’s cognitive development and growth.
Get hooked on nature at the St. Johns Pond Opening and Education Day on April 22, 2023. Gates open at 9:00 am with activities and education programming from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. FREE Event!
Get ready for an exciting day of citizen science! Join us on April 15th for our first in-person Bioblitz since 2019 at Niagara College Campus, where scientists, community members, and amateur enthusiasts will come together to identify as many species as possible. Register now to be a part of this important and fun-filled event!
We welcomed Spring with a gardening extravaganza! Marilyn from the Grimsby Garden Club showed us the ropes, we explored gardening and interacted with various plants, created garden art, and even planted in our new cedar boxes. A perfect day to welcome Spring - thanks Marilyn!
We had a blast exploring Ireland! We discovered its vibrant culture, music, and wildlife, and indulged in delicious traditional foods. Plus, we got to make Irish flags and Celtic Knot art, build an Irish castle, and dance to the Irish Jig. Unforgettable day!
"Play it Forward" is an educational podcast hosted by playground designer Lukas Ritson, exploring the importance of play and taking risks in Early Childhood. The podcast features interviews with leading early education experts and play advocates, offering practical takeaways for parents and educators to support children's development.
"Last Child in the Woods" by Richard Louv discusses the disconnect between children and nature, and offers solutions through interviews with parents, scientists, and environmentalists. Louv shows how parents can help their children experience the natural world, leading to greater family connectedness and joy.