Author archive for David Todd

  • young boy builds a shelter of sticks and logs

    Get Your Kids Outside!

    Getting outside every day is one of the best ways to keep children’s bodies and our minds healthy. With schools…

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  • Nature School students pose with their completed snowperson

    Engineering in the Snow

    When there is fresh snow on the ground, The Nature School Primary students arrive to our outdoor classroom with a…

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  • Educator talks to preschool students at The Nature School at Kortright Centre

    Self-Regulation for Preschoolers

    Winter 2020: Self-regulation refers to children’s ability to regulate emotions such as frustration or impatience. These are large tasks for…

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  • Nature School students take story walk at Kortright Centre

    Storytelling in the Forest

    Fall 2019: Storytelling is an important part of the Nature School experience. Through storytelling, children learn about themselves, their friends,…

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  • Nature School students at play

    Play is Learning

    Fall 2019: Play may be kid stuff, but as we’ve observed at the Nature School, it’s also an important form…

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  • children balance on log at Kortright Centre Nature School

    Fall in the Forest

    Fall 2019: The beginning of September saw us return to our Nature School. Our returning students greeted us and each…

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  • red tailed hawk

    ONTARIO NATURALIST CERTIFICATION COURSE LEVEL I

    REGISTRATION FOR THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL. Please call 416-667-6295 to be added to the waiting list.

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  • dragonfly

    ONTARIO NATURALIST CERTIFICATION COURSE LEVEL II

    This advanced naturalist course introduces new topics and builds upon the skills learned in the Ontario Naturalist Course Level I.

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  • apiarist tends beehive at Kortright Centre

    INTRODUCTION TO BEEKEEPING

    This seven-part course provides information and hands-on opportunities for the beginner beekeeper.

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  • forest trail at Kortright Centre in winter

    WINTER TREE ID** – Online

    This online workshop will introduce tree features that are useful for winter identification of deciduous trees.

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