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  • student at The Nature School checks bucket hanging from maple tree to see how much sap has been collected

    Making Maple Syrup

    Maple Syrup can be so much more than just a tasty treat. At The Nature School, we embrace the maple…

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  • child uses laptop to participate in The Nature School virtual learning program

    Virtual Learning with a Nature School Twist!

    The lockdown that started after the holidays has required us to adapt our teaching methods and come up with creative…

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  • student at The Nature School at Kortright Centre proudly holds up a stick

    More Than Just a Stick!

    A stick is the ultimate, ever-changing child’s toy. When we give kids the proper techniques to safely play with a…

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  • preschoolers explore trail at Kortright Centre in the fall

    Fall: A Time of Discovery for Our Preschoolers

    Children experience and enjoy fall in all its beauty in the Nature School Preschool. We’re now truly on our way…

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  • student at The Nature School uses a basket to collect colourful fall leaves

    Exploring Fall Colours

    This time of year is always exciting! The fall colours are out, and we are starting to see big changes…

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  • 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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