Online and Onland Resources for Families


Local Nature Connections

Options include: Nature Walk - Appreciation for the Trees, Nature Scavenger Hunt in Jackson Park, Activities from the Big Book of Nature Activities by Drew Monkman and Jacob Rodenburg (2016)

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Indigenous Education

Options include: Toronto Zoo Turtle Island Conservation Initiative, Think Indigenous: Online Indigenous Education K-8, Deepening Knowledge: Resources for and about Aboriginal Education, Family Cultural Immersion Camp, Warrior Kids Podcast

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Indigenous Languages

Options include: Waking Up Ojibwe, Ojibwemotaadidaa! - Let's Speak Ojibwe, Tota’s Rocker, Ojibwe.net, We Seek to Learn Throughout the Year

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Animal Connections

Options include: 50 Bird Species and Their Sounds, Feeding the birds, Takaya: Lone Wolf, Ontario Turtle Conservation Centre, The Toronto Zoo

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Movies, Shows and Documentaries

Options include: National Film Board of Canada, Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) Kids, APTN Lumi, Raven's Quest

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Arts, Crafts and Storytime

Options include: Contemporary Indigenous Art, Lunch Doodles, “From My Window” project, Homemade Playdough, Finger Puppet Templates, Collaborative Fence Mural, Shadow Puppets, MrBoozhoo

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Colouring Pages

Options include: Ojibwe, Anishinaabe and Inuit Colouring and Activity Books

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Virtual Nature and Science Experiences

Options include: Northern Lights Streaming Live, List of Animal Cams, The Hidden World of the National Parks, Virtual tour of Darkwoods Conservation Area, British Columbia, NASA Image and Video Library

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Science Experiments and Resources

Options include: "Why do we need to wash our hands?", Making Homemade Rock Candy, Coyote Science, STEM at Home (Actua resource),

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Physical Activities

Options include: GoNoodle, P.E With Joe, YMCA fitness, Powwow Yoga and Iakwa’shatste Youth Fitness

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Curriculum Based Resources

Options include: Khan Academy, Additional Online Learning Resources for Students, BBC Bitesize

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For Parents

Options Include: Traditional Indigenous Kinship Practices at Home: Being Child-Centered During the Pandemic, A Kids Book About COVID-19, My COVID Story, Peterborough Public Health

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