Connect Kids with Nature

Take part in at home activities to incite your kids curiosity. Encourage hands-on learning and connect your kids to local watershed science.

 

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Video Series | Online Learning | Activities and Resources | E-Newsletter

Video Series

Explore nature. Step outside to #LearnWithCVC

Kindergarten to Grade 3 students will delight in hands-on learning by watching two-minute videos about nature. Then get outside where they can try out their new naturalist knowledge and skills.

Nature Binoculars

Join us to make your very own binoculars. Spot signs of spring at home!

Clouds: Weather Wizards

Identify different types of clouds. Look at the clouds in your neighbourhood.  What kind of weather is coming your way today?

Super Senses: Hearing

Explore natural wonders in your backyard with your amazing senses.

Eco Art

Let’s make art with nature!

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Nature Binoculars

Clouds: Weather Wizards

Super Senses: Hearing

Eco Art

 

Climate Change Solutions for the Credit River Watershed

This curriculum-based video series brings a local focus to issues happening in the Credit River Watershed. Learn about climate change, water quality, biodiversity, the importance of urban green spaces for health and wellness in our communities and more.

Bringing Back the Brook Trout

What are Brook Trout? Why did they go away? Watch the video and learn how CVC and students just like you are restoring Brook Trout habitat in Caledon. Learn why this is so important in the face of climate change

Low Impact Development

What is Low Impact Development (LID)? Watch this video to learn how climate change affects cities and urban areas. Learn how LID features can help reduce the stress on urban infrastructure.

Food, Farming and Climate Change

How does climate change affect your food? Watch this video to learn how climate change affects farms and what farmers in your area are doing about it.

 

Why Wetlands

This video and curriculum connected worksheet was produced with Wildlife Habitat Canada for Why Wetlands? A Multimedia Approach which is an investigative look into wetlands through multimedia and environmental inquiry.

 

Terra Cotta Files

Are you looking for online videos about local plants and animals to use at home? Then be sure to check out the “Terra Cotta Files,” a series of short scientific videos that highlight species of interest within the Credit River Watershed.

Bird Migration

Let’s discuss bird migration and the birds you can see at Terra Cotta Conservation Area.

Kingfishers

Examining the resident Kingfishers at Terra Cotta Conservation Area.

Snapping Turtles

Learn about resident snapping turtles and how we can protect them.

Barn Swallows

Learn more about the habitat of the Barn Swallow and Species at Risk within the Credit River Watershed.

Poison Ivy

“Leaves of Three Leave it Be” – learn more about this plant that can be found within our watershed.

 


Online Learning

Wild Wild Watershed- Kindergarten to Grade 4 students will discover habitats along the Credit River. Learn about what animals live within them.  Students can then complete the accompanying curriculum-linked worksheet.

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Wild Wild Watershed Worksheets

 


Activities and Resources

Printable activities to enjoy at home

Scavenger Hunt

Environmental Bingo

Native Wildflower Colouring Sheet

 


E-Newsletter

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Field Tripper

Sign up here to receive our monthly e-bulletin. Learn about programs,  classroom activities, nature nuggets and much more!

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