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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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.
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.
Let’s make art with nature!
Learn to make a bird feeder!
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
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.
Let’s discuss bird migration and the birds you can see at Terra Cotta Conservation Area.
Examining the resident Kingfishers at Terra Cotta Conservation Area.
Learn about resident snapping turtles and how we can protect them.
Learn more about the habitat of the Barn Swallow and Species at Risk within the Credit River Watershed.
“Leaves of Three Leave it Be” – learn more about this plant that can be found within our watershed.
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.
Activities and Resources
Printable activities to enjoy at home
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