6 resources: children’s emotional development

6 resources: children’s emotional development

School’s out for summer, but our kiddos are always learning. Every day, every hour. They are like little sponges, observing the world around them and making connections. As the academics take a back seat for the next couple of months, summer is a great time for...
Getting to know local bugs

Getting to know local bugs

Summer in Winnipeg is infamous for one particular insect. You know the one. We don’t need to name it. But we actually have a huge number and variety of insects in our ecological community, and summertime gives kids (and other curious people!) a great opportunity...
Create a family contest

Create a family contest

It can sometimes be a challenge to find excuses to go out and do things together. Here’s one solution: pick something everyone in your family enjoys, and then make a summer project of determining the best one of whatever it is, in Winnipeg. Or wherever your...
Summer is here!

Summer is here!

Summer is here. So… what to do? First, make time to do nothing. You need the breather, and your kids actually benefit from being bored once in a while. But in and around the scheduled nothing? Winnipeg has lots of options for summer day camps tailored...
It’s TICK season!

It’s TICK season!

Ticks. Yuck. Summer in Manitoba is gorgeous. The sunshine! The breezes! That unmistakable perfume of grass! We want our little ones to be outside as much as they can be during the summer… but we need to keep an eye out for ticks. Ticks spread illnesses including...