The COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic continues to affect us all. During this difficult time, we want to assure you that we are working to the best of our ability to maintain relationships with all children and families and to connect you to learning opportunities. This can be seen in a few different ways; 

  1. Follow our Facebook and Pinterest pages for ideas
  2. Check your emails for communication from Owl; including staff who have been sending special greetings and story telling.
  3. See below a compiled list of ideas covering all areas of learning; including indoor and outdoor.

Owl's Pinterest BoardHome learning during COVID-19

Video call with your educators and classmates: Zoom live video program

Websites offering a variety of in and outdoor learning, and printables:

  1. Waterloo Catholic District School Board - wcdsb learn at home
  2. Waterloo Regional District School Board wrdsb@home
  3. Children and Youth Planning Table of Waterloo Region
  4. Hands on as we grow
  5. Printables for preschool to grade 4
  6. Super Teacher Printables in all subjects

Facebook groups:

  1. Primary Playground
  2. Simply Kinder
  3. Pocket of preschool
  4. The Printable Princess
  5. Fun-A-Day

CreativityCreativity/Innovation

 Time Capsule Challenge     https://greatmindstogether.co.uk/resources-%26-downloads
 LEGO Stamping  https://frugalfun4boys.com/lego-stamping-its-art-with-bricks/?fbclid=IwAR2ae9cWCPowrn-X_lgicFXUCvDNYdA_l0tVv2BLdKFD-lOBw9VX1gMda5E
 Kids Craft Room for all ages   https://kidscraftroom.com
 Busy Toddler  https://busytoddler.com/category/activities/
 Fun family crafts for School-agers   https://funfamilycrafts.com/category/age-group/school-age/ 

Reading iconLanguage

 Time capsule challenge     https://greatmindstogether.co.uk/resources-%26-downloads
 Baby sign language  https://www.babysignlanguage.com/flash-cards/?v=3e8d115eb4b3
 Teaching the alphabet  https://blog.allaboutlearningpress.com/teach-alphabet/
 Teach a child how to write their name   https://www.wikihow.com/Teach-a-Child-to-Write-Their-Name
 Literacy activities for kids  https://www.giftofcuriosity.com/literacy-activities-for-kids-page/ 

 

physical activity iconHealth & Physical Activity

 Cosmic Yoga     https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga
 Go Noodle  https://www.gonoodle.com
 Going on a Dragon Hunt Yoga   https://youtu.be/oyI3qukcTiI
 Health and Physical Activities for Kids   https://www.caringforkids.cps.ca/handouts/physical_activity

numbers iconNumeracy

 Time Capsule Challenge     https://greatmindstogether.co.uk/resources-%26-downloads
 Developing Early Math Skills   https://www.zerotothree.org/resources/299-help-your-child-develop-early-math-skills
 Games for Babies that Build Math Skills   https://www.raisesmartkid.com/pre-natal-to-1-year-old/2-articles/54-games-for-babies-that-build-math-skills
 Top 5 Free Math Apps for Kids  https://www.scholastic.com/parents/school-success/learning-toolkit-blog/top-5-math-apps-kids.html
 Kids Numbers Song Compilation  https://youtu.be/tjcRW7wDHnA 

people iconPersonal & Social Development

 The Zones of Regulation  http://www.zonesofregulation.com/index.html
 Tools for Life  http://toolsforliferesources.com
 Wash your hands baby shark song   https://youtu.be/L89nN03pBzI
 The Wiggles - Social Distancing  https://youtu.be/jUmSiLXesKI

science iconScience

 Science Buddies     https://www.sciencebuddies.org
 Science Experiments   https://sciencebob.com
 Outdoor Science for Kids   https://littlebinsforlittlehands.com/outdoor-science-activities-kids/
 How Stuff Works  https://lifestyle.howstuffworks.com/crafts/science-projects/easy-outdoor-science-activities-for-kids.htm
 Science Fun  http://www.sciencefun.org/kidszone/experiments/