At Home

Getting out of the Self-Isolation Blues with Fun Crafts and Activities

We had to self isolate ourselves with my four-year-old son for the past few days. I knew right away we would need some self-isolation crafts and activities. There was a child in his class that tested positive for Covid. This means we stay home to keep others safe and wait
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Backyard Fun Saskatoon: Fun in the Sun!

It’s my son’s birthday week, and to celebrate, I’m doing up a list of his favourite things to do outside in the summer. We love adventures all over Saskatoon and we love day trips, but some days we just want to hang out in our backyard and play. The following
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Introduce your little ones to Kid’s Books by Local Saskatoon Authors

Saskatoon is full of amazing kid’s books by amazing local authors. I’m a big reader and writer. I love book stores, and I love the library. I have way too many books at home, and my son is no different. He can’t quite read on his own, but he loves
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Nature Education at Home with Evergreen Brickworks

Kids and nature were meant to be together! But with the current restrictions in place due to COVID-19, parents and businesses have had to get a little more creative about engaging with nature. That’s why Evergreen Brickworks has moved their focus to creating some great online content for viewers at
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National Geographic Kids Presents At-Home FUN with Discovery and Creativity

The National Geographic Kids website is a gold mine for all things fun and learning at home! Discover and learn new things about animals, science, geography and history. Then take what you’ve learned and test it in the game section with trivia questions! Don’t forget to check out the Home
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Build Your Own Paper City with These FREE Templates

I’m all for time-consuming (but still entertaining) boredom busters, and this one meets the criteria! A British Architecture Studio, Foster & Partners, has released a series of building templates that kids can use to build their own paper city at home. All you need to do is print, colour and
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FREE Printable Worksheets for Early Readers with First Step

  Learning to read confidently is a life skill that opens up a world of discovery for your child! Do you have school aged children in preschool up to grade 2? Then these free printable worksheets from First Step Reading will help you of teach and encourage stronger reading skills
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Revamp your Home History Lesson with Black Creek Pioneer

Teaching History at home can feel a little overwhelming and confusing. But there’s no need to stress, because Black Creek Pioneer Village is here to help! These online history lessons can easily be incorporated into schooling at home, and are compatible with the Ontario school curriculum. Each lesson is filled
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Authors Host Daily Storytime for Isolated Kids

Isolation isn’t a new concept for the kids who have spent countless days in hospitals receiving care and treatment. The current COVID-19 restrictions are bringing them further isolation. And that’s why this group of children’s book authors has created a daily story time! The authors read their books daily through
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The Snowbirds are Flying Across Canada (Stay Tuned!)

Airshow season would normally be kicking off right about now … but like everything else, they have been canceled too. However, the Snowbirds are currently on a Canada-wide fly-by tour instead. They are announcing locations as they go, so there are no official dates or locations to formally announce. Will
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