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  • These weather-resistant closed-cell foam sit pads are comfortable and easy to carry. They fit in a student backpack, making it easy for educators to move students into a comfortable learning space outdoors. They stay pliable in cold weather to keep your students comfortable. "Easy to carry around and access while outside. Kids can carry outdoor learning seats easily with a clipboard." - Teacher, Southeast Kootenay School District 5
    • Weight: 108 grams
    • Size: 34 x 27 x 2 cm
     
  • Our clipboards are durable, weatherproof and made from recycled plastic! This easy to write on surface provides a simple option for turning the outdoors into your classroom. "The plastic clipboards are a game changer for outdoor ed." - Teacher, Southeast Kootenay School District 5
  • This small field guide titled '?a-kxam̓is q̓api qapsin' (All Living Things) features 23 common BC plants, including beautiful colour images, their description, habitat, and traditional uses by the Ktunaxa people in SE BC.
  • These journals have all-weather & recyclable writing paper that sheds water and enables you to write with a pencil anywhere, in any weather conditions. A versitle option for any conditions that mother nature throws at you! 50% of the proceeds of this go to Take Me Outside Canada.
  • Outdoor Learning Store Raincoat
    Makes going outside easier when teachers have a few of these on hand for those students who forget their outdoor gear! These rain jackets are very portable, stow-able, reusable and made from PEVA. They are designed to offer freedom of movement, while providing shelter from the weather. The length of the coat and arms allow size flexibility to accommodate the average size of student in grades 2 to 6.
  • These 6X-magnification children's binoculars make a perfect exploration companion, thanks to their sturdy design and handy size. They are relatively easy-to-use entry level binoculars which will enable children to enjoy nature observation. Some of the proceeds go towards National Geographic's global conservation work. "Perfect for little hands. We are using our binoculars for bird watching (and sometimes squirrels:)" - Teacher, SD33
  • This 72 card set highlights 65 plants from the Pacific Northwest (Cascadia). Offering beautiful colour images, these cards provide traditional Indigenous plant uses and feature several Indigenous languages.
  • Students can explore the diversity of life with these weatherproof and easy to carry set of 3 fold-out field guides featuring: Wildlife, Birds, Trees & Wildflowers in British Columbia. All guides are printed on post-consumer recycled paper.
  • Take your class on a tracks and traces wildlife scavenger hunt! This Animal Tracks & Traces Guide provides a beautiful simplified field reference to the tracks, signs, and scat of over 65 familiar North American species. It also features a ruler and is printed on post-consumer recycled paper and laminated to provide some weather resistance.
  • These lightweight & affordable backpacks allow each student to store & transport their outdoor learning equipment & resources. Made from recycled pop bottles! Size of main pouch is 45cm high x 32.5cm wide x 25cm deep. Straps can be manually adjusted for length (comes suitable for grades 3-12, but easily adjusted to make shorter).
  • Students can explore the diversity of life with these easy to carry set of 3 fold-out field guides featuring: Wildlife, Birds, Trees & Wildflowers in the Rocky Mountains. All guides are printed on post-consumer recycled paper and laminated to provide some weather resistance.
  • The Walking Curriculum provides easy-to-use, child-centred and developmentally appropriate activities that make outdoor learning – regardless of whether you’re surrounded by trees or concrete – memorable, meaningful and fun. Printed with ink that is chlorine-free and the acid-free interior paper is Forest Stewardship Council certified. "Fabulous resource to get your kids outside for more than just “a walk” but a walk with purpose and relevance! Great read for educators wanting to embrace outdoor education." - School District 47 Principal
  • Juliet Robertson offers tips and tricks to help any teacher develop variety in their teaching. One of the keys to a happy and creative classroom is getting out of it, and this book will give you the confidence to do it. It contains a wealth of ideas that allow teachers and parents to encourage outdoor learning and improve student participation. All you need is your coat, a passion for learning– oh, and bring the kids too! Testimonial: "This is an amazing resource for grades K-5 teachers. The book even includes examples of outdoor monthly calendars of easy things you can add to your schedule starting from the first day of school and a handy chart that helps to cross reference ideas to subject areas. After reading the book (and keeping it within reaching distance), any teacher should feel confident in starting the outdoor learning process for both themselves and their students." - Green Teacher
  • This second edition of Natural Curiosity supports a stronger basic awareness of Indigenous perspectives and their importance to environmental education. The driving motivation for a second edition was the burning need, in the wake of strong and unequivocal recommendations by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, to situate Indigenous perspectives into the heart of Canadian educational settings and curricula, most notably in connection with environmental issues. Printed on 100% recycled paper. "The text is an excellent balance of theoretical perspectives illustrated with practical examples from a range of classrooms. I particularly enjoyed drawing on the actual transcripts from teachers and students as they engaged in knowledge building discourse and explored students’ questions. The content also complements education transformation that is occurring in British Columbia right now." - Professor, Vancouver Island University
  • Purchase a gift card for yourself, or someone else (great teacher gifts!). If purchasing for someone else, you can select 'Send Gift Card to someone?' and they will receive notification of this gift. In either case, we will also email a beautiful .pdf gift card with their name, amount and gift card code. This can be printed if you want something to 'give' to the recipient. :)
  • Teaching Kids About Climate Change is an essential toolkit for any educator looking for innovative program ideas, games, and activities to engage young people ages 6 to 14 in the challenging topic of climate change. Its detailed, practical activities are designed to enhance climate literacy and to increase understanding of renewable energy, sustainable transportation and technologies, and the many ways that individuals and communities can reduce their carbon footprint. (21 articles/activities, 74 pp., 2018)
  • Purchase a gift card for yourself, or someone else (great teacher gifts!). If purchasing for someone else, you can select 'Send Gift Card to someone?' and they will receive notification of this gift. In either case, we will also email a beautiful .pdf gift card with their name, amount and gift card code. This can be printed if you want something to 'give' to the recipient. :)
  • Larger, more durable and more weatherproof than our basic sit pads, these are very comfortable and easy for students to carry. This sit pad is enclosed in a waterproof fabric with waterproof backing and includes an over-the-shoulder carrying strap.
  • Purchase a gift card for yourself, or someone else (great teacher gifts!). If purchasing for someone else, you can select 'Send Gift Card to someone?' and they will receive notification of this gift. In either case, we will also email a beautiful .pdf gift card with their name, amount and gift card code. This can be printed if you want something to 'give' to the recipient. :)
  • Purchase a gift card for yourself, or someone else (great teacher gifts!). If purchasing for someone else, you can select 'Send Gift Card to someone?' and they will receive notification of this gift. In either case, we will also email a beautiful .pdf gift card with their name, amount and gift card code. This can be printed if you want something to 'give' to the recipient. :)
  • Purchase a gift card for yourself, or someone else (great teacher gifts!). If purchasing for someone else, you can select 'Send Gift Card to someone?' and they will receive notification of this gift. In either case, we will also email a beautiful .pdf gift card with their name, amount and gift card code. This can be printed if you want something to 'give' to the recipient. :)
  • Purchase a gift card for yourself, or someone else (great teacher gifts!). If purchasing for someone else, you can select 'Send Gift Card to someone?' and they will receive notification of this gift. In either case, we will also email a beautiful .pdf gift card with their name, amount and gift card code. This can be printed if you want something to 'give' to the recipient. :)

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