Registration for new blended learning opportunities now open. To learn more about these options and to register click here.

Intermediate (gr. 4-7) Activities

 

Explore some of these great resources!

Social and Emotional Learning & Mental Health at Home

These activities have been curated by our district counseling team and will be updated each week.

SEL Home Intermediate Week #1 April 14

SEL Home Intermediate Week #2 Apr 20

SEL Home Intermediate Week #3 Apr 27

SEL Home Intermediate Week #4 May 4

SEL Home Intermediate Week #5 May 11

SEL Home Intermediate Week #6 May 19

SEL Home Intermediate Week#7 May 25

 

Talking to kids about COVID 19

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau talks to kids about COVID-19 – LEGO!

The Prime Minister answers kids’ questions about COVID-19

My Hero Is You by Helen Patuck – Download this free book about life in the pandemic.

Ma Héroine C’est Toi par Helen Patuck – Download the French language version of this book.

Coronavirus: A Book For Children – This book is free for download.

Fostering Resilience in the Time of the Coronavirus: Tips for helping your child

 

Websites

Wide Open School – Hosted by Common Sense Media, this is a collection of learning opportunities for families and for teachers.

CBC Kids – Information, videos, and games

PBSKids.org – Videos and games

The Kid Should See This – This is a free collection of 4,500+ kid-friendly videos, curated for teachers and parents who want to share smarter, more meaningful media in the classroom and at home.

Science World – Free online documentaries and Omnimax films!

Lego: Let’s Build Together – Fun and games with Lego online!

Paper Architecture – Build cities out of paper!

Scholastic Learn at Home

Entertain Kids On a Dime –100 activities to do at home; includes crafts and games

National Geographic for Kids – Most of the site is accessible at no cost.

Oxford Owl for Home – Literacy and numeracy activities and games, plus free ebooks!

Fresh Air Learning – Outdoor activities and crafts

Funbrain.com – Games, videos, reading, playground, mathzone

Storytime from Space – Astronauts read to you from space!

Audible Stories – Free audio stories right now

Brainpop.com – Activities for all academic areas

Highlights Kids – Articles, games, and cool science experiments

Time For Kids – Register here for Time’s online magazine for kids. It contains news, worksheets, and quizzes.

The Measured Mom – Learning at home

Vancouver Island Regional Library – VIRL now has online library card requests. With your card you can unlock the ebook/audiobook collection as well as other digital resources. They are also offering free Wifi outside of their branches.

Stenhouse Resources

 

Free Videos

Dav Pilkey at Home – The author of the popular Captain Underpants and Dogman books, invites kids to draw and have fun with him.

P.E. With Joe – Get moving with this Youtube series!

Haunted Canada Stories – Author Joel Alexander Sutherland is reading a story a day on his Youtube channel.

Storytime with Ryan & Craig – Also available on Youtube, Facebook, and other social media platforms.

Mystery Doug– Science info and videos for K-5. Also available on Facebook.

The French Experiment – Read-alongs in French

Storyline Online – A large collection stories read by celebrities. Also available as an app.

Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems – Children’s book author/illustrator Mo Willems helps children be creative.

Draw with Rob – Artist Rob Biddulph posts draw-along videos.

Kenneth Oppel reads –  Canadian children’s author Kenneth Oppel reads from his novels.

For more read-alouds by authors and celebrities, search #savewithstories on Instagram and #operationstorytime on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Youtube.

 

Subscription Videos

150+ Educational Shows on Netflix – Homeschool Hideout’s list

 

Virtual Field Trips & Live Cams

Ocean’s Iniatives – Weekly virtual marine biology camps

5 Canadian Virtual Field Trips

Virtual Tours of 12 Famous Museums

30+ Virtual Field Trips For Kids

Live Cams – from the Vancouver Aquarium

Explore Live Nature Cams – Subscribe to this free Youtube channel.

Eagle Live Cams – The Hancock Wildlife Foundation’s eagle cams

 

Fine Arts

Cirque de Soleil – Enjoy from your livingroom!

 

Fun

Watch penguins explore the aquarium

Romper.com – A list of virtual rides

Canada’s Wonderland – Free virtual rides!

Disney Virtual Rides – Disney’s Youtube channel