Human Rights Passport

Every year around December 10th I introduce my students to the concept of human rights. This is the day the United Nations created the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. The Declaration is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year! Children are aware of some human rights such as the right to belong or have a family, go to school, own a house or possessions, … Continue reading Human Rights Passport

Fauna of Saskatchewan 21

California Gull Larus californicus Location: Wascana Lake, Regina, SK Interesting facts: – California gulls can be distinguished by the red dot and black tip on their yellow beaks. They are fairly large birds and have white bodies, gray wings, and black and white wing tips. Their wing span is over four feet. – These gulls are omnivores and will eat just about anything – earthworms, … Continue reading Fauna of Saskatchewan 21

Advanced Practical Life – Weight Scale

I am always on the look out for new practical life ideas for my students. Discovering a weight scale among my classroom belongings, I knew I wanted to set it out for the children. Over the summer I made cards listing objects students could weigh. I wanted items that would register on the scale, yet not be too heavy for the students to carry. Putting … Continue reading Advanced Practical Life – Weight Scale