Discovery Centre

Hey Kids!!

 

Here are some fun resources just for you!  Some of these are created by us and other are links to resources that we think are fun and full of great information.

 

Also check out the Learning Links for more resources for parents, teacher, kids, adults…

 

 

KCDCS Resources

If you are going to get out and explore the Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area wetlands or your own backyard, then take some of these resources with you so you can learn more

 

Wildlife Checklists

 

Backyard Bird Checklist

 

This Backyard Bird Checklist can be used to identify some common bird species you might see in your neighbourhood.  A kid friendly checklist!

 

Pictures help you to identify these 10 common species.

 

Upload your findings to our Facebook page!

Discovery Centre Backyard Bird Checklist

 

 

Wetland Bird Checklist

 

This Wetland Bird Checklist can be used to identify some common bird species you might see when you are exploring the Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area in the spring.  A kid friendly checklist!

 

Pictures help you to identify these 10 common species.

 

Upload your findings to our Facebook page!

Discovery Centre Wetland Bird Checklist

 

 

Scavenger Hunts

Wetland Scavenger Hunt

Bring along this fun scavenger hunt as you explore the Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area wetland (or any wetland in your neighbourhood)!

 

Discovery Centre Wetland Scavenger Hunt

 

Backyard Scavenger Hunt

Coming Soon!

 

Nature Quizzes

We will feature a variety of quizzes about all kinds of nature related topics…

Check out the Quizzes Below…

 

Discovery Centre Turtle Quiz Discovery Centre Wonderful Wetlands Quiz Discovery Centre Osprey Quiz Discovery Centre Invasive Species

 

Fun and Educational Finds

 

Nature Conservancy of Canada

Connecting you to Canada’s wildlife and habitats and their conservation!  Their Kids Corner features crosswords, jigsaws, colouring pages, nature Bingo and quizzes.

 

National Geographic Kids

National Geographic Kids has a great website for kids that features quizzes, videos, games and facts about the animals and nature.

 

100 Must Read Nature Books for Kids of All Ages

From Backwoods Mama, this list is awesome…I am sure you have read many of them, and we hope you find inspiration to read some more!

 

Canadian Children’s Book Centre (CCBC)

CCBC is a national, not-for-profit organization dedicated to encouraging, promoting and supporting the reading, writing, illustrating and publishing of Canadian books for young readers.

 

They have a new YouTube Channel called Bibliovideo.  It showcases videos and links to resources about Canadian books for children and youth. It is a vibrant destination for readers, librarians, teachers, parents, authors, illustrators, researchers, and others who want to locate and learn more about great Canadian books for young people.