On Saturday March 29th at 8:30pm, millions of people across the world are switching off lights for one hour – to celebrate their commitment to the planet. The world rallies together for one hour in an inspiring display of what people can accomplish when they put their hearts in the right place. Remember: “Let us […]
Several schools in the Greater Toronto area are visiting the Water Docs Film Festival at the Art Gallery of Ontario to follow up on #worldwaterday and see some inspiring student films. Here are some highlights: Following an aboriginal blessing for the waters, Georgie Horton-Baptiste will present a First Nations perspective on water and the story […]
Water is super important. We need fresh water to drink and to live. World Water Day was created by the United Nations. It’s a good time to think about how we use water. Where does our water come from? How does it get to our home? When we use up water (like with our sinks, […]
If you are north of Toronto in Mississauga, Brampton, or the Peel Region, bring your family to the WORLD WATER DAY Celebration in Mississauga. It is part of our friends the Water Docs Film Festival, Canada’s film festival focused on all things water. Not only does the festival have amazing entertaining films, it informs and […]
Today is the first day of spring. This is the Vernal Equinox: this day was named after a man named Vern. KIDDING! Vernalis is Latin for spring. Equinox means “equal night”Why?This date is chosen for astronomical reasons. The Earth spins, and it is tilted, and it orbits the sun., and this date is the time of year when the […]
Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! Erin go Bragh… Our Lepre-Kidoons hope all your wishes come true, and that you find the pot of gold at the end of YOUR rainbow!
It’s St. Patrick’s Day this coming Monday March 17th! Kidoons Network is wishing you shamrocks, gold a’ plenty, and tons of Irish smiles.
North America is under attack by a relentless aquatic invading species. Accidentally released into the Mississippi River 30 years ago, the Asian carp have been heading north ever since, spreading all over the United States. Carpe Diem: A Fishy Tale Producer: Charlotte Engel, in association with the CBC “The Nature of Things” Director: Scott Dobson […]
March 17-22 is Canada Water Week: a celebration of water from coast-to-coast-to-coast.Here’s a fun way to kick things off: make a scaly fish puppet! All you need is a stick construction paper scissors (get help cutting if they’re big person scissors!) glue markers to decorate googly eyes (your big person can get at most craft […]