All classes in Oakenwald from K-6 have been involved in culturing perennial plants that are native to Manitoba. We have been learning that to have a sustainable ecosystem, it is important for insects to have native perennials to depend upon for food and shelter.
Every day 2, for the entire school year, grade 3 classes go outside for a minimum of one hour in the afternoon for intentional outdoor education combining social studies, science, mathematics, arts, and social skills.
Our grade 3/4 class is spending Wednesdays, full days, outside at Fort Whyte Alive Forest School.
Nature Kids Club celebrated National Tree Day on September 27th and reminded everyone the importance of trees for our Planet!
Nature Kids Club and kids from room 3 made recycled bottle bird feeders using recycled straws.