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What is a core resource? Core Resources
A core resource is a foundational or key resource that complements a curriculum in an especially effective way. It may be a comprehensive resource that broadly addresses several of the student learning outcomes (e.g., a major integrated resource, series, textbook), an in-depth student resource that addresses at least one student learning outcome or a professional resource for educators.
R050844
1001 Children's Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up
This book contains reviews on classic and contemporary children's literature. It is organized by age group and includes board books, picture books and young adult novels. Each entry includes evaluations by international critics and reproduced artwork from the featured title. The book includes an index of titles, a table of contents and an index by author/illustrator.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $45.00
Subject(s) : Kindergarten English Language Arts
Record posted/updated: June 5, 2018
R049266
Active Learning Through Drama, Podcasting, and Puppetry
This professional resource, written by an experienced arts educator and media specialist, demonstrates how drama, shadow puppetry and podcasting can be used as vehicles to meet cross-curricular outcomes. The book offers a discussion of the affective and academic benefits of this process-based work, as well as examples of lesson plans. Black-and-white photographs and samples of students' work illustrate the suggested techniques. Active Learning through Drama, Podcasting, and Puppetry provides ...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $40.00 US
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Arts Education
Record posted/updated: August 16, 2020
R043152
Allen Sapp's Art: Through the Eyes of the Cree and Beyond
This kit includes a book, a DVD, a compact disc and a teacher's guide.
•  Allen Sapp's Art. DVD/CD Set: Through the Eyes of the Cree and Beyond
•  Allen Sapp's Art. Student Book: Through the Eyes of the Cree and Beyond
•  Allen Sapp's Art. Teacher's Guide: Through the Eyes of the Cree and Beyond
Media and Formats : Kit
Price : unavailable
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Arts Education
Record posted/updated: June 13, 2017
R013830
Art First Nations. Tradition and Innovation
Featuring both traditional and innovative art works, the posters in these kits are beautiful examples of painting, carving, clothing, basketry, jewellery and masks of First Nations peoples from the Arctic to the American Southwest. The manual contains thematic modules comparing traditional and modern artists and their works from each of the five major cultural regions. Activities are suggested for each of the curriculum components. Included are biographies of artists, maps, timelines, assess...
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•  Art First Nations. Elementary Kit
•  Art First Nations. Intermediate Kit
Media and Formats : Kit
Price : $166.95 ea.
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Arts Education
Record posted/updated: August 29, 2020
R039461
Arts Education. The Dance Strand
The video gives an overview of the dance strand in the Saskatchewan Arts Education curriculum, kindergarten to grade five. Two classes, a grade three class and a grade five and six class, demonstrate. The video shows excerpts from each class' dance unit. It highlights the range of activities and teaching strategies that are part of the dance curriculum. The video focuses on the teaching of creative dance and shows how the three components are included in a dance unit.
Media and Formats : Video
Price : Free
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Arts Education
free
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Record posted/updated: May 31, 2018
R001692
Askî and Friends: Help Me Tell My Story
These digital storybooks were developed as part of the Help Me Tell My Story early childhood oral language assessment. The assessment is unique in many ways and it is grounded in First Nations and Métis holistic perspectives on learning. All of the stories incorporate traditional beliefs and perspectives and are available in five languages: Cree, Dene, Michif, English and French. The four storybooks focus on Askî, his three friends Nipi, Kon and Tate and their lives around the pond. The stori...
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•  Askî and Turtle Island
•  Askî's Family Scrapbook
•  Kon and the Circle of Life
•  Nipi and Mother Earth
•  Tate and the Flyers
Media and Formats : Book Document
Price : Free
Subject(s) : Social Sciences Kindergarten English Language Arts Science Health Education Treaty Education
free
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Record posted/updated: December 20, 2023
R043115
Authentic Childhood: Experiencing Reggio Emilia in the Classroom (3rd ed.)
This valuable book focuses on the theory and practice surrounding the Reggio Emilia approach to early childhood education. Reggio Emilia is a child-centred approach where children's curiosity about the environment inspires learning. The book includes descriptions of how two Canadian educators changed their classroom environment and instructional strategies after adopting the Reggio Emilia approach. It also addresses the role of the teacher in working with children from diverse backgrounds. Fo...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $87.95
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten
Record posted/updated: September 28, 2018
R100872
Be Safe! The New C.A.R.E. Kit (Challenge Abuse Through Respect Education): A Personal Safety Program for Children Aged 5-9
Be Safe! (formerly called the c.a.r.e. kit) is a personal safety program for children, focusing on preventing child sexual abuse. This resource introduces young students to the concepts of children's rights, safe and supportive friendships, adults' responsibility to protect children from harm and safe/unsafe touching. The kit includes lesson cards, a mascot puppet, a CD of songs, a resource guide for educators and information for parents.
Media and Formats : Kit
Topic : Sexual Abuse and Exploitation
Price : $234.95
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Health Education
Record posted/updated: February 8, 2019
R071156
Beautiful Stuff!: Learning with Found Materials
This resource was designed for the purpose of helping teachers and parents to foster meaningful experiences between children and materials. Enhanced with plentiful colour photographs, the practice and the theory behind the practice were inspired by teachers from Reggio Emilia, Italy and by the exhibition, "The Hundred Languages of Children." The setting includes two American kindergarten classrooms and one prekindergarten classroom, where the focus is on the process rather than the product. ...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $43.95
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten
Record posted/updated: September 28, 2018
R043811
Brain-Compatible Dance Education
In this unique resource, creative dance specialist Anne Green Gilbert presents her ideas regarding the positive impact that dance can have on brain development. The book provides practical applications for dance class derived and developed to support cognitive development. Brain-Compatible Dance Education is divided into well-organized lesson plan components that include American standards for dance education, dance concepts and a format that offers sections on warm-ups, exploring the concept...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $77.95
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Arts Education
Record posted/updated: September 13, 2017
R053983
Canadian Association for Young Children (CAYC)
This internet site offers valuable information from the CAYC including its mission statement, its philosophy, membership criteria, publications and events.
Media and Formats : Website
Price : Free
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten
free
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Record posted/updated: September 1, 2021
R009534
Care as a Bridge Between Us: Living a Philosophy and Pedagogy of Parent and Teacher Engagement
Narrated by Dr. Debbie Pushor, this seven-part video series invites you to cross bridges from your world into the worlds of others in order to learn with and from them. Through vignettes, you will hear from teachers who are working hard to engage with parents in meaningful and authentic ways. You will also hear from parents who share their heartfelt thoughts and feelings about their place and voice in their children's learning and on school landscapes.
•  I. Examining Beliefs and Assumptions
•  II. Building Relationship: Learning With and From Parents
•  III. Relational Home Visits
•  IV. New Ways of Sharing Student Learning With Parents & Families
•  Introduction
•  Outro
•  V. Co-Constructing Teaching and Learning With Parents
•  VI. Systematic Parent Engagement
•  VII. Engaging With Individual Parents
Media and Formats : Video
Price : Free
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten
free
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Record posted/updated: July 8, 2019
R041313
Centre of Excellence for Early Childhood Development (CEECD)
This Internet site provides valuable information from the CEECD including its mission statement, mandate, products, activities and structure.
Media and Formats : Website
Price : unavailable
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten
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Record posted/updated: June 13, 2017
R071118
Challenging Behavior in Young Children: Understanding, Preventing, and Responding Effectively (4th ed.)
Based on Barbara Kaiser's years of experience as an early childhood educator, this book offers information and strategies for dealing with students' challenging behaviour. The chapter topics include: bullying, culture, the brain and family partnerships. Vignettes featuring real children bring these strategies to life. Appendices provide reflective checklists and a sample functional assessment chart. The book includes a table of contents and an index.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $78.45
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten
Record posted/updated: September 28, 2018
R102579
Children First. A Resource for Kindergarten
This resource supports educators in providing a positive experience for kindergarten children. The resource is set up in such a way that allows educators to connect curriculum outcomes into meaningful associations. This resource offers a framework for planning based on principles of early learning.
•  Children First. A Resource for Kindergarten (A Video Introduction)
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
Subject(s) : Kindergarten
free
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Record posted/updated: January 25, 2019
R050339
Children Moving: A Reflective Approach to Teaching Physical Education (9th ed.)
This comprehensive resource is divided into six seven parts. Part One provides an overview of the value and purpose of physical education, the pedagogy of the skill themes approach and the characteristics of the skill themes and movement concepts. Part Two focuses on becoming a reflective teacher, including how to determine the levels of skills proficiency. Part Three discusses active teaching skills, such as establishing protocols and maintaining appropriate behaviour. Part Four is devoted t...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $145.95
Subject(s) : Physical Education Kindergarten
Record posted/updated: December 23, 2018
R102577
Connecting Curriculum to Inquiry, Play-Based Learning and Projects
A new resource document for Kindergarten educators focusing on connecting curriculum to inquiry, play-based learning and projects.
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
Subject(s) : Kindergarten
free
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Record posted/updated: January 25, 2019
R070424
Contrast and Continuum Series
This series of four CDs is Eric Chappelle's response to many requests to record pieces to accompany movement exploration and dance technique. Created over several years with guest musicians in a variety of styles and arrangements, the selections feature contrasts in tempo, texture and other musical elements that correspond to the elements of dance. The conceptual approach to teaching dance provides the framework for a booklet tucked in the front of each CD. Ideas on how to use the music and s...
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•  Music for Creative Dance. Volume I
•  Music for Creative Dance. Volume II
•  Music for Creative Dance. Volume III
•  Music for Creative Dance. Volume IV
Media and Formats : Book CD/DVD
Price : $14.95 US (each CD)
Subject(s) : Physical Education Kindergarten Arts Education
Record posted/updated: August 29, 2020
R071158
Creative Dance for All Ages: A Conceptual Approach (2nd ed.)
Anne Green Gilbert offers theory and methods for planning a creative dance class for students of various ages. Divided into concepts including place, size, direction, focus, flow and body shape, the lesson plans provide many suggestions to help make teaching successful. The appendices include information on teaching academic curriculum using kinesthetic intelligence, music suggestions, ideas for props, a bibliography and suggestions for exploring other arts through dance. The book provides li...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $59.95
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Arts Education Prekindergarten
Record posted/updated: August 29, 2020
R047291
Dance on the Move: An Active Living Alphabet
With unique, action-oriented illustrations, this third book in the Active Living Alphabet Series offers dance activities from A to Z that are intended to help young students extend movement potential, create dances and discuss and reflect upon dance. This appealing learning resource also includes an alphabetical list of dance forms from various cultures, people who work in the field of dance and movement words that are commonly used by choreographers, dancers and teachers while creating and t...
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Media and Formats : Book CD/DVD
Price : $19.95
Subject(s) : Physical Education Kindergarten Arts Education
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R071110
Designs for Living and Learning: Transforming Early Childhood Environments (2nd ed.)
Designs for Living and Learning provides hundreds of photographs and a range of practical ideas to help early childhood educators develop healthy and appealing physical, social and emotional environments for young children - both indoors and outdoors. This resource also offers suggestions for how to incorporate nontraditional and recycled materials in your learning space. The book includes a table of contents and appendices that list resources and tools for assessing the learning environment.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $62.50
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten
Record posted/updated: June 13, 2017
R034907
Dramathemes: Classroom Literacy That Will Excite, Surprise, and Stimulate Learning (4th ed.)
This resource uses themes from a rich selection of well-known children's literature as springboards to drama exploration. In each of the 10 chapters, the "Drama and Literacy Extensions" section provides teachers with an array of ideas for establishing dramatic contexts and developing roles. Included are a table of contents and an index.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $24.95
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Arts Education
Record posted/updated: August 29, 2020
R102336
EYE for Kindergarten Teachers: Hints and Tips for an Easier Administration
This webinar supports Kindergarten teachers to think "Student First" while planning for a seamless EYE-TA administration. The focus is on integrating EYE administration with play-based learning. Numerous images of play-based activities and opportunities for Kindergarten children will support teachers to make EYE item observation and assessment.
Media and Formats : Video Webinar
Topic : EYE
Price : Free
Subject(s) : Kindergarten
free
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Record posted/updated: October 6, 2019
R038988
Early Childhood Language Arts (6th ed.)
This resource for early childhood educators offers a comprehensive look at early childhood literacy education, focusing on five themes: language learning in context, oral language, literacy with print, written language and symbol systems and the teacher of language arts. In response to the call for evidence-based reading instruction, the book provides research-based teaching strategies and incorporates information on bilingual education, technology tools and links with literature. The text re...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $185.75
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten English Language Arts
Record posted/updated: June 5, 2018
R102553
Early Literacy: A Resource for Teachers
This resource is intended to support teachers of emerging literacy learners. There are tools to assist teachers to assess and develop skills and strategies in literacy. Each chapter in the resource focuses on one particular set of literacy foundations: oral language foundations, textual foundations, graphophonic foundations and foundations of independent reading and writing.
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten English Language Arts
free
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Record posted/updated: January 18, 2019
R071159
Emergent Curriculum in the Primary Classroom: Interpreting the Reggio Approach in Schools
This book presents nine inspirational stories of the individual experiences that Canadian educators from diverse early childhood settings have had with emergent curriculum and inquiry, as well as their adherence to the Reggio Emilia approach. The author describes emergent curriculum as follows: "In emergent curriculum, teachers plan in response to the groups' interests and concerns, and curriculum expands into genuine inquiry, as children and teachers together become participatory colearners ...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $40.50
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten
Record posted/updated: June 13, 2017
R101659
Engaging and Responsive Environments for Kindergarten Children
This digital resource has been developed for educators to provide examples of high quality, developmentally appropriate environments and practices for children in kindergarten. The purpose of the digital resource is to support: the principles of early learning; high quality, developmentally appropriate practices; educators in planning and programming and provide examples of embedding curricular outcomes through environments, learning centres, invitations for learning and inquiry & project-bas...
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Media and Formats : Webinar Website
Topic : Inquiry
Price : Free
Subject(s) : Kindergarten
free
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Record posted/updated: January 25, 2019
R102575
Essential Learning Experiences for Three-, Four-, and Five-Year-Olds
This document is a supplement to Play and Exploration: Early Learning Program Guide and is intended to assist educators to provide holistic and responsive early learning programs for young children.
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten
free
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Record posted/updated: January 25, 2019
R071115
Exploring Safely: A Guide for Elementary Teachers
This resource relieves the many safety concerns that come with teaching elementary level science. The emphasis is on positive options for avoiding potential hazards. Chapters include making safe work habits second nature to students, equipping the classroom for safety and choosing and culturing live plants and animals for classroom study. There are sample forms, including permission slips and student contracts, that can be adapted for educators' needs. A table of contents, appendices and an i...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $14.92 US (e-book)
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Science
Record posted/updated: April 27, 2019
R053277
Giving Children More Languages
This CD-ROM focuses on the ways that young children view themselves as thinkers, artists and communicators. Along with visual examples, it explores the following: setting the stage, learning about materials, exploring colour and light, working with recycled materials, collaborating with others, bridging to conventional literacy, using art as a thinking tool, documenting and displaying work and studying other artists.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $27.96 US
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Arts Education Prekindergarten
Record posted/updated: August 26, 2017
R071121
Learning Together with Young Children: A Curriculum Framework for Reflective Teachers (2nd ed.)
This attractive resource combines in-depth theoretical principles with extensive practical applications. It inspires early childhood educators to create a welcoming classroom environment, to choose resources that stimulate imaginative play and exploration, to help build children's relationships with one another and to show educators how to reflect children's ideas back to them through insightful documentation. The text is complemented by many colour photographs of children engaged in various ...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $62.50
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten
Record posted/updated: September 28, 2018
R039110
Listen Hear!: 25 Effective Listening Comprehension Strategies
Students are expected to spend 50 percent or more of their day engaged in listening comprehension activities, but are they "hearing" rather than "listening." This user-friendly resource provides strategies to incorporate multidimensional listening comprehension into the classroom. Using the latest research, the authors provide charts to show at a glance which skills each strategy enhances, lists of contemporary literature to use in conjunction with the strategies and tips for assessment.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $30.50
Subject(s) : Kindergarten English Language Arts
Record posted/updated: January 18, 2019
R102582
Literacy Practices in Kindergarten
A resource package for educators to support emerging literacy learning and development in Kindergarten.
•  Emerging Literacy Checklist: A Reflective Discussion Tool for School-Based Administrators, Educators, and Support Personnel
•  Family Brochure - Supporting Children's Literacy Development
•  Frequently Asked Questions on Literacy Practices in Kindergarten
•  Introducing the Supporting Children's Literacy Development Family Brochure
•  Literacy Practices in Kindergarten Statement
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
Subject(s) : Kindergarten
free
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Record posted/updated: December 27, 2018
R103210
Literacy Practices in Kindergarten Online Workshop
The workshop will provide educators with a place of reference for developing effective emerging literacy practices and invites educators to reflect on intentional approaches that support children's emerging literacy learning and development. The modules will build on educators' current practices, will identify areas that require further support and will create a shared understanding for implementing the Literacy Practices in Kindergarten documents.
Media and Formats : Website
Price : Free
Subject(s) : Kindergarten
free
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Record posted/updated: January 25, 2019
R071147
Little Kids - Powerful Problem Solvers: Math Stories from a Kindergarten Classroom
This book is a collection of stories, one for each month of the school year, that illustrate how a kindergarten teacher engaged her students in critical thinking and mathematical problem solving using issues as they arose in her classroom. By creating a mathematically rich environment and a classroom climate supportive of interaction and discourse, the teacher helped students to explore, observe, estimate, predict, hypothesize, analyze and apply mathematical concepts. Each story concludes wit...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $25.50
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Mathematics
Record posted/updated: June 22, 2018
R046842
Mathematics Teacher. Learning and Teaching PK-12
Mathematics Teacher reflects the current practices of mathematics education, as well as maintaining a knowledge base of practice and policy in looking at the future of the field. Content is aimed at preschool to 12th grade with peer-reviewed and invited articles. This journal is published monthly and replaces Teaching Children Mathematics, which ceased publication in 2019.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $89.00 US for NCTM membership fee
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Mathematics
Record posted/updated: May 15, 2020
R047266
Multicultural Folk Dance Treasure Chest
Eighteen authentic dances are featured in two volumes, including a DVD/CD, a printed guide and music. (Both volumes were originally contained in one kit, but they are now sold separately.) The dances are a collection of popular folk dances representing a mix of cultural diversity. They range from easy to moderately difficult, and each one is demonstrated by a native from the country in which the dance originated or by an expert in that particular dance form. The instructors wear traditional c...
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•  Multicultural Folk Dance CD. Volume 2
•  Multicultural Folk Dance DVD. Volume 1
•  Multicultural Folk Dance DVD. Volume 2
Media and Formats : Kit
Price : unavailable
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Arts Education
Record posted/updated: June 13, 2017
R028114
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
This Internet site provides valuable information from the NAEYC including membership criteria, upcoming conferences, publications and early childhood issues.
Media and Formats : Website
Price : unavailable
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten
Record posted/updated: September 6, 2019
R048467
Navigations Series
These activity-based learning resources introduce, develop, and extend student thinking and reasoning in various mathematical concepts. Several related activities suited to the developmental stages of students are provided. Accompanying the interactive investigations is a CD-ROM containing blackline masters, professional readings and applets for the students to manipulate.
•  Navigating Through Algebra in Prekindergarten-Grade 2
•  Navigating Through Data Analysis and Probability in Prekindergarten-Grade 2
•  Navigating Through Geometry in Prekindergarten-Grade 2
•  Navigating Through Measurement in Prekindergarten-Grade 2
•  Navigating Through Number and Operations in Prekindergarten-Grade 2
Media and Formats : Book CD/DVD
Price : unavailable
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Mathematics
Record posted/updated: October 28, 2019
R046267
Nelson Math Focus Kindergarten
This resource consists of a teacher's guide accompanied with a CD-ROM and 10 double-sided posters.
•  Nelson Math Focus Kindergarten. Poster Pack
•  Nelson Math Focus Kindergarten. Teacher's Resource
Media and Formats : Book
Price : unavailable
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Mathematics
Record posted/updated: October 28, 2019
R001830
Nipi and Mother Earth
Nipi explains how important it is to look after Mother Earth and each other.
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
Subject(s) : Social Sciences Kindergarten English Language Arts Science Health Education Treaty Education
free
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Record posted/updated: November 17, 2022
R072191
North American Reggio Emilia Alliance (NAREA)
This Internet site offer valuable information from NAREA, including membership criteria, schools of Reggio, professional development opportunities and publications.
Media and Formats : Website
Price : unavailable
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten
Record posted/updated: September 6, 2019
R052795
Observing Development of the Young Child (8th ed.)
Designed as a university text, this eighth edition presents a system for observing and recording the development of children in early childhood settings. It focuses on observation of children's social, emotional, physical, cognitive, language and creative development. A comprehensive checklist for recording observations and information on sharing data with parents/caregivers is provided. Each of the 12 chapters offers suggested readings for teachers, children's learning resources and activiti...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $95.00
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten
Record posted/updated: June 22, 2018
R012373
Open Questions for Rich Math Lessons. Grades K-3 (WNCP)
The resources in this series provide a range of open questions that cover the various parts of a problem-solving lesson. These questions may be used to discuss math concepts, to provide practice for concepts and skills, to create extra challenges for students or to act as models for developing your own open questions. Each book in the series focuses on a specific strand: Number, Patterns and Relations/Statistics and Probability and Shape and Space.
•  Open Questions for Rich Math Lessons. Grades K-3, Patterns and Relations, Statistics and Probability
•  Open Questions for Rich Math Lessons. Grades K-3, Shape and Space
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $54.95 ea.
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Mathematics
Record posted/updated: September 15, 2020
R047134
Peace Dancer
This is a traditional story of the Tsimshian of the northwest coast. The story is about how our actions can have consequences for our community and how we therefore carry responsibilities.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : unavailable
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Arts Education Treaty Education
Record posted/updated: February 9, 2023
R045973
Pearson Math Makes Sense K (WNCP ed.)
This resource consists of a teacher's guide, a big math book, and a CD-ROM of the teacher's guide in PDF and/or editable form.
•  Pearson Math Makes Sense K. Big Math Book
•  Pearson Math Makes Sense K. Teacher's Guide and CD-ROM
Price : unavailable
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Mathematics
Record posted/updated: August 30, 2021
R047683
Planning for Inquiry: It's Not an Oxymoron!
Diane Parker provides an up-close look at the underlying structure of an inquiry-based approach, what such an approach might look like in practice and how it can happen in the classroom. Supported by stories and examples, Parker shares a practical yet non-prescriptive framework for developing lessons from learners' questions and authentic classroom events. The strategies can be adapted for both short- and long-term planning with students. Included are a table of contents, an index and appendi...
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Media and Formats : Book
Topic : Inquiry
Price : $24.99 US
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten English Language Arts
Record posted/updated: April 2, 2019
R102549
Play and Exploration: Early Learning Program Guide
The Early Learning Program Guide is an important part of Saskatchewan's early childhood development initiatives. The guide affirms the importance of high quality learning experiences for all Saskatchewan children during their preschool years - three to five years of age. Click here to visit the Play and Exploration website.
•  Creating Early Learning Environments: Supplement to Play and Exploration: Early Learning Program Guide
•  Leading for Change: Supplement to Play and Exploration: Early Learning Program Guide
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten
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Record posted/updated: January 3, 2019
R071135
Powerful Learning: What We Know About Teaching for Understanding
The authors provide a number of teaching practices including project-based learning, cooperative learning, performance-based assessment, as well as instructional strategies in literacy, mathematics and science. Online videos at www.edutopia.org demonstrate how role models help to generate student understanding. There are examples that show how educators can enable students to think critically, transfer skills and knowledge and be flexible problem solvers, both inside and outside the classroo...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $35.95
Subject(s) : Kindergarten English Language Arts Science Mathematics
Record posted/updated: May 15, 2020
R102574
Prekindergarten and Kindergarten Connections
A new document that highlights how Prekindergarten and Kindergarten programs are built on the common principles of high quality early learning, collaborative approaches and the important role of educators.
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten
free
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Record posted/updated: January 3, 2019
R071143
Prekindergarten and Kindergarten. Additional Learning Resources (2011)
This list of additional learning resources identifies high-quality resources that have been recommended by the Ministry of Education to support Prekindergarten and the Kindergarten curriculum. A list of core (CORE) learning resources is also available on the Ministry of Education website.
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten
free
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Record posted/updated: January 3, 2019
R071151
Prekindergarten and Kindergarten. Core Learning Resources (2009) Updated 2011
This list of learning resources identifies high-quality, core resources that have been recommended by the Ministry of Education to support Prekindergarten and the Kindergarten curriculum. An additional resources list is also available.
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten
free
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Record posted/updated: January 3, 2019
R044434
Prevention in Motion: Preventing Abuse, Bullying and Harassment of Children and Youth
Tailored for adults, this resource clearly defines various types of abuse, neglect and harassment. It outlines indications of problems and their effects on children and youth. Readers will learn of the barriers and benefits to preventing violence and methods for proactively building safer relationships within schools and communities. Included are a table of contents and a bibliography of related resources.
Media and Formats : Book
Topic : Bullying Sexual Abuse and Exploitation
Price : $20.00
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Health Education
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R028555
Recommended Online Video Education Resources (ROVER)
ROVER is the video streaming site for teachers and students in the PreK-12 education system. All the videos that are housed on ROVER have been evaluated and recommended by educational professionals to support Saskatchewan's K-12 curricula.
Media and Formats : Website
Price : Free
Subject(s) : Social Sciences Kindergarten
free
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Record posted/updated: January 3, 2019
R102331
Reflecting on the EYE and the Kindergarten Curriculum: Information to Support Children in Kindergarten
This webinar includes an introduction to the SK Ministry of Education documents for Kindergarten. The webinar content guides teachers in reflecting on the EYE as it relates to the SK Kindergarten Curriculum and supports teachers to respond to EYE results through inquiry, play-based practices and projects.
Media and Formats : Video Webinar
Topic : EYE
Price : Free
Subject(s) : Kindergarten
free
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Record posted/updated: October 24, 2018
R103746
Responsive Teaching, Practice and Assessment In Early Learning Programs
The Responsive Teaching, Practice and Assessment in Early Learning Programs document is a sector developed collaborative resource from the Education Sector Strategic Plan (ESSP): Early Years Outcome Project Team.
The document is intended to:
  • unify a variety of early learning documents available in Saskatchewan;
  • provide a process to identify and respond to the diverse needs of children ages 3-6 years in early learning programs;
  • enhance assessment literacy o...
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Media and Formats : Website
Price : Free
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten
free
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Record posted/updated: January 25, 2019
R071162
Roots and Wings: Affirming Culture and Preventing Bias in Early Childhood (3rd ed.)
Roots & Wings offers a practical introduction to support early childhood educators in dealing with the complex issues of cultural diversity and racial prejudice in early childhood settings. It provides numerous activities, examples and suggestions for affirming culture in young children. Included are a table of contents, a glossary and an index.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $63.95
Subject(s) : Social Sciences Kindergarten Prekindergarten
Record posted/updated: August 16, 2020
R032499
Saskatchewan Early Childhood Education Council (ECEC)
The Saskatchewan Early Childhood Education Council is a professional growth network of the Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation. This Internet site includes valuable information from the ECEC including its mission statement, constitution, upcoming conferences, membership criteria and publications.
Media and Formats : Website
Price : unavailable
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten
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Record posted/updated: September 6, 2019
R029326
Saskatchewan School Library Association
The Saskatchewan School Library Association is a professional growth network of the Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation. This site includes helpful tools to support inquiry-based learning.
Media and Formats : Website
Price : unavailable
Subject(s) : Kindergarten
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Record posted/updated: March 15, 2018
R044467
Saskatchewan...Our Place
This visual art reproduction kit contains 20 large laminated poster reproductions of Saskatchewan art, a CD-ROM and a teacher's guide that was written by Dianne Warren. The kit was developed by the Saskatchewan Arts Board in partnership with the Ministry of Education to support the visual art strand of the arts education curricula and to promote the work of Saskatchewan artists. Overhead transparencies of all images are also available.
Media and Formats : Kit
Price : $100.00
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Arts Education
Record posted/updated: June 13, 2017
R071164
Show and Tell: Representing and Communicating Mathematical Ideas in K-2 Classrooms
This innovative resource demonstrates how mathematical concepts can be taught through "showing and telling." Using this instructional method, students develop problem-solving skills as they represent different solutions and communicate their mathematical ideas. Numerous classroom vignettes and examples of student work model how "show and tell" can deepen students' mathematical understandings.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $29.70
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten Mathematics
Record posted/updated: May 15, 2020
R071767
Start Young!: Early Childhood Science Activities
This NSTA resource is designed for educators of PreK to Grade 2 students. The resource is a collection of journal articles that provide suggestions to introduce science to young children. Articles are arranged in four sections: early learning and science, child-centred curricula, integrating curricula and assessing understanding. A table of contents, a quick reference chart of articles and an index are provided.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $4.46 US
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Science
Record posted/updated: April 27, 2019
R033791
Structuring Drama Work (3rd ed.)
The purpose of this book is to outline some of the conventions for structuring dramatic activities. The book sets out models so the use of conventions can be seen as part of a dynamic process that enables students to make, explore and communicate meaning through theatre form. This user-friendly resource is filled with accessible and adaptable working ideas and strategies for drama including descriptions of 100 key conventions grouped under the following headings: Context-Building Action, Narr...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $57.95
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Arts Education
Record posted/updated: November 26, 2019
R102326
Suggestions for Families with Children in Kindergarten
Suggestions for how parents can help their child understand the world and develop the ability to make connections with home and community experiences.
Media and Formats : Document
Topic : EYE
Price : unavailable
Subject(s) : Kindergarten
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Record posted/updated: May 25, 2018
R054653
Supporting Kindergarten
This series of information bulletins provides support and teaching suggestions for Kindergarten educators on a variety of topics.
•  An Information Bulletin
•  Categorizing
•  Classroom Environment Ideas
•  Community Resources
•  Creating Invitations for Learning
•  Developing Fine Motor Skills
•  Development of Mathematical Terminology
•  Discoveries
•  Establishing Routines
•  Facilitating Play
•  First Nations and Métis Learners and Mathematics
•  Holistic Development of Kindergarten Children
•  Inquiry in Mathematics
•  Journal Writing
•  Key Language Cues and Conventions
•  Mathematical Processes
•  Models and Connections
•  Needs of Young Children
•  Parent Information
•  Phonics and Spelling in Kindergarten
•  Reading Environmental Print
•  Teaching for Deep Understanding in Math
•  The Concrete to Abstract Continuum
•  The Importance of Play
•  The Kindergarten Program Administrator's Dialogue Guide
•  The Role of Homework
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
Subject(s) : Kindergarten
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Record posted/updated: December 27, 2018
R003260
Tate and the Flyers
Tate talks about the importance of the pond and how he and other flyers meet there to hear and to share stories.
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
Subject(s) : Social Sciences Kindergarten English Language Arts Science Health Education Treaty Education
free
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Record posted/updated: November 17, 2022
R053204
Teaching Movement Education: Foundations for Active Lifestyles
This comprehensive book provides a framework to assist educators in developing their students' movement skills in an enjoyable way. Teaching Movement Education offers a movement education tree with roots for the four basic movement concepts (i.e., body, space, effort, relationships) and numerous developmentally appropriate activities. Included in the book are a table of contents, a list of resources for teaching the movement education framework, a glossary of movement education terms and an i...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $51.95
Subject(s) : Physical Education Kindergarten
Record posted/updated: October 17, 2020
R053377
Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility Through Physical Activity (3rd ed.)
This revised version offers practical, well-tested suggestions for teaching personal and social responsibility (TPSR) via physical activity. This resource will assist teachers in helping their students to develop character qualities that will contribute to their growth towards becoming responsible, caring citizens. Interspersed throughout the chapters are vignettes that were written by TPSR instructors in various settings. Although published in the United States, the book highlights the Unive...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $48.95
Subject(s) : Physical Education Kindergarten
Record posted/updated: October 17, 2020
R050193
Teaching Yoga for Life: Preparing Children and Teens for Healthy, Balanced Living
Using a whole-child learning approach, Teaching Yoga for Life offers clear, step-by-step directions and numerous illustrations to assist teachers in presenting activities, lessons and 52 yoga poses. Numerous black-and-white photographs enhance the text. Included in the book are a table of contents, an activity-finder and a pose index.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $54.95
Subject(s) : Physical Education Kindergarten
Record posted/updated: October 17, 2020
R072182
The Anthology of Social Studies: Issues and Strategies for Elementary Teachers (Updated ed.)
The resource is a collection of articles that present theory and practice for elementary social studies. The articles are divided into six themes: Exploring Priorities and Purposes, Learning and Thinking Within and Outside the Disciplines, Engaging in Individual and Collective Inquiry, Accessing Learning Resources, Investigating Perspectives and Planning and Assessing for Instruction. The book includes a table of contents and an index.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $55.00
Subject(s) : Social Sciences Kindergarten
Record posted/updated: August 16, 2020
R071154
The Art of Awareness: How Observation Can Transform Your Teaching (2nd ed.)
This inspiring and practical book offers 10 observation study sessions that were originally designed as a college course. These sessions provide ideas, activities and experiences that help early childhood educators to become aware of children in an in-depth and systematic way that will help them to better plan for children's learning experiences. The Art of Awareness includes a table of contents, lists of related professional resources and an index.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $62.50
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten
Record posted/updated: September 28, 2018
R071152
The Arts as Meaning Makers: Integrating Literature and the Arts Throughout the Curriculum (Canadian ed.)
This professional resource offers practical strategies and conceptual bases for teaching about the arts through literature. The text begins by providing historical and theoretical background supporting the benefits of arts education. The book focuses on integration of literature and the arts in all subject areas. Special features include quotes of the day from artists and teachers, classroom vignettes, photographs, literature suggestions, take-action notes, post-it pages and lists of addition...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $118.04
Subject(s) : Kindergarten
Record posted/updated: October 18, 2020
R100561
The Métis Alphabet Book. Study Prints
This is a collection of alphabet posters that have a full-sized picture of a Métis object on one side and a detailed description about the object on the other side, including some Michif, Cree, or Saulteaux words. The cards are colourful and informative about Métis history.
Media and Formats : Other
Price : $40.00
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Arts Education Treaty Education
Record posted/updated: February 9, 2023
R071173
The Young Scientist Series
These detailed professional resources describe how to guide children in an in-depth exploration of the world around them. Using an inquiry-based approach, teachers can support and build upon children's natural curiosity, engaging them in reflective, purposeful dialogue about their observations of the environment. These excellent resources provide a wealth of ideas for focused exploration and extension activities suitable for both home and school. Many opportunities exist to make connections w...
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•  Building Structures with Young Children
•  Building Structures with Young Children. Complete Set: (Book, Trainer's Guide & DVD)
•  Building Structures with Young Children. Trainer's Guide & DVD
•  Discovering Nature with Young Children
•  Discovering Nature with Young Children. Complete Set
•  Discovering Nature with Young Children. Trainer's Guide & DVD
•  Exploring Water with Young Children
•  Exploring Water with Young Children. Complete Set: (Book, Trainer's Guide & DVD)
•  Exploring Water with Young Children. Trainer's Guide & DVD
Media and Formats : Book CD/DVD
Price : unavailable
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten
Record posted/updated: April 4, 2018
R103795
Three Early Childhood Education Programs: Creating Responsive Environments
This video features three Saskatchewan sites that are on their journey of providing high quality programs for children and their families as they implement the Play and Exploration: Early Learning Program Guide. Video footage showcases early learning environments for young children.
Media and Formats : Video
Price : Free
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten
free
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Record posted/updated: March 13, 2020
R004153
Treaty Tales Series
The Treaty Tales series consists of three books for children that explain the history and symbolism of treaties. Since these books were published in Manitoba, the text occasionally refers to Manitoba and the Anishinabe as examples, but the principles of the content apply to all Canadians.
•  The Friendship
•  The Handshake and the Pipe
•  We Are All Treaty People
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $59.95 (set of 3 books)
Subject(s) : Social Sciences Kindergarten Treaty Education
Record posted/updated: May 21, 2021
R047619
Under One Sun Kindergarten. Complete Classroom Set
With content created by Indigenous artists and illustrators, the Under One Sun series draws upon Indigenous culture, perspectives and experiences to explore the themes of identity, our connection to Mother Earth and relationships within families and communities. The Kindergarten complete classroom set includes a teacher's resource and 6 copies each of 6 student books at guided reading levels A-C. Additional resources to support the series are available through the Online Teaching Centre.
•  Under One Sun Kindergarten. Community Helpers
•  Under One Sun Kindergarten. Guided Reading Classroom Set
•  Under One Sun Kindergarten. Guided Reading Single Copy Set
•  Under One Sun Kindergarten. I Can See Mother Earth
•  Under One Sun Kindergarten. I Make Promises
•  Under One Sun Kindergarten. Online Teaching Centre
•  Under One Sun Kindergarten. Print Teacher's Resource
•  Under One Sun Kindergarten. Teacher Resource Set
•  Under One Sun Kindergarten. Thank You
•  Under One Sun Kindergarten. What Can I Do?
•  Under One Sun Kindergarten. What is a Family?
Media and Formats : Kit
Price : $403.50
Subject(s) : Social Sciences Kindergarten English Language Arts Treaty Education
Record posted/updated: March 11, 2020
R071166
Understanding the Reggio Approach: Early Years Education in Practice (3rd ed.)
This is an excellent resource for educators who desire to increase their understanding of the Reggio Emilia approach to early childhood education. The book analyzes the essential elements of this highly regarded approach and offers examples to demonstrate these elements. Understanding the Reggio Approach also highlights key ideas that educators should consider when reflecting upon their personal practice. Included are a table of contents, an appendix of descriptions of resources referenced in...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $64.30
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten
Record posted/updated: September 28, 2018
R025586
Use Arts and Crafts Materials Safely
It is impossible to list all of the potential hazards associated with every arts and crafts material; this Health Canada website, however, lists some examples of the materials that could be harmful.
Media and Formats : Website
Price : unavailable
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Arts Education Prekindergarten
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Record posted/updated: September 6, 2019
R037363
Videatives
This Internet site provides 52 videatives (video narratives) to help viewers increase their understanding of children's thinking and learning. These short clips bring to life sound principles of child development and early childhood education.
Media and Formats : Website
Price : unavailable
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten
Record posted/updated: September 6, 2019
R071175
Worms, Shadows, and Whirlpools: Science in the Early Childhood Classroom
This professional resource focuses on what science education can be when it is at its best. This comprehensive book highlights valuable science inquiry skills and concepts that are developmentally appropriate for young children. It also supports integration of science with other subjects. Interspersed throughout the content are teacher stories, black-and-white photographs and samples of children's work. Included are a table of contents and an index.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $34.50
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten
Record posted/updated: September 28, 2018
What are additional resources? Additional Resources
Additional resources also complement the curriculum in an effective way and are of the same variety as core resources. However, where funds are limited, educators are advised to start by purchasing core resources.
R070582
A Broken Flute: The Native Experience in Books for Children
A Broken Flute is a collection of reviews that critically evaluate children's books about Native Americans written between the early 1900s and 2003. Stories, essays and poems accompany each review. The authors reviewed over 600 books and arranged the reviews alphabetically by title. The selected titles cover preschool, K-12 levels and adult and teacher materials.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $82.50
Subject(s) : Kindergarten English Language Arts
Record posted/updated: July 18, 2019
R043693
A Grand Old Tree
This beautiful story about the cycle of life tells of a tree that for many years basks in the sun, bathes in the rain, sways in the breeze and dances in the wind. The tree flowers, bears fruit and sheds leaves before it dies and becomes part of the earth where it still serves a valuable purpose. The dynamic, brilliantly coloured illustrations and large font make this tale very appealing to young children.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $15.76
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten Science
Record posted/updated: December 6, 2018
R044491
A Letter to Amy
The wind spoils Peter's attempt to mail a special birthday invitation to Amy. This video is an adaptation of the picture book by renowned American author and illustrator Ezra Jack Keats.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $75.00
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Health Education
Record posted/updated: October 8, 2020
R053242
A Mother's Earth
This award-winning series, produced in Cree, English and French, uses stop-motion animation to portray life in a fictional northern Saskatchewan community. It focuses on issues and events in the lives of children and their supportive families in this traditional Cree community. The adults guide the children to retain their traditional culture and values while living in the modern world. In this episode, six year old Raven must write a report on identity, describing who she thinks she is. Thro...
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Media and Formats : Video
Price : Free
Subject(s) : Social Sciences Kindergarten English Language Arts Treaty Education
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Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R010625
A Mother's Earth (Cree Version)
In this episode, a school project sets Raven on a confusing search for her identity. She finally figures it out - with help from her blond doll. Meanwhile, Talon and T-Bear prepare the sweat lodge and hope to receive their Indian names soon.
Media and Formats : Video
Price : Free
Subject(s) : Social Sciences Kindergarten Aboriginal Languages
free
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Record posted/updated: July 3, 2018
R052707
A Tale of Two Daddies
Set in the playground, a young boy asks a young girl if it is true that she has two dads. She says that is right; she has Poppa and Daddy. The young boy asks her questions about which Dad does what. In her response to the questions, the young girl explains the role of each Dad within the family.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $12.95
Subject(s) : Social Sciences Kindergarten
Record posted/updated: August 16, 2020
R046709
A Trip with Grandma
In this picture book, young Sprout is very nervous about leaving his parents to go on a trip with his older sister and grandmother. After numerous phone calls home and several new experiences, Sprout finally is self-confident enough to relax and enjoy the experience. Cartoon-style illustrations enliven the easy-to-read text.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $6.95
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten English Language Arts Health Education
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R034949
ABC of Canada
From "A is for Arctic" to "Z is for Zamboni," young children will learn about Canada as they enjoy this alphabet book. Students will visit Canadian landmarks, such as Peggy's Cove or enjoy a Canadian pastime, such as the Calgary Stampede.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $7.95
Subject(s) : Social Sciences Kindergarten English Language Arts
Record posted/updated: August 16, 2020
R100169
Aboriginal Storytelling Carpet (6' round)
This colourful carpet provides many opportunities to introduce students to the culture and history of Canada's First Nations peoples. Symbols such as Mother Earth's 13 moons, the Medicine Wheel, the Métis infinity flag and an inuksuk can be used to spark discussions that could include: the history and meanings of these symbols, the relationship of First Nations peoples to the land and their legends and folklore. A short paperback guide accompanies the carpet and provides teaching suggestions ...
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Media and Formats : Other
Price : $299.95
Subject(s) : Social Sciences Kindergarten Treaty Education
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Record posted/updated: August 16, 2020
R049366
Aboriginality
Aboriginality re-imagines the strength and spirit of First Nations culture through narrative mediums that connect urban First Nations youth to their rural ancestral histories. Dallas Arcand, world champion hoop dancer and hip-hop artist, is inspired by both new and traditional elements of First Nations culture. He plays dual roles in being both a positive First Nations presence in mainstream urban media and a touchstone to traditional First Nations roots and culture. A teacher's guide is ava...
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Media and Formats : Video
Price : Free
Subject(s) : Social Sciences Physical Education Kindergarten Arts Education English Language Arts
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Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R102213
Amik Loves School: A Story of Wisdom
This storybook about wisdom is part of the Seven Teachings Stories. The series would be suitable for a classroom library, leveled reading or a classroom discussion on values. For the names that are in Anishinaabe, there is a pronunciation guide at the end of the book.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $9.95
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Health Education Treaty Education
Record posted/updated: February 9, 2023
R049557
An Egg is Quiet
Aston introduces over 60 different types of eggs to young children. She describes why some eggs are shaped a certain way, why some eggs use camouflage and why some eggs are textured. She includes three life cycles of animals that start as an egg.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $10.99
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Science
Record posted/updated: December 6, 2018
R004806
Anno's Counting Book
This classic, wordless picture book illustrates the concept of counting from 1 to 12 and shows the development of a village over several years. Included in the margin of each double-page spread are cubes representing the quantity and the numeral for the number to be counted. This is a challenging counting book as the objects are not always grouped together.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $8.50
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten Mathematics
Record posted/updated: December 4, 2018
R070176
Apt. 3
The sound of a harmonica leads to an understanding between a blind man and two boys who live in the same building in the city. This video is an adaptation of the picture book by renowned American author and illustrator Ezra Jack Keats.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $75.00
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Arts Education Health Education
Record posted/updated: November 26, 2019
R054595
Art
A young boy named Art enjoys drawing scribbles that squiggle, splotches with blotches, zigs and zags, doodles and dogs. This animated program introduces viewers to the imaginative world of art and demonstrates how a picture can be worth 1,000 words. The original storybook was written and illustrated by Patrick McDonnell and this adaptation is narrated by Bobby McFerrin.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $95.00
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Arts Education
Record posted/updated: July 2, 2020
R040496
Art Image Early Years (2nd ed.)
Each Art Image Early Years packet includes five clear, brightly coloured art prints and a teacher's guide. The teacher's guide for each title offers ideas for introducing art to young children and for encouraging them to explore the ideas these works present through art activities, discussions, excursions and other experiences.
•  Art Image Early Years. Animals in the Wild
•  Art Image Early Years. Children Together
•  Art Image Early Years. Memories and Dreams
•  Art Image Early Years. Pets Are Part of Our Lives
•  Art Image Early Years. Portraits Are Images of People
•  Art Image Early Years. Shapes, Colors and Stories
Media and Formats : Kit
Price : \$56.96 ea./\$289.00 set of 6
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Arts Education
Record posted/updated: October 19, 2019
R046928
Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What Do You See?
Written as a tribute to North American wildlife and to the love between a mother and child, this story in rhyme is an addition to the bear series that started over 40 years ago with Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? A splashy collage representation of an animal (e.g., a screech owl, a mountain goat, a blue heron, a flying squirrel, a prairie dog, a red fox, a mule deer, a rattlesnake) fills every page. A poster of baby bear and her mother is tucked into the endpapers.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $8.99
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten Science
Record posted/updated: December 6, 2018
R046792
Bear Feels Sick
When Bear is suffering from the flu, his helpful friends come to the rescue. They make him soup and herbal tea, sing him lullabies and watch over him until he begins to recover. This story in rhyme is illustrated with delightfully detailed colour illustrations.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $9.99
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten Health Education
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R046020
Bearcub and Mama
With his mother's guidance, a little bear cub learns so much - how to catch a fish, how to climb a tree, how to dig for grubs. Mama is always close to Bearcub to teach and comfort him. This comfortable situation, however, begins to change as Bearcub tests his independence. One day, the little bear cub is alone in the forest when a storm darkens the sky. Bearcub is afraid, but he remembers what his mother has taught him and he manages to return home safely. The rich, acrylic-on-canvas illustra...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $6.95
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten Science
Record posted/updated: December 6, 2018
R051396
Big Bear Hug
A kind-hearted bear is so filled with love and joy that he always hugs everything in sight. One day, however, he is tempted to be violent when he crosses paths with a human who is about to cut down a beautiful old tree. After pausing to reflect, the bear is able to resolve the situation in a non-violent fashion. Simple, cartoon-style illustrations pair with easy-to-read text in this endearing story.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $8.99
Subject(s) : Social Sciences Kindergarten Prekindergarten English Language Arts Science
Record posted/updated: August 16, 2020
R016132
Birdsongs
Franco explores birdsongs and behaviour. Counting backwards, the woodpecker pecking 10 times as he searches for food. The hummingbird is the last bird presented with its one high-pitched peep. Facts about the birds found in the book are provided at the back of the book.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $26.99
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Mathematics
Record posted/updated: May 14, 2020
R043680
Block City
In retro style, Daniel Kirk has illustrated Robert Louis Stevenson's classic poem about a young child using his imagination as he creates castles, palaces, temples, docks and more with his colourful, multishaped wooden blocks.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $21.99
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Arts Education Prekindergarten
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R034458
Bob
While looking for someone to teach him to crow, a rooster named Bob learns to sound like a cat, a dog, a frog, a cow, and finally - a rooster. Bob finds that his varied animal sounds are useful when a hungry fox attacks the chicken coop. The colourful, two-page spread illustrations are delightful in this cumulative tale.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $19.91
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten Health Education
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R051758
Brain Gains: Better Grades Through Fitness
The National visits an inner city high school in Saskatoon, SK, where teacher Allison Cameron tests the theory that vigorous daily exercise improves academic performance. City Park Collegiate is considered a high school of last resort for kids who haven't been able to make it anywhere else. The Grade 8 and 9 students contend with a wide range of behavioural problems: almost half are diagnosed with ADHD and many work at a Grade 4 level. When Allison came across groundbreaking research by Harva...
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Media and Formats : Video
Price : Free
Subject(s) : Physical Education Kindergarten Health Education
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Record posted/updated: December 23, 2018
R070246
BrainDance. Variations for Infants Through Seniors
In these videos, Anne Green Gilbert and her students (toddlers through seniors) demonstrate variations of the BrainDance. These exercises move through fundamental movement patterns that wire the central nervous system in the first year of life. The BrainDance offers benefits such as improved mood, reduced stress and increased alertness and concentration. It can be used at home, at school, in the office and in the dance studio for brain reorganization, connectivity/alignment, a centering body/...
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Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $39.00 US
Subject(s) : Physical Education Kindergarten Arts Education
Record posted/updated: July 1, 2020
R054125
Bridget's Beret
Bridget's sense of self is evident in her passion for drawing but when she loses her beret she also loses her motivation to draw. She tries many strategies to overcome her artist block. Her little sister asks for help to make a sign and insists she can't draw. While helping her little sister, Bridget's begins to draw again and realizes that she doesn't need her beret. This video is an adaptation of the picture book written and illustrated by Tom Lichtenheld.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $75.00
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Arts Education Health Education
Record posted/updated: November 26, 2019
R051727
Bugs! Bugs! Bugs!
In this animated adaptation of the picture book by Bob Barner, many bugs come to life through verse, collage images, and rap-style music. We see spiders, grasshoppers, bees, ants, and beetles and learn the stages of the life cycle of a butterfly.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $95.00
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Science
Record posted/updated: July 2, 2020
R070965
Bullying. A Handbook for Educators and Parents
Based on research conducted in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom and Scandinavia, this professional resource from the Handbooks for Parents and Educators Series explores bullying within public schools. It provides insight into the short- and long-term effects that bullying can have on students, their families and teachers. Focusing on sexual bullying, homophobic bullying and bullying of students with disabilities, it offers insights on the social dynamics of the classroom, the hal...
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Media and Formats : Book
Topic : Bullying
Price : $43.00
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Health Education
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R045103
Canada 123
This book invites children to count from one to ten. It features common Canadian scenes that include farmers, skiers, hockey players, wolves, fishing boats and more. The endpapers offer a map of Canada.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $15.95
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten Mathematics
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R070966
Caring for Me Series
The titles in this series that deal with issues such as healthy eating, safety, dealing with feelings and notions of respect. Colourful, childlike illustrations enhance the easy-to-read text in both books.
•  Eat, Run, and Live Healthy
•  Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Mouth
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $10.95 ea.
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Health Education
Record posted/updated: November 13, 2019
R053276
Cat and Fish
Two unlikely companions, a cat and a fish, learn to share each other's worlds, and to compromise for the sake of maintaining their friendship. This allegory about intercultural relationships and appreciating differences offers detailed pen-and-ink illustrations rendered in a unique engraving style.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $23.50
Subject(s) : Social Sciences Kindergarten Prekindergarten
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R036982
Children Are Mathematical Problem Solvers
Emphasizing problem solving as the foundation of mathematical understanding, the 29 activities challenge students to reason and communicate their understandings. Originating from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics journals, these activities stretch beyond translation problems to offer authentic tasks that can be solved using varying methods. The open-ended problems stem from a range of strands and the resource guides teachers through sample questions, examples of students' work a...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $31.95 US
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Mathematics
Record posted/updated: April 5, 2019
R054001
Children Make Terrible Pets
Lucie, a young bear, finds a boy in the woods and takes him home. In this topsy-turvy story, the bear then tries to convince her mother that she should be able to keep this "pet." Her mother tells her "children make terrible pets." In the end she returns the boy to the "wild" where he rejoins his family who are picnicking in the park. The video is an adaptation of the picture book written and illustrated by Peter Brown.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $95.00
Subject(s) : Social Sciences Kindergarten Science
Record posted/updated: October 7, 2020
R100442
Circle of Life Set 1. Single Copy Set
The Circle of Life series contains stories that present First Nations cultures, traditional knowledge and worldviews. The 11 student books in Set 1 support guided reading levels A-E. Titles in the starter pack include: Getting Ready for the Powwow, Why Do You Smudge, Mishoomis? and At Home in the Bush. Additional copies of each student book may be purchased in packages of 6.
•  Circle of Life Set 1. At Home in the Bush (6-pack)
•  Circle of Life Set 1. Can You Give Me My Name? (6-pack)
•  Circle of Life Set 1. Four Colours, Four Hands (6-pack)
•  Circle of Life Set 1. Getting Ready for the Powwow (6-pack)
•  Circle of Life Set 1. I Can Sing (6-pack)
•  Circle of Life Set 1. In the Light of Grandmother Moon (6-pack)
•  Circle of Life Set 1. My Bustle (6-pack)
•  Circle of Life Set 1. Teacher eSupport DVD
•  Circle of Life Set 1. The Six Clans (6-pack)
•  Circle of Life Set 1. Where are Grandma and Grandpa? (6-pack)
•  Circle of Life Set 1. Where is My Moccasin? (6-pack)
•  Circle of Life Set 1. Why Do You Smudge, Mishoomis? (6-pack)
Media and Formats : Book Kit
Price : $87.95
Subject(s) : Social Sciences Kindergarten Treaty Education
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R051296
Diary of a Fly
Using diary format, the life cycle of a fly is introduced. The author describes learning to fly, landing on targets, using their senses and that flies are an important part of the food chain. Children should enjoy the humour throughout the story, such as Fly being sent to the garage for a time-out. The video is adapted from the book by Doreen Cronin, illustrated by Harry Bliss and narrated by young actress, Abigail Breslin.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $95.00
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Science
Record posted/updated: July 22, 2020
R046966
Diary of a Fly
Using diary format, the life cycle of a fly is introduced. The author discusses learning to fly, landing on targets, using his senses and the important part that flies have in the food chain. Children should enjoy the humour throughout the story, such as Fly being sent to the garage for a time-out.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $12.50
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Science
Record posted/updated: December 6, 2018
R043247
Diary of a Worm
In this story, young viewers will be delighted by and identify with the ups and downs of a young worm whose daily experiences he records in a journal. This journal is shared with the viewers. Diary of a Worm was written by Doreen Cronin and illustrated by Harry Bliss. A program for the video is available.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $95.00
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Science Health Education
Record posted/updated: October 8, 2020
R037438
Diary of a Worm
Using a diary format, the life cycle of a worm is introduced. Through the use of humour, children learn about worms and the role they plan in taking care of the Earth. Students may be able to identify with the worm's experiences as he forgets his lunch, teases his sister and tracks mud into his house.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $21.00
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Science Health Education
Record posted/updated: December 6, 2018
R052312
Drum City
Rhythm and rhyme entice youngsters into joining a parade of children who have turned everyday items into drums. The drum parade also stops the adults who were going about their business and they join in the drumming. The energetic illustrations encompass all ages, genders, occupations and cultures in a shared drumming experience. The final phrase "Let's drum" calls everyone to join in the fun. Besides the music connection, the book can also initiate an exploration of cities, other cultures an...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $8.99
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Arts Education
Record posted/updated: November 26, 2019
R033496
Duck on a Bike
One day on the farm, Duck has a crazy idea - he will ride a bike! At first, Duck is wobbly on the bike and rides very slowly, but he soon masters riding a bike. Duck has fun and as he passes everyone in the barnyard, they all have something to say about Duck on a bike. Later, a group of children ride by on their bikes. They jump off their bikes and run into the farmhouse. Temptation strikes as the other animals look at the bikes and get their chance to ride a bike. This title won the 2002 ...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $19.95
Subject(s) : Kindergarten English Language Arts
Record posted/updated: June 13, 2017
R051290
Duck on a Bike
One day on the farm, Duck has a crazy idea - he will ride a bike! At first, Duck is wobbly on the bike and rides very slowly, but soon masters bike riding. Duck has fun and as he passes everyone in the barnyard, they all have something to say about Duck on a bike. Later, a group of children ride by on their bikes and run into the farmhouse, leaving their bikes outside. Temptation strikes as the other animals try riding bikes, too. This video is based on the picture book by David Shannon.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $95.00
Subject(s) : Kindergarten English Language Arts
Record posted/updated: July 22, 2020
R071112
Eaglecrest Early Readers Series
This set of information texts offers stories that reflect firsthand experiences of British Columbia First Nations children in cultural activities and in their routine activities at home and school. Although designed for Grade 1 beginning readers, the stories would be of interest to younger children. Colourful photographs complement the simple text.
•  A Bunny to Love. Level 16
•  A Gift for Kohkum. Level 20
•  Alysha's Flat Tire. Level 6
•  Animals at the Fair. Level 6
•  Anthony's New Glasses. Level 11
•  At the Beach. Level 1
•  At the Park. Level 14
•  Best Friends. Level 13
•  Big and Little. Level 2
•  Bonkers is Hungry. Level 8
•  Chicken's Ride. Level 11
•  Choosing a Kitten. Level 17
•  Climbing the Apple Tree. Level 19
•  Collecting Eggs. Level 16
•  Come and Play, Peaches. Level 10
•  Crabs for Dinner. Level 11
•  Daffodils for You. Level 5
•  Dean's Fish. Level 15
•  Dennis Rides His Bike. Level 12
•  Dorian's Cast. Level 21
•  Dorothy's Mittens. Level 7
•  Everett Rides His Horse. Level 9
•  Fluffy's Accident. Level 8
•  Fun on the Sled. Level 10
•  Going Camping. Level 14
•  Going Outside. Level 1
•  Going to the Store. Level 8
•  Gonzo is Missing. Level 20
•  Helping Grandma. Level 8
•  Helping with Baby. Level 7
•  Here Comes the Bus. Level 3
•  Holly's Surprise. Level 3
•  Hope's Necklace. Level 18
•  Hot Moose Stew. Level 12
•  Hungry Red Fox. Level 8
•  I Like to Read. Level 2
•  In The Forest. Level 2
•  Lost and Found. Level 13
•  Louie's Hat. Level 3
•  My Big Brother. Level 2
•  My Buddy. Level 2
•  My Family. Level 2
•  My Grandma. Level 1
•  My Grandpa. Level 2
•  New Slippers. Level 6
•  Picking Blackberries. Level 9
•  Picking Flowers. Level 1
•  School is Fun. Level 1
•  Shona Plays the Fiddle. Level 18
•  Skipping Rocks. Level 8
•  Snack Time. Level 1
•  Spear Fishing with Dad. Level 15
•  Stuck in the Tree. Level 7
•  Summer Adventure. Level 19
•  The Basketball Game. Level 20
•  The Best Bread. Level 10
•  The Big Puddle. Level 4
•  The Dog Sled Ride. Level 16
•  The Dream Catcher. Level 12
•  The Eagle. Level 4
•  The Enormous Rock. Level 17
•  The Fishing Trip. Level 6
•  The Frog. Level 4
•  The Hawk Drum. Level 4
•  The Hungry Pony. Level 3
•  The Lemonade Stand. Level 15
•  The Lost Necklace. Level 7
•  The New Boats. Level 13
•  The Picnic. Level 6
•  The Powwow. Level 16
•  The Raven Necklace. Level 5
•  The Raven. Level 2
•  The Sleepover Party. Level 15
•  The Tree Fort. Level 9
•  The Water Slides. Level 5
•  Time to Play Soccer. Level 14
•  Tree Fort Adventure. Level 11
•  Water Toys. Level 3
•  Where is Fluffy? Level 5
•  Wilson's Canoe Ride. Level 10
Media and Formats : Book
Price : \$6.75 each bk. / \$39.00 set of 6 / \$330.00 set of 50
Subject(s) : Social Sciences Physical Education Kindergarten Arts Education Prekindergarten English Language Arts Science Health Education Mathematics Treaty Education
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Record posted/updated: December 6, 2018
R071114
Early Years: An International Research Journal
Published three times a year, Early Years is the official journal of TACTYC (Training, Advancement, and Cooperation in Teaching Young Children). This resource publishes up-to-date papers on various issues related to early childhood education. It presents a wide range of perspectives from numerous countries, disciplines and research methodologies.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : Personal - \$289.00 US; Print & Online - Institution - \$847.00 US; Online - Institution - \$720.00 US
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten
Record posted/updated: September 6, 2019
R043686
Emma at the Fair
The renowned hen Emma is worried when she learns that she is expected to win a ribbon at the Fall Fair. Emma feels that she cannot do anything that is ribbon worthy - she cannot crow like a rooster, strut and gobble like a turkey or drop a plop on a number like a pigeon. Emma, however, is reminded that she has a very special skill - she can lay eggs! The detailed illustrations enliven the text of this entertaining story.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $9.95
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Health Education
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R071186
Extending the Challenge in Mathematics: Developing Mathematical Promise in K-8 Students
Presenting engaging problems that are context and content based, the author demonstrates methods for developing mathematical understanding. Each investigation includes open-ended questions to guide mathematical communication and probing assessment questions. This resource explores problem-solving activities for each of the strands.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $42.95
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Mathematics
Record posted/updated: May 14, 2020
R048957
Fancy Nancy
Nancy speaks fancy, dresses fancy and loves everything fancy. Her family, however, is not fancy so she offers to teach them. After the lesson, the family fancies-up and heads out for dinner. It takes a mishap to discover that there is no fancy way to say "I love you!" Themes around family, self-esteem, imagination and individuality can be explored with this story. The text is complemented with colourful and humorously drawn illustrations.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $9.99
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Health Education
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R101978
Father Sky
This storybook provides teachings about gratitude for the wonderful things found in the sky. It is part of a series on the Seven Directions teachings.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $8.99
Subject(s) : Social Sciences Kindergarten Health Education Treaty Education
Record posted/updated: February 10, 2023
R050255
Firefighters! Speeding! Spraying! Saving!
Simple, colourful illustrations combined with rhythmic, rhyming text provide a look at a day in the life of a firefighter. The book shows firefighters responding to the clanging bell, going to a fire, working at a fire, cleaning equipment after the fire and resting between fires. The story is fast-paced with descriptive language and onomatopoeia. A female firefighter is depicted as part of the story.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $7.99 US
Subject(s) : Social Sciences Kindergarten
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R049018
First Day of School
This innovative picture book invites students to imagine that two grizzly bear cubs are venturing out to meet the teacher on their first day of school. The bears enjoy learning how to swim, climb and catch fish before they return home to their mother. This light-hearted story is enhanced with outstanding colour photographs of grizzly bears in their natural environment. The book offers a page of information on the anatomy, food, habitat and enemies of the grizzly bear, and the back cover prese...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $20.00
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Science
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Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R047244
First the Egg
With beautiful die cuts, this imaginative book shows such transformations as a tadpole becoming a frog, a caterpillar becoming a butterfly, a seed becoming a flower, words becoming a story and paint becoming a picture.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $23.99
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten Science
Record posted/updated: December 6, 2018
R051293
First the Egg
In this video, children will learn the life cycle of plants and animals. For example, children will learn that a tadpole comes before a frog, a seed comes before the flower, the caterpillar comes before the butterfly and the egg comes before the chicken. The original picture book was written and illustrated by Laura Vaccaro Seeger and this adaptation on video is narrated by young actress, Elle Fanning.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $95.00
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten Science
Record posted/updated: July 22, 2020
R054006
Fletcher and the Springtime Blossoms
Fletcher loves everything about springtime. As Fletcher celebrates spring in the orchard, he sees "snow" on the ground. He tells the birds to fly back south and the rest of the animals that spring has not yet arrived. In the orchard, the bunnies see the "snow" and let all the animals in on the secret of the snow. This video is an adaptation of the picture book written by Julia Rawlinson and illustrated by Tiphanie Beeke.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $95.00
Subject(s) : Social Sciences Kindergarten Science Health Education
Record posted/updated: August 16, 2020
R042002
Four Friends in Autumn
Miss Piggy's autumn dinner party is ruined when she starts tasting the soup, the fritters, the soufflé, and everything else to make sure they are perfect and she cannot stop! Even though Miss Piggy has eaten all the food, her friends find a solution that allows them to enjoy dinner after all. Tomie dePaola's classic drawings add appeal to this touching story about the value of friendship.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $19.99
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten Health Education
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R046710
Fred Stays with Me!
Relayed in the first person, a young daughter of divorced parents explains how she sometimes lives with her dad and sometimes with her mom. This lifestyle brings many inconsistencies for the protagonist, but one constant is her faithful pet dog, Fred, who always goes with her. Fred is very mischievous, but the family agrees to teach Fred to behave so that the young girl can keep him. The cartoon-style illustrations add appeal to this poignant story that many children will be able to relate t...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $10.49
Subject(s) : Social Sciences Kindergarten Prekindergarten Health Education
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R027277
G is for Googol: A Math Alphabet Book
This book highlights one or more mathematical concepts, ideas or symbols for each letter of the alphabet. It offers a thorough description of each term, often with possible connections to other topics. As well, interesting (and sometimes humourous) examples are included. A table of contents and a glossary are provided.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $18.99
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Mathematics
Record posted/updated: May 14, 2020
R045002
Getting to School Safely
This video provides information about getting to school safely and on time. It reminds children that they are responsible for their own safety and looks carefully at school bus safety, bike riding safety, skateboarding safety, walking safely to school and driving safely to school.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $119.95
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Health Education
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Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R034167
Good Questions for Math Teaching. K-6: Why Ask Them and What to Ask
The definition and formulation of open-ended mathematical questions are explored in this resource. The first section describes the effect that higher level questions can have upon students' ability to think and reason critically. The second section includes a large selection of good questions for each of the strands. Each sample question is supplemented with notes to guide teachers in ascertaining if students understand the presented concept.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $19.07
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Mathematics
Record posted/updated: May 14, 2020
R054799
Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site
This video highlights the work that takes place on a construction site. The jobs completed by a bulldozer, dump truck, crane truck, excavator and cement mixer are featured. As the work day draws to a close, the hard-working trucks settle down for a good night's sleep to rejuvenate for what tomorrow brings. The video will appeal to youngsters who have an interest in heavy machinery, but all children will relate to it as a bedtime story. The video could be used for text-to-self discussions abou...
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Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $95.00
Subject(s) : Kindergarten English Language Arts
Record posted/updated: October 8, 2020
R046108
Grandmother/Grandfather Series
This series introduces young students to First Nations traditions, celebrations and cultural icons.
•  Grandfather, What is a Powwow?
•  Grandfather, What is a Sweat Lodge?
•  Grandfather, Why Do We Use the Drum?
•  Grandmother, What are the Seven Teachings?
•  Grandmother, What is a Dreamcatcher?
•  Grandmother, What is a Feast?
•  Grandmother, What is a Talking Stick For?
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $99.95 (10 book set)
Subject(s) : Social Sciences Kindergarten Treaty Education
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R071486
Great Activities for Physical Education. Grades K-2
In this unique program, physical education consultant Artie Kamiya presents several enjoyable physical education activities that promote student fitness and skill development. The video provides numerous developmentally appropriate activities for students in Grades K-2. Games and activities included are "Walking through the Jungle," "Let's Go Hunting," "I See," "The Egg Game," "Ninja Turtle Tag," "Seals and Sharks," "The Birdie Dance and "Birdie Dance Tag," "The Seven Jumps Dance," "Cranes an...
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Media and Formats : CD/DVD Video
Price : $25.00 USD
Subject(s) : Physical Education Kindergarten
Record posted/updated: December 2, 2021
R039811
Hats!
In this sparsely worded picture book, a young boy is very proud to wear his new hat. He begins to doubt his choice, however, when a bully in the park calls his hat "dumb." Fortunately, other children come along and tell the protagonist that his hat is cool. In the end, the children work together to befriend the bully. Bright, simple illustrations complement the text.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $19.95
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten Health Education
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R051593
How Do You Wokka-Wokka?
With energetic oil paintings and rhyming text, this book features a young boy who invites his neighbours to a party where they can get moving in their own wokka-wokka way.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $8.00
Subject(s) : Physical Education Kindergarten Arts Education
Record posted/updated: September 3, 2017
R071189
How Many Donkeys?: An Arabic Counting Tale
Jouha loads his donkey with dates to sell at the market. He asks his son to help him count the 10 donkeys. As Jouha travels to the market, he makes an error in counting his donkeys. Each time he stops to count the donkeys, it is a different number. Students will enjoy solving Jouha's mistake and learning Arabic. Included in the book are Arabic numerals, how Arabic is written and a pronunciation key.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $14.38
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Mathematics
Record posted/updated: May 14, 2020
R040234
I Am Too Absolutely Small for School
Lola is feeling very insecure about starting school until her brother is able to convince her that school is worthwhile and that her invisible friend will be able to attend too. Lola is fine after her first day of school, but she claims that her invisible friend was very nervous. The mixed media illustrations and nonlinear text add appeal to this humourous, but touching story from the Charlie and Lola series.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $8.00
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Health Education
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R048307
I Can Play It Safe
Written in the first-person voices of young children, this picture book sensitively addresses personal safety. It addresses checking in with trusted adults frequently, listening to instincts, keeping secrets, understanding confusing or harmful touch and making decisions in potentially dangerous situations. Softly coloured illustrations complement the text. I Can Play It Safe also includes an information section for parents and caregivers.
Media and Formats : Book
Topic : Sexual Abuse and Exploitation
Price : $21.99
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Health Education
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R047387
I Spy Colors in Art
I Spy Colors in Art invites readers to search for particular colour-related details in 14 images of well-known paintings. For example, they are asked to spot two blue eyes in Picasso's Maya with a Doll. This book includes a section, organized by colour, that offers information about the featured paintings, including the life spans of the artists and the galleries where the paintings are displayed.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $24.99
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Arts Education
Record posted/updated: June 13, 2017
R052223
Inviting Writing Into the Science Classroom: How Teachers Open the Door
This handbook will assist educators to incorporate writing into their science teaching. Examples of the various types of writing are included. The main focus of the handbook is the "conceptual change model" of learning. Saigeon provides strategies to use this model in the classroom. The handbook includes samples of student work and a table of contents.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $19.95
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Science
Record posted/updated: October 13, 2019
R050585
Is it Okay? Staying Safe
Safety Sam the Fireman and his dog Rescue, teach kids the "Ten Super Safety Rules" that cover street safety, personal safety and safety from strangers. Songs and true-to-life situations help kids relate to these special safety scenarios and reinforce key safety tips. From taking a friend's medicine or chasing a ball into the street, to opening the door to a stranger or approaching an unknown animal, this program helps kids recognize what they can do to stay safe. Educators will need to carefu...
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Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Topic : Sexual Abuse and Exploitation
Price : $99.95
Subject(s) : Physical Education Kindergarten Health Education
Record posted/updated: February 23, 2022
R047334
It's Me!
Little Patricia loves dramatic play. One day, she dresses up in a tiara and sparkling royal dress pretending to be Princess Finula-Lily. Later, she is Patrooska, the evil witch of Maple Court in black attire and later yet is a mother with a baby. When Patricia finally appears as herself, her parents playfully pretend that they do not recognize her. The colourful illustrations on glossy paper add to the joy of this amusing tale. A companion CD contains the story and special sound effects.
Media and Formats : Book CD/DVD
Price : $15.27 US
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Arts Education
Record posted/updated: June 13, 2017
R046808
Jack's Talent
On the first day of school when the teacher asks the students to talk about their special talents, Jack worries that he may not have any special abilities. As Jack voices his concern, however, he recites all the children's names and talents and the teacher reassures him that he is very good at something - remembering! The colourful illustrations bring the story to life with energy and charm.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $19.99
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten Health Education
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R015647
Kids in the Know K-9 Program Kit (3rd ed.)
This resource provides materials to teach and reinforce safety skills for students from Kindergarten through Grade 9. Lesson materials deal equally with personal safety and sexual exploitation. The program contains an individual teacher's guide with lessons and activities for each grade plus 5 storybooks, 3 puppets and 2 plush dolls. Materials may also be purchased by individual grade.
Media and Formats : Kit
Topic : Sexual Abuse and Exploitation
Price : $260.00
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Health Education
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R051294
Knuffle Bunny Too: A Case of Mistaken Identity
Based on the picture book of the same title by Mo Willems, this video tells of a case of mistaken stuffed bunny identity. Trixie is excited to bring her Knuffle Bunny to school for show and tell, but is disappointed that Sonja also brings hers. The girls squabble, and this causes the teacher to take the bunnies away from them. When the teacher returns the bunnies to the girls, she inadvertently switches them. When the mistake is discovered in the wee hours of the morning, Trixie's father orga...
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Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $95.00
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten Health Education
Record posted/updated: July 2, 2020
R102210
Kode's Quest(ion): A Story of Respect
This storybook about respect is part of the Seven Teachings Stories series. The series would be suitable for a classroom library, leveled reading or a classroom discussion on values. For the names that are in Anishinaabe, there is a pronunciation guide at the end of the book.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $9.95
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Health Education Treaty Education
Record posted/updated: February 9, 2023
R071122
Lessons for Algebraic Thinking. Grades K-2
This resource fosters the development of algebraic thinking. Each chapter is organized into several sections: an overview of the lesson, the background of the mathematics fundamental to the lesson, a list of vocabulary terms, a detailed procedure, the required materials, and samples of students' work. A foundation for algebraic thinking is developed through activities focused on the creation and recognition of numerical and geometric patterns. The lessons support student achievement of severa...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $35.01
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Mathematics
Record posted/updated: June 22, 2018
R049491
Lights, Camera, Action (Cree Version)
In this episode, film star Adam Beach mentors T-Bear and Talon as they make videos celebrating Treaty Days in Wapos Bay. Raven feels left out with everyone so busy preparing for the celebrations.
Media and Formats : Video
Price : Free
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Aboriginal Languages
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Record posted/updated: July 4, 2018
R046570
Lily and the Paper Man
At first, a young girl named Lily is afraid of a gruff homeless man who sells papers on the street. Later, as Lily snuggles down in her warm bed on a cold wintry night, she worries about the homeless man whose toes stick through his shoes. Lily discusses her concern with her doll and comes up with an action plan. This is a heart-warming story that carries valuable messages about caring for others and how a young child can make a positive difference in someone's life. The realistic-style paint...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $15.95
Subject(s) : Social Sciences Kindergarten Arts Education English Language Arts Health Education
Record posted/updated: January 3, 2020
R071129
Living Safe, Playing Safe
In this book from the Caring for Me Series, four young First Nations children learn, with help from their parents, some valuable safety lessons to practise at school, at home and on the playground. The book offers easy-to-read text and colourful, child-like illustrations.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $10.95
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Health Education
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R049401
Looking After Me
Young Quail learns life lessons through the love of his family. Quail learns about feelings - it is okay to be mad, but not to try to hurt others with words. He learns that when he is happy, he twirls and his wings draw a circle. His father tells him that it is his sacred circle and no one can go inside the circle if Quail does not want him or her to do so. Quail learns that being part of a family is special and that we are all gifts from the Creator.
Media and Formats : Book
Topic : Sexual Abuse and Exploitation
Price : $10.95
Subject(s) : Social Sciences Kindergarten
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R053287
Looking Closely Series
This series allows students to observe their natural environment. Each book examines a habitat. Within the habitat are animals, plants and objects. The book allows students to look closely at one part of each object, animal or plant and observe what they see. Students flip over a page to see the whole object, animal or plant with a detailed description.
•  Looking Closely Across the Desert
•  Looking Closely Along the Shore
•  Looking Closely Around the Pond
•  Looking Closely Inside the Garden
•  Looking Closely Through the Forest
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $16.95
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Science
Record posted/updated: October 12, 2019
R052227
Lost Adventures of Childhood
Remember the wild, unfettered play time of childhood past? Those days are all but lost. Lost Adventures of Childhood is a new original CTV documentary from filmmaker Scott Harper that explores how childhood on lockdown is stunting the way children learn and grow.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD Video
Price : $169.95
Subject(s) : Kindergarten
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Record posted/updated: November 22, 2021
R007928
Louis Says Series
Louis Says is a Canadian animated video series that teaches the importance of helping in the community, respecting Elders and being responsible. In each episode, Louis gives Randy, a six-year-old boy, a task to complete, such as bringing a gift to a sick boy. Because Louis speaks mostly Cree and Randy speaks mostly English, Randy learns some new Cree words but often tries to complete his task before he fully understands what he's been told. In the end, Randy learns to help others and also lea...
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•  Louis Says. Season 4, Episode 1. Garlic Bulbs Go Off/ More Feathers
•  Louis Says. Season 4, Episode 2. I Got You Covered/ Pets Rock
•  Louis Says. Season 4, Episode 3. Fun with Flags/ How to Train Your Osky
•  Louis Says. Season 4, Episode 4. Magnifying Trouble/ Squirrel Food
•  Louis Says. Season 4, Episode 5. Pizza Mania/ Mrs. Charles' Treasure
•  Louis Says. Season 4, Episode 6. Competing Ideas/ Don't Rain on Mrs. Charles Parade
•  Louis Says. Season 4, Episode 7. Gourmet Cat/ Some Kind of Lake Monster
•  Louis Says. Season 4, Episode 8. Giant Painting/ Going Around the Bushes
Media and Formats : Video
Price : Free
Subject(s) : Social Sciences Kindergarten Health Education Treaty Education
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Record posted/updated: October 20, 2021
R071125
Math Fables: Lessons That Count
This engaging mathematics resource introduces young students to counting in an entertaining fashion. With each animal adventure, various number combinations are introduced in picture and rhyme for the numbers 1 to 10. Students may count the animals individually or in groups, helping them to see smaller numbers within larger ones. Each humorous fable ends with a moral. The author concludes with a note that suggests further ideas for exploration.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $8.99
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Mathematics
Record posted/updated: September 15, 2020
R071232
Math Matters: Understanding the Math You Teach (2nd ed.)
This resource assists teachers to understand mathematical concepts and skills presented in the curriculum. Sections of this resource provide information on number sense, computation, the four operations, fractions, decimals, percents, algebra, geometry, measurement, statistics and probability. Following a brief introduction of each mathematical concept are activities designed to bridge theory and practice, a thorough discussion of the activities and an explanation of the relationships to oth...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $41.39
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Mathematics
Record posted/updated: May 14, 2020
R048866
Max's Words
Max's two brothers are collectors. Benjamin collects stamps and Karl collects coins and they will not share with their little brother. Max decides he is going to collect words. Max starts with small words and his collection soon starts to spread. As Benjamin and Karl brag about how many stamps and coins they have, Max is able to create stories with his word collection. This video is based on the book written by Kate Banks and illustrated by Boris Kulikov.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $95.00
Subject(s) : Kindergarten English Language Arts
Record posted/updated: July 22, 2020
R102221
Misaabe's Stories: A Story of Honesty
This storybook about honesty is part of the Seven Teachings Stories. The series would be suitable for a classroom library, leveled reading or a classroom discussion on values. For the names that are in Anishinaabe, there is a pronunciation guide at the end of the book.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $9.95
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Health Education Treaty Education
Record posted/updated: February 9, 2023
R101977
Mother Earth
This storybook provides teachings about gratitude for the wonderful things that come from Mother Earth. It is part of a series on the Seven Directions teachings.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $8.99
Subject(s) : Social Sciences Kindergarten Health Education Treaty Education
Record posted/updated: February 10, 2023
R044789
Move!
This playful, informational book introduces several of the ways that animals move. For example, penguins waddle, polar bears float, arctic hares run and blue whales swim. Move! provides basic information about each of the animals presented such as motion, size, habitats and food. The colourful, texture-rich collage art is highly appealing.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $24.99
Subject(s) : Physical Education Kindergarten Prekindergarten Science
Record posted/updated: December 6, 2018
R055003
My Family
In this book, Kona, a Métis child, introduces her family as they prepare for a feast. The role of Kona's grandparents, siblings, uncles, aunts and cousins are described as they get ready for the family celebration. The bold, vibrant illustrations are intriguing.
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
Subject(s) : Social Sciences Kindergarten Prekindergarten English Language Arts Treaty Education
Record posted/updated: April 8, 2021
R052868
Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed
In this animated video, there are three things you need to know about mole rats: they are part rat, part mole and all naked, except Wilbur. Wilbur likes to wear clothes and he feels different depending on what clothes he is wearing. All the other mole rats in the colony are horrified by Wilbur. They approach Grand-pah, the oldest, wisest and most naked mole rat. Grand-pah reflects about Wilbur and makes a pronouncement that shakes the colony. Wilbur is a mole rat that is not afraid to express...
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Media and Formats : CD/DVD Video
Price : $59.95 USD
Subject(s) : Kindergarten English Language Arts Health Education
Record posted/updated: December 3, 2021
R053288
National Geographic Science K Series
This series of modular kits allows students to build skills to ensure a complete understanding of the nature of science. The process skills and the nature of science work together to help students think and act like scientists. In kindergarten, students will develop their process skill of observation. Through the nature of science, kindergarten students will learn that science knowledge is based on evidence and that science knowledge can change based upon new evidence.

Numerous opp...
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•  Earth Science. Assessment Handbook
•  Earth Science. Become an Expert. Day and Night in the City
•  Earth Science. Become an Expert. Day and Night in the Woods
•  Earth Science. Become an Expert. Day and Night on a Farm
•  Earth Science. Become an Expert. People Play in All Kinds of Weather
•  Earth Science. Become an Expert. People Travel in All Kinds of Weather
•  Earth Science. Become an Expert. People Work in All Kinds of Weather
•  Earth Science. Big Ideas and Vocabulary Cards
•  Earth Science. Day and Night. Big Ideas Big Book
•  Earth Science. Day and Night/Weather and Seasons. Classroom Set
•  Earth Science. Day and Night/Weather and Seasons. Science Inquiry Big Book
•  Earth Science. Explore on Your Own. Bright At Night
•  Earth Science. Explore on Your Own. Daytime and Nighttime
•  Earth Science. Explore on Your Own. Weather Fun
•  Earth Science. Explore on Your Own. Weather on a Trip
•  Earth Science. Explore on Your Own. What Does It Look Like?
•  Earth Science. Explore on Your Own. Working in Snowy Weather
•  Earth Science. Learning Masters
•  Earth Science. Teacher's Edition
•  Earth Science. Weather and Seasons. Big Ideas Big Book
•  Earth Science. Weather and Seasons. Write About Earth Science. Summer is the Best! Big Book
•  Physical Science. Assessment Handbook
•  Physical Science. Become an Expert. Animals Push and Pull
•  Physical Science. Become an Expert. Objects at a Fair
•  Physical Science. Become an Expert. Objects at a Park
•  Physical Science. Become an Expert. Objects at a Party
•  Physical Science. Become an Expert. People Push and Pull
•  Physical Science. Become an Expert. Vehicles Push and Pull
•  Physical Science. Big Ideas and Vocabulary Cards
•  Physical Science. Explore on Your Onw. Push and Pull Faces
•  Physical Science. Explore on Your Own. Pack a Picnic
•  Physical Science. Explore on Your Own. Pizza Party
•  Physical Science. Explore on Your Own. Toys to Push and Pull
•  Physical Science. Explore on Your Own. What Can Pull Wagons?
•  Physical Science. Explore on Your Own. What is Red?
•  Physical Science. How Things Move. Big Ideas Big Book
•  Physical Science. How Things Move. Write About Physical Science. How to Make Maracas Big Book
•  Physical Science. How Things Move/Observing Objects. Science Inquiry Big Book
•  Physical Science. Learning Masters
•  Physical Science. Observing Objects. Big Ideas Big Book
•  Physical Science. Observing Objects/How Things Move. Classroom Set
•  Physical Science. Teacher's Edition
Media and Formats : Book Kit
Price : unavailable
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Science
Record posted/updated: January 25, 2019
R048415
Native American Dance Style Series
This series includes two DVDs.
•  Fancy Dance. Volume 1
•  Jingle Dress
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $19.95 US ea.
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Arts Education
Record posted/updated: October 19, 2019
R048515
Niwechihaw/I Help
Told in Cree and English, the story explores the relationship between a young boy and his grandmother (Kôhkum). The two prepare to take a walk in the woods to pick rosehips. The young boy follows his grandmother as she walks, listens, picks, prays and eats. By mimicking her actions, the young boy is learning the cultural traditions and values of his Cree heritage. Included at the back of the book is a recipe to make rosehip tea. Teachers may consider bringing an Elder into the classroom to d...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $12.95
Subject(s) : Social Sciences Kindergarten Prekindergarten English Language Arts Science Treaty Education
Record posted/updated: August 16, 2020
R041565
No Room for Bullies: From the Classroom to Cyberspace
Designed for educators, administrators and parents, this book helps readers to recognize bullying problems and offers strategies to help rectify the problems. No Room for Bullies offers ways to measure the social climate of a school; a 12-point checklist on preventing problems in hallways, classrooms and common areas; advice for establishing and reinforcing classroom rules; a safe Internet-surfing contract for students and more. Included are a table of contents, lists of resources and an ...
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Media and Formats : Book
Topic : Bullying
Price : $14.95 US
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Health Education
Record posted/updated: April 27, 2019
R041966
Ocean Babies
Ocean Babies presents a few of the billions of babies that inhabit the oceans and points out that while these creatures have their differences, all are part of the life cycle supported by the ocean ecosystem. A back section provides additional information on each featured ocean baby. The watercolour illustrations effectively capture the beauty of new ocean life.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $21.95
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten Science
Record posted/updated: April 27, 2019
R018631
Officer Buckle and Gloria
Officer Buckle knows more about safety than anyone in the town of Napville. But whenever he tries to share his safety tips, nobody listens - until the day the Napville Police Department buys a police dog named Gloria, who has her own way of demonstrating safety tips. Based on the Caldecott Medal book by Peggy Rathmann, this program will delight audiences of all ages.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD Video
Price : $59.95 (Included in a collection)
Subject(s) : Kindergarten English Language Arts Health Education
Record posted/updated: December 3, 2021
R071130
On Earth
Karas describes Earth and its cycles. He invites young children to travel on the spaceship Earth as the concepts of rotation and revolution are introduced. The Earth is in constant motion as it spins, circles, glides and tilts. Throughout the book, relevant terminology is introduced.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $11.99
Subject(s) : Social Sciences Kindergarten Science
Record posted/updated: August 16, 2020
R046802
On Meadowview Street
Caroline and her family move to Meadowview Street, but they soon discover that there is no meadow, no view and nothing growing in their yard except grass. While Dad is mowing the lawn, Caroline spots a blossom in the grass. She asks her dad not to mow in that one spot and makes a fence to protect the flower. Soon, Dad sells the lawnmower because Caroline's flower preserve has taken over the lawn. Caroline attracts various animal and plant species as her meadow continues to develop. Caroline's...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $21.99
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Arts Education English Language Arts Science
Record posted/updated: December 6, 2018
R044890
On Uncle John's Farm
With richly descriptive text and lush, intimate paintings, this book depicts a young girl's joyful visit to her uncle's farm. Among other experiences. she twirls in the middle of a cabbage and lettuce patch, watches a rooster walking stiffly on stilt legs with ruffles, tastes rich dumplings and stew and feels the rumbling of wheels as she rides in a wagon pulled by a tractor.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $6.95
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten English Language Arts
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R071140
On the Way to the Beach
Students use their observation skills as a young girl takes a walk to the beach. On her way to the beach, she passes through four habitats: the woods, the salt marsh, the dunes and the beach. There is a two-page spread that illustrates each habitat. Children open the flap to discover the animals and plants that live in the habitat. As a suggested activity, children are encouraged to find a place to sit, watch and listen to discover what lives in their natural surroundings.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $21.00
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Science
Record posted/updated: December 6, 2018
R071131
Oscar and the Frog: A Book About Growing
Oscar is a curious kitten and at the pond, he is full of questions about growing things. Frog helps answer some of Oscar's questions as he has gone through his own changes, from a tadpole to a frog. Through Frog, Oscar finds out how living things begin, what they eat and how they grow. Included in the book are summaries about growing and an index.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $9.50
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Science
Record posted/updated: December 6, 2018
R071198
Out of the Labyrinth: Setting Mathematics Free
Written as a guide for parents and educators, this book argues that math should be taught as the highest form of intellectual play rather than as a step-by-step acquisition of skills and facts. The authors emphasize that mathematics is meant to be explored and that it does not require special talent or ability.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $16.95
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Mathematics
Record posted/updated: September 15, 2020
R044494
Peter's Chair
Peter wants to run away when his now baby sister arrives, but he learns something about growing up instead. This video is an adaptation of the picture book by renowned American author and illustrator Ezra Jack Keats.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $75.00
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Health Education
Record posted/updated: October 8, 2020
R042441
Plaidypus Lost
After a young girl's grandmother turned Grandpa's old plaid shirt into a stuffed platypus named Plaidypus, the creature becomes the little girl's constant companion. In spite of her many promises and apologies, however, the little girl loses her companion time and time again - "Plaidypus lost, Plaidypus found. This story goes around and around!" When Plaidypus is injured during one of his adventures, Grandma comes to the rescue. The colourful artwork adds humour to this light-hearted story.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $11.99
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten English Language Arts
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R042495
Planting a Rainbow
This very colourful program tells how a child and mother plant a variety of seeds in a rainbow of colours in their flower garden and watch them grow. From the book by Lois Ehlert, viewers see that her vibrant, stylized artwork brings to life the cyclical excitement of planting and picking flowers in a garden.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD Video
Price : $59.95 USD
Subject(s) : Kindergarten English Language Arts Science
Record posted/updated: December 3, 2021
R070598
Primary Physical Science Series
This series introduces the physical sciences to young children. Each book introduces the topic, provides background information and then follows up with a hands-on activity. At the end of each book are suggestions for teachers to explore the concepts further with their students. Each book includes a glossary and an index.
•  Build It!: Structures, Systems, and You
•  Change It!: Solids, Liquids, Gases and You
•  Move It!: Motion, Forces and You
•  Touch It!: Materials, Matter and You
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $7.95 ea.
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Science
Record posted/updated: October 13, 2019
R049487
Raiders of the Lost Art (Cree Version)
In this episode, the boys find ancient rock paintings and then decide to capture the modern painters who are spraying up the town with graffiti. Meanwhile, Raven has a birthday problem: friends or family? Wapos Bay is a light-hearted, stop-motion animation series that follows the adventures of a group of three children from a Cree community in northern Saskatchewan.
Media and Formats : Video
Price : Free
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Aboriginal Languages
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Record posted/updated: July 4, 2018
R101932
Razzberry Jazzberry Jam. Season 1
Razzberry Jazzberry Jam is an animated series that helps children discover their love for music and its many genres, including pop, jazz, salsa, rock, country and hip-hop.
•  A Bonnie Tale. Episode 11
•  Billie's Biggest Fan. Episode 6
•  Forever Song. Episode 9
•  Give It a Rest. Episode 8
•  Happy Birthday House. Episode 4
•  Join in the Jam. Episode 12
•  Melody Makers. Episode 5
•  Move to the Beat. Episode 1
•  Phantom of the Jam. Episode 10
•  Solo on the Slide. Episode 3
•  Super Sounds. Episode 7
•  Tempo Trouble. Episode 2
•  Tuning In. Episode 13
Media and Formats : Video
Price : Free
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Arts Education
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Record posted/updated: January 3, 2019
R031146
Razzberry Jazzberry Jam. Season 2
Razzberry Jazzberry Jam is an animated series that helps children discover their love for music and its many genres, including pop, jazz, salsa, rock, country and hip-hop.
•  A Royal Pain. Episode 11
•  Bongo Mania. Episode 5
•  Building to a Bang. Episode 8
•  Calling All Jazzberries. Episode 4
•  Genre Busters. Episode 10
•  Helping Hands. Episode 7
•  Jazzberries Unplugged. Episode 1
•  Mixmaster Flash. Episode 2
•  Music is Universal. Episode 3
•  The ABCs of Music. Episode 9
•  The Disappearing Act. Episode 6
•  The Jazzberry Express. Episode 12
•  The Voice of Change. Episode 13
Media and Formats : Video
Price : Free
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Arts Education
free
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Record posted/updated: January 3, 2019
R054530
Readings in Science Methods, K-8
This collection of NSTA journal articles allows practising teachers to reflect upon what is already known in their science teaching. The contributors provide suggestions for new approaches to teach classroom science. The articles are organized into seven sections: nature of science and science inquiry, teaching science, science for all, science-teaching toolbox, teaching life and environmental science, teaching physical science and teaching Earth and space science. The book includes a table...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $18.71 US (e-book)
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Science
Record posted/updated: April 27, 2019
R040653
Rooster's Off to See the World
Rooster is off to see the world. Along the way, he meets other animals and invites them to join him on his adventure. First two cats, then three frogs, four turtles and five fish join the expedition. When night sets in, the animals become homesick and decide to return home in the reverse order of which they came. The rooster, once again alone, remembers the comforts of home and returns to his perch.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $4.99
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten Mathematics
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R048966
Rosie and Buttercup
Life is perfect for young Rosie, until one day she decides that she does not really want Buttercup, her baby sister. Rosie's solution to this dilemma is to give Buttercup to her neighbour free of charge! For a while, Rosie is happy - no more crying, no more shushing and no more sharing everything! Predictably, however, Rosie regrets her decision and asks for her sister back in trade for something she loves - a bag of sun-dried dandelion puffs. Colourful, cartoon-style illustrations enliven th...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $18.95
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Health Education
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R043412
Russell the Sheep
No matter how hard he tries, Russell the sheep cannot drift into sleep. He tries making his environment darker, changing his attire, moving to different places and counting. Finally, by morning Russell falls asleep. The light-hearted illustrations rendered in soft, nighttime shades are intriguing.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $7.25
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten Health Education
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R071687
Safety in the K-12 Science Classroom
This safety resource brings information together that is needed by administrators, planners, teachers and support staff to help them make sound decisions regarding science safety. It supports planning and action by providing information on safety legislation, standards and concerns, as well as example procedures for eliminating or minimizing hazards. A copy of this handbook was sent to all schools with Grades 8-12. Because workplace standards may change over time, users of this resource shoul...
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Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Science
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Record posted/updated: January 2, 2019
R054009
Scaredy Squirrel
Scaredy Squirrel has determined he lives in a hazardous environment he develops strategies for reducing potential risks. Unfortunately, he finds this is a limited, boring, and not fulfilling life. A chance event proves that his assessment needs to be re-considered - he tests the assumptions and is rewarded with new experiences and discovering wonderful aspects of himself. This video is an adaptation of the picture book by Canadian writer and illustrator Mélanie Watt.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $95.00
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Health Education
Record posted/updated: October 8, 2020
R047989
Scaredy Squirrel Makes a Friend
In this light-hearted story, timid Scaredy Squirrel is afraid to have a friend because it is too risky - the friend might bite him. Eventually, the infamous squirrel decides that a goldfish would make a perfect friend (no teeth); however, a muddy, rowdy dog interferes when Scaredy attempts to meet the goldfish. Scaredy is terrified at first, but eventually he and the dog become soulmates. Softly coloured, cartoon-style artwork, which includes diagrams, illustrated lists and a map, enliven the...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $8.95
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Health Education
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R054803
Scaredy Squirrel Makes a Friend
Scaredy Squirrel is scared to make a friend. After all, they can bite. When he decides the perfect friend would be a goldfish (no teeth), his plan takes a surprising turn. In the end, he discovers that making the effort has its rewards. Scaredy Squirrel provides an opportunity for classroom discussion to address fears, self-confidence and risk-taking.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $95.00
Subject(s) : Social Sciences Kindergarten Prekindergarten English Language Arts Health Education
Record posted/updated: October 8, 2020
R054509
Science and Children
This NSTA journal, specifically geared towards science teachers at the elementary level, is published eight times per year. Each issue focuses on a particular theme and contains a variety of articles with up-to-date information about the teaching of science and detailed activities for use in the classroom. This professional resource helps educators to be informed about leading thought and developments in the teaching of science.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $79.00 US for NSTA membership fee
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Science
Record posted/updated: June 13, 2017
R046545
Shoe Shakes
Loris Lesynski's bouncy poems about feet, shoes and other "feet things" inspire the natural rhythm in young children and Michael Martchenko's playful artwork adds to the enjoyment. The poems include catchy titles such as "The Wake-Up Shake-Up" and "The Boot Boot Bounce."
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $9.95
Subject(s) : Physical Education Kindergarten Prekindergarten
Record posted/updated: April 9, 2019
R102222
Singing Sisters: A Story of Humility
This storybook about humility is part of the Seven Teachings Stories. The series would be suitable for a classroom library, leveled reading or a classroom discussion on values. For the names that are in Anishinaabe, there is a pronunciation guide at the end of the book.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $9.95
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Health Education Treaty Education
Record posted/updated: February 9, 2023
R044729
Snow
Sammy enjoys using his vivid imagination as he plays in his snow-filled world. He imagines what might live beneath the mountains of white - black bears, whales and seals, possibly even elves who mine precious jewels! Finally spring arrives and Sammy's imagination goes in a different direction. The detailed, softly coloured illustrations add appeal to this simple, but evocative story.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $16.95
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten English Language Arts
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Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R030668
So You Have to Teach Math?: Sound Advice for K-6 Teachers
This resource is a source of support for teachers of mathematics. The author supplies practical advice and guidance for frequently asked questions related to the teaching of mathematics. Methods for providing effective instruction and establishing a positive classroom environment are outlined. Sample chapter topics focus on effective calculator usage, connecting with parents and leading class discussions.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $21.50
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Mathematics
Record posted/updated: April 3, 2019
R053374
Social Studies and the Young Learner
This NCSS journal, specifically geared towards social studies teachers at the elementary level, is published quarterly. This professional resource helps educators to be informed about leading thought and developments in the teaching of social studies.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $72.00 US (1-year membership)
Subject(s) : Social Sciences Kindergarten
Record posted/updated: November 25, 2017
R052869
Splat the Cat
In this animated video, Splat is worried about his first day at cat school. He invents excuses as to why he should not go to school and that school can wait for another day. To help him overcome his anxiety, Splat puts his pet mouse, Seymour, in his lunch box. Splat meets his teacher, Mrs. Wimpydimple, and the rest of his classmates. He learns amazing things about cats. When Seymour escapes from his lunch box, Splat discovers that cats are supposed to chase and catch mice. By the end of the s...
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Media and Formats : CD/DVD Video
Price : $59.95 USD
Subject(s) : Kindergarten English Language Arts Health Education
Record posted/updated: December 3, 2021
R052870
Spoon
In this video, Spoon is a happy utensil. At bedtime, he likes to hear the story about his great-grandmother who ran off with the dish. Spoon thinks that the other utensils are much better off. Knife gets to cut and spread. Fork never gets stir crazy like a spoon. The Chopsticks are cool and exotic. Spoon needs to hear what the other utensils think of him. Only then does Spoon accept himself and celebrate his "uniqueness." This video is an adaptation of the picture book written by Amy Krouse R...
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Media and Formats : CD/DVD Video
Price : $59.95 USD
Subject(s) : Kindergarten English Language Arts Health Education
Record posted/updated: December 3, 2021
R037946
Stanley's Party
Stanley is a relatively good dog, but one night when his people go out, temptation overcomes him. Stanley breaks a rule by sitting on the couch and it feels great. Having deceived his people successfully, the next time they are out, he breaks yet another rule and plays with their stereo. On the following night, he steals food from the fridge. Finally, after a couple of weeks of breaking rules, Stanley realizes that some companionship would help him to enjoy his new naughty lifestyle even more...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $8.95
Subject(s) : Social Sciences Kindergarten Health Education
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R041427
Stepping Up to Science and Math: Exploring the Natural Connections
This NSTA resource aims to assist teachers to rethink and reflect upon how they teach mathematics and science. The book is organized around three content areas: making connections among basic concept skills that underpin both science and mathematics, using scientific concepts as the core for investigations to link to other subject ares and finding contemporary applications for scientific inquiry and experimentation. The book includes a table of contents and an index.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $16.46 US
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Science
Record posted/updated: June 13, 2017
R070048
Stories from the Seventh Fire Series
Titles in this series include Autumn, Spring, Summer and Winter. Recommended through the Western and Northern Canadian Protocol for Collaboration in Basic Education for English Language Arts, this collection of Northwestern Canadian First Nations legends consists of two DVD programs, each accompanied by a teacher discussion and activity guide. These engaging DVDs present storytelling in the oral tradition of the First Nations culture using authentic voices. Effective use of animation and liv...
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Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $99.95
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Arts Education English Language Arts
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Record posted/updated: September 8, 2018
R103271
Strong Readers Guided Reading Series
This set of texts presents fiction and nonfiction titles that highlight environmental learning and stewardship while reflecting First Nations ways of knowing. The texts correspond to the Fountas and Pinnell guided reading levels A-M. An educator resource guide is available that provides ideas for lesson plans to enrich students' learning.
•  Strong Readers Educator Resource Guide
•  Strong Readers Level 1. Fish for Supper
•  Strong Readers Level 1. Frogs
•  Strong Readers Level 1. Frogs! Frogs! Frogs!
•  Strong Readers Level 1. In Went Mouse
•  Strong Readers Level 10. Animal Puzzles
•  Strong Readers Level 10. Let's Go for a Paddle
•  Strong Readers Level 10. Raven Makes a Plan
•  Strong Readers Level 10. Seasons
•  Strong Readers Level 11. Counting Insects
•  Strong Readers Level 11. Making a Paper Pond
•  Strong Readers Level 11. The Life Cycle of a Frog
•  Strong Readers Level 11. The Many Things I Can Do
•  Strong Readers Level 12. Bears
•  Strong Readers Level 12. My Five Senses
•  Strong Readers Level 12. Summertime
•  Strong Readers Level 12. Who is the Forest For?
•  Strong Readers Level 13. Bald Eagles
•  Strong Readers Level 13. Fall is Here!
•  Strong Readers Level 13. Go Out and Play
•  Strong Readers Level 13. Squirrel Learns to Count
•  Strong Readers Level 14. Leaf Rubbings
•  Strong Readers Level 14. Ravens
•  Strong Readers Level 14. The Forest Adventures
•  Strong Readers Level 14. Wintertime
•  Strong Readers Level 15. Food Chains
•  Strong Readers Level 15. Pine Forest Pond Music
•  Strong Readers Level 15. Spring Has Come!
•  Strong Readers Level 15. The Old Cedar Tree
•  Strong Readers Level 16. Making a Folded Paper Bear
•  Strong Readers Level 16. Play Days
•  Strong Readers Level 16. The Sandwich Mystery
•  Strong Readers Level 16. We Go for a Hike
•  Strong Readers Level 17. Busy Chipmunks
•  Strong Readers Level 17. Hummingbirds
•  Strong Readers Level 17. I Wonder
•  Strong Readers Level 17. Planning the Feast
•  Strong Readers Level 18. An Egg Count
•  Strong Readers Level 18. That Reminds Me
•  Strong Readers Level 18. The Pine Forest Cookbook
•  Strong Readers Level 18. Tide Pools
•  Strong Readers Level 19. Letters to Owl
•  Strong Readers Level 19. Loons Are Amazing!
•  Strong Readers Level 19. The Western Red Cedar
•  Strong Readers Level 19. We Greet the Four Animals
•  Strong Readers Level 2. Growing Up
•  Strong Readers Level 2. Hello Spring!
•  Strong Readers Level 2. In the Pond
•  Strong Readers Level 2. What Can Bears Do?
•  Strong Readers Level 20. Cedar - The Tree of Life
•  Strong Readers Level 20. Pine Forest News
•  Strong Readers Level 20. The Pine Forest Community
•  Strong Readers Level 20. We Greet the Four Seasons
•  Strong Readers Level 3. Baby Bear
•  Strong Readers Level 3. Come and Play
•  Strong Readers Level 3. Salmon to Share
•  Strong Readers Level 3. What Can Bald Eagles Do?
•  Strong Readers Level 4. Are You Hungry, Little Bear?
•  Strong Readers Level 4. Black Raven
•  Strong Readers Level 4. Hands and Feet
•  Strong Readers Level 4. What Can Ravens Do?
•  Strong Readers Level 5. How Do Plants Grow?
•  Strong Readers Level 5. Just Like Grandma
•  Strong Readers Level 5. Shapes
•  Strong Readers Level 5. Who is Missing?
•  Strong Readers Level 6. Crossing the River
•  Strong Readers Level 6. Frog Can Do Many Things
•  Strong Readers Level 6. Frog Facts
•  Strong Readers Level 6. On Our Hike
•  Strong Readers Level 7. A Circle of Friends
•  Strong Readers Level 7. Bear Facts
•  Strong Readers Level 7. The Little Cedar Tree
•  Strong Readers Level 7. We Sleep, We Eat
•  Strong Readers Level 8. Bald Eagle Facts
•  Strong Readers Level 8. Clever Raven
•  Strong Readers Level 8. The Eagle Family
•  Strong Readers Level 8. Where is Frog's Home?
•  Strong Readers Level 9. Bannock Surprise
•  Strong Readers Level 9. Fun with Father
•  Strong Readers Level 9. Raven Facts
•  Strong Readers Level 9. Reading Together
•  Strong Readers Métis Level 10. Giving Thanks
•  Strong Readers Métis Level 12. A Métis New Year
•  Strong Readers Métis Level 14. Two Métis Vests
•  Strong Readers Métis Level 16. A Red River Cart
•  Strong Readers Métis Level 18. Ways to Carry a Métis Baby
•  Strong Readers Métis Level 3. My Métis Sash
•  Strong Readers Métis Level 6. Métis People Travel!
•  Strong Readers Métis Level 8. I Can Bead
•  Strong Readers Métis Series. Guided Reading Bundle
•  Strong Readers Métis Series. Single Set
•  Strong Readers Northern Level 11. I Build an Igloo
•  Strong Readers Northern Level 15. Birds Come and Go
•  Strong Readers Northern Level 16. Polar Bear Facts
•  Strong Readers Northern Level 2. Look Up at the Sky!
•  Strong Readers Northern Level 3. A Dog Team
•  Strong Readers Northern Level 6. North and South
•  Strong Readers Northern Level 7. Snow
•  Strong Readers Northern Level 8. Baby Arctic Animals
•  Strong Readers Northern Series. Guided Reading Bundle
•  Strong Readers Northern Series. Single Set
•  Strong Readers Set A. Guided Reading Bundle
•  Strong Readers Set A. Single Set
•  Strong Readers Set B. Guided Reading Bundle
•  Strong Readers Set B. Single Set
•  Strong Readers Sets A and B. Guided Reading Bundle
•  Strong Readers Sets A and B. Single Set
Media and Formats : Book Kit
Price : unavailable
Subject(s) : Kindergarten English Language Arts Treaty Education
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Record posted/updated: May 22, 2019
R028469
Susan Laughs
Susan is a typical little girl. She sings, she swims, she swings and she sulks. Children will enjoy seeing their common feelings and experiences as portrayed in the coloured pencil crayon drawings. They will be surprised by the wheelchair at the end and will realize that a child with a physical disability is really "just like me, just like you."
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $10.95
Subject(s) : Kindergarten English Language Arts Health Education
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R101982
Taanishi Books - Emergent Reader Series
This series of books explores a variety of themes in Métis culture. The books are written at guided reading levels A to I, with each theme containing one book at a lower, middle and higher reading level. Themes explored in the set are: Métis Beadwork, Métis Clothing, Métis Dance, Métis Food, Métis Identity, Métis Music, Métis Symbols and Celebrations and Métis Traditional Storytelling. Each book contains colourful photographs and begins with a Cultural Connections text box that provides backg...
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•  Métis Beadwork. Can You See Flowers? (6 pack)
•  Métis Beadwork. I Spy Flower Beadwork (6 pack)
•  Métis Beadwork. Maria Beads a Flower (6 pack)
•  Métis Clothing. All About the Sash (6 pack)
•  Métis Clothing. The Sash (6 pack)
•  Métis Clothing. Time to Dance (6 pack)
•  Métis Dance. Dancing Shapes (6 pack)
•  Métis Dance. Métis Dance Shapes (6 pack)
•  Métis Dance. The Métis Star Dance (6 pack)
•  Métis Food - What Do You Like on Your Beignes? (6 pack)
•  Métis Food - What's for Lunch? (6 pack)
•  Métis Food. Bang! Beigne! (6 pack)
•  Métis Food. Making Beignes with Kohkum (6 pack)
•  Métis Food. Rababoo Stew for Lunch (6 pack)
•  Métis Food. Yummy, Yummy in My Tummy (6 pack)
•  Métis Identity. Back to Batoche Days (6 pack)
•  Métis Identity. Batoche Cheerleader (6 pack)
•  Métis Identity. We Are Métis! (6 pack)
•  Métis Music. Andy Learns to Fiddle (6 pack)
•  Métis Music. Squeak Squawk! (6 pack)
•  Métis Music. The Fiddle Competition (6 pack)
•  Métis Symbols & Celebrations. Let's Make a Métis Flag Pin (6 pack)
•  Métis Symbols & Celebrations. Where is the Métis Flag? (6 pack)
•  Métis Symbols and Celebrations. High in the Sky (6 pack)
•  Métis Traditional Storytelling. Do You Believe in Roogaroos? (6 pack)
•  Métis Traditional Storytelling. Is There a Roogaroo in You? (6 pack)
•  Métis Traditional Storytelling. Where's the Roogaroo? (6 pack)
•  Taanishi Books. Library Pack
Media and Formats : Book Kit
Price : unavailable
Subject(s) : Social Sciences Kindergarten Treaty Education
Record posted/updated: August 16, 2020
R048768
Take Me Out to the Ballgame
Based on the famous traditional song, this story tells of a lovable grandmother who arrives one school day to take her two grandchildren on a very special outing to a baseball game. After a wonderful experience, Grandma tells the girls that "just this once" baseball is more important than school. Kovalski's lively, humorous illustrations are delightful. The lyrics and music for "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" are included.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $5.00
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten English Language Arts
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R070580
Taking Care of Mother Earth
Charlie likes to help his grandmother, who tells stories while they work. While being reminded to turn off the water tap, Grandma describes how everything around us is connected to water. Children will benefit from Grandma's wisdom as they learn to take care of Mother Earth.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $10.95
Subject(s) : Social Sciences Kindergarten English Language Arts Science Health Education Treaty Education
Record posted/updated: August 16, 2020
R071202
Teaching Mathematics Through Problem Solving. Prekindergarten-Grade 6
This volume and its companion, is a research-based resource that promotes a problem-solving approach to mathematics instruction. This approach engages students in making sense of problematic tasks in which mathematical concepts are embedded. The writers address issues and perspectives related to this approach (including the role of technology) and provide examples of its use in the classroom.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $8.76 US
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Mathematics
Record posted/updated: April 5, 2019
R071203
Teaching Mathematics Vocabulary in Context: Windows, Doors, and Secret Passageways
This resource for teachers focuses on strategies to This resource for teachers focuses on strategies to of mathematical language, and to enable them to use it when describing mathematical concepts and relationships across the strands. Concrete examples illustrate how teachers can promote mathematical understanding and reflection through discourse, writing and the use of vocabulary in context. Examples include the use of reflection, journals, homework and self-assessment.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $37.50
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Mathematics
Record posted/updated: September 15, 2020
R035464
Teaching Treaties in the Classroom
The Office of the Treaty Commissioner (OTC) has developed a treaty information kit for use in Saskatchewan schools. The kit features educational resource materials that include curriculum supplements, videos and books about the history of treaties. The individual pieces show both First Nations and European perspectives about the treaty relationship. Information on treaty topics range from the precontact history of First Nations people, first contact issues, the relevance of the past to the co...
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Media and Formats : Kit
Price : $350.00
Subject(s) : Social Sciences Kindergarten Treaty Education
Record posted/updated: March 11, 2020
R050495
The Bears We Know
Told confidently by the neighbours of the bear family, this story explains that while nobody has met the bears personally, everybody knows without doubt how lazy, messy, destructive and mean they are. With delightful, detailed illustrations and easy-to-read text, this resource introduces stereotypes in a comical, nondidactic manner.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $19.95
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Health Education
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R049302
The Black Book of Colors
This unique book allows students to "feel" colours using their senses. Sighted students will understand what it is like to experience things through their sense of touch, taste, smell or hearing. The text provides an explanation of the colour while the corresponding page has the drawing. The raised blackline drawings on black paper allow students to touch a colour. Braille letters accompany the text so that the sighted reader can imagine what it is like to use Braille to read.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $17.95
Subject(s) : Kindergarten English Language Arts Science
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R046714
The Bravest Knight
Originally entitled The Terrible Troll, this is a revised version of the story of a little boy who pretends that he is living in medieval times. In this imaginary adventure, the boy is the squire of a brave knight who fights dragons and trolls. In the end, the boy comes to a surprising conclusion - he is glad that he lives in this century! The detailed illustrations are colourful and humorous, although a few might be considered frightening.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $23.99
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Arts Education English Language Arts
Record posted/updated: November 26, 2019
R036497
The Creative Dance Keys
This attractive kit includes a CD-ROM, a key-shaped instruction booklet, a 60-minute video, 12 vocabulary-building word rings and a music program on compact disc. The bilingual CD-ROM (French and English) is an interactive resource designed to assist teachers in researching and planning dance lessons. Users can quickly scan the contents of the instruction booklet, view a video sample, listen to a music sample and more. The key-shaped instruction booklet includes a teacher's guide and 20 crea...
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Media and Formats : Kit
Price : $299.99
Subject(s) : Physical Education Kindergarten Arts Education
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Record posted/updated: December 23, 2018
R054524
The Curious Garden
In this animated video, Liam lives in a city that is dark and grey. While exploring one day, Liam discovers a stairwell that leads to old railroad tracks. Among the tracks is a patch of dying wildflowers. Liam decides to take care of the garden. He learns to water and prune the plants. As the garden starts to spread, the city is transformed into a colourful and green world. This video is an adaptation of the picture book written and illustrated by Peter Brown. A teacher's guide is available.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD Video
Price : $59.95 USD
Subject(s) : Kindergarten English Language Arts Science
Record posted/updated: December 3, 2021
R050592
The Delicious Bug
This book depicts two hungry chameleons that fight furiously over a juicy bug and nearly get eaten themselves in the process. The chameleons, however, come to recognize the error of their ways and, with the help of a frog, conclude that cooperating and sharing produce better results. The pair also apologizes and makes amends to the forest friends who were forced to endure the disturbance caused by their argument.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $8.95
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Health Education
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R039627
The Dot
This program combines simple pencil drawings, splashes of colour and effective instrumental accompaniment with Peter Reynold's simple story, The Dot. Vashti transforms from a reluctant artist to one who encourages others in their endeavours. Opportunities to address viewing objectives abound.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD Video
Price : $59.95 USD
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Arts Education English Language Arts Health Education
Record posted/updated: December 3, 2021
R037607
The Dot
Written by the author of Ish (also recommended on this list), this delightfully simple story relays a powerful message. Vashti, a young student transforms from a reluctant to a confident artist as she experiences the acceptance and encouragement of her teacher. In turn, Vashti reaches out to build confidence in the endeavours of another student. Appealing childlike illustrations support the text. This story is also available on video.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $20.00
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Arts Education
Record posted/updated: November 26, 2019
R102212
The First Day: A Story of Courage
This storybook about courage is part of the Seven Teachings Stories. The series would be suitable for a classroom library, leveled reading or a classroom discussion on values. For the names that are in Anishinaabe, there is a pronunciation guide at the end of the book.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $9.95
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Health Education Treaty Education
Record posted/updated: February 9, 2023
R043691
The First Day of Winter
To the tune of "The 12 Days of Christmas," in the first ten days of winter a young child builds a snowman that is colourfully decorated with ten salty peanuts, nine big black buttons, eight orange berries, seven maple leaves, six tiny twigs, five birdseed pockets, four prickly pinecones, three striped scarves, two bright blue mittens and a red cap with a gold snap! Throughout the story, various animals commonly seen in the winter appear in the illustrations. This cumulative tale has a surpris...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $8.99
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Arts Education Prekindergarten
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R052781
The Four Seasons. Daily and Seasonal Changes
This video introduces the seasons to children. Mother Earth presents each season using live-action and animated sequences. In addition to the seasons, children will observe daily changes and how the changes affect plants, animals and human life. The seasons played a role in First Nations societies. For example, during the winter months, storytelling provided the Anishinaabe opportunities to pass on cultural knowledge. Some concepts and terminology include dormant, adaptation, migrate and temp...
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Media and Formats : CD/DVD Video
Price : $119.00
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Science
Record posted/updated: December 14, 2021
R102882
The French Immersion Kindergarten, Grade 1 and Grade 2 Interdisciplinary Curricula: A Webinar for Administrators
This webinar for administrators provides an overview of the development, characteristics and structure of the French Immersion K-2 interdisciplinary curricula and how they are implemented in the classroom.
Media and Formats : Webinar
Price : Free
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Programme d'études interdisciplinaire
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Record posted/updated: January 25, 2019
R046596
The Golden Rule
A grandfather explains the Golden Rule to his grandson from various religious and cultural perspectives. The two also discuss how the world would improve if everyone practised this age-old advice. The beautiful imagery reflects the traditional art associated with the various religions.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $17.95 US
Subject(s) : Social Sciences Kindergarten Health Education
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R046874
The Great Fuzz Frenzy
Based on the award-winning picture book of the same title by Janet Stevens, the video begins when a fuzzy green tennis ball tumbles into a prairie dog hole. The arrival of the ball causes a great frenzy as the prairie dogs begin to decorate themselves with green fuzz and argue over who should have more fuzz. After a prairie dog named Big Bart steals all the fuzz, he is captured by an eagle. This crisis causes the prairie dogs to reunite and come to Big Bart's rescue, thus demonstrating the tr...
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Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $75.00
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Arts Education Prekindergarten Science Health Education
Record posted/updated: December 6, 2018
R044950
The Hello, Goodbye Window
Told in the first person voice of a little girl, this is a love story about the special relationship between a grandchild and her grandparents. For this little girl, the kitchen window of her grandparents' house is a magic gateway where special experiences occur. The surrealistic-style, fantastically coloured paintings by Chris Raschka are very engaging.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $14.28 US
Subject(s) : Social Sciences Kindergarten Health Education
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R102211
The Just Right Gift: A Story of Love
This storybook about love is part of the Seven Teachings Stories. The series would be suitable for a classroom library, leveled reading or a classroom discussion on values. For the names that are in Anishinaabe, there is a pronunciation guide at the end of the book.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $9.95
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Health Education Treaty Education
Record posted/updated: February 9, 2023
R054568
The Métis Alphabet Book
This unique alphabet book presents historical figures and events, places of interest and other important aspects of Métis history and culture. Child-like drawings rendered in black ink and crayon support the text.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $12.95
Subject(s) : Social Sciences Kindergarten English Language Arts Treaty Education
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R044779
The New Girl...and Me
With spirited, cartoon-style illustrations and light-hearted text, this book tells how a young girl named Mia helps a new girl named Shakeeta to feel at home in her new school. The two girls bond when Mia shows an interest in Shakeeta's pet iguana named Igabelle.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $19.99
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Health Education
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R033406
The Northern Traditional Dancer
This time-tested book on the unique and dynamic art form of powwow dancing focuses on the Northern Traditional Dance of the Lakota Sioux. The history of this dance is traced from its origin to recent styles. Black-and-white photographs of early dancers and beautiful full-colour photographs of modern dancers complement the text. Testimonials help give the reader an understanding of the philosophy and mindset of the dancers. The book includes information on how the basic costumes and accessorie...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $16.85
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Arts Education
Record posted/updated: November 26, 2019
R100792
The Sharing Circle
This children's book describes how a traditional sharing circle works. It could be used to teach children about sharing thoughts, feelings and solving problems in a respectful manner.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : unavailable
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Health Education Treaty Education
Record posted/updated: February 9, 2023
R044510
The Snowy Day
Peter slides down snowy mountains as he delights in the silent wonder of a city snow. This video is an adaptation of the picture book by renowned American author and illustrator Ezra Jack Keats.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $75.00
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Health Education
Record posted/updated: October 8, 2020
R047111
The Three Snow Bears
Based on the familiar story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears, this is the tale of an endearing snow bear family and a young Inuit girl, Aloo-ki, who meet when Aloo-ki makes herself at home in the bears' igloo. Within Brett's signature borders, Arctic animals dressed in fashionable parkas have a playful time in the ice and snow.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $19.00
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten English Language Arts
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R050110
The Three Snow Bears
Based on the familiar story of "Goldilocks and the Three Bears," this is the tale of an endearing snow bear family and a young Inuit girl, Aloo-ki, who meet when Aloo-ki makes herself at home in the bears' igloo. Within Brett's signature borders, Arctic animals dressed in fashionable parkas have a playful time in the ice and snow. This video is based on the picture book written and illustrated by Jan Brett.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $75.00
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten English Language Arts
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Record posted/updated: July 1, 2019
R101440
The Treaty Alphabet Book!
This kit supports teaching and learning about treaties. Using the alphabet as a framework, the author explores key words to provide information about treaties and the treaty process. Discussion questions and student activities are included.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $29.95
Subject(s) : Social Sciences Kindergarten Treaty Education
Record posted/updated: February 10, 2023
R034056
The Water Hole
A combination of counting book, puzzle book, storybook and visual art book, this story takes readers on a refreshing journey through animal habitats of North America, Africa, Australia and South America. As the number of creatures at a watering hole increases from 1 to 10, the size of the pond they are drinking from decreases until it is empty - and then it rains! Silhouetted in the borders are even more creatures that can be found hiding within each setting.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $10.00
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten Mathematics
Record posted/updated: September 15, 2020
R071205
Thinking Mathematically: Integrating Arithmetic and Algebra in Elementary School
The emphasis of this resource is on teaching for deep understanding of mathematical concepts. Using classroom examples, teachers are shown how to extend students' thinking in order to help them integrate and connect new knowledge with previous understanding. The authors show how relational thinking, making and representing conjectures, justification and proof have application in mathematics classrooms. Teacher commentaries provide realistic examples. End-of-chapter challenges offer ideas for...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $42.00
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Mathematics
Record posted/updated: May 15, 2020
R051763
Timon and Pumbaa. Safety Smart Goes Green!
In this video program from Disney's Wild About Safety Series, Timon and Pumbaa ensure that the water, land and air around them are safe and clean. Students will explore the Three Rs (reduce, reuse and recycle). They will also learn to conserve water and energy.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $19.98
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Science
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R054002
Too Many Toys
Spencer has too many toys. His father trips over them, his mother falls over them, and the house is overflowing with junk. Now it's time to give some of the mountain of goodies away, but Spencer finds it hard. In the end, he fills a box, but decides the one toy he can't part with is the box! This video is an adaptation of the picture book written and illustrated by David Shannon.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $95.00
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Health Education
Record posted/updated: October 7, 2020
R044728
What Are You Doing, Sam?
In this addition to the well-known Sam and Stella books, Sam is having a wonderful time playing with his pet dog, Fred. Stella keeps a watchful eye over her brother as he swims with Fred, plays hide and seek with him, attempts to teach him to roll over and to read, makes pancakes for him and paints with him. The cartoon-style art, rendered in soft watercolours, helps to bring this heart-warming story to life.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $14.95
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten Health Education
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R102223
What is Truth, Betsy?: A Story of Truth
This storybook about truth is part of the Seven Teachings Stories. The series would be suitable for a classroom library, leveled reading or a classroom discussion on values. For the names that are in Anishinaabe, there is a pronunciation guide at the end of the book.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $9.95
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Health Education Treaty Education
Record posted/updated: February 9, 2023
R055629
When I Feel Good About Myself
A little guinea pig discusses the many reasons why she feels good about herself. Some of the reasons for her self-confidence are that she has unique interests and abilities; she is not afraid to make mistakes while learning new things; she does not need to be the best, only to try her hardest; she is somebody's friend and somebody loves her just as she is.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $8.55
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Prekindergarten English Language Arts Health Education
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R044493
Whistle for Willie
Peter longs to learn how to whistle so he can call his dog, Willie. This video is an adaptation of the picture book by renowned American author and illustrator Ezra Jack Keats.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $75.00
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Health Education
Record posted/updated: October 8, 2020
R051330
Who's That Man?
World War II separated men from their families. Sometimes young children would meet their fathers for the first time when the fathers returned home from war. Duncan-Cary explores how a young boy feels when his father returns home from war and the two meet for the first time. He wonders if his father will love him. His father also has the same concerns as he meets his young son for the first time. Based on her father's experience, Duncan-Cary complements the text with personal photographs. A ...
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Media and Formats : Book CD/DVD
Price : $24.95
Subject(s) : Social Sciences Kindergarten English Language Arts
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R042860
Wild About Books
Librarian Molly McGrew takes her book mobile to the zoo where she introduces the animals to reading. Molly finds joke books for the hyenas, books in Chinese for the pandas, and waterproof books for the otters. Before long, the animals become voracious readers and they soon begin writing as well. Insects write haikus, the cheetah writes a novel and the hippo a memoir. This video is an adaptation of the book written by Judy Sierra and illustrated by Marc Brown.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD Video
Price : $59.95 USD
Subject(s) : Kindergarten English Language Arts
Record posted/updated: December 3, 2021
R052035
Willow's Whispers
Willow's whispers are simply too quiet for anybody to hear. Her voice is unheard by everyone and consequently she rarely gets what she wants or needs. One day, she solves her problem by speaking through a microphone that she created from recyclables. When the paper microphone falls apart, Willow is forced to think of a more permanent solution. Simple but appealing cartoon-style illustrations accentuate the text.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $8.95
Subject(s) : Kindergarten English Language Arts
Record posted/updated: June 13, 2017
R054123
Yucky Worms
On a visit to his grandmother, a young boy is revolted by the "yucky" worms that are dug up in the garden. The boy changes his mind when he discovers how interesting worms can be and how they help the soil, plants and animals around the garden. This video is enhanced with appealing artwork and the witty remarks of the many worms who comment on all the action. A special segment titled, How To Be A Wormologist includes interesting garden experiments. This video is an adaptation of the picture b...
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Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $34.95
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Science
Record posted/updated: December 8, 2018
R052787
Zero
Zero is a big, round number. Zero wants to be like the other numbers and be counted. Zero wants to be like the other numbers and be counted. When Zero looks in the mirror, she just sees a big empty hole in the middle. Students will enjoy Zero's search to find value in herself and others.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $26.95
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Mathematics
Record posted/updated: May 15, 2020
R043398
Zinnia's Flower Garden
Step-by-step, this book shows how little Zinnia prepares for, plants, cares for and enjoys her flower garden. The flowers include varieties that can be grown in Saskatchewan such as aster, sweet William, sweet pea, black-eyed Susan, zinnia, snapdragon, sunflower, marigold and cosmos. The artwork was made from copies of fabrics and photos that were cut and pasted onto paper painted with gouache. At the back of the book, there is a short guide on how to grow flowers.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $7.50
Subject(s) : Kindergarten Science
Record posted/updated: December 6, 2018
R104351
Zorbit's Math Adventure
This digital resource includes teacher and student components to explore mathematical concepts across all strands. This resource is a game-based learning experience where students travel to different planets, each one providing students with different visual representations of math concepts. Teacher can customize adventures for students as well as access teacher materials for classroom instruction.
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