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The Youth Science Canada (YSC) launched the inaugural Youth Science Canada Online STEM Fair

The YSC Online STEM Fair is a chance for these students to share their sense of curiosity and passion for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). It’s also an opportunity for the public to celebrate STEM and get a glimpse into the next generation of innovators, researchers and entrepreneurs.

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TthaNárɛltthʼɛr, Our Dene Hero

Did you catch author Lucy Antsanen reading TthaNárɛltth’ɛr Live on our Facebook page? Now you can read along for free with this Flipbook version.

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The newest edition of the MFNERC Newsletter Sharing Our Stories is now available

The March 2020 MFNERC newsletter, “Sharing our Stories,” has been mailed out to schools. This issue shines the spotlight on land-based education. Most First Nations schools offer some form of land-based education, but, so far, a standard approach to help guide teachers is unavailable. MFNERC is in the final stages of developing a “document guide” […]

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Treaty Tales Free Online Reading Resource

Today we are doing a live reading of Treaty Tales – The Handshake and the Pipe. Follow along with your own free flipbook version available now.

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Sensory Play Activities

Sensory play is interactive activities designed to help children explore their 7 senses: touch, smell, taste, sight, hearing, body awareness, and movement. Check out these fun sensory play ideas using the materials you can find at home!

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Playing with playdough

Are you looking for fun learning activities to help entertain your family? If so, you are in luck — the MFNERC Occupational Therapy team has some exciting projects on the way, including some playdough fun! Playdough is a perfect playtime activity for developing children’s fine motor skills. We are sharing an easy to follow recipe, […]

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Accessible resources for adults and children about COVID-19 and ways to cope

The MFNERC School Psychologists have put together an accessible list of resources for adults and children related to coping with the COVID-19 pandemic. Rather than just providing links, this format offers visual and video thumbnails, as well as infographic and handout previews and other accessibility options.

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At-Home Activities Ideas for Nursery and Kindergarten Children

Here are some fun free learning activities for Nursery and Kindergarten aged children that you can use at home.

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Statement from the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs

Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs calls for a State of Emergency and establishes a COVID-19 Pandemic Response Coordination Team and Centre.

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MFNSS Province-Wide Basketball Tournament

This year’s MFNSS Basketball Tournament saw 160 participants and volunteers. Ten teams representing eight MFNSS schools attended, the farthest school coming in from York Landing.

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