30 Days of Natural Learning in Photos: Day 12

The laws of physics.

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Oh the joys of baking and being to short to fully reach the top shelf. Thankful for my helper 🙂

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30 Days of Natural Learning in Photos: Day 9

Yesterday, we went on a day trip to the Aquarium in Toronto, but first we had to hang out at the mall, while dad went for an interview.

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I must say the aquarium was amazing.  I could have stayed there for many hours just watching the fish swim, it is so calming, and there were so many different species to look for.  We did not see everything during our stay, but it was certainly filled with many learning opportunities.

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I liked the children’s play area, even though my kids ended up soaking wet. The water table allowed for learning about physics and there was even a display on the wall explaining how lock systems work, which the children were able to connect with as they have visited the locks in the Niagara Region.

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It was nice that they placed the play area in the middle of the aquarium galleries so that the kids could have a chance to burn off some energy, even though it was difficult to pull them away from it when it was time to continue on.  After the play area, there was still quite a bit to see, and I liked that there were plenty of interactive activities.  I love learning through trips into the “field,” the kids love them and they learn lots without even realizing it.

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