Kids at Home

Welcome

You have probably come across SO many fun and interesting activities, online events and other resources for you and your family.

We want to put these together for you in ONE place. This is it: your one-stop shop where you can see upcoming online events, weekly classes and fields trips, and more, to help you through this difficult time.

Each week we’ll be highlighting new resources and links to help you explore new interests and opportunities. Make sure to check back every week, and see what new resources are available!

Featured Resources – June 1

This week Kids at Home is all about exploring new worlds. Solve video-riddles with your favourite characters from Wonderland, Baker Street, and Neverland. Then, take a virtual tour through Canada’s national Tulip Festival in Ottawa. Finish it off by creating your own world to explore with some engaging outdoor drama games and resources.

Recommended for ages 2-5

Recommended for ages 6-10

  • Theatre in Place: Solve interactive video riddles with classic characters from Wonderland, Baker Street, and Neverland.

Recommended for ages 5-10

Recommended for ages 2-7

  • Outdoor Drama Games: Practice your theatre skills outside with these family games and drama resources.

Recommended for ages 7+

  • Tulip Festival Online: Take a virtual tiptoe through the tulips, or learn about Canada’s story with bilingual cartoons.

Recommended for all ages

Recommended for ages 2-7

Recommended for ages 2-6

Recommended for ages 6+

Upcoming Live Events

Start DateTime ZoneNameDescription
5/24/2020 9:00 PMMountainEdmonton Symphony Orchestra's Megan Evans (Violin)https://www.facebook.com/edmontonsymphony/posts/10155576631814790
6/3/2020 1:00 PMMountainSpark: Body Worlds Animals Inside Out!Join animal expert Zack Anderson and learn all about your favourite animals on this anatomical expedition : https://www.facebook.com/telusspark/live_videos/
6/3/2020 2:00 PMMountainCalgary Phil for Kids: Sensational StringsTake a musical journey through the sections that make up a symphony orchestra in this four-part online series. http://calgaryphil.com/kids-project/
6/5/2020 3:00 PMEasternCooking with Romain Avril!https://www.instagram.com/chefromainavril/?hl=en
6/8/2020 6:00 PMMountainLive Poetry with Wakefield BrewsterInstagram: @KidsUpFrontCalg
6/11/2020 5:30 PMMountainMake Homemade Oreos with Katelin BlandInstagram @KidsUpFrontCalg
6/16/2020 2:00 PMMountainCalgary Phil for Kids: Brilliant Basshttp://calgaryphil.com/kids-project/
6/20/2020 2:00 PMEasternNew York City KidsFestLineup and Registration Information: https://www.nyckidsfest.org/
6/30/2020 2:00 PMMountainCalgary Phil for Kids: Playful Percussionhttp://calgaryphil.com/kids-project/

Previous Live Events

Missed a live-stream? No problem! Here you can find some of our most recent videos to watch on your schedule. You can also visit our YouTube Channel to access all of our recorded live-streams at any time.

Chocolate Chip Cookies with Chef Romain Avril

Ingredients

  • 260 grams flour (1.10 cups)
  • 2 grams salt (half a teaspoon)
  • 1.5 grams baking powder (one third of a teaspoon)
  • 1.5 grams baking soda (one third of a teaspoon)
  • 250 grams brown sugar (1 1/4 cup)
  • 225 grams chocolate (1 1/10 cup)
  • 38 grams butter (0.70 cups)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 yolk
  • 3 grams vanilla (0.70 teaspoons)

Cursive Writing with Alicia Spence

Equipment

Nutella French Toast with Chef Matt Basile

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup water
  • 2 cups frozen strawberries (other frozen or fresh berry would work too)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp potato starch (or pack pectin, serto or other thickening agent)
  • 2 slices bread
  • Nutella
  • 1 tsp unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • Maple syrup (optional)

Equipment

  • Small sauce pan
  • Medium sauce pan
  • Non-stick frying pan
  • Whisk Medium bowl, or shallow dish with high sides

Wire Art with Kim

Equipment

  • Paper
  • Pencil
  • Wire or Coat Hanger
  • Needle-nose Pliers

Mac and Cheese with Chef Matt Basile

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 1 ¼ cup of 2% milk
  • ½ cup mozzarella cheese
  • ½ cup marble cheddar cheese
  • ½ package rigatoni, or other shaped pasta
  • 100-150 ml pasta water
  • salt

Equipment

  • Rubber spatula
  • Whisk
  • Large pot to boil pasta
  • Medium to large sized pan for cheese sauce
  • Oven-safe dish
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OUR PROGRAMS – AT HOME

CIBC Theatre for All Workbook

Noteworthy Workbook

Hockey Fans in the Stands Workbook

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Resources

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Educational Tools

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Arts

SelfCare

Self Care

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