Exploring Toronto Manual

Exploring Discovery Walks With Children: activities and adventures for learning about and enjoying the environment around us $30.00

This Toronto Parks and Recreation resource manual is written for parents, teachers and group leaders.  It outlines six of Toronto’s Discovery Walk trails with photographs, diagrams and detailed maps.

This straightforward yet creative manual provides background information on the local ecology, First Nation’s and early settlement history and present communities for each Discovery Walk.  There’s an activity section featured with over 40 activities that groups can participate in while “Exploring Toronto”.

The manual’s Appendix includes a teachers’ curriculum guide for linking Exploring Toronto themes and activities to Ontario’s school curriculum, a set of six activity sheets and a list of useful resources and organizations.  A box of cue-cards featuring concise historical information, ecological terms and activities are included for use on a walk.

If you would like to order the manual, please contact us at 416-392-1329, kidsgrow@toronto.ca

The manual can also be accessed at the College/Shaw Toronto Public Library Branch.

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