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Outdoor Education at Home (Lesson Plans)

The Gould Lake Outdoor Centre staff have created some fun and easy Outdoor Education activities that you can do at home. Click on the links below for a PDF copy of each lesson. Please feel free to tag us on Twitter and Instagram of you doing one of our lessons. 

For LDSB teacher please see the pdf. below for instructions on accessing these lessons on Minds Online Classroom. 

Outdoor Education - Adding From LOR.pdf

Frog Moon

Textures Activity

Shapes Activity

Kindergarten to Grade 3

Sounds Activity

Animal Adaptations


Pinecone Birdfeeder


Kindergarten to Grade 8


Power of Water Activity


Grade 3

Grade Tree!

Grade 1-3 and Grade 6

Go Nature! (Nature BINGO)


Grade 2 -5

What Happens to my Trash?

Grade 3 to 6

Bird Count (Ornithology)

Sediment Jar Activity

Soils Activity


Grade 3 to Grade 8

Micro Mansion Activity


Grade 6-9 Hatchet Book Unit (NEW)

The Hatchet Book & Activities Overview

The Hatchet Chapters 1 & 2

The Hatchet Chapters 3 & 4

The Hatchet Chapters 5 & 6

The Hatchet Chapters 7 & 8

The Hatchet Chapters 9 & 10

The Hatchet Chapters. 11 & 12

The Hatchet Chapter 13

The Hatchet Chapters 14 & 15

The Hatchet Chapter 16

The Hatchet Chapters 17

The Hatchet Chapter 18

The Hatchet Chapter 19 & Epilogue