Online Learning Resources

Learning can happen at home in everyday activities and with a simple touch of our computers, tablets, and smartphones. These online learning resources can enhance your child’s learning. Check for updates often.

Carefully, review online resources before using them with your child (see disclaimer. We encourage you and your child to be curious and continue to seek out other learning resources for learning. Stay informed with parent guides, choose resources for family-centred learning, and consider:



Resources for All Learners


Wide Open School: View these collections of online learning resources for Preschool to Grade 5 and Grade 6 to Grade 12. It was created by 25 different organizations to help make learning at home an experience that inspires children and youth and helps families.

MFNERC Remote Learning Hub: Explore these learning resources for children and youth, which include age-appropriate, interactive educational activities and online learning events.

Physical Education / Health Education

Physical and Health Education Canada Home Learning Centre: Try these practical and fun health education activities for Early Years, Middle Years, and Senior Years students. Activities are organized into physical activities, healthy eating, and emotional well-being.

PBS Kids - Careers in Health and Physical Education: Explore many careers that help people live healthy, balanced lives, such as genetic counsellors, biomedical engineers, and others. You can search for information by grade level.

Parks and Recreation Ontario Indigenous Games for Children: Enjoy this collection of games and activities to introduce or reconnect to recreational and sports activities that reflect Indigenous peoples heritage across Canada.

Arts Education

The Cup Song – Berens River: Enjoy this wonderful rendition of “The Cup Song,” filmed on Berens River First Nations. It is directed by Randy Guest and features students of Frontier School Division. The video by Tooza Crowd Productions highlights the students’ strength and resiliency through music and the arts and exposes us to the beauty of the boreal wilderness of the North.

WAG @ Home DIY – Let's Make Bannock: Make bannock with Julia Lafreniere, the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s manager of Indigenous initiatives.

Jo Nakashima Origami: Create origami by following these instructional videos. Each origami challenge identifies the level of difficulty and the paper size needed.

The Kid Should See This: Enjoy this video collection for curious minds of all ages about the arts.

Art City’s Digital Art at Home: Play with these digital programs on a computer, laptop, or phone to crate all kinds of art.

MoMA Art-Making Activities: Try these activities to create art from home from the New York Museum of Modern Art website. Choose from drawings, collage, audio, and movement activities.

WAG@Home: Enjoy these daily activities and stories, video tutorials, and more from The Winnipeg Art Gallery. The site is available in English and French.

Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems!: Grab some paper and pencils, pens, or crayons and explore these creative lunch doodles for all ages brought to you by the Kennedy Center Education Artist-in-Residence Mo Willems series.

Literacy & English Language Arts

Public libraries: Enjoy eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, movies, music, newspapers, courses, and more! Visit your library’s webpage for a list of local services and programs or to setup a library card. Explore online books in accessible formats for Manitobans with disabilities who are unable to read conventional print.

Louis Riel Institute – Red River Cart Adventures: Learn about the Métis with this video series of Métis teachings found on the Manitoba Metis Federation site. This series is filled with stories, crafts, singing, and lessons.

TED Ed: View videos on a variety of topics from K-12. There are opportunities to watch, answer quizzes, and dig deeper into topics.

Google Lit Trips: Become a travel companion with characters in stories, using Google Earth to create immersive 3-D field trips. There are many adventures for learners from Kindergarten to Grade 12.

Resources for Rethinking: Explore important problems, ideas, and events around the world in both English and French. Developed by Learning for a Sustainable Future, this website provides access to more than 1000 quality resources, including this graphic novel called Heroes for Change.

PBS Learning Media: Enjoy interactive games, lessons, animations, and engaging media resources sorted from pre-K to Grade 12. Don’t miss the resources for young learners. This site integrates with Google Classroom.

Digital Stories for Remote Learning: Dive into digital stories for young learners, tweens and teens. There are also folk and fairy tales for all.

Audible Stories: Dive into this collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, to help children and youth continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids.

SCBWI Connect: Explore these resources created by the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators to entertain, instruct, and inspire.

Take a Virtual Trip Here!

People and Places

World Tour 360◦: Explore nearly every continent.

The Parliament Buildings, Ontario: Take a walking tour of the many rooms and hallways of the Parliament Building.

Iqaluit, Nunavut: Explore this remote community on Baffin Island.

Virtual Farm Tours: Visit 15 different types of farms across Canada.

Casa Loma, Ontario: Wander around through this real castle in Toronto.

Museums

Virtual Museum Canada: Discover history, art, science, nature, and more through virtual museums and heritage organizations.

Royal Ontario Museum: Look at 46,599 different objects, including ancient cultural objects, textiles, and art, as well as natural history specimens like plants, rocks, insects, animals, and fossils.

The Royal Tyrrel Museum, Alberta: Wander through this fascinating dinosaur museum.

The Canadian Museum of History: Search and explore 95 different online exhibits.

Hockey Hall of Fame: Take a tour of the Great Hall of the museum, which features portraits and biographies of each member of the Hockey Hall of Fame.

The National Gallery of Canada: Search collections of paintings, drawings, sculptures, and more.

The Louvre, Paris: Explore several famous exhibits, including Egyptian Antiquities.

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History: Move at your own pace through the 360-degree, room-by-room tour of every exhibit.

British Museum, London: Take a virtual tour of the museum.

Sea and Land Animals

Assiniboine Park: Take a trip every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 1 pm for a LIVE creature feature at the zoo. Information will be shared about the creature and there is time to ask questions!

Monterey Bay Aquarium, USA: View the live-action video of sharks, moon jellies, penguins, and more.

National Aquarium, USA: Walk through tropical waters to the icy tundra in this floor-by-floor tour.

San Diego Zoo, USA: Visit koalas, polar bears, tigers, and more on live cam.

Theme Parks

SeaWorld Orlando: Tour the Discovery Cove and the option to “ride” the steel roller coaster Mako.

Walt Disney World: Take an adventure to the Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, and Epcot, to name a few.

Indigenous Languages

CBC Indigenous – Original Voices: Explore this interactive map of Canada that shows the many different Indigenous languages by region. “Language is more than what we use to communicate. It is our identity. It is our ancestry. It is our legacy.”

Indigenous Languages of Manitoba, Inc.: Explore the Seven Teachings, common phrases in Ojibwe, Dakota, and Michif, as well as other Indigenous language resources.

First Nation Education Resources - Students & First Nation Education Resources - Teachers and Parents: Check out these engaging resources for students and teachers/parents that have been designed to improve the lives of Indigenous children across Canada by providing tools for Indigenous and non-Indigenous students, families, and educators.

First Voices & First Voices for Kids: Engage in and explore many Indigenous languages, including a special area called First Voices for Kids, created by the First Peoples’ Cultural Council to inspire and empower First Nations languages, arts, and cultures.

Dictionaries

Glosbe English-Dakota Dictionary Online: Use this Dakota-English dictionary by Glosbe, which also includes examples of how to use the words and phrases.

Michif Dictionary: Use this Michif dictionary, developed by the Algonquian Dictionaries Project, to look up words

Online Cree Dictionary: Try this First Nations dictionary and explore these resources for learning Cree that were funded by the Miyo Wahkohtowin Education Authority and the Government of Canada.

Tlicho Yatii Multimedia Dictionary: Use this online Dogrib dictionary, which was developed by the Tłı̨chǫ Community Services Agency, and check out the word of the day.

The Ojibwe People’s Dictionary: Use this talking Ojibwe-English dictionary, which was created by the University of Minnesota Department of American Indian Studies, and find thousands of entries and audio featuring the voices of Ojibwe speakers.

French

Manitoba Education Learning French at Home: Try these ideas for Early Years, Middle Years, and Senior Years learners on the Direction des ressources éducatives françaises (DREF) website. There are a variety of videos and activities. This site will be updated regularly with new suggestions for learning French at home.

English as an Additional Language (EAL)

In addition to the resources listed here, EAL learners can use all the other resources on this page for support. Also, take a look at the EAL parent guides.

British Council Learn English Kids: Listen to songs, read stories, watch videos, and play word games about a wide range of topics.

FluentU: Practise language learning by viewing and discussing short films.

Indigenous Storybooks Canada: Read and listen to storybooks in many languages including Indigenous languages, English, and French.

Global Storybooks Portal: Enjoy these multilingual stories for children and youth worldwide. Read, download, toggle, and listen to a wide variety of illustrated stories.

Games to Learn English: Try these fun games to practice using English.

Numeracy & Mathematics

Youcubed at Home: Learn math at home with these activities, organized by what you need for Kindergarten to Grade 12.

Nrich: Explore award-winning mathematical activities for Early, Middle, and Senior Years learners. Activities are organized by age, and the site includes a math-at-home section.

PBS Learning Media: Enjoy interactive games, lessons, animations, and engaging media resources sorted from Kindergarten to Grade 12. It integrates with Google Classroom.

CEMC at Home: Return to this University of Waterloo website each day to check out new content for Grades 4, 5, and 6; Grades 7, 8, 9, and 10; and Grades 11 and 12. The resources include games, new problems to solve, applications, videos, points to existing material, and more. You can sign up for email updates.

3 Act Math Tasks: Engage in real-world math problems for Kindergarten to Grade 12 students to make math contextual, visual, and concret.

Mr.Orr Is a Geek: Try real-world math problems.

Which One Doesn’t Belong? (WODB): Challenge yourself to thought-provoking puzzles for discussion and to compare and contrast shapes, numbers, expressions, and graphs in this uniquely Canadian collection.

Math is Visual: Build a better conceptual understanding of math through the use of images, videos, and resources.

Khan Academy: View these math videos and activities for specific grades.

Social Studies

Learning Inside Out: Enjoy this weekly collection of resources (week 1, week 2, week 3) from Learning for Sustainable Future (LSF). Themes alternate every week between Step Outside Nature Guides and Sustainable Development. These engaging resources are designed to help families with learning at home. Sign up for weekly emails.

Manitoba 150 WeDay Resources: Explore ideas and challenges specific to Manitoba like diversity, reconciliation, and healthy living. Check out the student guide, issue cards, and service-learning campaigns. Find a cause and make a real difference in our local community. These resources and activities are available in English and French.

Google Earth: Explore the world’s most detailed 3-D globe. Take a virtual journey around the world and write about your adventures.

Earth School: Go on a 6 week adventure for all ages to celebrate, explore and connect with our natural world.

Science

National Geographic for Kids: Explore the world anytime, anywhere. There is material here both for little kids and for all ages.

Let’s Talk Science: Investigate many questions by putting on the hats of different types of scientists while engaging in fun and stimulating activities. There are hands-on and STEM activities, videos, case studies, and picture collections. This Canadian resource is for Kindergarten to Grade 12 learners (and up).

IA Robotics and STEM

Computer Science without a Computer: Try these free learning activities that teach computer science through engaging games and puzzles, using cards, string, crayons, and lots of running around. These are for all ages, and activities are available in English, French, Arabic, Chinese, and more.

Computer Science Week - Hour of Code: Enjoy these coding tutorials for young children and up. It is available in over 45 languages.

Financial Capability

Money Laughs: Enjoy learning about money by watching this series of short videos produced for the Canadian Foundation for Economic Education by Just For Laughs Gags about money and money challenges. There are many tips and ideas for all ages.

Talk with Our Kids About Money: Talk to your kids about money using these resources organized by age, activity, and topic. What financial topics are you wondering about?


Resources by Educational Stage

Preschool

Physical Education / Health Education

Yoga for Children: Try these yoga and mindfulness moves for children aged 3 and up.

Go Noodle: Enjoy these movement and mindfulness videos created by child development experts.

Active for Life Physical Activity for Home: Choose from over 200 physical activities for children and families to do from home.

Tips for Outdoor Play: Look at these tips to engage your child as they play in natural spaces with materials outside.

Literacy & English Language Arts

Anaana’s Tent: Explore these stories, videos, games, songs, and more to help your child with early literacy, math skills, social skills, and the Inuktitut language.

Brain POP Junior: Explore videos, activities, and games for young learners. Children can ask questions and explore their world. There are topics on science, health, reading and writing, social studies, math, and arts and technology.

BBC Cbeebies: Enjoy pre-school programming created for young children aged 6 and under. The whole family can enjoy games, matching, singing, and other learning activities.

Sesame Street: Watch videos, enjoy playful learning activities, and play games to learn about the world. Children can learn about many things including letters, animal sounds, rhymes, colors, and more.

The Official Eric Carle Website: View this site for fun ideas for learning at home. It also includes activity sheets, coloring pages, and more.

Mo Willems: Enjoy these books, videos, daily doodles, activity guides, and more with Mo.

Seussville: Explore this site for fun things to watch and play including many activities and crafts.

Indigenous Languages

Anishinaabemowin ABCs: Join Wanda Barker as she reads her book Anishinaabemowin Alphabet. The book, published by the Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre (MFNERC), is written in the double vowel writing system and shows the sequence of the Ojibwe alphabet and the sound of the language.

Numeracy & Mathematics

Erikson Institute Family Math: Try these fun family-friendly activities to encourage mathematical thinking.

Social Studies

The Handshake and the Pipe: Read this children’s book written by Betty Lynxleg. Learn about treaties and their history. Discuss thoughts and ideas and how we are all treaty people.

Science

Let’s Talk Science Trees in Spring: View these pictures of trees in spring that show the new growth of coniferous and deciduous trees. Use these as you go on family walks. What do you see?

Early Years

Physical Education / Health Education

Active for Life Physical Activity for Home: Choose from over 200 physical activities for children and their families to do from home.

Yoga for Children: Try these yoga and mindfulness moves for kids aged 3+.

Go Noodle: Enjoy these movement and mindfulness videos created by child development experts.

Arts Education

Music

Beth’s Notes World Regions: Search for songs by world region to sing and play. There are songs in English and French, and it usually includes lyrics and notes.

Dance

The Ultimate Online Resource for Parents of Dancers: Search for songs by world region to sing and play. There are songs in English and French, and it usually includes lyrics and notes.

Visual Arts

Once upon an Art Room: Search for songs by world region to sing and play. There are songs in English and French, and it usually includes lyrics and notes.

Boca Museum Lesson Plans: Search for songs by world region to sing and play. There are songs in English and French, and it usually includes lyrics and notes.

Literacy & English Language Arts

Story Time from Space: Enjoy story time from space. Listen to stories read by astronauts all the way from the International Space Station.

A–Z Career Lab: Explore career options from A to Z as the lab squad interviews career professionals.

National Film Board of Canada Education: View many educational and animated films for all ages.

Tumble Book Library: Listen or read aloud in English, French, or Spanish. There is also Tumble Book Cloud Jr. for older children.

Storyline Online: Listen to favourite stories told by celebrated actors.

eBooKids: Choose books in English, French, and Spanish.

Wonderopolis: Explore curiosities in a variety of ways.

Flat Stanley: Start a Flat Stanley project. It could be used with other objects like a teddy bear.

KitLit TV: Enjoy this collection of web series, podcasts, tutorials, book trailers, and more from popular children’s authors and illustrators. Get inspired to read, write, and draw.

Literacy with ICT

Co-Co's AdverSmarts An Interactive Unit on Food Marketing on the Web: Play this game to recognize marketing techniques used on commercial websites that target children. This game is designed for ages 5 to 8.

Privacy Playground- The First Adventure of the Three CyberPigs: Play this game to learn how to spot online marketing strategies, protect personal information, and avoid online predators. This game is designed for ages 8 to 10.

CyberSense and Nonsense - The Second Adventure of The Three CyberPigs: Try this game to learn about authenticating online information and observing rules of netiquette. Children will also learn how to distinguish between fact and opinion and how to recognize bias and harmful stereotyping in online content.

MediaSmarts Break the Fake: Explore a variety of resources to help kids, youth, and adults figure out what’s real and what’s fake.

Zoe and Molly Online: Enjoy comics, games and online safety tips to become internet safety masters.

Numeracy & Mathematics

Manitoba Education Early Years Activities and Games: Explore a collection of math activities and games that students can do at home. Each of the resources includes information for parents and caregivers.

Manitoba Education Support Documents: View these Manitoba Education math support documents designed for teachers, but parents may find them useful. They include many meaningful activities and experiences. There is a separate document for each grade from Kindergarten to Grade 12.

Figure this! Math Challenges for Families: Try different math challenges to engage the whole family with this National Council of Teachers of Mathematics resource.

Sesame Street – Math Is Everywhere: Make math part of your routine with math-at-home ideas, resource guides, and more.

Bedtime Math: Keep math skills sharp with this site designed by parents to engage in math every day. It also includes math learning activities that don’t involve any screen time.

Greg Tang Math: Spend time learning and having fun with math games, books, and resources.

Math for Love: Enjoy a variety of math resources.

Math before Bed: Use these talking points to inspire math discussions that you and your family can have before bed, at dinner, or anytime.

Social Studies

The Handshake and the Pipe: Read this children’s book written by Betty Lynxleg. Learn about treaties and their history. Discuss thoughts and ideas and how we are all treaty people.

Science

Crash Course Kids: Check out these shows hosted by Sabrina Cruz to learn about Earth, habitats, space, chemical reactions, engineering, and much more.

The James Dyson Foundation Engineering Challenge Cards: Try these engaging challenges at home to get your family excited about engineering and working together.

Let's Go Live with Maddie and Greg: Explore questions about animals, plants, travel, and technology on Maddie’s and Greg’s science adventures.

Brain On!: Listen to this podcast featuring science for kids and adults.

IA Robotics and STEM

CS Unplugged - Harold the Robot: Give directions to a “robot” (either an adult or another child) and find out which instructions the robot is able to follow and how the instructions are taken literally.

Build Your Own Robotic Arm: Develop a robot arm using common materials. Students will explore design, construction, teamwork, and material selection and use.

French

Manitoba Education K to 3 French Learning Resources: Explore these Early Years resources on the Direction des ressources éducatives françaises (DREF) website. There are a variety of songs, rhymes, stories, games, and activities.

Middle Years

Physical Education / Health Education

How to Teach Jump Rope in PhysEd Class: Learn how to do jump rope activities, the skills involved, and the management of the activity. View the 4 week skills program.

Spark PE for Jump Rope: Practice different skill challenges.

Arts Education

Music

Creative Kids Central: Enjoy the many forms of classical music. Design a Hansel and Gretel Opera, play musical games featuring Brahms in 1890’s Vienna, explore the Scheherazade Interactive musical experience, and take a tour of Alan Chapman’s studio.

Beth’s Notes: Search for songs by world region to sing and play. The songs usually include lyrics and notes. There are songs in English and French.

Singing Lessons for Beginners: Try these Youtube videos of singing lessons by singing coach Ken Tamplin.

MusicTheory.net: Choose from introductory and intermediate music theory lessons, exercises, and tools.

Dance

The Ultimate Online Resource for Parents of Dancers: Find a wide selection of online dance lessons for young children from Dance Parent 101.

Arts Alive - Step up to Dance: Find engaging and interactive educational resources, videos, games, learning tools, and information designed to build understanding and appreciation of dance.

Drama

Drama Notebook Monologues for Teenagers: View this collection of monologues written by children and youth to learn and recite.

Theatre Folk Resources: Find free scripts to practise and act out.

Visual Arts

Boca Museum Art and Lesson Plans: View this collection of art with series of lesson plans for Early Years learners based on various works of art, including abstract art, sculpture, and portraits.

Smart News Remake Famous Artworks with household items: Try this social media challenge by remaking famous artworks with things around your home described in this Smithsonian Magazine.

Google Art and Culture: Visit art exhibits, zoom in on artworks and browse thousands of stories, photos, videos, and manuscripts.

Unique Watercolour Textures: Make watercolour paintings as demonstrated by Teela Cunningham in this Youtube video.

Literacy & English Language Arts

Global Oneness Project: Explore this collection of special stories on migration, climate change, Indigenous cultures, nature, inspiring people, and creativity.

New York Times – What’s Going on in This Picture?: Investigate pictures from the news, read conversations, and respond to conversations.

NASA - Climate Kids: Explore big questions about climate change.

Wabisabi Learning – Inquiry for Kids: Inquire into real-world problems that will spark curiosity. Each realistic scenario has a video and questions to explore.

Make Beliefs Comix: Make funny and creative comics in English and other languages.

Literacy with ICT

Data Defenders: helps children and pre-teens understand the concept of personal information and its economic value, and introduces them to ways to manage and protect their personal information on the websites and apps they enjoy.

Top Secret!: Enjoy this interactive comic to learn about the benefits and drawbacks of sharing information online.

How cyber-savvy are you? Cyber security quiz: Take this quiz designed to increase knowledge of the cyber security risks they face every day.

MediaSmarts Break the Fake: Explore these resources to figure out what’s real and what’s fake online.

Think Like a Coder Video Series: Enjoy this 10-episode series that challenges viewers with programming puzzles as the main characters, a girl and her robot companion.

TED-ED Riddles: Solve riddles that use logic and critical thinking.

Numeracy & Mathematics

Manitoba Education Middle Years Activities and Games: Explore a collection of math activities and games that students can do at home. Each of the resources includes information for parents and caregivers.

Figure this! Math Challenges for Families: Try different math challenges to engage the whole family with this National Council of Teachers of Mathematics resource.

CEMC Middle and Elementary Contests, Resources, and Workshops: Enjoy a variety of games, problems to solve, applications, and videos for fun and educational ways to do mathematics and computer science while at home practising social distancing.

Open Middle: Dive into this version of “open questions” for problem solving with lots of opportunities for higher thinking and procedural practice.

Mathies Learning Tools: Find a variety of digital math learning tools, such as algebra tiles, fraction strips, money, pattern makers, and more from Ontario’s Ministry of Education. You can search by topic.

Use On the Road: Use this activity to explore the cost of transportation options where you live and the benefits and consequences of each option. Consider the financial, health, and environmental impacts for your family and community.

Small Number and the Skateboard Park: This video from the IRMACS Centre at Simon Fraser University introduces math topics and techniques through Indigenous storytelling and includes elements of Indigenous traditions and cultures.

Social Studies

Thunder Radio Podcasts: Listen to stories from local Indigenous community leaders about Indigenous history and geography. What messages are being shared? How could these messages be shared with others?

Science

Hippocampus: View videos, animations, and simulations in biology, chemistry, physics, and Earth science. There are also topics in mathematics, social studies, and English.

IA Robotics and STEM

PBS Kids – Build a Hovercraft: Make a hovercraft from materials like a CD, straw, balloon, duct tape, and other common items. After the design is completed, how can it be improved? Consider other design strategies. How many balloons of air will lift a paper plate? How does the shape of an object affect the air flow? Can a fan be added to increase the air intake? What is the weight-to-force ratio?

Senior Years

#graduaTEDTalk: Let’s celebrate the graduating class of 2020! Your soon-to-be graduate can record a graduation speech in the form of a TED Talk! They can use a phone or another device to reflect on their hopes, wishes, and dreams that they hold for themselves and their fellow graduates. You can also record your own congratulatory message to celebrate your child, graduates across Canada, and graduates around the world.

Physical Education/Health Education

Manitoba Education fact sheet and poster: Check out this new fact sheet and poster about Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activity (MVPA). Calculate physical activity intensity and target heart rate zone.

ExRx: Use this exercise library, which provides direction and connections to science principles related to physical exercise. It may be especially useful for children who are completing their fitness portfolios.

Sharing Medicines: This video from the Manitoba First Nations Educational Resource Centre (MFNERC) teaches how traditional plants with healthy and spiritual properties are gathered and prepared by Indigenous people of Manitoba.

Arts Education

Music

Creative Kids Central: Enjoy the many forms of classical music. Design a Hansel and Gretel Opera, play musical games featuring Brahms in 1890’s Vienna, explore the Scheherazade Interactive musical experience, and take a tour of Alan Chapman’s studio.

Singing Lessons for Beginners: Try these Youtube videos of singing lessons by singing coach Ken Tamplin.

Busy Works Beats - House Beginners Tutorial: Learn how to create unique House Music with delay and reverb effects in this Youtube video, along with sampling and fifth chords. It uses only FL Studio plugins.

Servida Music Ultimate Guide to 808s: Explore this Youtube video as a guide for young people on creating beats on the 808 drum machine.

MusicTheory.net: Choose from introductory and intermediate music theory lessons, exercises, and tools.

Dance

Arts Alive-- Step up to Dance: Find engaging and interactive educational resources, videos, games, learning tools, and information designed to build understanding and appreciation of dance.

The Dance Current: Read articles about dancers and dances in this Canadian Dance Magazine. It includes a list of online dance classes accessible during COVID-19 isolation and tips for filming dance at home.

The New York Times Dance Online: Get inspired by this article that lists 12 digital places to view dance online.

Drama

Drama Notebook Monologues for Teenagers: View this collection of monologues written by children and youth to learn and recite.

Theatre Folk Resources: Find free scripts to practise and act out.

Visual Arts

The Art Assignment: “Explore art and art history through the lens of the present.” Learn about art movements, artists, and types of art, and go on art trips around the world with these video experiences.

Google Art and Culture: Visit art exhibits, zoom in on artworks and browse thousands of stories, photos, videos, and manuscripts.

Unique Watercolour Textures: Make watercolour paintings as demonstrated by Teela Cunningham in this Youtube video.

Smart News Remake Famous Artworks with household items: Try this social media challenge by remaking famous artworks with things around your home described in this Smithsonian Magazine.

Literacy & English Language Arts

Campus Tour: Explore university and college campuses across Canada from your couch!

Films for Action: Watch and discuss documentaries and short films, and read articles to inspire action and raise awareness to change the world.

Global Oneness Project: Explore this collection of special stories on migration, climate change, Indigenous cultures, nature, inspiring people, and creativity.

NextGen Edition: Explore news, and issues relevant to youth and families across Canada. There is a large range of topics related to politics, the economy, the environment, careers, and more.

Literacy with ICT

Reality Check - The Game: Try these activities to test critical thinking skills and learn new authentication techniques.

TED-ED Riddles: Solve riddles that use logic and critical thinking.

MediaSmarts - Authenticating Information Resources: Investigate how to know if information is true, unbiased, and relevant. These resources helps with sharpening critical thinking skills in finding, recognizing, and sharing quality information online.

My Data and Privacy Online Toolkit: Explore this toolkit to understand digital environments and how to make good decisions about online privacy.

There's No Excuse: Watch this video series aimed at youth 14 years and up to understand the harm of sexting. This resources for youth, parents, and educators can help to start the conversation around sexting and healthy relationships.

Numeracy & Mathematics

Study Matrix: Learn with Alberta’s and British Columbia’s free courses for Grades 9 to 12 math. This includes videos, note-taking supplements, practice questions, and solutions. This material is aligned with the Western and Northern Canadian Protocol (WNCP) curriculum, so there are only a few differences with the Manitoba curriculum (for example, it doesn’t include Home and Vehicle Finance in the Grade 12 Essential Mathematics course).

Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing (CEMC): Engage in lessons, interactive activities, and enrichment challenges, and enjoy the opportunity for practice with feedback in mathematics and computing courses provided by the University of Waterloo.

CEMC at Home: Return to this website each day to check out new content for Grades 4, 5, and 6; Grades 9 and 10; and Grades 11 and 12. The resources include games, new problems to solve, applications, videos, points to existing material, and more. You can sign up for email updates.

Khan Academy – High School Math: Watch videos about algebra, geometry, pre-calculus, trigonometry, and statistics from the creators of TED Talks. These animations and short videos provide riddles and problems for many TED Talks.

Open Middle: Dive into this version of “open questions” for problem solving with lots of opportunities for higher thinking and procedural practice.

Mathies Learning Tools: Find a variety of digital math learning tools, such as algebra tiles, fraction strips, money, pattern makers, and more, from Ontario’s Ministry of Education. You can search by topic.

Financial Capability

Entrepreneurship The Spirit of Adventure: Listen to over 30 Canadian entrepreneurs as they share their stories and advice about entrepreneurship and financial literacy. Will you join the entrepreneurship adventure?

CBC Cost of Living: View these resources to learn about how we make, spend, waste, and grow money. Think about the economic forces at play in our world and how everyday decisions connect with the larger economy.

Marketplace Shoe Wars: Watch this episode that compares the high cost and low cost athletic shoes. Are high cost shoes worth it? Will this affect your future purchases?

Money and Monetary Policy in Canada: Begin these learning modules about business and economics developed by the Canadian Foundation for Economic Education and the Bank of Canada. This is an excellent supplemental resource for Grade 10 Personal Finance, Grade 12 Economic Principles, and Grade 12 Topics and Trends in Business.

Use On the Road: Use this activity to explore the cost of transportation options where you live and the benefits and consequences of each option. Consider the financial, health, and environmental impacts for your family and community.

Money and Youth Guide to Financial Literacy: Learn about financial literacy topics through 14 modules that integrate self-reflection questions, suggested activities, and summaries. Parents and caregivers can access the parent resource page for discussion ideas about each module.

Social Studies

Thunder Radio Podcasts: Listen to stories from local Indigenous community leaders about Indigenous history and geography. What messages are being shared? How could these messages be shared with others?

IA Robotics and STEM

PBS Kids – Build a Hovercraft: Make a hovercraft from materials like a CD, straw, balloon, duct tape, and other common items. After the design is completed, how can it be improved? Consider other design strategies. How many balloons of air will lift a paper plate? How does the shape of an object affect the air flow? Can a fan be added to increase the air intake? What is the weight-to-force ratio?


Disclaimer: The resources on this site may not fully align with Manitoba provincial curriculum, but were chosen because they offer good learning opportunities. The Government of Manitoba is not responsible for the information and content from external sources.