Preschool to Grade 3-September 29 – 10AM-12NOON

Get survival tips……..outrun the moon …..and watch for bees and bats on a visit to a trap-line.                                
Be alert. It’s wild outside.

Take a virtual field trip to Nature Tales at The Dan Lawrie International Sculpture Collection at Royal Botanical Gardens’ Hendrie Garden. Get reacquainted with Canada’s best-loved authors, illustrators and science educators…and meet a few new ones, through a variety of short presentations designed for children preschool to grade 3.

So Many Reasons to Register*!

Families & Children (General Public)

  • WIN STUFF – that’s right, just by registering for the event, you will be entered for a chance to win a swag bags with awesome books from Telling Tales presenters
  • We’ll be sharing cool content ahead of the event (you’ll be the first to get it!)

Schools, Classrooms & Homeschool Orgs take a virtual field trip to Nature Tales!

  • WIN STUFF for your school or classroom! When we register your school or class you are automatically entered for a chance to win a School Swag bag, which includes books from our Telling Tales presenters and more!
  • Classroom Content – we’ll be sharing cool stuff that you can use to enhance your virtual field trip in the classroom

*registration opens August 1, 2021

    September 29, 2021

  • Nature Tales

    10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

    Virtual Event

    Blooms Stage

    Age / Grade 4-6 / Kindergarten 6-8 / Grades 1-3

    Sponsored by: You know him from TV’s Survivorman series, now let’s experience nature with Les as he presents his latest […]

  • Nature Tales

    10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

    Virtual Event

    Blooms Stage

    Age / Grade 4-6 / Kindergarten 6-8 / Grades 1-3

    Join Hamilton’s own Ainara, of Ainara’s Bookshelf fame, as she interviews David A. Robertson about the inspirations for his latest […]

  • Nature Tales

    10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

    Virtual Event

    Blooms Stage

    Age / Grade 0-4 / Early Years 4-6 / Kindergarten 6-8 / Grades 1-3

    Cylita joins us from Royal Botanical Garden’s Hendrie Garden, to share stories from her very first kid’s book, Chasing Bats […]

  • Nature Tales

    10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

    Virtual Event

    Blooms Stage

    Age / Grade 0-4 / Early Years 4-6 / Kindergarten 6-8 / Grades 1-3

    BECKY HAN introduces us to a story about a pesky little critter that chases her right across Nunavut, in her […]

  • Nature Tales

    11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

    Virtual Event

    Blooms Stage

    Age / Grade 0-4 / Early Years 4-6 / Kindergarten 6-8 / Grades 1-3

    Illustrator Jennifer Faria will share tips on how to draw the characters she created for her very first picture book, […]

  • Nature Tales

    11:15 AM - 11:30 AM

    Virtual Event

    Blooms Stage

    Age / Grade 0-4 / Early Years 4-6 / Kindergarten 6-8 / Grades 1-3

    Roselynn joins us from her home in Iqaluit to share her latest story. In Little Moar and the Moon, we […]

  • Nature Tales

    11:45 AM - 12:00 PM

    Virtual Event

    Blooms Stage

    Age / Grade 0-4 / Early Years 4-6 / Kindergarten 6-8 / Grades 1-3

    Dance and sing along as Mr. Ben and a special guest teach us their neato repeato “Grow Song”.

  • Nature Tales

    12:00 PM - 12:15 PM

    Virtual Event

    Blooms Stage

    Age / Grade 0-4 / Early Years 4-6 / Kindergarten 6-8 / Grades 1-3

    Artist Educator and Studio Technician Heather Kuzyk joins us for a demonstration of how we can make paintbrushes from things […]