Kid Zone

Sharing the Importance of Nature With Our Children

We often hear that it’s important to preserve the environment for future generations. One of the most powerful ways to do this is to involve those future generations in the process! Teaching our kids to appreciate the gifts of nature encourages them to continue the efforts to save our planet’s resources and preserve its…

How To Teach Your Kids To Be A Good Friend, Tips for Parents

Parents always want to see their children thriving with a loving group of friends. Since we may not be present for every conversation, celebration, or argument, we might not know exactly how well our kids do at relating to their peers. It’s a common worry for parents to wonder if their kid is being…

Farm Fun Activity Sheets!

Looking for new activities for the kids to kick off summer fun? We’re introducing printable activity sheets to help kids learn about what we do at Nutrien! Each month we will have two activities that are geared to a variety of ages. Just download them at the links below, print them out, and have…

10 Calming Activities for Kids

Whether you’re trying to work from home and need a quiet moment from rambunctious kids, or trying to help an upset child calm down, it’s good to have a few activities that will distract them in a healthy way.  Here’s 10 activities you can try the next time your kid needs a calm moment. …

5 Safety Behaviors You Can Teach Through Fun

Staying Safe From Smoke This activity shows kids how to stay safe from smoke inhalation in case of a fire. You just need the whole family and a large blanket. Stretch out the blanket and hold it at about 2 feet from the ground.  Talk to your kids about crawling on the ground to…

Science Activities to Keep Young Minds Sharp

Are your kids learning from home because of social distancing requirements? We imagine it might be tough to keep them focused on school books right now! Here are some science-based activities you can do with your kids to keep them learning, AND having fun!  Lemon Volcanoes Area of Focus: Chemistry Supplies: Lemon, Lemon Juice,…

5 Craft Ideas to Pass the Time

5 Craft Ideas to Pass the Time Are you worried your kids will get bored with coloring pages while social distancing at home and find more mischievous ways to pass the time? Here are some fun craft ideas from an elementary school art teacher that will help you pass the time, with minimal mess!…

How to Help Your Kids Avoid Backpack Strain

At the moment, your kids’ backpacks might be going unused due to recent schooling from home required because of COVID-19. However, some suggestions from Occupational Therapists on how to avoid backpack strain can also be applied to everyday learning, even at home.  Warning Signs Just as you would evaluate your own workstation for its…

Set your Student up for Schoolwork Success

As workflows all over the world have been changing in recent months to slow the spread of COVID-19, so have our students’ school environments. Many students are now learning from home, which may not be designed with their test scores in mind. Here are some ideas on how to set your kids up for…

Brain Injury Awareness Month: Keeping Your Kids Safe from Concussions

Nothing is quite as scary as your child getting permanent brain injuries without warning and without any signs. Here is a quick guide to concussions and how to keep your kids safe   Every Sport Has Its Risks While football rightly receives the most attention and concern for concussions, it’s by no means the…