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RBG at Home – for Families

Welcome to RBG at Home, our commitment to offering accessible, diverse and entertaining learning opportunities for all ages. Keep the learning continuing at home with fun and engaging activities, videos, and digital programming.

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Interactive Video Learning

Tuesdays, January 12 to February 23, 1 to 1:30 p.m.

Gather the family to join us Tuesday afternoons for a live 30 minute session with our interpreters, learning about and connecting to the natural world around us. Whether it’s learning how animals stay warm in winter, how seeds travel from place to place, or creating natural art outdoors, your family will have the opportunity to ask questions live with our nature experts in this interactive learning experience – free to all with natural curiosity.

New topics each week!

  • Pre-Registration Required
  • FREE to register; donations accepted
  • Registration deadline: 2 p.m. Friday before the program

At-Home Activities

Download resources to keep kids learning and connecting to nature from home!

Feet Made for Snow connect the dots activity
Feet Made for Snow
Winter Backyard Birds activity
Winter Backyard Birds
Insulation Experiment Outline
Insulation Experiment Outline
Winter Words Wordssearch activity
Winter Words Wordssearch
Festive lights holiday bulb activity
Festive Lights
Bright lights wreath activity
Bright Lights / Que Ça Brille!
Fun Traditions word game
Fun Traditions
Tricky Train maze activity
Tricky Train
Scrambled Plant Puzzles activity
Scrambled Plant Puzzles
Name that Plant Activity
Name that Plant
Snowy Sleep / Dormir sous les flocons
Snowy Sleep / Dormir sous les flocons
Plant Puzzle word activity
Plant Puzzle / Casse-tête des fêtes
Counting Conifers activity
Counting Conifers
Coniferous? Deciduous? Identification activity sheet
Coniferous? Deciduous?
seeds that fly activity
Seeds that Fly
Make Your Own Herbarium Speciman template
Make Your Own Herbarium Speciman
Painting with Tea activity outline
Painting with Tea
Mosquito Munchers activity with a bat maze
Mosquito Munchers
Paper Maple Key Seed Activity
Paper Maple Key Seed
Squashes and Pumpkins activity
Squashes and Pumpkins
Counting Chyrsanthemums activity
Counting Chyrsanthemums
Seeds That Stick activity
Seeds That Stick
Reproduction par fottage de feuilles
Leaf rubbing sheet
Leaf Rubbing Activity
Trunk Cross Section activity
Trunk Cross Section
Branching Out Activity
Branching Out
Gardening activities workbook cover
Gardening Activity Book
insect cryptogram activity
Insect Cryptogram
insect booklet activity
Getting to Know Insects
On the Trail Eye Spy
On the Trail Eye Spy
Leave No Trace Activity
Leave No Trace
Fuel Your Body with Plants activity
Fuel Your Body with Plants
identification activity with monarchs and Viceroy butterflies
Monarch Mimic
maze with monarch on one side and flowers on the other
Fall Flight of the Monarchs
Find the queen bee activity sheet
Find the Queen Bee
Follow the Trail Maze activity
Follow the Trail
Sit and Sense
Pollination After Dark connect the dots activity
Pollination After Dark
Butterfly and Moth Antennae matching sheet
Butterfly and Moth Antennae
Pesky Rose Pests worksheet
Pesky Rose Pests
Compost activity sheet
Compost that Crawls
Maple Leaf Identification worksheet
Maple Leaf Identification
Fruity flowers activity sheet
Fruity Flowers
Invent a veggie activity sheet
Invent a Fruit or Veggie
Pollination Partners Activity Sheet
Pollination Partners
Bees and Wasps Crossword
Bees and Wasps Crossword
This or That Garden activity sheet
This or That Garden
pleasant peonies activity sheet
Pleasant Peonies
iris connect the dots activity
Incredible Iris
Spider Variety activity
Spider Variety / Types d'araignées
Strong Silk activity
Strong Silk / Une soie résistante
Worm Maze activity
Worm Maze
Lilac Colouring Sheet
Lovely Lilacs Colouring Sheet
Design your own lilac sheet
Design Your Own Lilac
Seed eye Spy sheet
Seed Eye Spy
Wetlands Activity Book
Wetlands Activity Book
Tree Leaf ID activity
Tree Leaf Identification
Hopping Around Activity
Hopping Around / À petits sauts
Flowering Trees Scavenger Hunt
Flowering Trees Scavenger Hunt
Crossword activity
Climate Change Crossword
Weather Wordsearch activity
Weather Words
bird Matching activity
Matching Mates
bird rainbow activity sheet
A Rainbow of Birds
woodpecker activity sheet
Strong-Headed Woodpeckers
bird beak tools activity
Bird Beaks are Powerful Tools
Colourful Community / Communauté Très Colorée
A Promise to Protect Activity
A Promise to Protect / Promesse de protection
Backyard Biodiversity Hunt
Backyard Biodiversity Hunt
Anatomy of a Fly activity
Anatomy of a Fly
Anatomy of a Spider Activity
Anatomy of a Spider
Tadpole to frog activity sheet
Tadpole to Frog / Têtard à grenouille
Chickadee scavenger hunt activity sheet
Chickadee Scavenger Hunt
Backyard Food Web worksheet
Backyard Food Web (Primary)
Activity sheet
Seeing Double / Voir Double
worksheet with ducks
Family Flocks Together (Junior)
Worksheet with nest
Nesting Home (Junior)
maze worksheet
Monarch Migration Maze (Junior)
Expérience avec des isolants
Expérience avec des isolants
Bright lights wreath activity
Bright Lights / Que Ça Brille!
Snowy Sleep / Dormir sous les flocons
Snowy Sleep / Dormir sous les flocons
Plant Puzzle word activity
Plant Puzzle / Casse-tête des fêtes
Reproduction par fottage de feuilles
Colourful Community / Communauté Très Colorée
A Promise to Protect Activity
A Promise to Protect / Promesse de protection
Tadpole to frog activity sheet
Tadpole to Frog / Têtard à grenouille
Strong Silk activity
Strong Silk / Une soie résistante
Spider Variety activity
Spider Variety / Types d'araignées
Activity sheet
Seeing Double / Voir Double
Hopping Around Activity
Hopping Around / À petits sauts
Absorption de l’eau
Absorption de l’eau
Expériences sur d’air et d’eau
Expériences sur d’air et d’eau
Mandalas inspirés par la nature
Mandalas inspirés par la nature
La théorie des signatures – Jeu des combinaisons
La théorie des signatures – Jeu des combinaisons

Help Us Bring RBG to Your Home

RBG is supporting children’s education during this difficult time by offering our new RBG at Home content which includes materials for students, teachers, families and lifelong learners.

With the help of an anonymous donor, RBG now has an RBG COVID 19 Sustainability Fund to help us create and deliver this online programming. All donations to this fund will be matched dollar for dollar up to $10,000. This means that your donation will have double the impact!

Donate today to help us create and deliver quality educational content that helps parents, children and teachers keep in touch with nature during this unprecedented time.