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What is a core resource? Core Resources
A core resource is a foundational or key resource that complements a curriculum in an especially effective way. It may be a comprehensive resource that broadly addresses several of the student learning outcomes (e.g., a major integrated resource, series, textbook), an in-depth student resource that addresses at least one student learning outcome or a professional resource for educators.
R001692
Askî and Friends: Help Me Tell My Story
These digital storybooks were developed as part of the Help Me Tell My Story early childhood oral language assessment. The assessment is unique in many ways and it is grounded in First Nations and Métis holistic perspectives on learning. All of the stories incorporate traditional beliefs and perspectives and are available in five languages: Cree, Dene, Michif, English and French. The four storybooks focus on Askî, his three friends Nipi, Kon and Tate and their lives around the pond. The stori...
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•  Askî and Turtle Island
•  Askî's Family Scrapbook
•  Kon and the Circle of Life
•  Nipi and Mother Earth
•  Tate and the Flyers
Media and Formats : Book Document
Price : Free
free
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Record posted/updated: December 20, 2023
R100872
Be Safe! The New C.A.R.E. Kit (Challenge Abuse Through Respect Education): A Personal Safety Program for Children Aged 5-9
Be Safe! (formerly called the c.a.r.e. kit) is a personal safety program for children, focusing on preventing child sexual abuse. This resource introduces young students to the concepts of children's rights, safe and supportive friendships, adults' responsibility to protect children from harm and safe/unsafe touching. The kit includes lesson cards, a mascot puppet, a CD of songs, a resource guide for educators and information for parents.
Media and Formats : Kit
Topic : Sexual Abuse and Exploitation
Price : $234.95
Record posted/updated: February 8, 2019
R051676
Bird Child
Tiny, bird-like Eliza feels scared and powerless to help the new girl Lainey when her schoolmates taunt her because of her tattered, mismatched clothing and wild yellow hair. She watches shamefully as the sunlight and birds fade from Lainey's once-cheerful drawings. Eliza tells her mother about Lainey and her sad pictures. After this discussion, Eliza "finds her wings" and she is able to defend and befriend Eliza with confidence. The poetic language is complemented beautifully with hazy, surr...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $21.99
Record posted/updated: January 3, 2020
R071530
Canada's Food Guide
This website provides information relating to Canada's Food Guide, including: food choices, eating habits, recipes and tips.
Media and Formats : Website
Price : unavailable
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Record posted/updated: April 27, 2019
R070572
Cookies. Bite-size Life Lessons
With realistic-style, softly coloured illustrations and expressive text, Rosenthal explains character traits in a non-didactic way that young children can easily understand - through cookies. For example, "respect" means offering the first cookie to your grandmother and "greedy" means that one person hoards all the cookies. This book was nominated for the 2009 Grand Canyon Reader Award.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $15.99
Record posted/updated: January 3, 2020
R103242
Get Along Monsters Series
This fast-paced DVD series focuses on teaching young children valuable socio-emotional skills. Each program offers animated segments and live-action scenarios that demonstrate appropriate ways for children to interact socially and manage their emotions. Lively songs reinforce the message. A teacher's guide is available for each program.
•  5 Ways to Work Things Out
•  8 Ways to Handle Anger (Without Hitting)
•  We All Get Mad Sometimes
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $129.95 ea.
Record posted/updated: July 1, 2020
R050977
Health Canada. Understanding Food Labels
This website provides information on how to make healthy choices by learning to read nutrition labels found on prepackaged food and drink.
Media and Formats : Website
Price : unavailable
canadiancontent
Record posted/updated: August 29, 2019
R051076
Kids Help Phone
The mission of Kids Help Phone is to improve the well-being of Canadian children and youth by providing them with anonymous and confidential professional counselling, referrals and information through technologically based communications media. Children can phone a counsellor directly at 1-800-668-6868 or communicate with a counsellor online. The service is available in French and English 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year.
Media and Formats : Website
Topic : Sexual Abuse and Exploitation
Price : unavailable
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Record posted/updated: January 3, 2019
R023557
KidsHealth
Developed by the Nemours Foundation, this website offers valuable information on numerous health-related topics to help children address the challenges that life brings.
Media and Formats : Website
Topic : Bullying Sexual Abuse and Exploitation
Price : unavailable
Record posted/updated: September 6, 2019
R046570
Lily and the Paper Man
At first, a young girl named Lily is afraid of a gruff homeless man who sells papers on the street. Later, as Lily snuggles down in her warm bed on a cold wintry night, she worries about the homeless man whose toes stick through his shoes. Lily discusses her concern with her doll and comes up with an action plan. This is a heart-warming story that carries valuable messages about caring for others and how a young child can make a positive difference in someone's life. The realistic-style paint...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $15.95
Record posted/updated: January 3, 2020
R046408
Look Both Ways: A Cautionary Tale
In this picture book, a little squirrel learns the importance of traffic safety when he has to cross the street to visit his grandmother. Attractive watercolour illustrations enhance the easy-to-read text.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $12.27
Record posted/updated: July 13, 2019
R054513
Looking After Me Series
This series helps to educate very young children about the importance of personal hygiene, nutrition, exercise and safety. The books explore key health topics through engaging narratives with young children as the protagonists. Colourful, cartoon-style illustrations enhance the easy-to-read text. Each book includes notes for parents and teachers, a brief bibliography of books for further learning, an activity that can be done individually or as a class and an index.
•  Eating Well
•  Exercise
•  Keeping Clean
•  Safety
•  Teeth
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $9.95 ea.
Record posted/updated: November 13, 2019
R055499
May I Pet Your Dog?: The How-to Guide for Kids Meeting Dogs (and Dogs Meeting Kids)
In this appealing picture book, a wise, chocolate-dappled dachshund explains how humans can safely meet him and his canine friends. Cartoon-style, watercolour illustrations complement the easy-to-read text.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $19.99
Record posted/updated: January 3, 2020
R071076
My Body Series
This series of easy-to-read books provides valuable suggestions regarding hygiene, exercise, anatomy and healthy habits. The series offers numerous colour photographs, diagrams, questions and activities. Each book includes a table of contents, a glossary, notes for parents and teachers and an index.
•  My Brain: An Exciting Way to Learn About Your Body!
•  My Heart and Lungs: An Exciting Way to Learn About Your Body!
•  Why Do I Brush My Teeth?: An Exciting Way to Learn About Your Body!
•  Why Do I Run?: An Exciting Way to Learn About Your Body!
•  Why Do I Sleep?: An Exciting Way to Learn About Your Body!
•  Why Do I Wash My Hands?: An Exciting Way to Learn About Your Body!
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $4.84 ea.
Record posted/updated: November 13, 2019
R001830
Nipi and Mother Earth
Nipi explains how important it is to look after Mother Earth and each other.
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: November 17, 2022
R041565
No Room for Bullies: From the Classroom to Cyberspace
Designed for educators, administrators and parents, this book helps readers to recognize bullying problems and offers strategies to help rectify the problems. No Room for Bullies offers ways to measure the social climate of a school; a 12-point checklist on preventing problems in hallways, classrooms and common areas; advice for establishing and reinforcing classroom rules; a safe Internet-surfing contract for students and more. Included are a table of contents, lists of resources and an ...
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Media and Formats : Book
Topic : Bullying
Price : $14.95 US
Record posted/updated: April 27, 2019
R044434
Prevention in Motion: Preventing Abuse, Bullying and Harassment of Children and Youth
Tailored for adults, this resource clearly defines various types of abuse, neglect and harassment. It outlines indications of problems and their effects on children and youth. Readers will learn of the barriers and benefits to preventing violence and methods for proactively building safer relationships within schools and communities. Included are a table of contents and a bibliography of related resources.
Media and Formats : Book
Topic : Bullying Sexual Abuse and Exploitation
Price : $20.00
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R071541
Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)
PHAC has health information for children, youth, adults, seniors and First Nations and Métis people, including the following: Comprehensive School Health; What is HIV/AIDS?; Canadian Guidelines for Sexual Health Education and a Hepatitis B Fact Sheet.
Media and Formats : Website
Price : unavailable
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Record posted/updated: September 6, 2019
R049042
Saskatchewan Health. Wellness and Prevention
The ministry provides a wealth of health-related information presented within a Saskatchewan context.
Media and Formats : Website
Price : unavailable
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Record posted/updated: September 6, 2019
R071539
Saskatchewan Ministry of Education
Health information from periodicals and other sources is available from the InfoTrac database, Health and Wellness Resource Centre. The following e-books also provide health information: Encyclopedia of Drugs and Alcohol, Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine and Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health.
Media and Formats : Website
Price : unavailable
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Record posted/updated: August 29, 2019
R071521
Saskatchewan Ministry of Health
The ministry has a wealth of health-related information within a Saskatchewan context.
Media and Formats : Website
Price : unavailable
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Record posted/updated: September 6, 2019
R046879
See a Bully! Stop a Bully!
With a focus on transforming viewers into bully detectives, this program addresses how to recognize various types of bullies, appreciate how bullies make others feel and understand what kids really think about bullies. This program encourages kids to consider the consequences of their own behaviour and understand the behaviour of others. A teacher's guide is available.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Topic : Bullying
Price : $99.95
Record posted/updated: February 24, 2021
R052083
Share Your Feelings: Use Your Words
A puppet host guides viewers through three scenarios that demonstrate why it is better to express your feelings through words rather than letting them build up inside of you. A catchy song enhances the video.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $99.95
Record posted/updated: July 2, 2020
R003260
Tate and the Flyers
Tate talks about the importance of the pond and how he and other flyers meet there to hear and to share stories.
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
free
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Record posted/updated: November 17, 2022
R100792
The Sharing Circle
This children's book describes how a traditional sharing circle works. It could be used to teach children about sharing thoughts, feelings and solving problems in a respectful manner.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : unavailable
Record posted/updated: February 9, 2023
R014733
Trudy's Rock Story
This storybook is about a little girl who was taught by her grandmother to tell her troubles to a rock. She followed this teaching when she had a fight with her brother and after a few days, she felt better. Later in life, Trudy became a knowledge keeper and she was able pass her grandmother’s teaching to her grandchildren.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : unavailable
Record posted/updated: February 9, 2023
R050486
Wanda's Freckles
Wanda loves her freckles until some boys tease her about them. Suddenly, Wanda wants to make her beloved freckles fade into oblivion! She tries makeup, paint and toothpaste - but to no avail. Finally, a neighbourhood senior says something that helps Wanda to once again accept herself as she is. Colourful, quirky illustrations enliven the easy-to-read text.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $21.99
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
What are additional resources? Additional Resources
Additional resources also complement the curriculum in an effective way and are of the same variety as core resources. However, where funds are limited, educators are advised to start by purchasing core resources.
R101119
Little Beauty and Silly Billy
This video contains two stories written and illustrated by Anthony Browne. In Little Beauty, a kitten and gorilla form an usual friendship reminiscent of the classic tale, Beauty and the Beast. This title would support student discussion of feelings including loneliness, anger and frustration. In addition, forms of nonverbal communication could be explored through the gorilla's use of sign language to communicate. In Silly Billy, a young boy frets about everything, especially when he is tryin...
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Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $34.95
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R054856
Pig Pig Returns and Little Pig Joins the Band
Two matched stories depicting the fears and frustrations of childhood are included in this resource. In Pig Pig Returns, Pig Pig is reluctant to go on a road trip with his aunt and uncle, fearing that his mother and pet cat will forget him in his absence. In Little Pig Joins the Band, Little Pig's brothers and sisters get out their grandfather's marching band instruments, but there is nothing small enough for Little Pig to play. However, he learns that he isn't too small to be the band's lead...
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Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $34.95
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R071046
5 Ways to Work Things Out
Every day, young people face problems with friends, family and schoolmates. This program gives kids five strategies to help them resolve the problems they face in a safe and appropriate way. Children are taught that hitting is not a way to solve a problem and that fights can be avoided when they use their words to talk about the problem. The program demonstrates how blaming someone else for the problem does not resolve the problem, but asking questions can lead to a satisfactory resolution fo...
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Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $129.95
Record posted/updated: February 24, 2021
R071047
8 Ways to Handle Anger (Without Hitting)
In this entertaining and information-packed program children learn that it's okay to feel angry and there are safe and appropriate ways to handle anger. Children learn that recognizing your angry feelings is the first step towards handling anger and that they can be in charge when they're able to "catch" their angry feelings. Simple strategies such as giving yourself a chance to cool off, walking away from an angry situation and physical activity are all things they can do to control their an...
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Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $129.95
Record posted/updated: February 24, 2021
R046076
A Frog Thing
In this appealing picture book, Frank wants to fly, but flying is not a "frog thing!" Through Frank's desire and attempt to fly, he recognizes himself as an individual who has particular inherited attributes, is different from others and offers special gifts and accomplishments. Sprightly, mixed media illustrations enliven the text. The accompanying compact disc includes the story, along with sound effects and music.
Media and Formats : Book CD/DVD
Price : $23.45
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R054126
A Pirate's Guide to First Grade
Narrated by a young "pirate," he uses "pirate" vocabulary to describes his first day of grade one. The day ends with a treasure - a chance to go to the library to get a copy of Treasure Island. The story provides an opportunity to discuss feelings, expectations and reactions to being at school for the first time. This video is an adaptation of the picture book written by James Preller and illustrated by Greg Ruth.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $75.00
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R070974
A Royal Little Pest. Mine!
In this book from The MacCheeky Series, Prince Hayden MacCheeky has so much fun playing with his own royal toys by himself that he does not like to share them with anyone else, not even the royal dog, Goober. When the prince visits Princess Ella and she does not want to share her toys with him, his feelings are hurt. Through this experience, both Prince Hayden and Princess Ella learn that a little royal sharing leads to a lot of royal fun! The detailed, colourful illustrations were created di...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $17.95
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R052202
A Sick Day for Amos McGee
Amos McGee, an elderly zookeeper, adheres to a daily routine that involves eating porridge for breakfast, catching the 6 a.m. bus for work and always making time to visit his animal friends. When Amos fails to arrive at the zoo one morning, the animals are concerned and travel to his home. They discover Amos sick with the sniffles and return the same kindness to him that he has shown to them. This caring but humourous tale of friendship and dedication based on the 2011 Caldecott Medal winne...
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Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $95.00
Record posted/updated: August 16, 2020
R050507
Abby's Asthma and the Big Race
Abby's goal for the year is to win the big race at the fair, but she worries that her asthma is going to spoil her dream. Abby practises every day and takes her medicine. Although some people discourage Abby, a trainer at her father's gym is very encouraging. A section at the back of the book entitled "Asthma and Exercise" explains that, with rare exceptions, asthma will not limit physical activity. With proper medication and the help of a physician, children with asthma can control their con...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $26.99
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R048907
All About Friends
Using three scenarios that young children can relate to, this video focuses on ways to choose good friends and ways to be a good friend. It emphasizes that good friends help their friends to feel positive about themselves. This resource also stresses that good friends will not convince their friends to do something wrong and they will allow them to have other friends.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $99.95
Record posted/updated: July 2, 2020
R070176
Apt. 3
The sound of a harmonica leads to an understanding between a blind man and two boys who live in the same building in the city. This video is an adaptation of the picture book by renowned American author and illustrator Ezra Jack Keats.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $75.00
Record posted/updated: November 26, 2019
R051758
Brain Gains: Better Grades Through Fitness
The National visits an inner city high school in Saskatoon, SK, where teacher Allison Cameron tests the theory that vigorous daily exercise improves academic performance. City Park Collegiate is considered a high school of last resort for kids who haven't been able to make it anywhere else. The Grade 8 and 9 students contend with a wide range of behavioural problems: almost half are diagnosed with ADHD and many work at a Grade 4 level. When Allison came across groundbreaking research by Harva...
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Media and Formats : Video
Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: December 23, 2018
R054125
Bridget's Beret
Bridget's sense of self is evident in her passion for drawing but when she loses her beret she also loses her motivation to draw. She tries many strategies to overcome her artist block. Her little sister asks for help to make a sign and insists she can't draw. While helping her little sister, Bridget's begins to draw again and realizes that she doesn't need her beret. This video is an adaptation of the picture book written and illustrated by Tom Lichtenheld.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $75.00
Record posted/updated: November 26, 2019
R050521
Bullies Never Win
A Grade 1 student named Jessica worries about everything, especially what the classroom bully might say to her next. Finally, Jessica gathers the courage to stand up to Brenda, the bully. The cartoon-style illustrations are rendered in pen and ink with watercolour paints.
Media and Formats : Book
Topic : Bullying
Price : $21.00
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R039478
Bully Prevention
This website provides a handbook that focuses on reducing bullying in elementary level schools. It recommends a combination of school-wide positive behaviour support and instruction.
Media and Formats : Website
Topic : Bullying
Price : unavailable
Record posted/updated: August 29, 2019
R070965
Bullying. A Handbook for Educators and Parents
Based on research conducted in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom and Scandinavia, this professional resource from the Handbooks for Parents and Educators Series explores bullying within public schools. It provides insight into the short- and long-term effects that bullying can have on students, their families and teachers. Focusing on sexual bullying, homophobic bullying and bullying of students with disabilities, it offers insights on the social dynamics of the classroom, the hal...
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Media and Formats : Book
Topic : Bullying
Price : $43.00
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R070601
Canadian Cancer Society
The Canadian Cancer Society is a national, community-based, nonprofit organization whose mission is to eradicate cancer and to improve the quality of life for those who are living with cancer. This website provides information for educators about cancer, its prevention, cancer research and support services.
Media and Formats : Website
Price : unavailable
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Record posted/updated: September 6, 2019
R070966
Caring for Me Series
The titles in this series that deal with issues such as healthy eating, safety, dealing with feelings and notions of respect. Colourful, childlike illustrations enhance the easy-to-read text in both books.
•  Eat, Run, and Live Healthy
•  Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Mouth
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $10.95 ea.
Record posted/updated: November 13, 2019
R072244
Children's Oral Health Initiative
With a focus on First Nations children, this website offers numerous resources to assist parents and educators in promoting dental health for young children.
Media and Formats : Website
Price : unavailable
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Record posted/updated: September 6, 2019
R050758
Chuck in the City
This is a story of Chuck's first visit to the big city to visit his Kokum who has just moved to a condo. In the morning, Chuck runs out to see the city where he encounters many new and interesting sights and sounds, but gets hopelessly lost and has to solve his problem. When Chuck is reunited with Mom and Kokum, he is happily embraced although he realizes that his mom is both glad and mad. The rhyming couplets create excitement and urgency to the story. The illustrations support the story and...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $10.95
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R028117
Dental Health Education: A Teacher Resource to Support Dental Health Education for Kindergarten to Grade 5
This dental health resource is designed to support health education for Kindergarten to Grade 5. Developed to support the former curriculum, this resource may still be useful in supporting the renewed curriculum.
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: January 3, 2019
R071081
Developing a Health-Promoting School: A Practical Resource for Developing Effective Partnerships in School Health, Based on the Experience of the European Network of Health Promoting Schools
Although this document was written by the European Network of Health Promoting Schools and has European statistics, it is a useful publication for educators on developing a school health policy in Saskatchewan.
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
free
Record posted/updated: January 3, 2019
R071020
Don't Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late!
Well-loved character, Pigeon, is not going to bed and uses sly trickery to avoid the inevitable. Students are engaged in deciding if he gets to stay up late as they recognize that making healthy choices can be difficult at times. This video is an adaptation of the picture book written and illustrated by Mo Willems.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $95.00
Record posted/updated: October 8, 2020
R050464
Eagle Books
In this colourfully illustrated four-book set, a wise eagle assumes the role of an Elder who uses the tradition of storytelling to pass on valuable information about ways to prevent type 2 diabetes. All four books may be downloaded individually as PDF files.
•  Knees Lifted High
•  Plate Full of Color
•  Through the Eyes of an Eagle
•  Tricky Treats
Media and Formats : Book
Price : Free
free
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Record posted/updated: December 27, 2018
R047332
Ellison the Elephant
This picture book and compact disc tell the story of Ellison who is teased by the other elephants because he cannot make a normal trumpet blast. With support from his mom and prodding from his imaginary weasel friend, however, Ellison eventually finds his voice and makes entertaining jazzy music that pleases everyone - especially Ellison. Colourful, mixed media illustrations enhance the easy-to-read text. The accompanying compact disc includes the story, along with the sound effects and jazz...
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Media and Formats : Book CD/DVD
Price : $24.69
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R101152
Fall Safety
Fall brings about thoughts of "back to school", Halloween, changing colors, and harvesting in rural areas. Out host Maggie examines school bus safety, schoolyard safety, trick-or-treating safety, and farm safety.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $119.00
Record posted/updated: January 3, 2019
R048957
Fancy Nancy
Nancy speaks fancy, dresses fancy and loves everything fancy. Her family, however, is not fancy so she offers to teach them. After the lesson, the family fancies-up and heads out for dinner. It takes a mishap to discover that there is no fancy way to say "I love you!" Themes around family, self-esteem, imagination and individuality can be explored with this story. The text is complemented with colourful and humorously drawn illustrations.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $9.99
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R101978
Father Sky
This storybook provides teachings about gratitude for the wonderful things found in the sky. It is part of a series on the Seven Directions teachings.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $8.99
Record posted/updated: February 10, 2023
R051524
Flabby Tabby
Until a rambunctious kitten comes along, Tabby's life involves only two activities - sleeping and eating. When overweight Tabby attempts to keep ahead of her new sibling, she begins to exercise, lose weight and feel more energetic; she even makes a friend! Colourful, cartoon-style illustrations enhance the easy-to-read text.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $8.95
Record posted/updated: December 23, 2018
R054006
Fletcher and the Springtime Blossoms
Fletcher loves everything about springtime. As Fletcher celebrates spring in the orchard, he sees "snow" on the ground. He tells the birds to fly back south and the rest of the animals that spring has not yet arrived. In the orchard, the bunnies see the "snow" and let all the animals in on the secret of the snow. This video is an adaptation of the picture book written by Julia Rawlinson and illustrated by Tiphanie Beeke.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $95.00
Record posted/updated: August 16, 2020
R045002
Getting to School Safely
This video provides information about getting to school safely and on time. It reminds children that they are responsible for their own safety and looks carefully at school bus safety, bike riding safety, skateboarding safety, walking safely to school and driving safely to school.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $119.95
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Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R023977
Good Wolf, Bad Wolf
In this illustrated story, grandfather tells his grandson of how the battle of two wolves is inside us all. The story highlights the concept of opposites: good and evil. When the grandson asks which of the wolves wins, the grandfather states that it is the one that you feed.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $29.95
Record posted/updated: January 7, 2022
R104223
Grandmother / Grandfather Icon Book Set 1
A set of 10 colourful board books that introduce key icons of Indigenous cultures, such as traditions and sacred objects.
•  Grandmother, What is a Sharing Circle?
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $124.95 (complete set)
Record posted/updated: June 30, 2021
R104226
Grandmother / Grandfather Icon Book Set 3
A set of 10 colourful board books that introduce key icons of Indigenous cultures, such as traditions and sacred objects.
•  Grandfather, Tell Us About Sage
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $124.95 (complete set)
Record posted/updated: January 5, 2022
R070615
Guardians
T-Bear, Talon, Jacob and Mushom think they have videotaped a Bigfoot around Wapos Bay. Jacob and T-Bear try to sell the footage for six million dollars to Steve from Austin, Texas (Lee Majors), who works for the Observation of Sasquatch Institute (O.S.I.). Raven learns about sharing with her mother, Sarah, and grandmother, Kohkum, while picking berries for the Elders of the community.
Media and Formats : Video
Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R071039
Guardians (Cree Version)
T-Bear, Talon, Jacob and Mushom think they have videotaped a Bigfoot around Wapos Bay. Jacob and T-Bear try to sell the footage for six million dollars to Steve from Austin, Texas (Lee Majors), who works for the Observation of Sasquatch Institute (O.S.I.). Raven learns about sharing with her mother, Sarah, and grandmother, Kohkum, while picking berries for the Elders of the community.
Media and Formats : Video
Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R054497
Heart and Stroke Foundation
The Heart and Stroke Foundation, a nonprofit organization, focuses on advocacy, health promotion and research. Its activities range from encouraging children to be physically active to helping stroke survivors to recover successfully.
Media and Formats : Website
Price : unavailable
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Record posted/updated: January 3, 2019
R048307
I Can Play It Safe
Written in the first-person voices of young children, this picture book sensitively addresses personal safety. It addresses checking in with trusted adults frequently, listening to instincts, keeping secrets, understanding confusing or harmful touch and making decisions in potentially dangerous situations. Softly coloured illustrations complement the text. I Can Play It Safe also includes an information section for parents and caregivers.
Media and Formats : Book
Topic : Sexual Abuse and Exploitation
Price : $21.99
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R054121
I Repeat, Don't Cheat!
Jessica is worried because her friend Lizzie cheats and she doesn't know what to do. Eventually she blurts out the problem and the teacher helps to have the girls work out the appropriate behaviours. Lizzie apologies and gives her a gift and they make up. Both girls begin to determine that they are responsible for personal thoughts, feelings and actions. This video is an adaptation of the picture book written Arthur Howard and illustrated by Margery Cuyler.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $75.00
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R070968
I Wish... Series
In this entertaining series, young children go to extremes to try to change themselves, with results that are far from successful. Eventually, the children learn to appreciate their own uniqueness and to like themselves just as they are. Lively, cartoon-style illustrations enhance the easy-to-read text.
•  I Wish I Had Freckles Like Abby
•  I Wish I Had Glasses Like Rosa
•  I Wish I Was Strong Like Manuel
•  I Wish I Was Tall Like Willie
Media and Formats : Book
Price : unavailable
Record posted/updated: November 13, 2019
R052201
I'm the Best
In this flamboyantly illustrated story, Dog boldly proclaims that he is better than his friends because he can run faster than Mole, he can dig holes better than Goose, he is bigger than Ladybug and he can swim better than Donkey. His friends, however, take exception to Dog's arrogance and point out that each one of them supersedes Dog in at least one area. Dog is humbled by this revelation and he apologizes to his friends. Dog reconciles with his friends and everyone enjoys a group hug just ...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $9.50
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R050585
Is it Okay? Staying Safe
Safety Sam the Fireman and his dog Rescue, teach kids the "Ten Super Safety Rules" that cover street safety, personal safety and safety from strangers. Songs and true-to-life situations help kids relate to these special safety scenarios and reinforce key safety tips. From taking a friend's medicine or chasing a ball into the street, to opening the door to a stranger or approaching an unknown animal, this program helps kids recognize what they can do to stay safe. Educators will need to carefu...
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Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Topic : Sexual Abuse and Exploitation
Price : $99.95
Record posted/updated: February 23, 2022
R071050
It's Your Body: You're in Charge
Through scenarios, this program clearly and sensitively explains the difference between good touches and bad touches. Examples of good touches include high fives, a hug from a sister and holding hands with your father. Examples of bad touches include pulling hair, kicking and touching private body parts when it is not for cleanliness (e.g., changing a baby's diaper) or health (e.g., a doctor's examination).
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Topic : Sexual Abuse and Exploitation
Price : $99.95
Record posted/updated: July 2, 2020
R012788
Jack Teaches His Friends to be KidSafe!
This story book teaches children nine personal safety rules. At the back of the book there is a Language of Safety glossary and a section containing information for adults.
Media and Formats : Book
Topic : Sexual Abuse and Exploitation
Price : See publisher.
Record posted/updated: June 15, 2022
R046808
Jack's Talent
On the first day of school when the teacher asks the students to talk about their special talents, Jack worries that he may not have any special abilities. As Jack voices his concern, however, he recites all the children's names and talents and the teacher reassures him that he is very good at something - remembering! The colourful illustrations bring the story to life with energy and charm.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $19.99
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R042526
Kids in the Know
This resource focuses on interactive safety education. It was developed for the purpose of increasing children's safety and reducing their risk of being exploited sexually. The website includes numerous resources to help educators teach children about child sexual abuse. While some of the resources do not inspire deeper-level thinking, the website offers many useful teaching tools.
Media and Formats : Website
Topic : Sexual Abuse and Exploitation
Price : unavailable
canadiancontent
Record posted/updated: April 27, 2019
R015647
Kids in the Know K-9 Program Kit (3rd ed.)
This resource provides materials to teach and reinforce safety skills for students from Kindergarten through Grade 9. Lesson materials deal equally with personal safety and sexual exploitation. The program contains an individual teacher's guide with lessons and activities for each grade plus 5 storybooks, 3 puppets and 2 plush dolls. Materials may also be purchased by individual grade.
Media and Formats : Kit
Topic : Sexual Abuse and Exploitation
Price : $260.00
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R050983
Kids' Health. Child and Youth Health. Body Image
This website for educators and students explains what body image is, how being active and eating healthy help people to be the healthy shape and size for them and how the media deceives people into believing that they need to improve the way they look. It warns about the dangers of dieting and it promotes the value of exercise. The site also lists resources on related topics.
Media and Formats : Website
Price : unavailable
Record posted/updated: April 27, 2019
R054796
Knuffle Bunny Free: An Unexpected Diversion
In this last installment of the Knuffle Bunny Trilogy, Trixie and her parents fly to Holland to visit Opa and Oma. When Trixie's cherished stuffed animal is lost en route, Trixie is heartbroken, but she overcomes her despair by imagining Knuffle Bunny's adventures with other children around the world. When Knuffle Bunny is miraculously found, Trixie is overjoyed, but she gives the toy to a fussy baby and his distraught mother. Trixie has matured and she makes her parents proud. Narration is ...
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Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $95.00
Record posted/updated: October 8, 2020
R051294
Knuffle Bunny Too: A Case of Mistaken Identity
Based on the picture book of the same title by Mo Willems, this video tells of a case of mistaken stuffed bunny identity. Trixie is excited to bring her Knuffle Bunny to school for show and tell, but is disappointed that Sonja also brings hers. The girls squabble, and this causes the teacher to take the bunnies away from them. When the teacher returns the bunnies to the girls, she inadvertently switches them. When the mistake is discovered in the wee hours of the morning, Trixie's father orga...
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Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $95.00
Record posted/updated: July 2, 2020
R047333
Leo the Lightning Bug
This picture book and compact disc tell the story of Leo who is teased by the other elephants because he cannot light up like his friends and family can. With support, however, Leo eventually is able to shine. Colourful mixed media illustrations enhance the easy-to-read text. The accompanying compact disc includes the story, along with the sound effects and music.
Media and Formats : Book CD/DVD
Price : $21.61
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R007928
Louis Says Series
Louis Says is a Canadian animated video series that teaches the importance of helping in the community, respecting Elders and being responsible. In each episode, Louis gives Randy, a six-year-old boy, a task to complete, such as bringing a gift to a sick boy. Because Louis speaks mostly Cree and Randy speaks mostly English, Randy learns some new Cree words but often tries to complete his task before he fully understands what he's been told. In the end, Randy learns to help others and also lea...
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•  Louis Says. Season 4, Episode 1. Garlic Bulbs Go Off/ More Feathers
•  Louis Says. Season 4, Episode 2. I Got You Covered/ Pets Rock
•  Louis Says. Season 4, Episode 3. Fun with Flags/ How to Train Your Osky
•  Louis Says. Season 4, Episode 4. Magnifying Trouble/ Squirrel Food
•  Louis Says. Season 4, Episode 5. Pizza Mania/ Mrs. Charles' Treasure
•  Louis Says. Season 4, Episode 6. Competing Ideas/ Don't Rain on Mrs. Charles Parade
•  Louis Says. Season 4, Episode 7. Gourmet Cat/ Some Kind of Lake Monster
•  Louis Says. Season 4, Episode 8. Giant Painting/ Going Around the Bushes
Media and Formats : Video
Price : Free
free
canadiancontent
saskatchewancontent
fnmicontent
Record posted/updated: October 20, 2021
R053745
Lucy and the Bully
Lucy, the sheep, is an excellent artist; Tommy, the bull, however, keeps destroying her beautiful artwork. When Lucy's mother complains to Tommy's parents and the teacher, Lucy begins to feel sorry for Tommy and she befriends him. This brilliantly illustrated story will provide a stimulus for children to discuss strategies for dealing with bullies. Lucy and the Bully includes an informative note to parents and teachers.
Media and Formats : Book
Topic : Bullying
Price : $22.99
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R053566
Marvel and Friends. Staying Clean and Healthy: Proper Hygiene for Kids
This video informs students that personal hygiene is the key to stopping the spread of germs and disease. It teaches young students what "dirty" means, the importance of washing hands, the proper way to wash hands, how to clean bodies and how to brush teeth. Animated characters introduce each scenario and peer actors model appropriate ways to wash hands, take a shower, brush teeth, wash hair and care for nails.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD Video
Price : $99.95 USD
Record posted/updated: November 2, 2021
R100620
Moe & Malaya Visit the Nurse
Moe plans to play with his friend, Malaya, on their day off from school, but discovers that she and her father are on the way to the community clinic for a check-up after Malaya's recent illness. Moe asks if he can go along. After the children visit the clinic in their northern community and find out more about what it's like to be a nurse, they both decide they might make good nurses someday. The text of this book is written in English and Inuktitut.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $14.95
Record posted/updated: May 17, 2019
R053744
Molly and Her Dad
A young girl named Molly has not seen her father since she was a baby. Rather than revealing the sad truth to her friends, Molly makes up fantastic stories about her dad (e.g., he is in the jungle or in space). One day, Molly's dad finally comes to visit her and they develop a special relationship. The sprightly, cartoon-style illustrations add interest to this light-hearted story.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $19.95
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R101977
Mother Earth
This storybook provides teachings about gratitude for the wonderful things that come from Mother Earth. It is part of a series on the Seven Directions teachings.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $8.99
Record posted/updated: February 10, 2023
R070730
My Body! What I Say Goes!
This picture book educates children about the importance of personal body safety. It focuses on developing student understanding of five body safety rules. Discussion questions and additional links to resources are included at the back of the book.
Media and Formats : Book
Topic : Sexual Abuse and Exploitation
Price : See publisher.
Record posted/updated: June 15, 2022
R101636
My Favorite Time of the Year
This picture book presents two children enjoying seasonal activities throughout the year. There are four dedicated pages for each season. At the end of the book, the four seasons are represented in a circle along with drawings of animals in each season.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $24.95
Record posted/updated: January 7, 2022
R037470
Nipêhon = I Wait
This picture book is written in Cree using standard roman orthography and syllabics as well as English. It tells the story of grandmother, mother and daughter who walk to the field, pray and gather yarrow. At the end of the book is a recipe for yarrow tea. This book offers a way to discuss cultural traditions.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $39.95
Record posted/updated: January 7, 2022
R006694
No Means No!: Teaching Children About Personal Boundaries, Respect and Consent; Empowering Kids By Respecting Their Choices and Their Right to Say, 'No!'
This picture book explores the topic of personal boundaries, respect and consent using attainable language. It provides examples of how children can voice their feelings by using a simple phrase that is easy to understand. It includes a section of notes to the reader and discussion questions for parents, caregivers and educators.
Media and Formats : Book
Topic : Sexual Abuse and Exploitation
Price : $12.95 USD
Record posted/updated: July 2, 2021
R003084
No Trespassing--This is My Body!
This picture book explores the topic of how children should understand the privacy of their bodies and the differences between appropriate and inappropriate touch. It also conveys to children that feelings that result from inappropriate touch should be shared with a trusted adult. A parent guide at the back of the book goes through steps of what can be done to help and prevention tips and may be useful to educator, as well. This book contains engaging pictures and uses coloured font for impor...
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Media and Formats : Book
Topic : Sexual Abuse and Exploitation
Price : $16.96
Record posted/updated: July 2, 2021
R018631
Officer Buckle and Gloria
Officer Buckle knows more about safety than anyone in the town of Napville. But whenever he tries to share his safety tips, nobody listens - until the day the Napville Police Department buys a police dog named Gloria, who has her own way of demonstrating safety tips. Based on the Caldecott Medal book by Peggy Rathmann, this program will delight audiences of all ages.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD Video
Price : $59.95 (Included in a collection)
Record posted/updated: December 3, 2021
R071078
Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion
This is the charter for action to achieve health for all presented at the First International Conference on Health Promotion in Ottawa in 1986. The charter highlights the fundamental conditions and resources that are prerequisites for health and the actions that need to be taken in order to build a healthy society. This document is a valuable professional resource.
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
free
canadiancontent
Record posted/updated: December 27, 2018
R070969
Our Brains
With attractive photographs and simple text, this book from Our Bodies Series explains what the brain is, how it controls other body parts and how to keep it healthy. Included are a table of contents, a picture glossary and an index.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $6.95
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R070970
Pebble Plus Series
With attractive colour photographs and very simple text, these books from the PebblePlus Series focus on caring for teeth. Each book provides a table of contents, a glossary, an index and short lists of print resources and websites that could be useful for further learning on the topic.
•  At the Dentist
•  Brushing Teeth
•  Snacks for Healthy Teeth
•  Taking Care of My Teeth
Media and Formats : Book
Price : unavailable
Record posted/updated: November 13, 2019
R103245
Physical and Health Education Canada (PHE Canada)
This Canadian organization's focus is to influence the healthy development of children and youth by advocating for quality physical and health education. The association provides online supports for educators and publishes The Physical and Healthy Education Journal (PHE Journal).
Media and Formats : Website
Price : unavailable
canadiancontent
Record posted/updated: March 22, 2023
R048966
Rosie and Buttercup
Life is perfect for young Rosie, until one day she decides that she does not really want Buttercup, her baby sister. Rosie's solution to this dilemma is to give Buttercup to her neighbour free of charge! For a while, Rosie is happy - no more crying, no more shushing and no more sharing everything! Predictably, however, Rosie regrets her decision and asks for her sister back in trade for something she loves - a bag of sun-dried dandelion puffs. Colourful, cartoon-style illustrations enliven th...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $18.95
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R103246
Saskatchewan Health Educators Association (SHEA)
The SHEA is a professional growth network of the Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation (STF) that promotes health education within the province.
Media and Formats : Website
Price : unavailable
canadiancontent
saskatchewancontent
Record posted/updated: September 6, 2019
R054009
Scaredy Squirrel
Scaredy Squirrel has determined he lives in a hazardous environment he develops strategies for reducing potential risks. Unfortunately, he finds this is a limited, boring, and not fulfilling life. A chance event proves that his assessment needs to be re-considered - he tests the assumptions and is rewarded with new experiences and discovering wonderful aspects of himself. This video is an adaptation of the picture book by Canadian writer and illustrator Mélanie Watt.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $95.00
Record posted/updated: October 8, 2020
R047989
Scaredy Squirrel Makes a Friend
In this light-hearted story, timid Scaredy Squirrel is afraid to have a friend because it is too risky - the friend might bite him. Eventually, the infamous squirrel decides that a goldfish would make a perfect friend (no teeth); however, a muddy, rowdy dog interferes when Scaredy attempts to meet the goldfish. Scaredy is terrified at first, but eventually he and the dog become soulmates. Softly coloured, cartoon-style artwork, which includes diagrams, illustrated lists and a map, enliven the...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $8.95
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R103247
Search Institute
The Search Institute is an American nonprofit organization that conducts research and provides information for educators to promote healthy children, youth and communities.
Media and Formats : Website
Price : unavailable
Record posted/updated: September 6, 2019
R054841
Spring Safety
Spring is a time of melting ice, changing weather and spring cleaning. Viewers join our host Maggie as she discusses staying off lakes and ponds, storm and general weather safety, playground safety and spring cleaning safety.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $119.00
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R070972
Stanley's "This is the Life!"
In this picture book on video, a bear named Stanley wanders away from his home in the park in order to enjoy the campers' sweet leftovers. By mishap, Stanley ends up living near a drive-in theatre where he exists on fatty, salty and sweet snack foods. Stanley gains a lot of weight and he begins to feel sluggish and generally unhealthy. After facing frightening dangers, Stanley returns home where he appreciates his nutritious diet and active lifestyle.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $139.99
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R051950
Stay Away From Rat Boy!
Tyler is the class bully who does not care about anyone else until he meets the class pet, a rat named Snowball. Tyler adopts the nickname Rat Boy and believes that Snowball is the only friend he needs. One day, when Snowball disappears, Tyler realizes that he does need a human friend. Appealing, cartoon-style illustrations enliven the text.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $22.99
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R101150
Summer Safety
Ahhh summer! Sun, sand, water, but we must be careful as well. Our host Maggie talks about water and pool safety, boat safety, bicycle safety, sun protection, as well as the importance of hydration and what to do with bites, stings and poison ivy.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $119.00
Record posted/updated: January 3, 2019
R003091
Super Duper Safety School: Safety Rules for Kids & Grown-Ups!
This resource offers a list of safety rules for children to follow to ensure their own personal safety. Each rule is identified in a student-friendly way with effective visuals and discussion points. A parent guide and a comprehensive list of resource links are included.
Media and Formats : Book
Topic : Sexual Abuse and Exploitation
Price : See publisher.
Record posted/updated: June 15, 2022
R012012
Teatree Tells: A Child Abuse Prevention Kit
This kit provides posters, a picture book and puppet, reproducible sheets, lessons and activities for teachers to help engage young students who are learning about personal safety as it relates to sexual abuse. All of the activities give background information to teachers in order to interact with students as they learn about disclosure and secrecy to prevent sexual abuse.
Media and Formats : Kit
Topic : Sexual Abuse and Exploitation
Price : $45.00
Record posted/updated: July 2, 2021
R050495
The Bears We Know
Told confidently by the neighbours of the bear family, this story explains that while nobody has met the bears personally, everybody knows without doubt how lazy, messy, destructive and mean they are. With delightful, detailed illustrations and easy-to-read text, this resource introduces stereotypes in a comical, nondidactic manner.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $19.95
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R044711
The Boy Who Cried Wolf
Based on a traditional tale, this story is about a shepherd boy who becomes bored with the task at hand. He attempts, in vain, to entice the sheep to play with him. Finally, the boy decides to create some excitement by crying that a wolf is attacking his sheep. The townspeople run to the pasture to hunt down the wolf, thus freeing the boy to play with a friend. The next day, the boy cries that two wolves are after his sheep and the good people come to his rescue once again. The third day, how...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $19.99
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R051289
The Boy Who Cried Wolf
This is a retelling of the timeless tale about a shepherd boy who gets bored watching his sheep so he decides to stir up some excitement by crying wolf. The villagers come running to his rescue. The next day, the shepherd boy sends out another false alarm. The following day when "wolf" is called, there really are wolves; will anyone come to help? This version is retold by B.G. Hennessy and illustrated by Boris Kulikov.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $95.00
Record posted/updated: July 22, 2020
R050592
The Delicious Bug
This book depicts two hungry chameleons that fight furiously over a juicy bug and nearly get eaten themselves in the process. The chameleons, however, come to recognize the error of their ways and, with the help of a frog, conclude that cooperating and sharing produce better results. The pair also apologizes and makes amends to the forest friends who were forced to endure the disturbance caused by their argument.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $8.95
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R039627
The Dot
This program combines simple pencil drawings, splashes of colour and effective instrumental accompaniment with Peter Reynold's simple story, The Dot. Vashti transforms from a reluctant artist to one who encourages others in their endeavours. Opportunities to address viewing objectives abound.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD Video
Price : $59.95 USD
Record posted/updated: December 3, 2021
R046874
The Great Fuzz Frenzy
Based on the award-winning picture book of the same title by Janet Stevens, the video begins when a fuzzy green tennis ball tumbles into a prairie dog hole. The arrival of the ball causes a great frenzy as the prairie dogs begin to decorate themselves with green fuzz and argue over who should have more fuzz. After a prairie dog named Big Bart steals all the fuzz, he is captured by an eagle. This crisis causes the prairie dogs to reunite and come to Big Bart's rescue, thus demonstrating the tr...
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Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $75.00
Record posted/updated: December 6, 2018
R053871
The Great Race
This picture book on video of The Great Race by Kevin O'Malley is an updated version of the Tortoise and the Hare. Tired of listening to Lever Lapin boasting about being the fastest runner in the world, Nate Tortoise mumbles that he "could probably beat" the conceited hare in a race. No sooner are the words out of Nate's mouth, than the great hare himself accepts the challenge. On the day of the race, the crowd is solidly behind Lever who stops to give autographs, kiss the ladies and generall...
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Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $34.95
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R052237
The Middle-Child Blues
In this story in rhyme, Lee is tired of being the hardly noticed middle child. He is not the tallest, the shortest, the oldest, the youngest, the most admired or the cutest child in the family, but he certainly is the most miserable one. When, however, he begins to play his guitar and sing about his woes, the situation changes - Lee becomes the centre of attention and is admired by all. David Catrow's illustrations live up to their reputation as being "winningly eccentric" and "bright, wide-e...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $21.00
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R044779
The New Girl...and Me
With spirited, cartoon-style illustrations and light-hearted text, this book tells how a young girl named Mia helps a new girl named Shakeeta to feel at home in her new school. The two girls bond when Mia shows an interest in Shakeeta's pet iguana named Igabelle.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $19.99
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R053993
The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog!
Pigeon finds a hot dog and is ready to enjoy it when a pesky duckling uses his tricks to get it away from Pigeon. In the end, they share it and Pigeon also realizes that Duckling may be smarter than he presumed. This video is an adaptation of the picture book written and illustrated by Mo Willems.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $95.00
Record posted/updated: October 7, 2020
R050506
The Princess and the Peanut Allergy
Regina is having a birthday party on Friday - a princess party - and she is so excited about all the plans. Her best friend Paula realizes that she cannot come to the party because the cake will have peanut butter treats in it and she is allergic to peanuts. The falling out between the friends is resolved when Regina realizes that her friend's health is more important than peanut butter treats. A supportive mom and flexible baker help to make the birthday party a happy occasion!
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $22.99
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R052159
The Rabbits' Race
On Grandparents Day at school, Joey's grandfather tells a traditional Métis tale of new friendships and valuable lessons. The tale is about jackrabbits who at first do not want to share their food with some bush rabbits, but following a trying experience the rabbits learn to work together, share their food and be friends.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $19.95
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R054798
The Red Hen
This modern version of a classic tale accompanied with bluegrass music and colourful illustrations and animations will support student understanding of the value of hard work.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $95.00
Record posted/updated: October 8, 2020
R043407
The Skin You Live In
With rhyming easy-to-read text and colourful energetic illustrations, this book helps children to celebrate their uniqueness and their similarities.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $21.95
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R101634
The Story of Courage
This illustrated story is about Courage, one of the Seven Teachings. In this story, Tim musters the courage to ride his bike for the first time without training wheels. With his father’s encouragement Tim overcomes his fear.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $124.95 (7 book set)
Record posted/updated: January 7, 2022
R101633
The Story of Honesty
This illustrated story is about Honesty, one of the Seven Teachings. In this story, Susan finds a watch that belongs to Mary, who is distraught for having lost it. After struggling with her thoughts and feelings, Susan returns the watch to Mary the next day.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $124.95 (7 book kit)
Record posted/updated: January 7, 2022
R101628
The Story of Love
This illustrated story is about Love, one of the Seven Teachings. In this story, excitement and love are shown by family members at the arrival of a newborn. The lack of attention on big sister makes her feel as though she is unloved, but her parents reassure her that she is loved, and that baby is dependent on others and needs more attention.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $124.95 (7 book set)
Record posted/updated: January 7, 2022
R101630
The Story of Truth
This illustrated story is about Truth, one of the Seven Teachings. Two brothers Shane and Tyler learn how important it is to tell the truth, even if it may not be in their favour.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $124.95 (complete set)
Record posted/updated: January 7, 2022
R019941
Thunder Boy Jr.
This illustrated book explores the concept of identity as Thunder Boy Jr. wishes for a unique name of his own, different from his father’s and based on his experiences, skills, traits, passions, and dreams. Just when Thunder Boy Jr. thinks all hope is lost of receiving a suitable name, his dad chooses the perfect name. Although the book connects to the importance of naming ceremonies or rituals, that aspect is not explained.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : See publisher.
Record posted/updated: June 15, 2022
R050291
Voyage to the Bunny Planet
This video features a trilogy of stories written and illustrated by Rosemary Wells: First Tomato, Moss Pillows and The Island Light. The protagonists, three bunnies that are having bad days, use their imaginations to escape to a temporary sanctuary, the Bunny Planet, where life is blissful. In the first story, Claire finds relief from a dreadful day at school as she enjoys a bowl of first-tomato soup. In the second story, Robert is whisked away from his argumentative aunt and uncle and rambun...
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Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $95.00
Record posted/updated: July 22, 2020
R071049
We All Get Mad Sometimes
What is anger? What gets you angry? What do you do when you get angry? These questions and more are explored in this entertaining program for young learners. Children learn what anger feels like and what happens to their bodies when they get angry. They come to understand that anger can make you do things that may be hurtful to themselves and others. "Stop and think" is a simple strategy introduced to children. Viewers learn how "stop and think" can help them control their angry feelings. To ...
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Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $129.95
Record posted/updated: February 24, 2021
R050594
When Stella Was Very, Very Small
When Stella was very small, she explored the world with a sense of wonder and curiosity. She could not complete simple tasks, such as tying her shoes, but she could race against rubber ducks in her seemingly Olympic-sized bathtub. Now that she is big and has a little brother, she can draw from her personal experiences and teach him much about the big, wide world. The delightful, cartoon-style illustrations are rendered in watercolour, pastel, pencil and collage.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $18.95
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R101153
Winter Safety
This program makes the point that winter can be fun if you follow some simple safety rules. The video host talks about the importance of: dressing properly, wearing proper protective equipment for outdoor sports, ice safety and playing away from roads and snowbanks.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $119.00
Record posted/updated: January 3, 2019
What are other useful materials? Other Useful Materials
Other useful materials are documents, lesson plans or classroom activities that teachers may find useful in supporting the curriculum, but that have not typically undergone the same formal evaluation process that is required for core and additional resources.
R003028
ArcGIS Online
ArcGIS Online enables you to connect people, locations, and data using interactive maps. It enables you to work with smart, data-driven styles and intuitive analysis tools that deliver location intelligence. It also enables the user to share insights with the world or specific groups. The website contains a tutorial, links to suggested subjects and projects, lesson plans and activities.
Media and Formats : Video Website
Price : Free
free
canadiancontent
Record posted/updated: February 1, 2022
R104355
CAMPUS
CAMPUS is the National Film Board’s exclusive education streaming service available at no cost to all teachers and students in Saskatchewan and is available on ROVER. Previewing resources is recommended.
Media and Formats : Video Website
Price : Free
free
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saskatchewancontent
fnmicontent
Record posted/updated: February 1, 2022
R103880
COVID-19 (Coronavirus): Learning Supports for Families and Teachers
This document was created to provide support for parents/guardians when sharing information about the coronavirus with young and school-aged children. The document is also useful for early learning staff and Prekindergarten to Grade 12 teachers.
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
free
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saskatchewancontent
Record posted/updated: April 8, 2020
R007671
Concentus Citizenship Education Resources. Grade 1: The Intentional & Explicit Teaching of Essential Citizenship Competencies
Students will examine actions and practices that contribute to peace and order. They will learn about the rules that bring order to society and the governance structures that create those rules. Students will discover how rules are made and the processes for changing rules. Students examine the various levels of government to understand the responsibilities of different governments and understand the decision making process. Students will continue to learn about respect for themselves, others...
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Media and Formats : Book Document
Price : Free
free
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fnmicontent
Record posted/updated: June 3, 2020
R104354
Curio
Curio is the CBC’s educational streaming service made available at no cost to Saskatchewan teachers and students by the Ministry of Education and is available on ROVER. Previewing resources is recommended.
Media and Formats : Video Website
Price : Free
free
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saskatchewancontent
fnmicontent
Record posted/updated: February 1, 2022
R053615
Deepening the Discussion: Gender and Sexual Diversity
This document will assist individuals and communities to engage in meaningful discussions and actions to respond to the experiences, perspectives and needs of students and families who are gender and/or sexually diverse (GSD). It will: assist school divisions, central office personnel, administrators, educators, First Nations and Métis organizations and community partners to develop a deeper understanding of gender and sexual diversity; assist in understanding the unique educational, health a...
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Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
free
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fnmicontent
Record posted/updated: February 13, 2019
R103623
Digital Citizenship Education in Saskatchewan Schools: A Policy Planning Guide for School Divisions and Schools to Implement Digital Citizenship Education from Kindergarten to Grade 12
This document provides guidelines for school divisions and school-based administrators who are developing digital citizenship policies. It is not a prescriptive policy; instead, it offers a roadmap for building appropriate school division policies and school-specific digital citizenship guidelines and procedures. Tools to help teachers, administrators and parents as they get started on the implementation of digital citizenship education for K-12 students are also included.
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
free
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saskatchewancontent
Record posted/updated: September 8, 2022
R102364
Got Lungs? Grades K-3 KNOw Tobacco Resource Guide
This website includes numerous lessons that support tobacco prevention provincial health education curricula.
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
free
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fnmicontent
Record posted/updated: January 21, 2019
R103070
Historical Learning Resources Updates
Learning Resources Updates provided an annual supplement to every subject-specific bibliography that supported K-12 curricula.
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
free
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fnmicontent
Record posted/updated: January 2, 2019
R103762
Opportunities to Address Child Abuse Prevention Education and Response
This document outlines curricular opportunities to address substance misuse in various subject areas and grades. Suggested curriculum outcomes are identified and, if applicable, supporting indicators are noted.
Media and Formats : Document
Topic : Sexual Abuse and Exploitation
Price : Free
free
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saskatchewancontent
Record posted/updated: April 18, 2019
R103748
Opportunities to Address Substance Misuse in Curriculum
This document outlines curricular opportunities to address substance misuse in various subject areas and grades. Suggested curriculum outcomes are identified and, if applicable, supporting indicators are noted.
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
free
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saskatchewancontent
Record posted/updated: April 18, 2019
R102870
Summarized Outcomes Across Areas of Study for Kindergarten to Grade 5
This document is intended to assist teachers to integrate subjects across the curriculum.
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
free
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saskatchewancontent
Record posted/updated: August 18, 2020
R007923
Supporting Reconciliation in Saskatchewan Schools
This site has been created by the Saskatchewan Ministry of Education to support school staffs to work together to expand their understanding of truth and reconciliation as well as the history and legacy of residential schools. It contains tools and resources to support important conversations and professional development opportunities.
Media and Formats : Website
Topic : Truth and Reconciliation
Price : Free
free
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saskatchewancontent
fnmicontent
Record posted/updated: February 22, 2019
R104586
Teaching Sensitive Content in the Classroom

The purpose of the presentation is to describe strategies teachers can use to approach content that may be perceived as sensitive in their community in order to:

  • ensure the learning environment is safe for respectful dialogue;
  • teach students how to think critically about any topic with an open mind; and,
  • meet curricular outcomes.
Media and Formats : Video
Price : Free
free
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rovervideo
Record posted/updated: January 3, 2022
R012571
The Adaptive Dimension for Saskatchewan K-12 Students
The Adaptive Dimension refers to the concept of making adjustments to any or all of the following variables: learning environment, instruction, assessment and resources. Adjustments to these variables are intended to make learning meaningful and appropriate and to support student achievement. In the Saskatchewan context, differentiation is addressed through the Adaptive Dimension which enables all teachers to respond to student diversity, including their strengths and needs, interests, backg...
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Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
free
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saskatchewancontent
Record posted/updated: February 15, 2020
R007925
Treaty Education Learning Resource
The Kindergarten to Grade 9 Treaty Education Learning Resource is designed for teachers to assist them in integrating the Treaty content and perspective with Saskatchewan's curricula and is based on the inquiry method of teaching. It provides information about Treaties, First Nations people and the history of what is now known as Saskatchewan, as well as sample learning experiences, assessment ideas and suggested resource materials to support teachers in the development of their lessons.
Media and Formats : Website
Topic : Truth and Reconciliation
Price : Free
free
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saskatchewancontent
fnmicontent
Record posted/updated: March 11, 2020
R102702
Treaty Education Outcomes and Indicators
The Treaty Education outcomes and indicators at each grade level are designed to engage learners on a journey of inquiry and discovery. When meaningfully and thoughtfully incorporated into subject areas, Treaty Education moves beyond an idea to become actualized as a belief that benefits all learners.
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
free
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saskatchewancontent
fnmicontent
Record posted/updated: February 13, 2019
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