In-person Nature Programs

Experience one of Thimbleberry's engaging nature programs! Using puppets, stories, and plenty of physical activity, we help people big and small to build meaningful connections to the earth, to their learning, and to themselves.

Stories in the Schoolyard

Discover the extraordinary stories unfolding right outside your door!

We Can Too!

Let nature inspire you to bloom into your best self - learning a growth mindset from Cate the Caterpillar!

Thimbleberry on Demand

Looking for further support in connecting to nature? Thimbleberry can help!

Professional Development

Discover the rich educational and social-emotional benefits that can result from taking learning outside into the schoolyard!

Free Grab-and-Go Programs

These teacher-led, curriculum-connected lesson plans are ready to print and take outside for a full day of outdoor learning.*

My Butterfly Teacher

Cultivate gratitude and learn to face challenges by connecting to The Butterfly Cycle. For Grade 3 in Spring.

Wildflower Wonders

With songs and active movement, discover the wonderful wildflowers that are blooming right under your feet. For Kindergarten in Summer.

Planted in Place

Bring Alberta's natural vegetative regions to life while deepening appreciation for the ways plants support us! For Grade 4 in Fall.

Solstice Skies

Experience the late morning sunrise and become acquainted with a few flying friends who call Calgary home! For Grade 6 in Winter.

*Although these lesson plans have been developed for a particular season, grade level, and Program of Study, they can easily be adapted to suit your context.

We gratefully acknowledge that we work in the traditional territory of the Îethka (Stoney Nakoda) – comprising the Chiniki, Wesley and the Bearspaw; the Niitsitapi (Blackfoot) – including the Siksika, Piikani, and Kainai; the Tsuut'ina Nation; as well as the Métis people of Alberta - Region 3. Thimbleberry is committed to education for reconciliation as outlined in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Calls to Action.
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