Elephant Thoughts Educational Outreach – Where Teachers Make Change Hands on, minds on learning! Elephant Thoughts is your go-to for educational, inspiring, and most important, fun programs for you and your students to enjoy. We deliver one-of-a-kind, award-winning science programming that’s a thrilling combination of hands-on, minds-on activities and demonstrations. We know how to create real educational value—while keeping it super interesting—because all our programs are developed by accredited teachers. Since Elephant Thoughts is a children’s educational charity, you get the best programming at a great price.
- In-school field trips
- After-school programs
- Special events
- Interactive fundraising programDoes your child crave a learning opportunity that excites and entertains?Elephant Thoughts runs the coolest science day camps in the universe. Children 6 to 11 years old participate in a full day to full week (9am to 4pm, $45 per day or $190 per week, 20% discount for each child of same family after the first) of hands-on science activities designed on the principle of FUN, FUN, FUN!
In-school field trips
Kindergarten & Grade 1
An awesome program exploring all kids’ favourite extinct beasties. Hold on to snakes and lizards, look at dinos in 3-D, hold real fossils and even real dino poop, scratch and colour dinos and more.
BUGS AND CREEPY CRAWLIES
Meet real live bugs and frogs, make gooey snail slime, make gummi worms, and even get to eat some once-live bugs if you want to.
THE MAGIC OF SCIENCE
Excite students about the magic of science by witnessing some of our favourite experiments and demos. From indoor fireworks, to meeting live snakes and lizards, to making your own super bouncy balls.
EXPLORING SNAKES, POTIONS, STEAM BOATS & TORNADOES
Take a fun-filled ride through the grade 2 expectations by meeting snakes and lizards, making super bouncy balls, making tornadoes in the classroom, having fun with dry ice potions, using catapults and so much more.
ROCKETS, PLANTS & BALANCING OWLS
Launch model rockets, build amazing fort structures, explore soil by making soil pot cakes that you can eat, play with a hovercraft and dozens of other great experiments.
GLOWING, GROSS, GOOEY MADNESS
Grade 4 is one of our favourite years. Pan for gold, meet and hold live snakes and reptiles, make gummi worms, experiment with lots of great glow in the dark activities, and eat bugs! And that is just getting started…
***as an added bonus, Grade 4 teachers can add one of our pieces of premium equipment at no charge. Choose from laser tag, our inflatable planetarium or our human gyroscope for a day the kids will never forget.
HUMAN HAMSTERS & GUINEA PIGS
Race around in huge, inflatable human hamster balls, take a ride on a human gyroscope, examine the body with interactive human torsos, make dry potions, build earthquake-proof structures and try to knock’em down on our earthquake table and more.
OUT OF THIS WORLD PROGRAM
Take a trip into outer space in our inflatable planetarium, make your hair stand up with electricity, eat like an astronaut, hold live snakes and lizards, ride on a hovercraft, and that is just the start of one of the biggest blast programs we have!
MATTER, MIXTURES, SNAKES & OWL BARF – need we say more?
Dissect owl pellets, meet live snakes, make ice cream from scratch, make potions with dry ice, eat bugs, blow bubbles that don’t pop and dozens of other activities.
***as an added bonus, Grade 7 teachers can add one of our pieces of premium equipment at no charge. Choose from laser tag, or make crazy wax casts of your hand with our wax hand machine.
SPINNING, WET, SNOWY, CREEPY, CRAWLY FUN
Race around in inflatable human sized hamster balls, take a ride on the NASA designed human gyroscope, inflate cow lungs, hold on to wetland critters, make snow in the classroom and much, much, more.
Each time you select an Elephant Thoughts program you are supporting education across Canada and around the world! Founded in 2002 by a group of teachers, principals and educators, Elephant Thoughts is a registered Canadian charity dedicated to providing an effective, inspired education to children around the world—despite the economic or geographic barriers that they may face. In Canada, Elephant Thoughts delivers educational programs to local schools and to over 75 Aboriginal and Inuit communities. Internationally, we support school improvement projects and student sponsorship programs in India and Tanzania. The coolest equipment, the greatest value, and award-winning programming. What are you waiting for? To find out more, get in touch today! Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-866-702-5552.
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