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Let's build a yurt for KFNS, for warmth and shelter in the woods. We simply cannot get through the winter without it!
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 The Yurt at Kingston Forest & Nature School 

Simply put, we cannot continue our incredible nature-rich play-based programming into the winter months without a shelter.

NOTE:  any reward that states "LOCAL PICK-UP ONLY" can be shipped, email kingstonforestandnatureschool@gmail.com to arrange shipping. Backer will be responsible for shipping costs.

Watch this video to learn about Kingston Forest & Nature School and our plans to build a yurt!

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 Kingston Forest & Nature School is... 

  • a brand new nature- & play-based program for children.
  • an opportunity for free play, risky play, nature play, and inquiry-, play- and place-based learning for local children.
  • striving to keep costs low to make nature and forest & nature school programming accessible to everyone, hence the crowd-funding.
  • the passion project of a very motivated educator, blogger, mother, nature-lover and community-driven woman: Monica Miller. 
  • located in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

Read more about KFNS here.

We just opened our doors this month and need your help to keep those doors open when the snow starts to fly. Canadian winters are harsh – but that isn't a reason to stay indoors.

Help us keep our programs running all winter long by backing this project and building us a yurt, with a wood stove, where we can...

  •  warm up on chilly days
  •  recharge and dry our clothes after cold, wet adventures in the woods
  • enjoy our snacks & breaks out of the wind and snow
  •  craft with our nature finds & scribble in our nature journals

 Why a yurt? 

  • Strong yet portable
  • Functional
  • Minimal in footprint
  • Natural and non-toxic
  • Round and welcoming
  • Beautiful

We've chosen to have Yurta build our yurt – Canadian, hand-crafted with local materials that are natural and non-toxic. They believe so deeply in what we are doing that they are offering what they can in the way of a discount as well. 

We are working with Friendly Fires to choose the best wood stove for our yurt. And will be installing a safety gate all the way around it.

We will also need to lay gravel in our new parking lot to accommodate parking year-round as the current set up will not withstand winter ploughing or the spring melt.

Here's a breakdown of the costs of this project:

We've been a crowd-funded project from the start with many small local fundraising events leading up to now, but we need to go bigger on this one, we need everyone's help to build this yurt

 *Costs are rounded up and estimated to the best of our ability. They may change slightly. Kickstarter Supplies & Fees includes the 5% that Kickstarter takes as well as all postage & mailing supplies, KFNS branded rewards, some advertising, etc.

Our Timeline

  •  September 1-30: KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN – share this will all of your friends! Funding is "all or nothing" so let's make this a success! Use the short link: bit.ly/kfnsyurt to share this campaign with friends & family. 
  •  October 1-31: Ordering & awaiting our amazing yurt, building our deck, building our parking lot, choosing our stove, etc.
  •  November 1-30: Yurt-raising party – stay tuned for all of the updates! Plus beginning to deliver our rewards.
  •  December 1-January 31: delivering the rest of our rewards and sharing all of the updates.

Here are your rewards!

Here's a quick look at some of the amazing rewards that have been created by us or generously offered by someone who believes deeply in what we're doing at Kingston Forest & Nature School...

*Note: photos can be found in our exclusive Kickstarter FB group!

Also, any reward that states "LOCAL PICK-UP ONLY" can be shipped, email kingstonforestandnatureschool@gmail.com to arrange shipping. Backer will be responsible for shipping costs.

And finally...

A little bit about Monica! 

 My name is Monica Miller; you might know me from Hike it Baby Kingston, or my blog, Maman on the Trail. Perhaps you know me personally or from other endeavours. If not, you'll know me now because I have just opened Kingston’s first Forest & Nature School.

I am...

  • the mom of two nature explorers (aged 3.5 yrs. & 11 mos.)
  • an avid hiker & camper 
  • a bit of an eco-nut at times, and
  • a qualified elementary school teacher (Ontario College of Teachers) & (soon-to-be) Forest and Nature School educator (Forest School Canada).

I grew up on a horse farm in southern Ontario and spent endless hours outdoors – hiking, camping, playing, exploring, building, tending to the animals, and more. Nature is very much a part of who I am and how I live my life. I recognize the value of time spent in nature and see the benefits in myself, my children, and my students.

Thank you SO MUCH for believing in me and in my forest and nature school.

Thank you for helping to build the yurt at Kingston Forest & Nature School.

Updates will also be shared in our exclusive Kickstarter FB group!

Risks and challenges

We have budgeted to the best of our ability based on quotes from Yurta, online research, and other relevant local businesses and services, however things can change, which is why we've slightly over estimated to allow for some wiggle room.

We are working with several local businesses and services to provide rewards, so the timelines on those can end up a little bit out of our control, however we've done our utmost to provide accurate timelines for the arrival of your rewards.

Our intention is to have this yurt assembled in early November and before the snow flies, and with your help, we can make that happen. However, production and assembly can be delayed for a variety of reasons. We will inform you, and share way too many pictures and excited videos, once it's up!

Kingston Forest & Nature School is a sole proprietorship business operating as a not-for-profit – this means that a majority of the work is done by one single person (Monica Miller) with funds raised in the local and wider community. Monica is extremely motivated, dedicated, organized, and driven and will see this project through to absolute best of her ability – failure would mean cancelling an entire season of programming and regrouping IMMEDIATELY to find another way. Let's not make her find another way!

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    Good Vibes

    Send us your pocket change and we'll send you good vibes! Thank you so much!

    This is also a great option if you're just here to give and expect nothing in return. Generosity & minimalism for the win!

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    Sticker

    Who doesn't love stickers? Pledge $10 or more and you'll receive a vinyl, weather-resistant sticker with the Kingston Forest & Nature School logo on it!

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    Personalized 'Thank You' Note

    We so appreciate your help and want to say "Thank you!" If you pledge $15 or more, you will receive a personalized 'Thank You' note written on a Kingston Forest & Nature School postcard!

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    MyMayu Adventure Accessories + Sticker

    Planning to deck your kid out in MyMayu Adventure Boots? They are perfect for forest & nature school adventures! Choose this reward and we'll hook you up with a voucher for a FREE nature collection bag & waterproofing spray to go with your boots. Oh, and we'll throw in a KFNS sticker, too!

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    Signed Photo of the Yurt

    Do you want to SEE exactly what you've helped to build and the smiles it has brought? How about a photo of the Yurt at Kingston Forest & Nature School signed by one of our happy program participants?! Pledge a minimum of $15 and it's yours!

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    Personalized 'Thank You' Note + Sticker

    Who doesn't love stickers? And what about snail mail? Pledge $20 or more and you'll receive a vinyl, weather-resistant sticker with the Kingston Forest & Nature School logo on it and a personalized 'Thank You' note on one of our KFNS postcards!

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    Deep Rooted Massage Voucher + Sticker

    Time in nature is one form of self-care, massage is another. Treat yourself to 10% off your next massage therapy session at Deep Rooted Massage, and grab one of our cool vinyl weather-resistant stickers, too!

    *LOCAL PICK-UP ONLY

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    Signed Photo of the Yurt + Sticker

    Do you want to SEE exactly what you've helped to build and the smiles it has brought? How about a photo of the Yurt at Kingston Forest & Nature School signed by one of our happy program participants?! And a sticker, too? Pledge a minimum of $20 and it's all yours!

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    Aquatarium Pass + Sticker

    Take the kids to meet the otters! Celebrate nature in a different way and score yourself a Kingston Forest & Nature School sticker, too!

    The Aquatarium is a non-profit interactive science and education museum located in Brockville, Ontario, Canada. The facility focuses on the history and ecology of the Thousand Islands region of the Saint Lawrence River.

    *LOCAL PICK-UP ONLY

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    Mini Watercolour Painting + Sticker

    Turn your desk into a serene nature-scape with a cute little handmade framed nature-themed watercolour painting made by Cathryn Miller, Monica's mother-in-law. And grab a sticker for your laptop or lunchbox or wherever you put your stickers! Pledge a minimum of $25 to snag this sweet reward.

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    Nature Photo Cards + Sticker

    The holiday season is right around the corner – wow your family members and friends this year by giving beautiful nature photo cards instead of traditional store bought ones. You can use them for any occasion, or just because! Each pack contains 5 beautiful cards with photos of nature. Photographs were taken by Cathryn Miller, Monica's mother-in-law. Want a sticker, too? No problem! Pledge a minimum of $25 to snag this sweet reward.

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    Pile of Stickers

    Who doesn't love stickers? What about a pile of stickers? Pledge $25 or more and you'll receive a handful of vinyl, weather-resistant sticker with the Kingston Forest & Nature School logo on it!

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    3-Pack Flannel Bibs + Sticker

    L&L Fabs has graciously donated a 3-pack of their beautiful handmade reversible flannel bandana-style bibs in pinks/purples/teals for one lucky and soon-to-be stylish babe. Perhaps your little one isn't old enough for forest school yet, but we'll throw in a sticker for fun!

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    Mini Surprise Bag of Loose Parts

    Loose parts play is all the rage, and for good reason! In play, loose parts are materials that can be moved, carried, combined, redesigned, lined up, and taken apart and put back together in multiple ways. They are materials with no specific set of directions that can be used alone or combined with other materials. They inspire creativity, problem-solving, divergent thinking, ingenuity, and wonder. And they improve concentration, hand-eye coordination, and fine and gross motor skills.

    Snag yourself a surprise bag of natural loose parts when you pledge at least $25. Your bag will include at least 5 items and up to 10 depending on size. Every bag will have something special/unique in it. Oh, and you can have a sticker, too!

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    Guided Forest Therapy Walk at the Yurt

    Give yourself the gift of time to wander. Let the forest soothe your mind and calm your body. Remember your connection to nature through simple invitations. Immerse yourself in the goodness of the forest on a sensory based walk where the forest is the therapist and the guide simply opens the door. This two hour walk led by Claire Beach (Association of Nature and Forest Therapy Guide in Training) and will include tea and a light snack. Up to 11 others will be joining you. You will be offered 2 dates to choose from.

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    One-of-a-Kind Medium Glass Pendant

    Treat yourself to a stunning one-of-a-kind handmade lampwork glass bead strung on a leather cord – you won't be sorry! Each medium-sized bead was lovingly crafted over a torch, cooled in a kiln, and polished for wear by my mom, Merianne Fess. Dress it up or dress it down. Colour preferences may be honoured depending on availability. Medium beads are oval-ish, varying slightly in size and shape.

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    One-of-a-Kind Glass Bead Earrings

    Treat yourself to a pair of stunning one-of-a-kind handmade lampwork glass bead earrings – you won't be sorry! Each set of small beads was lovingly crafted over a torch, cooled in a kiln, and polished for wear by my mom, Merianne Fess. Dress them up or dress them down. Pink or purple available – colour preference will be given to first to select this reward.

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    Loose Parts Surprise Bag + Sticker

    Loose parts play is all the rage, and for good reason! In play, loose parts are materials that can be moved, carried, combined, redesigned, lined up, and taken apart and put back together in multiple ways. They are materials with no specific set of directions that can be used alone or combined with other materials. They inspire creativity, problem-solving, divergent thinking, ingenuity, and wonder. And they improve concentration, hand-eye coordination, and fine and gross motor skills.

    Snag yourself a surprise bag of natural loose parts when you pledge at least $40. Your bag will include at least 10 items and up to 20 depending on size. Every bag will have something special/unique in it. Oh, and you can have a sticker, too!

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    12oz Stainless Steel Water Bottle

    Made by Onyx, the same company that produces Klean Kanteen water bottles, this 12oz bottle was designed for kids 3+ and is also great for adults looking for a smaller on-the-go bottle. Featuring a spill proof Sport Cap or an easy-to-attach Loop Cap (choice may be given), the lightweight single wall and small form is easy for little hands to hold. Want to show your love for Kingston Forest & Nature School? We'll throw in a vinyl waterproof sticker that you can put on your bottle!

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    One-of-a-Kind Large Glass Pendant

    Treat yourself to a stunning one-of-a-kind handmade lampwork glass bead strung on a leather cord – you won't be sorry! Each large bead was lovingly crafted over a torch, cooled in a kiln, and polished for wear by my mom, Merianne Fess. Dress it up or dress it down. Colour preferences may be honoured depending on availability. Large beads are round and about the size of a toonie.

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    One-of-a-Kind Cat-Shaped Glass Pendant

    Where are all the cat lovers at? Treat yourself to a stunning one-of-a-kind handmade lampwork CAT-SHAPED glass bead strung on a leather cord – you won't be sorry! This little feline friend was lovingly crafted over a torch, cooled in a kiln, and polished for wear by my mom, Merianne Fess. Dress it up or dress it down, definitely give it a name. And please share it with us!

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    18oz Stainless Steel Water Bottle

    Made by Onyx, the same company that produces Klean Kanteen water bottles, this 18oz bottle is the original stainless steel water bottle designed for adults with all day hydration in mind. Featuring a spill proof Sport Cap or an easy-to-attach Loop Cap (choice may be given), the single wall design is lightweight and easy to bring anywhere. Want to show your love for Kingston Forest & Nature School? We'll throw in a vinyl waterproof sticker that you can put on your bottle!

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    Gnomes Grow-With-Me Pants + Sticker

    Children are constantly growing, and finding cute, high-quality, nature-themed clothes for them can be challenging! We're happy to offer organic cotton GROW-WITH-ME harem pants in a choice of 2 nature-themed prints and a few sizes from Pure Colour Baby. How cool is that? Oh, and a sticker, too? Why, yes!

    PRINT OPTION: Organic Cotton Harem Pants || GNOMES AT PLAY

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    27oz Stainless Steel Water Bottle

    Made by Onyx, the same company that produces Klean Kanteen water bottles, this 27oz bottle is the original stainless steel water bottle designed for adults with all day hydration in mind. Featuring a spill proof Sport Cap or an easy-to-attach Loop Cap (choice may be given), the single wall design is lightweight and easy to bring anywhere. Want to show your love for Kingston Forest & Nature School? We'll throw in a vinyl waterproof sticker that you can put on your bottle!

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    Adult T-Shirt and Hat + Sticker

    Wear your KFNS love with a branded T-shirt and baseball cap thanks to Trick'd Out Promotions! Pledge a minimum of $60, choose your colour & size, and spread the word! Oh, and we'll throw in a sticker because who doesn't love stickers?

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    Child T-Shirt and Hat + Sticker

    Let your little one wear their KFNS love with a branded T-shirt and baseball cap thanks to Trick'd Out Promotions! Pledge a minimum of $60, choose your colour & size, and spread the word! Oh, and we'll throw in a sticker because who doesn't love stickers?

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    Introduction to Glass Fusing Course

    Hosted by The Glass House in Kingston, ON, this course introduces participants to the basics of glass fusing in a kiln. Students will create a 6″ by 6″ fused glass tile which may be hung as a suncatcher or, for those experienced in stained glass, incorporated into a stained glass panel. This reward is for one participant in a scheduled course. Pledge at least $75 and this reward is yours, along with a KFNS sticker, too!

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    "Lisbon, Portugal" Framed Photo

    Bring a taste of Portugal into your home with this beautiful framed photo of an old Volkswagon Bug by the talented Bates Photography. And show your KFNS pride with a sticker on the side!

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    "Warnemunde, Germany" Framed Photo

    Bring a taste of Germany into your home with this beautiful framed photo of rooftop architecture by the talented Bates Photography. And show your KFNS pride with a sticker on the side!

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    Intention Bracelet + Sticker

    7 Beads. 7 Days in a week. Daily mindfulness. What do you want to improve within yourself? What are you thankful for? One bead for each day. Be present. Be mindful. Be thankful. Pledge a minimum of $25 and this beautiful bracelet plus a KFNS sticker are all yours!

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    Tree of Life Bracelet + Sticker

    Advice from a Tree: "Stand Tall and Proud. Sink your roots into the earth. Be content with your natural beauty. Go out on a limb. Drink plenty of water. Remember your roots. Enjoy the view." Pledge a minimum of $25 and this beautiful bracelet plus a KFNS sticker are all yours!

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    Set of 2 Ceramic Mugs + 2 Stickers

    Cozy up this season with a set of two handmade ceramic mugs from Wonderstruck Pottery. Perfect for morning coffee or tea. Comes in a rustic fall colour combination (golden tan & maroon). Mugs are microwave, and dishwasher safe. And because we can tell you like to share, we are throwing in 2 stickers!

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    Pottery Bowl + Sticker

    Warm soup on a cold day, popcorn under a blanket with Netflix, an extra-large helping of ice cream just because – the possibilities are endless with this beautiful large handmade pottery bowl. Thrown and fired locally by my dad, Martin Fess, this earthly coloured bowl will surely be fought over in any home! We can't wait to hear what you'll put in it!

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    "Reef Turtles" Snack Bag Set + Sticker

    Stylish and easy to use cotton reusable bags, perfect to use at home or on the go. Keeps food fresh longer without the plastic bag. Each Snack Set includes one snack bag and one sandwich bag. Pledge $35 and you can have the set of 2 bags AND a sticker!

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    "Birds" Snack Bag Set + Sticker

    Stylish and easy to use cotton reusable bags, perfect to use at home or on the go. Keeps food fresh longer without the plastic bag. Each Snack Set includes one snack bag and one sandwich bag. Pledge $35 and you can have the set of 2 bags AND a sticker!

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    "Dino" Snack Bag Set + Sticker

    Stylish and easy to use cotton reusable bags, perfect to use at home or on the go. Keeps food fresh longer without the plastic bag. Each Snack Set includes one snack bag and one sandwich bag. Pledge $35 and you can have the set of 2 bags AND a sticker!

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    "There's No Such Thing As Bad Weather"

    "There's no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothing." – this is the forest school mantra, and now it can be yours, too! Score yourself a signed copy of Linda Akeson McGurk's book, "There's No Such Thing as Bad Weather: A Scandinavian Mom's Secrets for Raising Healthy, Resilient, and Confident Kids (from Friluftsliv to Hygge)" and we'll throw in a KFNS sticker, as well!

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    Savvy Minerals Lipstick + Sticker

    Who says you can't wear lipstick AND hiking boots? "Make Savvy Minerals by Young Living Tangerine Infused Lipstick your new staple. Don’t get caught choosing between a beautiful product and ethical manufacturing—opt for both! Our new line of Tangerine Infused Lipsticks glide on smoothly and have a buildable formulation that gets you the perfect color every time. With carefully curated ingredients, these lipsticks complement the natural pigmentation of your lips and moisturize with every application. But that’s not all: These lipsticks are not tested on animals and use the naturally derived ingredients you trust Young Living to deliver. After all, bringing a healthy lifestyle into your life is what we aim to do!" Shade: Miss Congeniality

    We believe in a greener future and Young Living shares that vision. Choose this reward and we'll include a KFNS sticker, just for you!

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    Bean Bag Set & Games + Stickers

    Gross motor, hand-eye coordination, collaboration, communication, teamwork and problem-solving – just a few of the skills your child(ren) can work on while playing with an adorable nature-themed set of 6 handmade bean bags! This set was made by Lisa Werden and comes with a suggested list 15 games for children of all ages! Oh, and a pile of stickers, too!

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    Rainforest Grow-With-Me Pants + Sticker

    Children are constantly growing, and finding cute, high-quality, nature-themed clothes for them can be challenging! We're happy to offer organic cotton GROW-WITH-ME harem pants in a choice of 2 nature-themed prints and a few sizes from Pure Colour Baby. How cool is that? Oh, and a sticker, too? Why, yes!

    PRINT OPTION: Organic Cotton Harem Pants || RAINFOREST

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    Trailhead Gift Card + Sticker

    The nature explorer is always in need of new gear, am I right? Treat your children (or yourself) to some adventure gear from Trailhead Kingston with a $25 gift card. And then slap a KFNS sticker onto whatever you buy!

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    DIY Macrame Plant Hanger Kit + Sticker

    Want to make your own beautiful and creative macrame plant hanger but don't know where to start? This DIY macrame plant hanger kit from The Hitch Collective has you set! Pledge at least $50 and you'll get a sticker, too!

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    Macrame Plant Hanger + Sticker

    We love hammocks at KFNS, and I'm sure your plant would love one, too! And by hammock, I mean beautiful handcrafted macrame plant hanger. Pledge at least $50 for this reward and you'll get a sticker, too!

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    Lunch Bots Trio + Sticker

    LunchBots Trio Stainless Steel Food Containers feature three compartments for balanced snacks: grapes, cheese and crackers; sushi, edamame and carrots; pasta, chicken and cherry tomatoes—the combinations are endless! Whatever you pack, LunchBots make meals more appetizing, helping ensure your food containers return home empty. Add a KFNS sticker to the lid to show your forest school pride! Thanks to Go Green Baby for this reward!

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    3-Piece Set of Pottery Bowls + Stickers

    Chocolates, mints, dips, tea bags, loose change, keys, nature treasures – the possibilities are endless with this beautiful 3-piece set of small handmade pottery bowls. Thrown and fired locally by my dad, Martin Fess, these neutral-coloured bowls will easily find their place in anyone's home. Keep them all for yourself or share the love with friends! We'll throw in some extra stickers to keep it even Steven should you choose to share!

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    "Birch Trees" Fused Glass Wall Hanging

    Bring nature inside with this stunning framed fused glass wall hanging featuring birch trees and a babbling brook. This work of art was created by local stained glass artist, Yolanda Pruner. It measures about 8"x10". Pledge at least $75 and you can claim it and a sticker too!

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    Introduction to Stained Glass Course

    Hosted by The Glass House in Kingston, ON, this course is offered as a one day introduction to stained glass and is designed for individuals with little or no experience working with glass. Students will be provided with materials, use of tools and instruction to complete a suncatcher. This reward is for one participant in a scheduled course. Pledge at least $75 and this reward is yours, along with a KFNS sticker, too!

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    Aquatarium Family Day Pass + Stickers

    Take the entire family to meet the otters! Celebrate nature in a different way and score yourself a family set of Kingston Forest & Nature School stickers, too!

    The Aquatarium is a non-profit interactive science and education museum located in Brockville, Ontario, Canada. The facility focuses on the history and ecology of the Thousand Islands region of the Saint Lawrence River. This pass is valid for up to 2 adults & 3 children/youth.

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    "Tavira, Portugal" Stylized Framed Photo

    Bring a taste of Portugal into your home with this beautiful stylized framed photo of an old Volkswagon Bug by the talented Bates Photography. And show your KFNS pride with a sticker on the side!

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