Fishermen in the Classroom
Updated: Mar 21, 2020
Our kids attend a local daycare center in the Comox Valley. The older classes have an emergent learning program that allows the kids to pick the topics they are interested. The entire classroom is transformer to learn more about whatever topic they choose. One class wanted to explore fishing.
I went into the class of 3-5 year olds and showed them pictures and videos of fishing, explained what the different kind of gear looks like, and asked any question they had. I also brought some a prawn trap, a scotchman and some salmon gear (minus the hooks). The kids had a blast learning about fishing and made me a special card to say thanks.
We love to educate about our industry and our livelihood. Please feel free to reach out if you ever want us to come and talk about commercial fishing.