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Author Archives: Daycare Matters
The Before and After School (BASE) Daycare Program is celebrating Daycare Week from May 13 to May 17, 2013. This year’s Daycare Week theme is: Thank You for Your Energy.
By Maddie Guerlain, BASE Green Initiative Advisor The Pierre de Coubertin Daycare Garden Club engaged in a hands-on activity to learn about garden design. After playing a game in the gym that demonstrated how different plants help each other out, … Continue reading
By Maddie Guerlain, BASE Green Initiative Advisor On Monday April 22, 2013, Michelangelo BASE Spring Green Club students let loose in the schoolyard to learn about an age-old technique in organic gardening: companion planting. First, students played Pesky Pests, a … Continue reading
Carlyle Elementary Daycare students tell us about what they learned in the Winter Green Club!
By Bianca, Skyelar and Rim During the Winter Green Club program we fed worms! We did the Winter Green Club in the lunch room, after school on Wednesdays. We fed the worms by cutting little pieces of fruit and vegetables. … Continue reading
By Jodi Schwartz, B.A.S.E Tutor The B.A.S.E Daycare Program offered a Radio Journalism Club to the Grade 2 and Grade 3 daycare students at Carlyle Elementary School on Friday afternoons from January to March 2013. B.A.S.E Tutor Jodi Schwartz facilitated … Continue reading
By James and Lowis St. Dorothy School Daycare’s Winter Green Club learned how to make pizza. We also learned how to make cheese and butter. Daycare Green Initiative Advisor, Ms. Maddie Guerlain, helped us become healthier by teaching us how … Continue reading
By Robin Kelley, B.A.S.E Green Documentation Advisor Students at Bancroft Daycare tended their vermicompost, feeding the worms apple cores, vegetable scraps, tea bags and newsprint. The students tore the newspaper into little pieces so that it is small enough for … Continue reading
By Carla, Melina, Emma-Rose and Christina One afternoon in January we learned about sugar. Daycare Green Initiative Advisor, Ms. Maddie Guerlain, came to Bancroft School Daycare to teach us about good and bad sugar. Ms. Maddie talked about good sugar … Continue reading