Wildlife Habitat Learning

Grade 5 and 6 students at Carlyle B.A.S.E. Daycare learned about the habitats and diets of various animals as part of a nature and wildlife conservation project led by Ms. Cristina and Ms. Miranda. Students chose any living animal that they wanted to then research about where those animals lived and what they ate. Then…

Special Celebrations at Our Lady of Pompei

OLP DAYCARE 30th Anniversary This year was a special year at Our Lady of Pompei. To note our 30th anniversary, the educators worked very hard to create a wall of fame of pictures from present and years past.  During each day of this year’s Daycare week in May, parents and students enjoyed reminiscing about the changes…

Our Lady of Pompei Creativity

Dad: You Are My Rock! For Father’s Day, the students in Mrs. Rosa L.’s Grade 3-4 B.A.S.E. daycare group painted rocks. Each student’s rock was unique and had a special message that represented their dad. Each student designed their father’s rock with care and much love. Hopefully these rocks will be kept as a souvenir…

Hot Off the Presses!

Finally! It’s here! The one and only issue of Touching BASE on Daycare Matters newspaper for 2018-2019! We stuffed as much amazing news from B.A.S.E. Daycares as we could into one issue, from the amazing green-themed Daycare Conference in August, to a little insight into our new and fearless leader, all the way to summer…

Digital Storybook Creation at Our Lady of Pompei and Parkdale

Jodi Schwartz, B.A.S.E. Animator Once a week since the beginning of April, students at Our Lady of Pompei B.A.S.E. daycare as well as Parkdale B.A.S.E. daycare put their creative skills to the test and collaboratively produced two digital storybooks under the guidance of Miss Jodi. Each child dreamed up their own character and brought it…

Nesbitt: Fun-Filled Pedagogical Day

Friday, May 10, 2019 was the last school pedagogical day for Nesbitt School Daycare.  The students and staff celebrated by having an amazing day of active and fun-filled activities at the indoor amusement center, Funtropolis, in Laval.  The students and staff spent the day climbing a giant play structure, shooting ball cannons at each other, playing…

All Aboard! Board Game Fun

Carmela Filippi, Educator, General Vanier Board games are always a favourite activity after a long day of school, and these board games are next level! Grade 4 students at General Vanier have been enjoying their weekly Wednesday activity with Dynamix. Miss Gina’s students meet in the afternoon and explore new board games they have never…

Earth Day Learning

Sabrina and Anna, BA.S.E. Educators, Michelangelo International Leading up to this year’s Earth Day celebration on  Monday April 22, 2019, we at Michelangelo International have been discussing different ways to keep our one and only planet safe and healthy. The B.A.S.E. students have been doing a fantastic job keeping the lights off during the day…

St. Monica: Mad Science Ped Day

Zahra Amini, Educator, St. Monica What better way to spend a pedagogical day than becoming mad scientists?! Children love learning about science and that was apparent at St. Monica B.A.S.E. Daycare on March 22, 2019. The Mad Science after school activity is a great way to get students thinking outside the box and to learn…