Daycare Week 2021

Daycare Services is a hidden treasure at the heart of every school The Association québécoise de la garde scolaire (AQGS) is inviting everyone – parents, school partners and students – to discover or rediscover a real treasure hidden at the heart of their school: the daycare service, during Daycare Week May 10-14, 2021. The daycare…

Our Lady of Pompei: Earth Day Indoor Clean Up

The Pompei Daycare Cleaning Squad was out in full force on Thursday, April 22, 2021 to commemorate Earth Day.  What could we do to help Mother Nature?  This year, because of Covid, the daycare students decided to clean their classroom and their lockers.  Students were given a spray bottle filled with water and dish soap…

Our Lady of Pompei: Solubles and Insolubles

Daycare educator Ms. Rita and her group of daycare students had a discussion on solubles and insolubles during a pedagogical day on Monday, March 8, 2021. A soluble is susceptible of being dissolved in a liquid, especially water. An insoluble is incapable of being dissolved. The students had fun putting solubles to the test! Using…

Our Lady of Pompei: Butterflies

In keeping with the March Nutrition Month theme, Ms. Rosa L. and Ms. Tania helped the students of Pre-K and Kindergarten get creative and prepare their very own snack to resemble a butterfly during their March 19th pedagogical day. They used pita bread and cream cheese for the wings, carrots for the antenna and grapes for the body.  Being creative…

Our Lady of Pompei: HO-HO-HO-liday Socks!

The Holidays will look different this year – but one thing remains the same! Daycare educators spreading joy and instilling a sense of Holiday magic in the children who they work with day in and day out. Our Lady of Pompei Daycare educator Ms. Pia, with the help of Childcare Worker Ms. Emily, guided the…

Harvest Season: Roasted Red Pepper and Mint Spread

You’ll Need: 8 to 10 Red Peppers (hot or mild) A handful of fresh mint ¼ of a cup of olive oil Big pinch of salt One or two jars What You’ll Do: Pre-heat the oven to 300 degrees. On a roasting pan with a silicon mat or parchment paper, place the peppers and coat…