World Soil Day Puzzle Painting

We are blown away by this amazing soil puzzle painting from St. Gabriel B.A.S.E. Daycare. Grade 1 and 2 students took the December EcoKid Challenge and ran with it. They didn’t just do a painting or a puzzle, they did both…in one! Congratulations to St. Gabriel for winning the December challenge! Thank you for being…

Winners! EcoKid Leaders of Children's Rights

Congratulations to all the amazing B.A.S.E. EcoKids who participated in the November challenge. Your beautiful illustrations of what your rights mean to you were inspiring! It was so hard to choose “winners” because you are all Children’s Rights Champions! Bravo! And the favourite is… Carlyle International B.A.S.E. Daycare takes first place again with this amazing…

Comic Strips to Change the World

The B.A.S.E. EcoKid January Challenge is here! Time to lift the holiday fog from your brains and get those neurons moving again! In honour of Family Literacy Day (January 27), we’re asking you to: Read Frieda Makes a Difference Pick a Global Goal that means the most to you Create a comic strip about how…

Carlyle: Impressive Illustrations of the Rights of the Child

In November, Carlyle’s Grade 5 and 6 students participated in the B.A.S.E. EcoKid November Challenge. The children played a Play it Fair! game to learn about their rights and reflect on what makes a child happy and healthy. Many of the answers they gave were like the child’s rights, and some of the answers were…

Celebrating Children’s Rights at Bancroft

Play it Fair! was the theme of the November 15 pedagogical day at Bancroft Elementary School. Run by the Daycare Educators, groups of students rotated through different Play it Fair! games and learned about values such as cooperation, inclusion and respect, while also discovering the Rights of the Child. At the end of the day,…

October EcoKid Challenge Winners

Thank you to all the B.A.S.E. Daycare EcoKids who sent in their “Ugly Food” and 3D Eco Superheroes for the October challenge! All the submissions were creative, colourful and carefully crafted! Here are the top three, but really, all the submissions are winners for the environment!! First place goes to Carlyle International B.A.S.E. Daycare’s Damiano…

BASE EcoKid December Challenge

Calling all B.A.S.E. EcoKids! It’s time to save our soil because it’s in trouble! This December, in honour of World Soil Day (December 5), create a painting or puzzle to save our soil! You can make your paint out of soil following these steps. Did you know, according to the FAO, soil erosion is accelerated,…

BASE EcoKid November Challenge

Calling all B.A.S.E. EcoKids! It’s time to learn about and exercise your rights, be heard, and be leaders! This November, in the spirit of the 30th anniversary of National Child Day (November 20), create your own illustration or challenge related to one of the Rights of the Child. B.A.S.E. Daycare hopes to put together a…

B.A.S.E. EcoKid October Challenge

Calling all B.A.S.E. Daycare students! It’s time to don your capes and create your very own EcoKid Superhero! This October, challenge yourself to create your EcoKid Action figure out of recycled objects (or even food scraps like corn husks!) or a poster or comic of an environmental superhero, such as an “Ugly Food” superhero! You…