Category Archives: Creative Arts

Comic Books Come to Life

SWOOSH! WHIRR! POOF! BAM! Marvel Comics better watch out for these future comic creators! Check out the full story behind these wonderful comics in the Touching B.A.S.E. on Daycare Matters Spring 2017 newspaper. In the meantime, enjoy reading Adventures in … Continue reading

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Dante: The Art of Sewing

Sewing is another form of art, and an invaluable skill. This is one of the many things the Grade 2 students learn in daycare. The look of astonishment in educator Ms. Franca’s Grade 2 daycare students was something to behold … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Pompei: Favourite Pedagogical Day

Trevor Wilde, Grade 3-4, B.A.S.E. Daycare, Our Lady of Pompei  On the November 28 pedagogical day, we made Christmas ornaments and other fun and creative activities. It was my favourite pedagogical day of all. And don’t forget everyone, decorate your … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Pompei: Sparking Creativity and Imagination with Old Holiday Traditions and Creating New Holiday Traditions

Pia Falconi Di Bacco, Our Lady of Pompei Daycare Educator This December, students had the opportunity to revive our old holiday tradition of making handmade garlands. They also made holiday cards and “Hollyday” Centerpieces. The centerpieces were made with traditional holiday holly flowers: … Continue reading

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John Caboto B.A.S.E. Daycare: Comic Book Adventure Creation Power!

Jodi Schwartz, B.A.S.E. Curriculum Advisor The John Caboto B.A.S.E. Daycare Comic Book Adventure program has recently wound down for the session. It took place after school on Tuesday afternoons with some of the Grade 4, 5 and 6 students. Over … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Pompei: Knitting for the Homeless

Rosa De Paola, Our Lady of Pompei Daycare Educator In keeping with the Christmas spirit of giving, our knitting club at Our Lady of Pompei daycare made a big colourful blanket for the homeless. Each student knitted a square. We … Continue reading

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Bancroft: Build Your Own Board Game

Stefanie Erskine, B.A.S.E. Animator This fall at Bancroft Elementary School, students in the B.A.S.E. Daycare program were busy inventing, designing and building their very own unique board game. From start to finish, Grade 4, 5 and 6 students worked together … Continue reading

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