Category Archives: Creative Arts

Our Lady of Pompei: Comic Book Creation Program Inspires Writing

Two of B.A.S.E. Daycare Grade 3 students at Our Lady of Pompei Elementary thrive on creating their own comic books after participating in the B.A.S.E. Comic Book Adventure Creation program and getting inspired. By Pietro and Trevor, Grade 3 We … Continue reading

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John Caboto Academy: E-Choose Your Own Adventure Creation Collaboration

Jodi Schwartz, B.A.S.E. Curriculum Advisor Choose Your Own Adventure E-Book storybooks were all the rage in the 80’s and 90’s. After school on Wednesdays, John Caboto Academy B.A.S.E. Daycare students in Ms. Mary and Ms. Rose’s groups in cycle 2 and 3 … Continue reading

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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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