St. Dorothy’s Nutritower Is Ready for Harvest!

Sandra Petrillo, St. Dorothy Daycare Technician We were busy this week at St. Dorothy Elementary School! We picked kale from the school’s Nutritower and made kale chips with the younger children. They loved it, and even asked for a second helping, which was amazing because the majority of these children had never eaten kale and…

Bake for a Cause!

Anna Colella and Sabrina Francischiello, Michelangelo International Daycare Educators On October 15, 2018, Michelangelo International Daycare participated in the Light the Night Walk for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada. Many walked to support friends and family who are battling these horrible diseases, and others walked to remember those who lost their battle. Daycare…

Summer Garden Sign Up! — Green Club Montreal

Looking for a fun, outdoor activity this summer? Look no further! You can help out at your school’s garden by signing up today! Adopt your schoolyard garden this summer and spend some time helping your school’s green space thrive! The B.A.S.E. Daycare Green Clubs are working hard to get their gardens off to a great…

Bee Hotel — Green Club Montreal

Check out this wonderful Bee Hotel project from St. Monica Daycare students! Now this is a winter session well spent! Our Green Club has been working on creating a bee habitat for many weeks this winter. We finally finished our project by decorating our bee hotel with beads, paint and designs! We learned about how…

Parkdale: Taking a Bite Out of Local Produce

Mr. Ryan leaves green club students asking for more as they learn about the importance of eating local produce. It was with great enthusiasm that the students made a delicious salad from local ingredients all in anticipation of enjoying the fruits of their labour once the salad was done. It was obvious that their hard…

Westmount Park: Eggciting News!

Just in time for the Easter holiday, we here at Westmount Park B.A.S.E. daycare had the opportunity to see some chicks hatching out of their shell. The experience was shared by a group of students from Grades 3 to 6. The chicks were with us for one week, after which they were returned to the farm….

St. Raphael: Hydroponic System Phase II

Turns out spending lunch time once a week knee-deep in plants, science, math and hydroponics is super fun for these St. Raphael daycare students! In phase two of the HydroFlora project happening at St. Raphael, students have moved from doing more hands-on projects to more theoretical learning, much to the amazement and happiness of the…

Garden Cookies! — Green Club Montreal

Have you made “garden cookies” for your garden yet? Check out this great post from the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Green Club! Did you know your garden might have a sweet tooth? We made “garden cookies,” (actually seed bombs) for our schoolyard garden! Using soil, clay, water and seeds, we used our hands to make the…

Local & Healthy Eating — Green Club Montreal

Who knew learning could be so yummy! Love this Nutrition Month blog post from a daycare student in Coronation’s Green Club! This week I took a few photos during our Green Club activity when we prepared and ate a salad. We learned how to make a healthy salad using some local ingredients, such as carrots, apples…