Category Archives: Extracurricular Activities

Touching B.A.S.E. Newspaper Summer 2018

This Touching B.A.S.E. Summer 2018 newspaper is jam-packed with news from the EMSB B.A.S.E. Daycares: A sad but joyous retirement for the pioneer of the B.A.S.E. Daycare Program, Rosa Fuoco, students getting active, new media initiatives and a two-page spread of … Continue reading

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Building Your Own Board Game

Students at John Caboto, Pierre Elliott Trudeau, and St. Monica B.A.S.E. daycares spent their session 3 constructing a collaborative board game with their classmates. The Build Your Own Board Game program encourages teamwork, logic, forethought, and problem solving skills. With … Continue reading

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Digital Storytelling with Sound

Creativity was flowing in and around two B.A.S.E. daycares for the past two months. Students in Hampstead and Westmount Park B.A.S.E. daycares participated in a nine-week program at their respective schools producing two collaborative digital storybooks. They used their writing … Continue reading

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Carlyle: STEAM Tower Building

Ms. Patricia provided the Carlyle B.A.S.E. Daycare students with the opportunity to build towers during their after school daycare program.  The students were from Grades 4-6 and had just under a month to build the towers, beginning in the middle … Continue reading

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Michelangelo: Mother’s Day Breakfast

What better way to celebrate Mother’s Day then with a lovely breakfast between mother and child? Well, that’s exactly what Daycare Staff did here at Michelangelo International. On Friday, May 11, all mothers, fathers and children in the B.A.S.E. Daycare … Continue reading

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Dante: Walk for Water

Mother Earth was on our side today for our global event, “WE Walk for Water!” gracing us with perfect weather. We walked 2 kilometres with our filled backpacks, mimicking the weight of carrying heavy tubs of the water, in solidarity … Continue reading

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Dante: German Spaetzle

What to do when your students just love to eat? We bake, cook and experiment with different methods of cooking our favourite foods. We made German Spaetzle. “It’s like fluffy clouds!” said one students. “This is why I love to … Continue reading

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