Dante: Warning – Daycare Week Approaching!

It’s beginning to look a lot like daycare week! Daycare week is quickly approaching and the kids are gearing up for another fun filled week! They’re already asking what are we going to do this year? Every year we seem to outdo the previous year. Can’t wait to see there faces when they see what we have…

Sinclair Laird: Learn & Play Day

During a “Learn & Play” pedagogical day on March 23, 2018, students at Sinclair Laird had the opportunity to create their own t-shirts by using paint and their imagination. Prior to the t-shirt making, students first sketched what they wanted to create, then painted their sketches onto their t-shirts. The children were very proud of…

Michelangelo International: Easter Fun

On Thursday, March 29, 2018, students of Michelangelo International’s B.A.S.E. daycare created funky Easter bonnets, which their daycare educators wore throughout the day! The children also participated in an egg hunt and were rewarded with chocolates and yummy Easter cookies. Hope everyone had a wonderful time with their families on this holiday weekend without any…

Carlyle International: Snow Globe Art

On January 23, 2018, the students of Carlyle B.A.S.E. Daycare awoke to interesting news:  a winter storm had cancelled school! It was a snow day! What a wonderful opportunity to capture Canada’s weather in a work of art. We thought about what the city and country looks like in a snowstorm and what we would…

Gerald McShane: Artists in the Making!

Paints and paintbrushes were ready to go on Gerald McShane’s pedagogical day, Friday, February 16, 2018. B.A.S.E. Daycare students, all geared up in their smocks, were excited to become Pablo Picasso’s for the day and get the chance to express their feelings by creating their very own masterpieces to take home. Each student received their own…

Parkdale: Chinese New Year Celebrations

Students from Parkdale B.A.S.E. Daycare were excited to celebrate the Chinese New Year as they proudly paraded through the school corridors displaying the colourful dragon they had made in daycare. They spent two weeks creating their masterpiece! The children sang songs and made music as they spread cheer and well wishes throughout the school. Happy Chinese New Year…

Our Lady of Pompei: Athletics Heart Day

Taking Care of Your Heart is Very Smart! Heart Month was at the forefront of a recent pedagogical day at Our Lady of Pompei B.A.S.E. Daycare. Concordia Athletics animated physical activities for a healthy heart and daycare educators organized several other fun, heart-themed games and crafts. Students participated in many activities, including making slime in…

Green Club: Edible Art

Have you ever used cut up fruits and vegetables to create art? Well Ms. Shannon’s Green Club students did just that this past January and designed some delectable creations! Based on an idea from Salad People by Mollie Katzen, students put together their favourite animals, landscape scenes, self portraits and more by using the variety…

Sinclair Laird: Animal Habitats

Learning about different animals’ natural habitats helps us learn about what their needs are and how we can preserve the environment for their homes. When we look at a tree log, at first it might not look like much, but upon closer inspection, we see that it is an apartment building for bugs and small…