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Edward Murphy: Painting With Produce!

This summer, blueberries and kale were growing faster than the neighbourhood could eat them at Edward Murphy Elementary’s B.A.S.E. Daycare garden. Ms. Melina hosted garden workshops in July and August for any interested community members. Below are a few pics … 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: Earth Day

The Grade 3 and 4 Daycare students celebrated Earth Day by creating beautiful works of art using pencil shavings, said Ms. Rosa Lemme, Daycare Educator. The students got busy sharpening their coloured pencils until they accumulated a pile of different coloured … Continue reading

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Nesbitt: Kuleshov effect

Today in the filmmaking club Ms. Jacky taught us about the Kuleshov effect. This helped us understand the power of editing and how putting images together can create different meanings. Alexis, Grade 5, gave us a blank expression and we filmed … Continue reading

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Cedarcrest: Art-Tastic Fun!

Hania Souleiman, B.A.S.E. Daycare Animator My approach to the Art-tastic class is to introduce students to different artists every week and to plan an art activity inspired by the artist of the week. I choose an artist based on their … Continue reading

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Filmmaking Club: Thaumatrope

This week in the filmmaking clubs at Bancroft, Pierre Elliott Trudeau and Nesbitt Daycares, students learned about Persistence of Vision, the phenomenon that makes images appear to be moving. To test it out they made one of the first moving image inventions, a … Continue reading

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