Learning About Owls at Carlyle Daycare

Angela Crescenzi, Carlyle B.A.S.E. Daycare Technician Owls are amazing! While in after school daycare, Miss Ingrid taught us that owls are able to survive the cold Canadian winters. They live here all year long and are nocturnal. We talked about the food they eat and how they survive the winter.  We researched items found in…

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 of January. Students were told to start by designing their tower on paper just like…

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…

Carlyle International: Pre-K STEAM Project

Shapes are Everywhere! Students from Carlyle B.A.S.E. Extended Pre-K were involved in a very creative STEAM project at the beginning of February.  The children created a collage using different coloured cut-out shapes. We began the project by discussing the various shapes that we saw in our classroom objects.  We then used the SMARTboard to look…

Carlyle: Garlic Experience

“You plant garlic seed with the pointy-end up,” said Nicolle, a member of Carlyle’s B.A.S.E. Daycare Green Club. She shared this tip during a garlic tasting activity on December 1, 2017 with her fellow Grade 3 and 4 Green Club members. Earlier in the fall, students planted garlic seed into the garden along with tulips…

Carlyle: Art Class Portfolio Making

Kira, Carlyle Pre-K B.A.S.E. Daycare student Today in Art Class, we learned how to make a portfolio! Ms. Noriko explained to us what a portfolio is. She told us that we were going to each make one so that we could keep all of the artwork we create every week all together. She let us…