Carlyle: Impressive Illustrations of the Rights of the Child

In November, Carlyle’s Grade 5 and 6 students participated in the B.A.S.E. EcoKid November Challenge. The children played a Play it Fair! game to learn about their rights and reflect on what makes a child happy and healthy. Many of the answers they gave were like the child’s rights, and some of the answers were…

October EcoKid Challenge Winners

Thank you to all the B.A.S.E. Daycare EcoKids who sent in their “Ugly Food” and 3D Eco Superheroes for the October challenge! All the submissions were creative, colourful and carefully crafted! Here are the top three, but really, all the submissions are winners for the environment!! First place goes to Carlyle International B.A.S.E. Daycare’s Damiano…

BASE EcoKid December Challenge

Calling all B.A.S.E. EcoKids! It’s time to save our soil because it’s in trouble! This December, in honour of World Soil Day (December 5), create a painting or puzzle to save our soil! You can make your paint out of soil following these steps. Did you know, according to the FAO, soil erosion is accelerated,…

BASE EcoKid November Challenge

Calling all B.A.S.E. EcoKids! It’s time to learn about and exercise your rights, be heard, and be leaders! This November, in the spirit of the 30th anniversary of National Child Day (November 20), create your own illustration or challenge related to one of the Rights of the Child. B.A.S.E. Daycare hopes to put together a…

B.A.S.E. EcoKid October Challenge

Calling all B.A.S.E. Daycare students! It’s time to don your capes and create your very own EcoKid Superhero! This October, challenge yourself to create your EcoKid Action figure out of recycled objects (or even food scraps like corn husks!) or a poster or comic of an environmental superhero, such as an “Ugly Food” superhero! You…

Parkdale – Fall Wreaths

Early birds getting a head start on fall crafts! It was an early morning on September 27, 2019, and, while some may have just been waking up, Miss. Yasmins’ morning daycare group at Parkdale was hard at work making fall wreaths! They are now proudly displayed on the bulletin board for all to admire. What…

Wildlife Habitat Learning

Grade 5 and 6 students at Carlyle B.A.S.E. Daycare learned about the habitats and diets of various animals as part of a nature and wildlife conservation project led by Ms. Cristina and Ms. Miranda. Students chose any living animal that they wanted to then research about where those animals lived and what they ate. Then…

Our Lady of Pompei Creativity

Dad: You Are My Rock! For Father’s Day, the students in Mrs. Rosa L.’s Grade 3-4 B.A.S.E. daycare group painted rocks. Each student’s rock was unique and had a special message that represented their dad. Each student designed their father’s rock with care and much love. Hopefully these rocks will be kept as a souvenir…

Artistic Self-Expression at Cedarcrest Daycare  

Catherine Cottis, Cedarcrest Daycare Educator During a snowy week in February, the Grade 4 students at Cedarcrest B.A.S.E. Daycare learned about different art mediums and techniques through creating their own wintery mountain scenes. The students used black construction paper as their backdrop for a mountainous scene where multi-toned evergreen trees filled the foreground. Through this…