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Parkdale: Puppet Fun!

Children at Parkdale created Styrofoam cup animal puppets this morning. They used markers to draw their animals into existence and Ms. Jodi added various animal anatomy using pipe cleaners upon request: “I made a bat. He needs wings!” “My owl … Continue reading

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Dante: Reader’s Theatre

Having a mixed age group of Grades 4 to 6 isn’t always easy, as not everyone gets along. Looking to find something that would get everyone to work together, I planned a Reader’s Theatre activity. In Reader’s Theatre, students do … Continue reading

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Collaborative Digital Storytelling

Combining their imaginations, writing and drawing skills, and throwing in a little tech has resulted in three wonderful digital storybooks from three B.A.S.E. daycares! Students at Dalkeith, Elizabeth Ballantyne and Parkdale worked for weeks to create collaborative digital storybooks with … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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Cedarcrest: Colourful Ice Castles

Since winter can be long and dreary, the Grade 2 students of the B.A.S.E. daycare program at Cedarcrest Elementary added some pizazz to their winter daya by making coloured ice blocks! To make your own colourful ice castle, you will … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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