Dante: Daycare Week Celebrations!

It’s a wrap for Dante Daycare students ending Daycare Week with a bang as Daycare Technician Ms. Angie treats the children to a fun-filled day at Funtropolis! Our week began with a pizza truck supplying us with unlimited, fresh-baked pizza right in our yard in many different flavours: Pepperoni, cheese, pesto and all dressed! To…

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…

Dante: Walk for Water

Mother Earth was on our side today for our global event, “WE Walk for Water!” gracing us with perfect weather. We walked 2 kilometres with our filled backpacks, mimicking the weight of carrying heavy tubs of the water, in solidarity for girls and women who have to do this several times per day to get…

Dante: German Spaetzle

What to do when your students just love to eat? We bake, cook and experiment with different methods of cooking our favourite foods. We made German Spaetzle. “It’s like fluffy clouds!” said one students. “This is why I love to come to daycare’ said another. From the looks of it, it was definitely a hit!…

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 not need to memorize their parts. They knew what parts they would play in the…

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 when they saw a sewing machine in their class. “Are we going to sew?” they…

Dante: Daycare Appreciation Week

Maria Santino, Dante B.A.S.E. Daycare Educator Daycare appreciation week at Dante elementary school was filled with many enjoyable activities from special treats like beaver tails and many more, to making some noise with tam tam drums and finally playing some fun games organized by our fabulous educators!