World Soil Day Puzzle Painting

We are blown away by this amazing soil puzzle painting from St. Gabriel B.A.S.E. Daycare. Grade 1 and 2 students took the December EcoKid Challenge and ran with it. They didn’t just do a painting or a puzzle, they did both…in one! Congratulations to St. Gabriel for winning the December challenge! Thank you for being…

Winners! EcoKid Leaders of Children's Rights

Congratulations to all the amazing B.A.S.E. EcoKids who participated in the November challenge. Your beautiful illustrations of what your rights mean to you were inspiring! It was so hard to choose “winners” because you are all Children’s Rights Champions! Bravo! And the favourite is… Carlyle International B.A.S.E. Daycare takes first place again with this amazing…

Comic Strips to Change the World

The B.A.S.E. EcoKid January Challenge is here! Time to lift the holiday fog from your brains and get those neurons moving again! In honour of Family Literacy Day (January 27), we’re asking you to: Read Frieda Makes a Difference Pick a Global Goal that means the most to you Create a comic strip about how…

Celebrating Children’s Rights at Bancroft

Play it Fair! was the theme of the November 15 pedagogical day at Bancroft Elementary School. Run by the Daycare Educators, groups of students rotated through different Play it Fair! games and learned about values such as cooperation, inclusion and respect, while also discovering the Rights of the Child. At the end of the day,…

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…

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…

Life Skills: Sewing Patterns of Canadian Animals

Learning how to sew is a great skill to learn. A button fell off? Sew it back on! We at B.A.S.E. Daycare believe that life skills should be taught at a young age and to all students. A lot of our B.A.S.E. Daycare Educators teach sewing after school. This activity has a Green Club twist….

Westmount Park: Gotta Beat the Heat

Westmount Park B.A.S.E. Daycare did our best to beat the heat yesterday, May 30, 2018, by finding shade and playing some fun games.   A simple game of water relay turned into an hour of fun teamwork and splashing, and four hula hoops turned into a friendly competition of who can throw further and get the…

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…