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…

Michelangelo: Mother’s Day Breakfast

What better way to celebrate Mother’s Day then with a lovely breakfast between mother and child? Well, that’s exactly what Daycare Staff did here at Michelangelo International. On Friday, May 11, all mothers, fathers and children in the B.A.S.E. Daycare program  were treated to a yummy breakfast served by our wonderful B.A.S.E. staff, and our…

Summer Garden Sign Up! — Green Club Montreal

Looking for a fun, outdoor activity this summer? Look no further! You can help out at your school’s garden by signing up today! Adopt your schoolyard garden this summer and spend some time helping your school’s green space thrive! The B.A.S.E. Daycare Green Clubs are working hard to get their gardens off to a great…

St. Raphael: Hydroponic System Phase II

Turns out spending lunch time once a week knee-deep in plants, science, math and hydroponics is super fun for these St. Raphael daycare students! In phase two of the HydroFlora project happening at St. Raphael, students have moved from doing more hands-on projects to more theoretical learning, much to the amazement and happiness of the…

Leonardo Da Vinci: Baking Like Nonna

Bringing back old traditions, Grade 1 daycare students recently spent one morning learning how to bake like Nonna, or Grandmother. The children enjoyed adding and mixing all the ingredients. When asked, Eva said her favourite part was eating all the delicious cookies! By Ana Maria and Vanessa, daycare educators

Our Lady of Pompei: Athletics Heart Day

Taking Care of Your Heart is Very Smart! Heart Month was at the forefront of a recent pedagogical day at Our Lady of Pompei B.A.S.E. Daycare. Concordia Athletics animated physical activities for a healthy heart and daycare educators organized several other fun, heart-themed games and crafts. Students participated in many activities, including making slime in…

Michelangelo International: Love is in the Air!

This Valentine’s Day, B.A.S.E Daycare students and staff from Michelangelo International chose to spread their love beyond the borders of their school. They did so by making baked goods and raising funds to purchase necessities for the mothers and children of La Maison Bleue. “Valentines is about feeling loved and making someone feel the same…

First B.A.S.E. Newspaper of the Year

From students harvesting the spoils of their gardens, to learning about animals, media literacy and human rights, this Winter 2018 issue of the Touching B.A.S.E. on Daycare Matters newspaper has it all! Check out the pages of photos of Green Club harvest parties, a Heritage Day banquet, a Play it Fair! pedagogical day and more! Don’t…