Elizabeth Ballantyne: Hip Hop Show

On Friday, April 6, 2018, Elizabeth Ballantyne B.A.S.E daycare put on a hip hop show featuring Kindergarten to Grade 3 students in the gym. A great big thank you to our talented emcee Luciano for doing such a great job! Parents came to the after school show and really enjoyed the four performances. They were…

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 their classmates using the Book Creator App under the guidance of Ms. Jodi. They finally…

Digital Storybooks with Sound!

B.A.S.E. daycare students at Elizabeth Ballantyne, Parkdale, and Dalkeith are bringing out their creative noises in the early morning hours during their Digital Storybook Creation programs with Ms. Jodi. Using the BookCreator App on an iPad, every week the children add to their projects.  Now six weeks into the program all three daycares have imagined, written, and drawn their entire stories. Now they are recording the narration for the…

Elizabeth Ballantyne: Magic Milk Monday

Jodi Schwartz, B.A.S.E. Curriculum Advisor This fall, the Budding Scientists at Elizabeth Ballantyne B.A.S.E. Daycare started their Monday mornings with science experiments.  On November 21 2016, the young scientists experienced Magic Milk Monday with Ms. Jodi and performed the magic milk experiment. Ms. Jodi poured milk into a dish and added drops of food colouring to it….