BASE EcoKid December Challenge

Calling all B.A.S.E. EcoKids! It’s time to save our soil because it’s in trouble! This December, in honour of World Soil Day (December 5), create a painting or puzzle to save our soil! You can make your paint out of soil following these steps. Did you know, according to the FAO, soil erosion is accelerated,…

BASE EcoKid November Challenge

Calling all B.A.S.E. EcoKids! It’s time to learn about and exercise your rights, be heard, and be leaders! This November, in the spirit of the 30th anniversary of National Child Day (November 20), create your own illustration or challenge related to one of the Rights of the Child. B.A.S.E. Daycare hopes to put together a…

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…

Wildlife Habitat Learning

Grade 5 and 6 students at Carlyle B.A.S.E. Daycare learned about the habitats and diets of various animals as part of a nature and wildlife conservation project led by Ms. Cristina and Ms. Miranda. Students chose any living animal that they wanted to then research about where those animals lived and what they ate. Then…

Hot Off the Presses!

Finally! It’s here! The one and only issue of Touching BASE on Daycare Matters newspaper for 2018-2019! We stuffed as much amazing news from B.A.S.E. Daycares as we could into one issue, from the amazing green-themed Daycare Conference in August, to a little insight into our new and fearless leader, all the way to summer…

Earth Day Learning

Sabrina and Anna, BA.S.E. Educators, Michelangelo International Leading up to this year’s Earth Day celebration on  Monday April 22, 2019, we at Michelangelo International have been discussing different ways to keep our one and only planet safe and healthy. The B.A.S.E. students have been doing a fantastic job keeping the lights off during the day…

Daycare Week at B.A.S.E.

EMSB B.A.S.E. Daycares celebrated in style from May 14 to 18, 2018 during the week to “recognize the importance of the complementary role of school daycares in the school team!” Food was a highlight for all, from food trucks, to cotton candy, to Food Revolution themed events! There were also plenty of obstacle courses and…

Bee Hotel — Green Club Montreal

Check out this wonderful Bee Hotel project from St. Monica Daycare students! Now this is a winter session well spent! Our Green Club has been working on creating a bee habitat for many weeks this winter. We finally finished our project by decorating our bee hotel with beads, paint and designs! We learned about how…

Green Birth – An Erasure Poem

In honour of National Poetry Month (and upcoming Earth Day), Ms. Johanna from the B.A.S.E. Daycare head office created an activity plan for daycare educators to help daycare students make their very own erasure or strike-out poems. She thought she’d try to make one herself using an article from the Touching B.A.S.E. on Daycare Matters Winter 2018…