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…

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…

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…

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…

Garden Cookies! — Green Club Montreal

Have you made “garden cookies” for your garden yet? Check out this great post from the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Green Club! Did you know your garden might have a sweet tooth? We made “garden cookies,” (actually seed bombs) for our schoolyard garden! Using soil, clay, water and seeds, we used our hands to make the…

Local & Healthy Eating — Green Club Montreal

Who knew learning could be so yummy! Love this Nutrition Month blog post from a daycare student in Coronation’s Green Club! This week I took a few photos during our Green Club activity when we prepared and ate a salad. We learned how to make a healthy salad using some local ingredients, such as carrots, apples…

Making Paper You Can Plant! — Green Club Montreal

Here’s a post from the Green Club Montreal blog by Gerald McShane Green Club! One week in November 2017 during Green Club, we made our very own paper using newspaper and recycled paper! Then we went a step beyond and decorated our paper using petals from flowers in our schoolyard garden, as well as seeds…

St. Raphael: Hydroponic System Phase I

An exciting new project at St. Raphael is underway! B.A.S.E. Daycare students are spending their lunch times once a week building a Living Green Wall with Concordia’s Food Group Research Project HydroFlora who work within Concordia’s Greenhouse. Here is the hydroponic system the students have built so far, the first step before actually constructing their green wall!…

Green Club: Edible Art

Have you ever used cut up fruits and vegetables to create art? Well Ms. Shannon’s Green Club students did just that this past January and designed some delectable creations! Based on an idea from Salad People by Mollie Katzen, students put together their favourite animals, landscape scenes, self portraits and more by using the variety…