Our Lady of Pompei: Holiday Fun

Our Lady of Pompei Daycare staff and students celebrated the beginning of the Holiday Season with fun and unique activities. Everyone gathered in the gym where a wide variety of games and activities had been prepared by the educators: From the Polar Relay to the Giant Jenga, Giant Connect Four and the soccer table. We…

Our Lady of Pompei: Favourite Pedagogical Day

Trevor Wilde, Grade 3-4, B.A.S.E. Daycare, Our Lady of Pompei  On the November 28 pedagogical day, we made Christmas ornaments and other fun and creative activities. It was my favourite pedagogical day of all. And don’t forget everyone, decorate your Christmas tree because Christmas is coming soon!

Our Lady of Pompei: Sparking Creativity and Imagination with Old Holiday Traditions and Creating New Holiday Traditions

Pia Falconi Di Bacco, Our Lady of Pompei Daycare Educator This December, students had the opportunity to revive our old holiday tradition of making handmade garlands. They also made holiday cards and “Hollyday” Centerpieces. The centerpieces were made with traditional holiday holly flowers: the children first painted Styrofoam red and then glued it onto a red dish. Children created their…

Green Club: Holidays

Did you know that half of the paper we consume is used to wrap and decorate gifts? (The Recycler’s Handbook, 1990) Holiday waste, like food, shopping bags, packaging, wrapping paper, bows and ribbons, contribute up to an additional 1 million tons per week of waste to our landfills. (EPA) For this holiday season, Ms. Julia…