General Vanier: Future Junior Chefs

Carmela Filippi, Educator, General Vanier Every Friday a special cooking class takes place after school with daycare educator Ms. Gina and the Kindergarten and Grade 1 students. Ms. Gina teaches the junior chefs how to chop up ingredients and then mix them together. A few weeks ago, the students learned how to make vegetable and…

Week 1 of Green Activities!

The first week of extracurricular activities in B.A.S.E. Daycares began with a bang! From September 25 to 29, students took part in physical activities, creative endeavours and all things green! Here are a few snapshots of cooking and green club activities that took place in Cedarcrest, Dalkeith, Edward Murphy, Hampstead, Nesbitt and St. Gabriel! What…

Dante: The Art of Sewing

Sewing is another form of art, and an invaluable skill. This is one of the many things the Grade 2 students learn in daycare. The look of astonishment in educator Ms. Franca’s Grade 2 daycare students was something to behold when they saw a sewing machine in their class. “Are we going to sew?” they…

B.A.S.E. & the Food Revolution

Next week the EMSB Before and After School (B.A.S.E.) Daycare Program will be hosting its second annual Food Revolution Day Celebration. Here is a little taste of what happened last year. Thanks to Chef Massimo, Chef Theo, and Chef Julia for cooking with B.A.S.E. students!