Nesbitt Magician Mayhem Card Magic

Jodi Schwartz, B.A.S.E. Animator With Miss Jodi’s guidance, mini-magicians have been hard at work learning different card tricks designed to impress. Every class, they learn new tricks and have time to practice them in small groups while Miss Jodi makes sure everyone is on track. This fall, they have already learned many tricks, all of…

Nesbitt: Cabane a Sucre

Friday, March 23, 2018 was a school pedagogical day, and Nesbitt Daycare took the opportunity to visit the Chalet des Erables in Sainte Anne des Plaines, for yet another year of sugar shacking. As our bus pulled up to the premises on that beautiful spring morning, the excited cries of our students were met by the welcoming and friendly staff…

Nesbitt: Rock Climbing Fun

The morning of March 2, 2018 was full of excitement as the children from Pre-K to Grade 6 were strapped into their harnesses at Horizon Roc.  Younger students got to climb first–up a few steps, then down they came! When the Grade 3 students began climbing, they worked on going as high as possible. The first…

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…

Filmmaking Club: Thaumatrope

This week in the filmmaking clubs at Bancroft, Pierre Elliott Trudeau and Nesbitt Daycares, students learned about Persistence of Vision, the phenomenon that makes images appear to be moving. To test it out they made one of the first moving image inventions, a Thaumatrope, where two pictures they drew blended together as one.