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Parkdale: Budding Scientists Learn about Acids and Bases

Jodi Schwartz, B.A.S.E. Animator Early morning science is one of the best ways to start the day. Luckily for the Parkdale B.A.S.E. Daycare children, Miss Jodi arrived with not one, but two science experiments for them to try. First up … Continue reading

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Parkdale: Puppet Fun!

Children at Parkdale created Styrofoam cup animal puppets this morning. They used markers to draw their animals into existence and Ms. Jodi added various animal anatomy using pipe cleaners upon request: “I made a bat. He needs wings!” “My owl … Continue reading

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Collaborative Digital Storytelling

Combining their imaginations, writing and drawing skills, and throwing in a little tech has resulted in three wonderful digital storybooks from three B.A.S.E. daycares! Students at Dalkeith, Elizabeth Ballantyne and Parkdale worked for weeks to create collaborative digital storybooks with … Continue reading

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Parkdale: Taking a Bite Out of Local Produce

Mr. Ryan leaves green club students asking for more as they learn about the importance of eating local produce. It was with great enthusiasm that the students made a delicious salad from local ingredients all in anticipation of enjoying the … Continue reading

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Parkdale: Chinese New Year Celebrations

Students from Parkdale B.A.S.E. Daycare were excited to celebrate the Chinese New Year as they proudly paraded through the school corridors displaying the colourful dragon they had made in daycare. They spent two weeks creating their masterpiece! The children sang songs and made … Continue reading

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Digital Storybooks with Sound!

B.A.S.E. daycare students at Elizabeth Ballantyne, Parkdale, and Dalkeith are bringing out their creative noises in the early morning hours during their Digital Storybook Creation programs with Ms. Jodi. Using the BookCreator App on an iPad, every week the children add to their projects.  Now six weeks into the program all three … Continue reading

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Parkdale: Hoop House

Can you spot the hoop house in the snow at Parkdale elementary? Green Club students had to dig out their hoop house, or cold frame greenhouse, on Thursday, January 18, 2018 to check and see how their vegetables are doing … Continue reading

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