Our Lady of Pompei: Living the Sport Life

Monday, March 19 was a pedagogical day and our daycare hosted the company SportLife, “a team sports program that allows young athletes to simulate the career of pro athletes!” “It was so much fun!” said Andrew. “I liked speaking on the microphone. It was like being at a real game. They made us feel like real professional…

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…

Sinclair Laird: Learn & Play Day

During a “Learn & Play” pedagogical day on March 23, 2018, students at Sinclair Laird had the opportunity to create their own t-shirts by using paint and their imagination. Prior to the t-shirt making, students first sketched what they wanted to create, then painted their sketches onto their t-shirts. The children were very proud of…

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…

St. Dorothy: POUNDing Away a Ped Day

On the Friday March 2, 2018 pedagogical day at St. Dorothy Daycare, Enfant et Compagnie, came to do a POUND workout with the children in the morning. It was the first time our daycare tried this activity and the children loved it. Not only did they get a great workout but they had a blast.   POUND is a cardio jam session inspired…

Gerald McShane: Artists in the Making!

Paints and paintbrushes were ready to go on Gerald McShane’s pedagogical day, Friday, February 16, 2018. B.A.S.E. Daycare students, all geared up in their smocks, were excited to become Pablo Picasso’s for the day and get the chance to express their feelings by creating their very own masterpieces to take home. Each student received their own…

Our Lady of Pompei: Athletics Heart Day

Taking Care of Your Heart is Very Smart! Heart Month was at the forefront of a recent pedagogical day at Our Lady of Pompei B.A.S.E. Daycare. Concordia Athletics animated physical activities for a healthy heart and daycare educators organized several other fun, heart-themed games and crafts. Students participated in many activities, including making slime in…

Our Lady of Pompei: Winter Carnival

Cold Days, Warm Hearts When there’s a deep freeze, give me some games please! Children love winter, especially when they can have fun with their friends. Our Lady of Pompei Daycare celebrated Winter Carnival with fun games and activities all day long during a recent pedagogical day. The children loved the Skating Relay Race, Winter…

Parkdale: Let’s Taste Mexico!

Johanna Donovan, B.A.S.E. Media Advisor With the B.A.S.E. Daycare Food Revolution Day Celebration coming up later this month, we thought we’d give you a little taste of the cooking that goes on in our daycares! On a frigid Friday in March, B.A.S.E. Daycare students at Parkdale Elementary School warmed up with a culinary trip to…