Digital Storytelling with Sound

Creativity was flowing in and around two B.A.S.E. daycares for the past two months. Students in Hampstead and Westmount Park B.A.S.E. daycares participated in a nine-week program at their respective schools producing two collaborative digital storybooks. They used their writing and drawing skills to put together an imaginative story, and then added their voices, giving…

Westmount Park: Gotta Beat the Heat

Westmount Park B.A.S.E. Daycare did our best to beat the heat yesterday, May 30, 2018, by finding shade and playing some fun games.   A simple game of water relay turned into an hour of fun teamwork and splashing, and four hula hoops turned into a friendly competition of who can throw further and get the…

Westmount Park: Getting Messy

Slime is always a big hit when it comes to science class and experiments, so for our Monday science class the students voted that we make slime! Three simple ingredients turned into hours of fun. We mixed together some glue, shaving cream and contact solution to get some fluffy slime. When asked if making the slime…

Westmount Park: Eggciting News!

Just in time for the Easter holiday, we here at Westmount Park B.A.S.E. daycare had the opportunity to see some chicks hatching out of their shell. The experience was shared by a group of students from Grades 3 to 6. The chicks were with us for one week, after which they were returned to the farm….

Westmount Park: Art-tastic Mythological Creature Creation

The Grade 2-3 Art-tastic class at Westmount Park worked on something really special this week with Ms. Stefanie. After learning about different mythological hybrid animals mixtures such as griffins and Pegasus, one of the students, Mawaddah, created her own hybrid animal using plasticine. She decided to combine her two favorite animals, a pony and a unicorn…