Cedarcrest: Colourful Ice Castles

Since winter can be long and dreary, the Grade 2 students of the B.A.S.E. daycare program at Cedarcrest Elementary added some pizazz to their winter daya by making coloured ice blocks! To make your own colourful ice castle, you will need: Water Food colouring Empty cardboard milk cartons A cold, winter day! Our winter activity…

Carlyle International: Snow Globe Art

On January 23, 2018, the students of Carlyle B.A.S.E. Daycare awoke to interesting news:  a winter storm had cancelled school! It was a snow day! What a wonderful opportunity to capture Canada’s weather in a work of art. We thought about what the city and country looks like in a snowstorm and what we would…

Michelangelo: Frosty Returns

Many might agree that it’s time for winter to be gone, but the children here at Michelangelo had a great time in the snow one day in March. They displayed team building skills by bringing our friend Frosty back to life for one last visit…hopefully!  

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: 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 growing in the winter! They couldn’t check under the tarp then or the following week…

Our Lady of Pompei: Holiday Fun

Our Lady of Pompei Daycare staff and students celebrated the beginning of the Holiday Season with fun and unique activities. Everyone gathered in the gym where a wide variety of games and activities had been prepared by the educators: From the Polar Relay to the Giant Jenga, Giant Connect Four and the soccer table. We…

Hampstead: Winter Snow Globes

Ryan Oxley, B.A.S.E. Green Initiative Advisor Hampstead’s Green Club students embraced winter by making snow globes to help beautify their school garden. The students shared some great learning experiences while creating their snow globes. They discussed the cold temperatures in winter as well as the process of making natural dyes, which included shredding some beets and…