Stop Light Craft

My daughter's new favourite thing is to point out everything she sees when we drive. She gets excited when she sees the churches (Elsa's ice palace), and the old stone houses, and the various small businesses in our town. She recently began noticing signs and symbols, and I thought it would be fun to introduce …

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Fun Fall Programming

The autumn season offers multiple opportunities for nature exploration, and naturally raises a lot of questions: Why do the leaves change? Why does the temperature grow colder? Why do we need coats during the daytime? Why are the leaves falling off of the trees? Why do we celebrate Thanksgiving, Halloween and Remembrance Day? All of …

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Using Different Materials with Finger Paint

The end result of the art process isn't always the most important thing. Allowing children to discover various mediums through exploration allows them to build their schemas about art and about the different properties surrounding the concept of creating art. After trying different brands of paint and rating them for their vibrancy, washabilty and friendliness …

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