Community Theme

How do the different parts of a community work together to provide for our needs? Learning about the different professions throughout a community is beneficial for young children so they can understand how we work together to create a livable society. Different Parts of a Community Dramatic PlayPlace a car mat on the ground with …

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10 Things to Do with Kids During Corona Quarantine

Hi there. I know exactly how frustrated you feel. This virus is wreaking mayhem across the entire globe, and disrupting everything and everyone in our day to day lives. The vast majority of us are now stuck at home with our kids for a number of weeks in order to practice social distancing to avoid …

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Camping Programming Ideas

One of the best parts of summer is spending the majority of your time outdoors. The weather is warm, the trees and vegetation are plentiful, the days are long and the stars shine brightly. Summer makes most people feel amazing, especially after a long Canadian winter. One of my personal favourite pastimes during the summer …

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Child Development Checklists

Every child develops at their own pace. Some children will accomplish certain milestones before other children, and professionals use guidelines in the form of checklists to gauge a rough estimate of when each child should hit those milestones. If a child doesn't hit the milestone around the average time, it's okay. My daughter, as a …

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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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