Oct 31

Books To Inspire Kindness

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Due to the daily conflicts that can arise from children sharing space, toys, and learning experiences, caregivers often feel like they're playing...

Oct 30

The Importance Of Grandparents In A Child's Life

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Today, we wanted to give a little shout out to all the grandparents out there, living as positive role models and caregivers in their...

Sep 07

Our Favourite Ways to Encourage Independent Play

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Independent play is a key area of early childhood development. It helps children develop vital skills and positive learning habits which they will...

Aug 31

Minimizing First Day Stress for Teachers!

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It’s here! The summer has flown past and it’s time to start heading back to the classroom. Pretty soon you will see a whole new group of faces...

Aug 23

4 Types of Quick Play Activities to Keep Kids Engaged

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Toddlers are often a whirlwind of activity. They bounce around from spot to spot, game to game exploring their world and absorbing everything they...

Jul 26

5 Key Benefits of Robotics in Early Childhood Education

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Early childhood is a wonderful time to spark children’s interest in STEM.

Jul 06

4 Ways to Experiment with Water In and Out of the Classroom

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It's summertime, it's hot, and we are thinking all about WATER!

May 10

Introducing a Caterpillar and Butterfly Theme To Your Preschool Classroom

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Watching the life cycle of caterpillars and butterflies is always amazing, especially for children!  Use a caterpillar and butterfly theme in your...

May 04

Mother's Day Crafts to Try in Your Program

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Handmade and personalized, Mother's Day crafts are such a treasured gift. With Mother's Day around the corner, here are 4 of our favourite...

Mar 27

7 LEGO Lesson Ideas to Teach Preschoolers Creative Problem Solving Skills

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LEGO has created many great learning activities to use with preschool age children in the classroom or at home. 

These seven small activities...

Mar 16

6 Ideas to Inspire a Love of Nature in the Youngest Learners

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Gardening is a great way to introduce toddlers to valuable concepts like cause and effect, the source of the food we eat, and how to take care of...

Mar 13

5 Ways to Foster Scientific Learning in Your Early Learning Classrooms

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Science in early childhood is all about prediction, exploring, and discovering answers through questions.

Children learn scientific investigation...

Mar 13

7 Tips For Planning a Successful Early Learning Art Centre

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In order for children to create art, they need an inspiring space.

The art centre should look like an artist's studio, filled with children's art...

Mar 13

9 Creative Ways to Increase Language Development in Children

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Early language and communication skills are crucial for children's success in school and beyond.

Language skills build confidence and encourage...

Mar 13

Making Before and After School Programs an Exceptional Experience

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Before and After School and Early Learning Programs are not an extension of the school day: they need to stand alone as a time children get to...