Oct 31

Books To Inspire Kindness

Childcare, learning, book, reading, literacy, early learning, board books, soft books, Kindness, parenting, good reads

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

Childcare, grandkids, grandma, grandpa, Grandparents, family, emotional health

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

Childcare, Classroom, Indoor play, Classroom management, play, preschool, book, storytime, storage, organization, school, early learning, bin, bookshelf, soft books, independent play

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!

Childcare, Classroom, Tips, fidget, anxiety, lesson plan, teaching, teacher, organization, first year teacher, back to school, back to school list, icebreaker, first day of school, planners

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

Childcare, blocks, block play, language, math, toddler, reading, dramatic play, literacy, activities, imaginative play, Music toys, music play, numbers

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

Childcare, ece, coding, preschool, robots, science for kids, problem solving, robot, TTS, STEM

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

At Home, Childcare, Classroom, ece, learning, School age, Home, before and after school, ideas, outdoor, preschool, science, science for kids, scientific, water, making science fun, problem solving, science is fun, sensory, sensory play, toddler, teacher, kindergarten, kid, activities, experiment

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

Arts & crafts, Childcare, butterflies, lesson plan, outdoor, play, preschool, science, science for kids, scientific, sensory, sensory play, toddler, teaching, environment, book

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

Arts & crafts, Childcare, daycare, ece, craft, crafts, mother's day

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

Childcare, lego, lesson plan, preschool, problem solving

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

Childcare, garden, grow, plant

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

Childcare, science, scientific

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

Childcare, art

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

Childcare, learning, Tips, ideas, language

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

Childcare, before and after school

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...