Aug 29

New Tax Benefit For Teachers and Early Childhood Educators

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As teachers and early childhood educators prepare their classrooms for the upcoming school year, we are reminded now more than ever that learning...

Aug 02

Light Up Learning

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Is there anything more interesting than playing with light? As adults, we use light to make us feel calm and cozy; is it any wonder that light is...

Jul 26

Ways to Introduce Robotics in the Early Years Classroom

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Teaching coding literacy has become mandatory in many classrooms across the country. 

Teachers are stepping up to the new challenge and...

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 13

3 Outdoor Science Experiments For Your Program

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Whether you are looking for ideas for your toddler or preschool program, here are 3 easy and fun science experiments you can take outside!

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!

Jul 06

5 Benefits of Water Play

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Provide opportunities to sieve, slop, spray, shake, transport and splash! With the warmer weather, water play offers a fun way to cool off...

Jun 28

Create learning provocations and possibilities with Potion Bottles

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Potion Bottles

The design and development of these potion bottles came to life because of my magical childhood memory of making rose petal perfume...

Jun 15

Getting Your Preschoolers Ready For Kindergarten

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While every child is unique, and every Centre different, the role of the daycare in helping prepare Preschoolers for Kindergarten is always...

Jun 06

Father's Day Crafts For Your Program

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While we often think about handmade and personalized crafts for Mother's Day, don't forget that Dad will treasure a sweet gift from their kids as...

May 30

Introducing Children to First Nations Cultures

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One of the most difficult tasks for Early Childhood Educators is to provide our children with diverse, multicultural experiences.

May 16

10 Great Melissa & Doug Toys For Your Centre

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Melissa & Doug Toys are not just children’s favorites they are also teacher’s favorites. Check out these great classroom must haves for your early...

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...

Jan 12

Scholar's Choice Top Picks: 5 Games To Promote Learning At Childcare

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It is always a good idea to have a few fun new games on hand for those rainy or snowy Canadian days when you and the kids just cannot go outside.

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