Month: March 2011

Animal Show

This March Break there was an animal show at the mall.. here are some of the things we saw there: Birds: Nests, feathers, and eggs! Bats, bugs, and butterflies: We also saw lizards, tarantula, frogs, scorpion… skeletons, antlers, and shells: We also played some skull and fur guessing games: Read more…

Plants and Seeds

At our final day at the March Break Program we learned about Plants and Seeds! The kids did Tree Bark Rubbings with paper and crayons: And they also planted seeds into pots. Some of the kids planted tomatoes, A chose to plant marigolds. Here they are just starting to come up. The children also got […] Read more…

Gems Swapping

I participated in a blog swap hosted by Farhana of Sketched Soul last month. My partner was Aaminah from Aaminah Writes and More. I sewed a crochet needle case and put in some colourful metal needles for her once I learned that she is a beginner crocheter. This is a pretty handy case to keep […] Read more…

Mud and Rocks

Today for the March Break Program we learned about Mud and Rocks. First the children got to play with “mud” (cornstarch and water), so cool how it would act like both a solid and liquid:  Then we talked about how fossils are made, and the kids got to make their own by using a mini […] Read more…

Birds of a Feather

This March Break we signed up for a program at a conservancy. We are really loving spending time outdoors. Today we learned about birds. First the kids made a Chickadee Craft, and coloured some bird colouring pages: The teacher read “That Chickadee Feeling” by Frank Glew: And they got to listen to the different sounds […] Read more…

Maple Syrup Festival

Our family visited a Maple Syrup Farm today. 🙂 It was pretty interesting to see how Natives discovered, collected, and refined maple syrup. A enjoyed shouldering the buckets that were used to carry syrup. The horse drawn carriage ride was really fun as well. And the pioneer cabin had lots of interesting artifacts. In the […] Read more…

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