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Happy 2022 New Year! It’s that time again to start planning for your yearly resolutions! To start you off with some goals, or to just inspire you, here are 4 tips to get your New Year started.
Procrastinating is something everyone struggles with from time to time. Here are 4 tips to help with your procrastination!
All of the benefits that yoga brings adults are amplified for children, which is why it’s important to introduce yoga to children during these impressionable years. Yoga encourages an acceptance of oneself that comforts them during times of self-doubt. It encourages a mindfulness that creates a positive outlook, increases confidence, and builds resilience tools that kids can use their entire lives.
Mindfulness is a human ability that allows one to be present and aware of their surroundings and their own being, allowing them to not be overly reactive or overwhelmed by the world that surrounds them. When you bring awareness to what you’re experiencing, through your emotions and thoughts, you are being mindful.
There are a lot of virtual games that can be played in-class. Young students have thousands of games now a days, with easy access on the internet. There are many to choose from, with some being educational and some that aren’t as much. We’ve compiled 5 educational and fun interactive games for young students to try out for themselves!
World Mental Health Day is about raising awareness and educating the young minds of this globe about mental health issues and maintaining mental health.
There are a lot of educational video games out that can greatly benefit your children’s learning experience, and feel a little bit less of a chore and more fun. Here are 5 educational video games that you should check out for your children.
What Time is It, Mr.Wolf is a classic game that lots of teachers introduce to their students as a beginner game. There’s lots of games that are not only fun, but can be very educational to younger students at the same time. Today we’re going to get into 4 in-school games that we recommend or that you can even try at home with your children!
The tornado in a jar experiment is a great way to teach kids about weather conditions such as tornados and safety measures for nature related events.
The walking water experiment is a fun way to learn about colours and absorbency. Play around with the mixing, the paper towel lengths, cup sizes, water levels, and see what you can make happen.
As a camp counsellor turned Kindergarten teacher, I use “back pocket games” to build a variety of skills and maximize engagement for my students. Staying active and connected is one of the best ways to focus on ours and our children’s mental health, but has been harder to do while staying home.
“I Spy” aims to help children improve language development, stimulate their minds and get familiar with their surroundings. It is also a great opportunity to work on their social skills when they play alongside other students in the classroom. They learn to take turns and practice amongst one another.
Gondola system (Inspired by Science Projects for Kids)
Science Projects for Kids created an idea that you can make a gondola operation system that you can pass messages from one person to another!
Summer is in full swing, and for many families, it means that more time is spent travelling in the car. Some may be driving to family cottages, while others might be going on camping trips. No matter where you are driving, you will likely hear the phrase "Are we there...
The question is, how do you make these playdates fun and exciting, especially after months of Facetime and Zoom calls? We have created a list of activity ideas that will keep your children engaged, even if they can’t be with their friends in person. These activities will allow you to build in some much-needed social time for your kids, while also encouraging their creativity and communication skills! They are great ideas to keep in mind for virtual family game nights and other social events taking place online!
Bubbles are a fun summer activity for people of all ages! Follow the steps below to make your own homemade bubble recipe.
If you and your kids are feeling creative this Canada Day, we have the perfect activity to recommend. This year, CBC has released a colouring book created by artists from all over the country. Each page of the book was designed by a local artist, and is representative...