Beyond Your Bubble: Promoting Community Involvement & Volunteering from Home

One of the most consistent messages we’ve heard throughout this pandemic is to stay at home, but what can we do when “home” starts to feel like a lonely place? One solution is to encourage children and youth to get involved with community service and volunteering...

Support Local, Support Learning

First published in the Etobicoke-Lakeshore Magazine, November Edition The Pandemic has taught us to value many local resources we may previously have taken for granted. We have been forced to shop local, eat local and enjoy the hidden gems in our community. These...

The Best Winter Clothing for Kids, from Head to Toe!

This winter we have a lot to look forward to! From exploring snow hills to ice crystals to making igloos and snow angels. Help your little learners stay warm and dry this winter so they can continue learning and having fun in comfort. Outside exploration has been...
Support Local, Support Learning

Support Local, Support Learning

First published in the Etobicoke-Lakeshore Magazine, November Edition The Pandemic has taught us to value many local resources we may previously have taken for granted. We have been forced to shop local, eat local and enjoy the hidden gems in our community. These...

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A Mindful Approach to Calming Back to School Nerves

A Mindful Approach to Calming Back to School Nerves

First published in the Etobicoke-Lakeshore Magazine It’s no surprise that anxiety and mental health concerns are top of mind for Back-to-school season in 2020. This year has been full of stops and starts and so much uncertainty. When our own worries about health and...

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Fitness Fun Activity – Going on a Bear Hunt

Fitness Fun Activity – Going on a Bear Hunt

Ever wonder what to do with your kids during those rainy days? We know getting active and moving our bodies are good for us, but how many of us actually spend time intentionally get our bodies moving. This activity will get your kiddos moving while having fun! Even...

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Meet Donna Reed, Yoga Instructor

Meet Donna Reed, Yoga Instructor

Life has thrown me a few thorns. A PE teacher in grade school taught Yoga and I found all aspects of Yoga helped me to deal with the trauma I had experienced growing up.  I grew up with an alcoholic father, who beat my mother; and at age 11, I talked the knife out of...

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Interactive Yoga for Preschoolers, with Doran!

Interactive Yoga for Preschoolers, with Doran!

  In this video...   Set up your yoga mat if you have one, along with any yoga cards you might have  (If you have them) Ask your child to pick a card  Follow instructions on card to do pose Detailed step by step for video: Frog pose: Crouching down and...

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The Importance of Teaching Kids Mental Monologues

Written by: Kelly Letros - Behaviour Therapist During spring break, I was enthused to spend my week with children who had registered for a week-long camp program. Daily, they were running to and fro through the corridors of the centre, from one pre-planned activity to...

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Celebrating Earth Day, Every Day

Celebrating Earth Day, Every Day

We live in a changing world, where it is becoming ever-important to take steps towards conserving the Earth’s resources for generations to come. At our school, environmental awareness has always been a priority for both staff and students alike. Through participation...

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Mindfulness Tips to Start Your Day

Mindfulness Tips to Start Your Day

Whether you are the type of person who wakes up ready to take on the world, or the type of person who needs time and space to prepare for the day, adding a few moments of mindfulness practice to your morning routine can make all the difference to your mindset for the...

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Nutritious Meals for Busy Families

Nutritious Meals for Busy Families

Life is hectic! Meal planning, shopping, cooking and even finding time to eat together can be challenging.  We worry or feel guilty if we don’t provide all the food groups, or if our children won’t eat them, never have time to read the food labels when shopping...

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