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So, it’s the beginning of the summer! It’s time for your child to toss aside the homework and start having some seriously fun adventures. However, as…

Focus:

Engagement, Skill Development

Target Age:

3-6, 6-12

Investing in Children and the London Public Library are celebrating the 10th anniversary of Book Camp London this year and we would love to have…

Focus:

Engagement

Target Age:

6-12, 12-18

Just recently we borrowed the game Tenzi from Childreach.  I wanted to know what all the 'buzz' was about since it is just a dice game.  I asked my…

Focus:

Engagement, Skill Development

Target Age:

6-12

“My kids can’t read!”, a mom sobbed to me in desperation one day. After listening to her talk for a few minutes about how her kids hated reading…

Focus:

Skill Development, 2000 Words to Grow

Target Age:

12-18, 3-6, 6-12

Since my daughter Claire was born 8 years ago, I have accumulated a serious amount of STUFF in my house. We have loads of books, arts supplies,…

Focus:

Engagement

Target Age:

0-3, 3-6, 6-12

‘Loose parts’ are items and materials that we can move, adapt, change and manipulate. Things like blankets, sand, or cardboard boxes are all examples…

Focus:

2000 Words to Grow, Engagement, Skill Development

Target Age:

0-3, 3-6, 6-12

Every year Santa has brought a book for my daughter to help encourage her love of reading.  He has normally left the books in her stocking, but after…

Focus:

Engagement

Target Age:

0-3, 3-6, 6-12

The last day of school is just around the corner and many parents are starting to think about (or panic about!) how to keep their children busy this…

Focus:

Skill Development

Target Age:

12-18, 3-6, 6-12

During the last week of May and into the first week of June, schools will be conducting the EQAO testing for Grade 3 and Grade 6 students. …

Focus:

Engagement, Skill Development

Target Age:

6-12

Research tells us that the first years of a child's life are the most important for brain growth, development and learning.  We also know that…

Focus:

2000 Words to Grow, Engagement, Skill Development

Target Age:

0-3, 3-6, 6-12