How to Raise Tadpoles

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Something very exciting has been happening around our home. Yes, the tadpoles are growing! The kids have been watching the tadpoles closely everyday. First they grew hind legs, then one front leg, then another front leg and then the tail … Continued

Pink and Yellow

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Spring seems to have come early to Vancouver, and it’s exciting to see some colour starting to appear. I’ve especially been enjoying the forsythia bushes, including the one in our front garden, as well as the cherry blossoms popping up here … Continued

Easter Chick Craft

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Every year the kids love to decorate our Easter tree. Each year we seem to make and collect more and more ornaments.  One of our favourites is the Easter Chick ornaments that we made ourselves.  Here’s how we did it: … Continued

Restitution and Reggio Emilia

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There is a discipline strategy that is being used in my teaching district, called Restitution.  Restitution comes originally from aboriginal philosophy, and it also fits well into my own Christian beliefs. Restitution is a move against using punishment, “guilting”, or acting … Continued

Jug Island Hike

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  The weather for Spring Break has been gorgeous so far!  Today we tried a hike at Belcarra, which takes you to a beach cove right in front of Jug Island. It was a 6km walk (3km there and 3km … Continued

Valentines Crafts

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I thought I’d go back and post some old photos from past Valentines posts.  We’ve done different crafts over the years…   We did dollie heart prints to make Valentines cards: This time we made hearts out of homemade “rose” paper, … Continued

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