Month: November 2020

Sing Along: Frère Jacques with Amy

Sing Along: Frère Jacques

Babies brains are incredible: they can learn multiple languages at once and by the age of just 6 months, can distinguish between different languages! In the first years of life, there is extraordinary potential for learning, so don’t hesitate to share songs and stories in any language you know!

Coding with LEGO

Coding with LEGO

Did you know that you can use regular LEGO to practice coding? Check out this coded maze challenge from Research Parent! Once you understand the basics, you can start asking questions like: How can I do this with fewer steps? Can I automate a decision?

Sing Along: Snow is Falling with Sarah

Sing Along: Snow Is Falling

Children learn and practice language through play, so how can you put that into practice? Take familiar songs and add actions or props! Or, get imaginative during playtime and prompt your child to play a new game! Join Sarah for a playful rhyme that’s great for celebrating swirling, snowy days!

Meet Sphero!

Meet Sphero

Miss Laura is sharing our favourite robotic ball: Sphero! Sphero can be programmed using a tablet to do all kinds of tricks! Race and roll, flash and flip, all while learning how to code! On the Sphero website, there are challenges and lessons that are organized by grade level and by topic! Check it out!