Amy Eastwood

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Oobleck
Oobleck
Ever heard of a “Non Newtonian Fluid?” What about OOBLECK? Get messy with Miss Laura today as she mixes cornstarch and water to create some awesome slime. Check out what happens as you move your hand slowly through the mixture. Then, what happens when you move your hand quickly through it?
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Sing Along: Bears Are Sleeping
Sing Along: Bears are Sleeping with Sarah
Singing helps children hear the distinct sounds that make up words because songs emphasize different syllables and sounds. This makes singing a very important part of early literacy skill development! Songs can also teach new vocabulary and introduce new ideas and concepts – like hibernation!
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Sing Along: Wheels on the Bus
Sing Along: Wheels On The Bus with Amy
Sing-a-long, without worrying what you sound like! Your child loves your unique voice, so don’t be shy about singing to your child. And when you sing to them, you’re helping them to build their early literacy skills!
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The Umbrella STEAM Challenge
The Umbrella STEAM Challenge
Put on your engineering hats, it’s time to get inventive! Can you create an umbrella for a toy using materials found around your house? Remember, in STEAM activities, there is never just ONE right answer!
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sing Along: Twinkle, Twinkle
Sing Along: Twinkle, Twinkle with Sarah
DYK: children who have memorized some nursery rhymes before they start kindergarten will be more successful in school than children who do not know nursery rhymes?! Better start practicing! Join Miss Sarah and sign along.
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Bilingual Storytime
Bilingual Storytime: Sing and Sign with Amy and Mackenzee
Ready to learn some sign language? Join Miss Amy and Mackenzee as they practice letters and colours through rhymes, songs, and stories! Together, we’re reading “The Crayons’ Book Of Colors” by Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers, published by Grosset & Dunlap. Sing and sign along with us!
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Rhyme Time: 5 Fat Peas with Amy
Rhyme Time: 5 Fat Peas with Miss Amy
Can you wait for the POP! in this song? This playful fingerplay reinforces patience while encouraging symbolic play through the actions.
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Walking Water
Walking Water
Have you ever see walking water?! Grab some food colouring, water, glasses, and paper towels and join Miss Laura as we discover some colourful capillary action! If you want more experiment inspiration, check out The STEM Laboratory!
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Rhyme Time: 2 Red Apples
Rhyme Time: 2 Red Apples with Sarah
What’s that jingling sound? It’s Miss Sarah, ringing and rhyming all about numbers! Singing songs makes learning about numeracy fun! Start small, with just 1 or 2 apples in the tree, and then add more as you go!
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Sing Along: Autumn Leaves pt 2 with Sarah
Sing Along: Autumn Leaves pt. 2 with Miss Sarah
Remember when we talked about re-writing the words to a favourite song? Here’s another example with London Bridges Falling Down! Each season gives us a chance to sing new songs, but never hesitate to use songs that you and your little one are already familiar with!
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