As April is
Dental Awareness month, a dental hygienist visited the Out-of-School Care room
to talk to the children about the importance of good dental hygiene.
were given a demonstration on how to brush the teeth well and the importance of
flossing every day. They also saw some photographs of teeth that were not well
care for. They also learnt that dental hygiene affects our brain and hearts.
This was an eye-opener for many and a couple of them said that they would never
forget to brush their teeth again! Good lesson learnt, don’t you agree?
rewarded with a toothbrush and dental floss to ensure that they practice this
We are proud
to announce that the families in our Centre raised $475.40 recently to support
decoratedbunny ears and proudly wore
these as they hopped or jumped and had immense fun counting to see who could do
playrooms participated and during the week staff shared with children about the
importance of having healthy bodies and taking care of them. The older children
also watched a video from Muscular Dystrophy sharing stories of families that
have members who suffer from Muscular Dystrophy.
enjoyed a delicious stir fry for lunch and the stalks of the bok choy were
reserved for art.
were provided various paint colors and they worked in groups and created roses
by imprinting bok choy in the paints. Gorgeous flowers emerged as they worked
together to ensure that not too many white spaces were left on the paper.
Children completed their roses with green stems and spring has sprung in our
preschoolers were lucky to act out a story of “The Stone Soup”.
exciting and there were many discussions as to who would play the part of the
various roles in the story. They dressed up in costumes and pretended to take on
the characteristics of the role and helped each other with suggestions as to
how they should act. Children were very involved and enthusiastic as ideas were
exchanged back and forth.
play was acted out a couple of times, children got busy creating art.
like to take this opportunity to CONGRATULATE
the staff of our Centre for a very
successful Accreditation Status Verification Visit from the Alberta Association
for the Accreditation of Early Learning and Care Services.
provides a guarantee to the parents and the community about the standard of
child care excellence provided by the Centre.