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Hands for Jack

August 24, 2011 On Monday, we lost Jack Layton. The leader of Canada’s official opposition party, and a former Toronto city councillor, Mr. Layton passed away after a heroic fight against cancer. Even in his last days, he stopped to consider all of us, writing a Letter To Canadians that has struck a chord with […]

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Pizza Day

July 26, 2011 For Pizza Day, we created colour wheels, learned about fractions, and made cheesy pepperoni pizzas on the grill! Colour Wheels Nothing says pizza more than a colour wheel….? When the kids objected to my idea of making a crust-less fruit pizza for breakfast (they were too hungry to wait!), I decided to […]

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Strawberry Day

July 5, 2011 I always like to start our “food themed” days off with a bang. So, for this first Tuesday of our summer holidays, I planned a few more activities than I would normally undertake on a single day. For “Strawberry Day,” I had four activities planned: making dough for strawberry handpies, painting with […]

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