Welcome to Spring! Life starts small. And then it grows. One of our favourite books, by Cynthia Rylant and Brendan Wenzel, Life, teaches us that every animal loves their [ … ]
Application for SBK School Age Care in 2023
Storybook Afterschool Club from 3 – 6pm Our Storybook centre at Knight and Kingsway, is nestled amongst half a dozen schools, nextdoor to the library, and local to hundreds of [ … ]
Summer 2022 – Everything Under the Sun
The Sun is out! Its time to explore! Introducing the 2022 summer season at Buddings, Everything Under the Sun, where everyday will be filled with curiosity, adventure, creation and love. [ … ]
Back to School
This September, it’s Back to School! The summer of transitions is over, and while questions remain unanswered, the seasons are changing. Autumn is whispering in the leaves. At Buddings, we’re thinking positively, and [ … ]
No Subsidy for Occasional Care
When we opened in 2011, the Occasional Child Care license was brand new. No outside space required, broader care perspectives, and a double-wide age range, capped at 40 per month. And [ … ]
Code of COVID Conduct
Please click here for a video of our space and arrival instructions What it means: Assumption of Infection: we will treat everyone as possible coronavirus contact, maintaining distance, washing [ … ]
Spring Things Swap
The days are flying by, cool and wet, but warm in the sunshine, and we’re gearing up for our annual As usual, we will be accepting any and all infant- and [ … ]
Vision 20/20 blast off!
10 Unique Classes! As a human beings, we create social and individual structures to evaluate or measure development and success. Since we are born, we are already defined by different [ … ]
BKC Presents: Vision 20/20
Getting ready for the future! 20/20 vision is a measurement of central visual acuity that defines how much a person can see. This is only the standard of normal vision that indicates the [ … ]
How to… Prepare Safe Snacks
At Buddings we practice extra safe snacks! To prevent choking, the teachers closely supervise the children and make sure they are seated with their feet under the table and keep their sillies out of [ … ]
Big Kids Club: The teachers’ drawer!
Storytelling or Brain's work out! Big Kids Club is a place where the magic happens! All the teachers agree that Storytelling brings such an incredible moments for the children that [ … ]
How your body works?
Have you had a chance to teach your kids about their own body? How it works? Or had an experience to be asked so many questions about their body by [ … ]
Big Kids are visiting Ancient Rome!
Once upon a time… There was a place without cars, skyscrapers, sneakers and planes! Did you know that all roads lead to Rome? Did you know that Rome was founded by [ … ]
Extra Safe Rules
The “Extra Safe” rules at Buddings are the most important things to remember to keep the kids… extra safe. The posters are up at both centres, and part of our [ … ]
Ancient Greece Best Recipes!
“The beginning is the most important part of the work” – Plato Flowers crown! The Ancient Greeks introduced the circular wreath as a symbolic reward for the best athletics, soldiers [ … ]
Working so hard!
I’ve been teaching about Jobs and Occupations through the role-playing activities. Kids love to pretend to be adults around them. So every time, we enjoyed it, and had a meaningful [ … ]
Field Trip to Sole Food Street Farms!
Big Kids visited an amazing project! On April 16th we went on a Field Trip to Sole Food Street Headquarters Farm on 299 West 1st Ave! Sole Food Street Farms is a [ … ]
Learning about jobs and occupations!
I have been teaching about jobs and occupations, and lots of fun so far! One day, we became a hairdresser! The hair model was Mrs. Potato head. She ordered haircut [ … ]
Greek facts, Mythology and more!
All civilizations have a cultural heritage. While traveling around Ancient Greece, we found out that a lot of mythology characters influenced people believes, their imagination and creativity. It´s been fun to see [ … ]
How do Big Kids Grow?
“In order to help, they need to care. In order to care, they need to know.” – Somebody, Somewhere Though I don’t remember exactly where I saw it, who said [ … ]