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kids birdwatching
Marg, Clemens Mill | May 2, 2018
Are you looking for an activity that the whole family can get excited about? Consider the fascinating seek-and-find hobby of birdwatching! This is... Read More»
Happy Earth Day sign
Emma, Preston | April 2, 2018
It’s hard for me to pick what I like best about Earth Day. The focus on loving all the wonders our earth provides? Check! The encouragement to get... Read More»
girl reading book with teddy
Brittni, Queen’s Square | March 1, 2018
A Wrinkle in Time, Mary Poppins Returns, and Peter Rabbit are all blockbusters hitting the big screen in 2018, but did you know these are all based... Read More»
donkey
Sue, Preston | October 3, 2017
Donkeys…  There is something so kind and gentle in the face of a donkey. Donkeys were domesticated more than 5000 years ago and are related to horses... Read More»
Good Morning Canada Book Cover Syndetics
Laureen, Queen's Square | September 2, 2017
Good Morning, Canada by Andrea Beck is the 2017 Let's Read selection. Let’s Read is a literacy program that encourages the Region of Waterloo to read... Read More»
mom and son with laptop
Nicole, Queen's Square | May 19, 2017
When I’m home with my kids, often I spend my days holding onto the acceptable limit of ‘screen time’ as a coveted resource – I don’t want to use it... Read More»
boy with hand over mouth
Nicole, Queen's Square | March 6, 2017
I’ve been blessed with two wonderful, picky children. While both of my boys have displayed their own unique issues regarding food, they have one... Read More»
crying baby
Nicole, Queen's Square | February 3, 2017
It’s a new year, which means that this is a PERFECT time to actually, finally, definitely-doing-it-this-time, sleep train your little night owl. I... Read More»
Family playing games
Kids, Queen's Square | February 1, 2017
Sometimes the best way to engage in literacy and learning activities at home or at our Idea Exchange locations is to play games! Games can instill... Read More»
child reading in a forest
Tina, Preston | February 1, 2017
The 2017 nominees for the Forest of Reading are out! It is Canada’s largest recreational reading program that encourages a love of books. Idea... Read More»

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