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magnus chase book cover
Sarah at Clemens Mill | February 16, 2019
It’s important for all kids to be able to pick up a book and see themselves reflected in the characters. In children’s books especially, this is... Read More»
girl with lizard
Natasha, Hespeler | February 12, 2019
It’s almost time for a much-needed March Break. But what to do with all that time? Bring the whole family down to Idea Exchange for exciting events... Read More»
family
Sarah, Queen's Square | February 1, 2019
Idea Exchange is excited to welcome back families for an entire weekend of free Family Day activities. Check out the full schedule below and get... Read More»
Erick Traplin, Children's Entertainer
Sarah, Clemens Mill | January 30, 2019
On Family Day (February 18, 2019), Idea Exchange is excited to welcome back an old friend. The one and only Erick Traplin will be joining the... Read More»
the power of yet
Marg V. | January 28, 2019
What dreams do you and your child have that you haven't you been able to do YET?  Persevere, ask for help, and stay in the world of possibilities. My... Read More»
kids enjoying kindergarten
Pam, Hespeler | January 4, 2019
Starting school is a very exciting time for children. It can be a bit stressful too. Idea Exchange is here to help with that. Kindergarten... Read More»
kids in a movie theatre
Beth, Preston | January 2, 2019
Have you heard about Idea Exchange’s new film streaming service called Kanopy? It has a huge variety of films for all ages and interests, it is FREE... Read More»
two boys playing with a code-a-pillar
Lisa, Clemens Mill | January 2, 2019
Educational toys of today are a far cry from the alphabet blocks and School Days Desk that I played with as a child in the 60s and 70s. From the... Read More»
girl with chalkboard full of equations behind her
Emma, Preston | January 2, 2019
What is STEAM? You may have heard and seen this word around, but what does it mean? And why is it important? STEAM stands for Science, Technology,... Read More»
cartoon of a boy reading with a dog
Roberta, Preston | December 27, 2018
This program is now full. It is fur-r-rreal! Join the St. John Ambulance 'Paws 4 Stories' Therapy dogs at Idea Exchange Preston for the ultimate... Read More»

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