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Boy in an astronaut suit
Stephanie, Queen's Square | December 1, 2019
This July marked the 50th Anniversary of humans walking on the moon, when NASA’s astronaut Neil Armstrong stepped onto the surface of the moon on... Read More»
Mother and daughter sitting together and reading
Jan, Queen's Square | December 1, 2019
Every year, I look forward to all the wonderful holiday season movies and stories.  There’s nothing better than snuggling up with a cozy blanket, hot... Read More»
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Laureen at Queen's Square | November 8, 2019
The Record and The Salvation Army are working together again this year to collect Children’s and Youth book donations. These will be delivered along... Read More»
Child's hands holding a homemade snowflake ornament
Natasha, Hespeler | November 1, 2019
There is something so special about giving a homemade gift to someone. Homemade gifts don’t need to be expensive or difficult to show someone how... Read More»
Boy and girl in kitchen doing science experiments
Amy, Clemens Mill | November 1, 2019
Teaching kids about the wonderful world of science can seem a little daunting if this is not your area of expertise, like me. I’ll be the first to... Read More»
Woman and children baking halloween cookies
Margaret, Clemens Mill | October 1, 2019
Halloween baking is just around the corner, but don’t be scared.  You can be the most popular trickster chef on the block and conjure up some fun and... Read More»
Girl walking
Pam, Hespeler | September 1, 2019
Looking for some Fall fun for your children? We can help! All Idea Exchange locations offer a variety of after school programs to keep children... Read More»
Innovation Nation
Brittni, Preston | August 1, 2019
You’re invited! Come and join us for our Summer Reading Club wrap up party: Innovation Nation. Innovation Nation celebrates you, the innovator. If... Read More»
alphabet letters
Jan at Queen's Square | July 22, 2019
Recognizing letters of the alphabet and the sounds the letters make is a necessary skill for reading. Try to practice a little bit every day. How?... Read More»
Summer Reading at Idea Exchange
Roberta, Queen's Square | July 1, 2019
As a parent, summer has always been a mixed bag of emotions. While I love that I do not have to get up and pack lunches, the thought of two months... Read More»

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