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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»
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»
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»
Four kids laughing together
Brandon, Queen's Square | June 1, 2019
Summer is the perfect opportunity to explore your children’s interests with them. Whether they’re into playing soccer, bike riding, board games,... Read More»
weather glyphs
Pam at Hespeler | May 14, 2019
We Canadians love to talk about weather, so why not bring our junior "Weather Critics" into the conversation with some great indoor weather... Read More»
Annabelle Tassie with a Baby Card
Andrea, Queen's Square | May 1, 2019
Babies and tots from birth to 35 months of age can join Idea Exchange and get a My First Membership Card. We hope you have fun reading to your little... Read More»
little hands planting a little sprout
Niketa, Hespeler | April 1, 2019
On April 22nd millions of people are joining together to participate in Earth Day. But you don't have to wait, you can make every day Earth Day!... Read More»
the power of yet
Margaret, Clemens Mill | March 19, 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»

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