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board game pieces
Trish, Hespeler | February 1, 2018
Board games are back! Just look at the number of board game cafés springing up and board games offer many things that video games don’t. First of all... Read More»
kids on a blackboard
Brandon, Queen's Square | January 2, 2018
The first week of January is STEM Week at Idea Exchange! The STEM approach to education (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) actually emerged in... Read More»
boy with beakers
Nicole, Queen's Square | November 1, 2017
At Idea Exchange, we LOVE STEAM – so we are SO excited about National S.T.E.A.M. day, which takes place this year on Wednesday, November 8. This day... Read More»
Robot Reading
Kids, Idea Exchange | September 1, 2017
Science Literacy Week highlights Canada’s outstanding scientists and science communicators from coast-to-coast. The goals are to showcase the... Read More»
shoes and backpack
Kids, Idea Exchange | September 1, 2017
Summer might be over, but Youth Services is gearing up for a fun-filled Fall at Idea Exchange! Many of our well-loved programs will be running at our... Read More»
parlez-vous francais
Tina, Preston | June 1, 2017
I promised that when I had children I would speak French to them. I didn’t. However, recently I’ve had great opportunities to “parler français” to... Read More»
child with beakers
Sarah, Hespeler | March 1, 2017
The best part about DIY experiments is that you have most of the ingredients at home. While you may have to buy a few at Dollarama or the grocery... Read More»
Laureen, Queen's Square | January 2, 2017
They say that no two snowflakes are alike – it’s true! How do snowflakes form different shapes? Snowflakes are ice crystals that form in clouds when... Read More»
child reading with teen
Laureen, Queen's Square | September 15, 2016
Reading has never been so much fun! Whether you love reading or not, it’s always fun with someone! In this program, you’ll be paired up with a teen... Read More»
child doing math
Amy, Clemens Mill | September 15, 2016
Does your child enjoy math? Do they love games and exciting activities about math? Then register for Math Buddies at Clemens Mill! Each week your... Read More»