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Child sitting in front of a laptop with headphones on
Laureen, Queen's Square | February 1, 2021
During the last couple of weeks, we have had so much fun visiting some virtual classrooms to read stories and do some movement activities with... Read More»
A child sitting by bookshelves filled with books and reading
Dawn, Clemens Mill | February 1, 2021
Learning from home has been the norm for many local students as we’ve kicked off 2021. The team at Idea Exchange has created new Education Kits,... Read More»
Mother and daughter working on homework together
Patricia, Clemens Mill | April 14, 2020
For parents suddenly dealing with one or more children at home, possibly balancing working from home, while worrying about finances and health, there... Read More»
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»
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»
kids writing
Elora at Queen's Square | July 26, 2019
With the ever changing and progressing resources we have for our children to use on computers, phones and tablets it can be overwhelming to find safe... 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»
math kid
Elora at Queen's Square | July 19, 2019
Adding, subtracting and telling time are just some of the fun things you can do with numbers. I know what you’re thinking, “How are numbers fun?” But... Read More»
Coding Toys
Brandon, Queen's Square | May 1, 2019
Coding is the “must have” literacy skill of the 21st century. But gone are the days of learning PASCAL on a two-colour CRT monitor, like I did (once... 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»

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