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Girl Programming Robot with iPad
Brandon, Queen's Square | May 22, 2018
With the advent of touch technology, portable computing, and wireless internet access, many old technologies are being reborn, rebooted, and... Read More»
kids fingers in green slime
Natasha, Hespeler | May 22, 2018
Sticky, yucky, slimey, gooey, smelly, stretchy, gucky, messy…. SCIENCE! Are your children as obsessed with slime as mine are? Children everywhere... Read More»
Welcome to School in blocks
Laureen, Queen's Square | May 2, 2018
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 Bootcamp... Read More»
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»
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»
Snowflakes
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»