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Lia at Queen's Square | July 16, 2018
Myriam and Brynn were excited to visit the Summer Reading Club desk today and get registered so they could Reach For the Stars! together. Both... Read More»
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Megan at Queen's Square | July 16, 2018
Today I met Allison, also known as Allie; she made sure to let me know that it was “ie” not “y” as I signed her up for our Summer Reading Club. She... Read More»
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Grace at Queen's Square | July 12, 2018
Today, I had the opportunity to talk to Katrina and her mother, who I have gotten to know over the last three years working at the Summer Reading... Read More»
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Gabriella at Preston | July 11, 2018
Interacting with new people can seem daunting at first. However, taking the plunge and diving into a conversation can be rewarding and is often worth... Read More»
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Elora, Queen's Square | June 1, 2018
Don’t let the kids fall into the summer reading slump! Not when there is so much going on at Idea Exchange to prevent it. We all know how hard it can... Read More»
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Nicole, Queen's Square | June 1, 2018
Soon, school will be out for TWO WHOLE MONTHS! Although free time is wonderful, after a few unstructured days at home, both kids and adults alike are... Read More»
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»
Many Hands Mural
Brandon, Queen's Square | May 22, 2018
Collaborative art projects communicate so many wonderful messages to children: “Small contributions can add up to something great.” “Individual skill... Read More»
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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»

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