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goose painting
Kids, Idea Exchange | June 1, 2017
We are proud to announce that Idea Exchange has won 2nd place in the National TD Summer Reading Awards for our 2016 summer. These awards have... 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»
mom and son with laptop
Nicole, Queen's Square | May 19, 2017
When I’m home with my kids, often I spend my days holding onto the acceptable limit of ‘screen time’ as a coveted resource – I don’t want to use it... Read More»
garden games
Tina, Preston | May 12, 2017
Take out your frustration with the Preston traffic and join us in our serene Children’s garden. The Preston Children’s Garden, located in the... Read More»
drawing of mother and child
Brittni, Queen's Square | May 1, 2017
We celebrate Mother’s Day to show appreciation to all the ‘mothers’ in our lives. This could be an aunt, grandma, sister, friend or any other... Read More»
boy with hand over mouth
Nicole, Queen's Square | March 6, 2017
I’ve been blessed with two wonderful, picky children. While both of my boys have displayed their own unique issues regarding food, they have one... 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»
Emma, Preston | March 1, 2017
Spring is such a wonderful time of year when little green buds start to peek through the snow and in a short time all the white is transformed to a... Read More»
crying baby
Nicole, Queen's Square | February 3, 2017
It’s a new year, which means that this is a PERFECT time to actually, finally, definitely-doing-it-this-time, sleep train your little night owl. I... Read More»
Family playing games
Kids, Queen's Square | February 1, 2017
Sometimes the best way to engage in literacy and learning activities at home or at our Idea Exchange locations is to play games! Games can instill... Read More»