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cartoon of a boy reading with a dog
Roberta, Preston | December 27, 2018
This program is now full. It is fur-r-rreal! Join the St. John Ambulance 'Paws 4 Stories' Therapy dogs at Idea Exchange Preston for the ultimate... Read More»
boy in front of a chalkboard showing math and art
Programs + Events | December 1, 2018
There are many parts of math that can be linked to art. Have you ever made a shape scene? Or a repeating pattern when creating a piece of art? These... Read More»
Multicoloured Ice
Margaret, Clemens Mill | December 1, 2018
It’s this time of year that kids often need to be reminded of how much fun winter can be (or, if they don’t, we do!). Let’s not forget that ice is... Read More»
Tangram Art/Math
Brandon at Queen's Square | November 15, 2018
This Fall's Math Buddies program was a real joy. For nine weeks we had between 10 and 16 registered participants play together with numbers, shapes,... Read More»
R2D2 Droid Box
Annie at the Old Post Office | November 1, 2018
...there was an out of this world STEAMbox! I am a huge Star Wars fan, and was immediately drawn to this STEAMbox. The artwork on this box alone is... Read More»
Makey Makey Setup
Trish at the Old Post Office | November 1, 2018
In first examining this box I wasn’t sure what to expect. The bright red box, and the circuit board design doesn’t give much away as to the contents... Read More»
mother and children making food
Beth at Preston | November 1, 2018
This time of the year, it’s easy to fall into a lunch rut. My idealistic goals for family lunches any given week include healthy choices, no food... Read More»
girl with pumpkin mask
Programs + Events | October 1, 2018
Check out these awesome Halloween programs happening this month at Idea Exchange for kids and teens. Just in time for Halloween, school’s out on... Read More»
Children playing with Steamboxes
Idea Exchange | October 1, 2018
What are STEAMboxes? They are a unique on-site learning experience for children (Ages 6+) to explore with a parent/guardian. Available starting... Read More»
two kids reading by flashlight
Stephanie, Queen's Square | October 1, 2018
I have always loved Halloween! The anticipation of the day as a child, dreaming up a costume, putting it together, and then the excitement of touring... Read More»

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