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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 ipad and toys
Laureen, Queen's Square | December 1, 2017
Why is play important? There has been an abundance of research around play and its positive effects on early childhood learning and development. 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»
kids in halloween costumes in a pile of leaves
Kids, Idea Exchange | October 4, 2017
Ghosts, ghouls, witches and beasts. Candy, decorations, tricks and treats. Halloween is a time full of mystery and frights, but it's also an... Read More»
donkey
Sue, Preston | October 3, 2017
Donkeys…  There is something so kind and gentle in the face of a donkey. Donkeys were domesticated more than 5000 years ago and are related to horses... Read More»
making a picture from leaves
Trish, Idea Exchange | September 27, 2017
The kids are back to school and you’re trying to find some fun activities to do when they come home? Stop by your local Idea Exchange and pick up... 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»
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»
Seeds
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»

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