Preschool

19 Weird And Wonderful Ways To Paint (No Brush Required!)

The Huffington Post Canada | Tara Wilson | Posted 05.26.2015 | Canada Parents

My kids love to paint, but they get bored of doing the same old projects all the time. Nothing frustrates me more than dragging out all the craft supp...

How To Teach Boys About Consent

The Huffington Post Canada | Leah Birnbaum | Posted 04.28.2015 | Canada Parents

My son runs towards me at full-speed and dives into my arms. He buries his head and tucks it in for a full-fledged snuggle. Then he pulls away, looks ...

17 Awesome (And Easy!) DIY Kids' Birthday Cakes

The Huffington Post Canada | Kristy Woudstra | Posted 04.28.2015 | Canada Parents

Kids' birthdays and their birthday parties are an annual highlight for every child. And at the centre of every party is the birthday cake (right after...

The Class of 2030 Should Start Using These 5 Tech Tools Now

Martha Turner | Posted 04.28.2015 | Canada Living
Martha Turner

Much like the landscape of careers Canadians' perceptions of the classroom is changing. What tools should our children start using to better prepare them for the classroom for the future? Based on what we've seen these are the top five tech trends preschool children will begin adopting to better prepare them for the future of learning.

Should You Opt for Learning or Play in the Early Years?

Natacha V. Beim | Posted 12.15.2012 | Canada Alberta
Natacha V. Beim

The reason why parents and teachers feel forced to choose between learning and play is because they are not aware that doing one doesn't necessarily mean ignoring the other. Many parents and early learning centres have focused solely on free play or strict school-like lessons. The reality is, you can choose a hybrid of both.

Your Kid's First Day Of School: What New Parents Need To Know

Andrea Traynor | Posted 10.22.2012 | Canada Living
Andrea Traynor

It's August, so inevitably just about everything, at every turn, is back to school-related. But some of us aren't sending our kids back to school -- we're sending them off to school for the first time. My first-born -- my baby boy who's actually four-years-old and no longer resembles a baby in any way except in my mind -- starts junior kindergarten in less than a month. We are so not ready.