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Bringing Our Learning Into Practice – Part 1 of 3

Bringing Our Learning Into Practice – Part 1 of 3

After a week-long study tour at the Loris Malaguzzi International Centre in Reggio Emilia, we returned with excitement and deeper layers of understanding of the Reggio-inspired Approach and how we can use this understanding to improve our program.  We are incredibly...

March Break Daycare Adventures in Reggio Emilia, Italy

March Break Daycare Adventures in Reggio Emilia, Italy

March Break Daycare Adventures in Reggio Emilia, Italy March Break—a much-needed time for pause as we eagerly await warmer weather and sunny skies in Toronto.  Spring is tempting us around every corner, but as our Toronto weather can be unpredictable, many of us head...

High Park’s Reggio-Inspired Daycare is Making (floor) Plans!

You've seen the progress outside and, although we can't yet walk you through the inside, here's a sneak peek into the plans of what we've got in store. It won't be long until we begin to schedule our Hard Hat Tours with you to tour the Reggio-inspired childcare centre...

Keeping the Spark Alive!

Keeping the Spark Alive!

Love and Romance!  It’s hard not to get swept away on Valentine’s Day with all the red hearts, chocolates, and flowers around Toronto this week before we celebrate Cupid.  Music, flowers and sipping champagne with chocolate-dipped-strawberries...

Daycare Decision: Which Approach is Best for Your Child?

Daycare Decision: Which Approach is Best for Your Child?

Choices . . . you love to have choices, don’t you? Apple or Android? Adidas or Lulu? But sometimes choice can be daunting. At Atelier Kids Early Learning & Care in High Park, we know you’re weighing all of your options to confidently make a decision that will improve...

Bye-Bye Boredom!

Bye-Bye Boredom!

Our kids, just like us, get bored when they’re doing something they’re not interested in.  The younger the child, the shorter the attention span, so we need to keep them entertained as much as possible. Or not.  It’s okay to be bored.  Daydreaming and contemplation...

What’s going on?

What’s going on?

Dear Parents, Spring 2018 can seem so distant until we realize there is less than 10 days until the new year. Change happens slowly, and then all at once, you realize it’s all coming together just the way you hoped it would — just the way it’s meant to be. That’s how...

5 Success Tips for Managing the Holidays

5 Success Tips for Managing the Holidays

Stress is a Contagious Bug Your Kids Can Also Catch The stress response to the holiday season starts to ramp up just after Halloween. Candy bags are gone (dentist appointments scheduled), and out come the holiday decorations and the pressure to get a plan in place....

What is a Reggio Emilia inspired Childcare Centre?

What is a Reggio Emilia inspired Childcare Centre?

The world has changed dramatically in a short period of time. Technological advances will continue to reshape our world in ways that we could never have imagined. Our children represent the first generation of children that have access to as much if not more knowledge...