Our Blog Posts

Risky Play, Supporting A Child’s Right to Freedom

Children are naturally drawn to play in all of its forms. Play is freedom, creativity and individuality. Play can be quiet and intentional, or wild and loud; it can be enjoyed by an individual, a small cluster or a large group. Most of all, it is the preferred state...

Atelier Kids – November 2018 Newsletter

Atelier Kids is your source for everything childcare. We believe each child is born creative, intuitive, resourceful, and with a strong potential for development from a very young age. We want to share with you our progress in developing the centre, provide insights...

Happy Thanksgiving from Bernie & Staff

The staff at Atelier Kids Early Learning & Care wish you and your families the most gracious holiday weekend filled with gratitude, love, laughs, joy. Happy Thanksgiving from Bernie & Staff • Save the Date • Sunday, 28 October Toronto West Halloween Fest Visit Atelier...

WELCOME TO ATELIER KIDS EARLY LEARNING & CARE

Atelier Kids is your source for everything childcare. We believe each child is born creative, intuitive, resourceful, and with a strong potential for development from a very young age. We want to share with you our progress in developing the centre, provide insights...

The Talk of the Taste | September 2018

The Toronto-Bloor West tradition of outdoor eating and entertainment continued this year with the annual Taste of the Kingsway. How could we resist being a part of this end-of-summer-spectacle which spotlights international cuisine in our family-focused community?...

Roncy Rocks Recap

What a great day it was to “rock in the summer of 2018”, as Atelier Kids Early Learning & Care took part in the Roncy Rocks Music and Arts Fest West. Last Saturday, the annual community festival provided concerts, events, and exhibits for all ages. Atelier Kids...

Summer! Soak it in and Relish it…Slowly

The heat is on and summer is in full swing. It’s an engaging, activity-filled time of year as we Torontonians take full advantage of the season. Amidst summer parties and lazy afternoons, somewhere in the middle are days filled with opportunity for exploration and...

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—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...