Toronto Carnival Is Back! Since 1967, North America's biggest Caribbean Carnival (Caribana) happens every year in Toronto! It draws in over 1 million visitors from all parts of the world and Toronto residents annually. This highly anticipated Caribana event takes place on Saturday of the long weekend of July 28th to Monday August 1st 2022. Explore Caribbean culture within our city of Toronto through a shared love of food, music , events and activities!
Water play can be splashes of fun at LCCC, however it is incredibly important we try our best to conserve water when possible! In this blog we are sharing Book Recommendations that teach us about conserving water, protecting our waters, ocean species & exploration , water cycles and much more! We are so fortunate to have clean, running water which can allow us to drink when we are thirsty, allow us to clean when dirty -like our hands to prevent the spread of viruses. We also
Playing with water is a great way to engage kids and also have fun on hot days during summer! All summer long at LCCC, we play with water in our sensory bins, check out our local splash pads nearby or on our school trips! We even rent out giant water slides or sprinkling inflatables on our ‘Water Days’ outside in our school yard! It’s just splashes of fun! The fun doesn’t end there, we end up learning through water play! Water play is an excellent way to learn: Language Devel
LCCC is enjoying summer camp and we are learning through nature! Our adventurers from Kindergarten 1 & 2 explored Treetop Trekking in Stouffville. There is zip-lining, rock climbing, roped playgrounds and tree forts! Speaking of Tree forts, this inspired the Kindergarten 2 room to use natural and recycled materials to create 3D tree-forts. Our other classrooms have also observed nature and brought it into their classroom! The Toddler 1 painted rocks with added googly eyes t
Have you tried Bannock/ Fry Bread? Here is a recipe our SA2 Class tried! There are many versions of bannock and different nations make more than one version. Bannock can be baked in a pan or on a stone (camping), shallow pan-fried, or deep-fried. You can enjoy it with stews or just jam and butter. It can be eaten with molasses, preserves or various types of protein. The School Age 2 had previously experimented with authentic Bannock recipes for their Cooking Club. The student
Our School Age students went to African Lion Safari this past Thursday July 14, 2022! The kids accessed a day of fun-filled adventure! The Safari Tour Bus DROVE US WILD! We were comfortably in an air-conditioned bus with large windows to see all the WILD ANIMALS! We were also educationally guided to find out more about these animals. 🦜🦏🦛🦘🐘🐆🦓🐅🦒 Later we were able GET WET & GO WILD and cool off on this hot day at the MISUMU BAY SPLASH PARK! We were all exhausted by th
Some Canadians embrace the celebration of Canada Day because they are grateful for their life in this nation. Some may find themselves in an uncomfortable position where they are grateful for their freedoms but recognize the Indigenous traumas and injustices that have allowed for such freedoms. Others may refuse to celebrate and find any celebration connected to Canadian colonialization to be incompatible with processes of reconciliation. At LCCC, It is important to mark thi