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Let’s Play with Worms!

Did you find worms fascinating as a child? We do! Each of our classroom takes care of their own worm-composting bin.  It is a wonderful activity for the children as they get to learn how to care for living beings, how worms are part of the food chain, and that worms are very important. A

Russet Group Art Exhibit

This spring, the children in the Russet room at our Green Apple Kids location learned all about art history. They were introduced to different styles of painting and tried their hand at using different tools and techniques to create masterpieces of their own in the Artist’s Studio. We were curious to see what they would

Raising Painted Lady Butterflies

It has become a favourite tradition at Windermere Kids to raise butterflies in the spring. This is our 3rd year in a row that we’ve raised butterflies from caterpillars and we continue to enjoy this awesome experience. We ordered our caterpillars from Lucy’s Butterfly Farm. They sent us about 27 of them and they came

My Return from Mat Leave

Jennifer is the Director at our Windermere Kids location. In honour of Mother’s Day, she shares with us some of her thoughts on coming back to work and juggling life with kids and work. As our Windermere Kids families know I recently returned from my second maternity leave. I couldn’t believe how different it would

HOP for Muscular Dystrophy 2017

On Wednesday, April 12, staff and children at Windermere Kids participated in the 3rd annual HOP for Muscular Dystrophy.  Green Apple Kids held their own HOPathon on Thursday involving their staff and families. Together, both centres raised over $5,000 in donations! In fact, Green Apple Kids was the top team in all of Canada! All of

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