Halloween Fun

Halloween Fun

On this Halloween we got into some mischief! We decorated the rooms and had many tactile materials for the kids to explore. We had; Eyeballs, worms, and ooze! We sang spooky songs and dress up in our spookiest costumes!  ...
Valuing Playfulness

Valuing Playfulness

Playfulness in Artwork Valuing Early Learning and Child Care in Action ; Look around and you will see many works of art and play. Keeping with the New Brunswick Curriculum Framework For Early Learning and Child Care, we strive to show you visible learning of our art...
Dreaming of Warm Days

Dreaming of Warm Days

Dreaming of Bright Skies When it’s so Cold There have been some very terrible storms lately, some worse than others. It’s so hard to make the call to close the daycare, but if we have done so, please understand that we have the safety of our staff and...
The Image of the Child

The Image of the Child

Reggio Emilia Way of Learning in Early Child Care I want to focus our blogging spotlight on the Reggio Emilia Way of learning. When I first bought the child care centre I had a dream of creating a Reggio Emilia learning centre. What is the Reggio Emilia Way?   The...
Winter is Finally Here!

Winter is Finally Here!

The Winter Season Is So Much Fun! A New Brunswick winter is full of snowy days and cold Maritime winds. Springs Roots Child Care Centre is committed to staying open unless UNB has closed its doors.   Child Care Centre Emergency Closures   We will make every effort to...
Turkey Apple Wraps

Turkey Apple Wraps

New Menu Item This month at Spring Roots we are test-driving a new recipe with our Sr. Preschool classes! If they approve, it will be added to our summer menu rotation. Turkey Apple Wraps 1 whole grain tortilla 2 slices of lean turkey 1/2 of a crispy apple, thinly...
Healthy Snack Ideas

Healthy Snack Ideas

As a parent myself, I often struggle to come up with healthy ideas for school snacks.  Here is a list of popular snacks found in the lunchboxes of some of our SpringRoots children, as well as in my own home. Homemade Lunchables (use a small cookie cutter to make...
Fall Has Set In

Fall Has Set In

The Children Love the Falling Leaves Fall is amazing time of your for children to explore the world around them! With our field trips to local pumpkin patches and petting zoos to wetland and animal conservation areas, we’ve been bringing a lot of the outside...
The year has begun!

The year has begun!

The Year Has Begun! After an exciting and busy couple of weeks of preschool at the centre, we are well on our way to a fun year! All of the staff along with the owners, Vanessa and Tim, have been working away to refurbish the building with fresh paint, shelves, tables...
What’s Percolating?

What’s Percolating?

Our Transformation Has Begun! Since taking over the Douglas Ave. Child Care Centre in June so much has happened. The First Transformations Tim has painted the staff room and the dining room, and will be moving on to Janine’s room in the coming weeks. We will be...

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