Learning Through Our Local

Kindertown is located in an amazing community within an incredible city. Surrounded by natural landscapes, local institutions and a beautiful downtown, the array of learning opportunities and experiences are endless. This Spring and Summer, we hope to take full advantage of these special places and spaces by embracing the principles of place-based education. Our hope is that children and families will not only gain an appreciation for their local, but also the amazing spaces, places and people within it.

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Paul Russumanno
Studio E: Music and Speech Development

Music helps with learning the flow and tone of human speech, and learning how to make music can help develop that verbal memory that we need in order to recognize familiar words more easily. Educators at Studio E, expand on this idea, explaining how important sounds, rhymes and music is to early childhood development.

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Paul Russumanno
Kindertown in the City: Gage Park

Our Spring & Summer Program has officially begun! There are a lot of things planned and plenty of places to explore. Each day our children will be venturing through our community: whether in our own Kinder Garden, the local conservation area, or meeting neighbors - each day will be something new and exciting.

At the end of each month, we will be taking our adventures across the city - this month - the beautiful Gage Park!

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Paul Russumanno
Baby Beets: Spring Fever!

With Spring finally here, Catherine from Baby Beets is providing some insights on how to best take advantage of the warmer weather. As always, this starts with you. Staying hydrated, getting organized and catching some vitamin C is only a few of the small steps!

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Paul Russumanno
Kindertown Family Guide: April

Now that Spring has Sprung (almost), it’s time to break out of our hibernation and begin exploring the many great events and special occasions happening across Hamilton! The month of April is full of nostalgia, with plenty of opportunities to recall old memories and make new ones!

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Paul Russumanno
Everly & Co: Back to Basics

With her little boy turning seven months today, Gemma reflects on what it has been like to be a new mother and partner, while also trying to stay true to herself. As spring begins to set in, she encourages everyone to take a few moments for themselves to reflect on their goals for the new season.

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Paul Russumanno
KTown Book Club: "Busy, Busy Town" by Richard Scarry

As we begin to explore our own neighborhoods and communities around Hamilton, Richard Scarry’s “Busy, Busy Town” will be a valuable resource in our adventure. Through colorful illustrations, and detailed descriptions of the many aspects that make a city, his work has become a timeless piece of children’s literature that is as influential now, as it was then.

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