This will be a fun project! This year, we have teamed up with Greenland Garden Centre on this initiative. Our Volunteer Grandparents will have over 300 young students each plant a bean seed and they will nurture it in the classrooms and watch it grow. Our volunteer grandparents are teaching the students how to grow… Continue reading Linking Generations Bean Planting Project
The BEDFORD VILLAGE Seniors and St. Theresa Students created beautiful Spring Flower Pens. After which our Linking generations teams shared conversations about "just about anything". Click here to check out all the pictures !
What is a board game? Well, according to the dictionary it is: plural noun: board gamesany game played on a board, especially one that involves the movement of pieces on the board, such as chess or checkers. Click here to check out all the pictures !
A volunteer Grandparent tells us about the tomato plant project that they are doing with the students in the classroom. This Linking Generations Volunteer Grandparent project is going to be done in lots of classrooms! To read about the visit, click here.
One volunteer Grandparent brought her son, daughter-in-law and 3 grandkids (age 11, 9 and 7) from Japan to the visit with the grade 4 class. To read about the visit, click here.
Wonder how the amazing seniors in our Volunteer Grandparent program feel? Here are just two stories our Grandparents have told about their day in the school. Click here to read the stories.
After months of letter writing and sharing of videos, our students from Lakeland Ridge Junior High finally meet their “linked” seniors from Heartland Housing Silver Birch Lodge IN PERSON !!!! Click here to check out all the pictures !
Like fashion, slang changes with the times. Our seniors and students explored the different slang expressions used by youth, young and middle-aged adults, and seniors to describe the same items or ideas over the past 70 years. This activity heightened the awareness of how our written and spoken language has changed over the past 10… Continue reading What does that mean?
After months of letter writing and sharing of videos, our students from Ecole our Lady of Perpetual Help School (OLPH) finally meet their "linked" seniors from Heartland Housing Clover Bar Lodge IN PERSON !!!! Click here to check out all the pictures !
Students from St. John Paul 11 Middle School and Heartland Housing Dr Turner Lodge residents. Our students were extra excited to share past and present St. Patrick Day traditions with each other. Our students and seniors came out to see if the luck o’ the Irish was on their side as the teams shared stories, puzzles and… Continue reading More St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations ! Everyone’s Irish on St. Patty’s Day!