Our Junior High Students from Holy Redeemer Middle school paint and create spring flower pots as a surprise gift for their matched seniors. These special gifts are to be dropped off for their linked seniors at Chartwell Emerald Hills. Click here to check out the pictures !
With seniors continually experiencing outbreaks and not seeing their "linked" students, Ecole Our Lady of Perpetual Help (OLPH) invited Clover Bar seniors to a Spring Tea in the school. Linking Generations partnered with Drive Happiness to ensure our seniors arrived at the school safely and in style ! It was a wonderful afternoon, filled with laughter and shared conversation.… Continue reading Ecole Our Lady of Perpetual Help (OLPH) invited Clover Bar seniors to a Spring Tea in the School
This classic Dr. Seuss story can open up discussions about trust, responsibility, social expectations, and honesty. Two children, Sally and Sam, are home alone and having a very dreary day. Suddenly, they're graced with a surprise visit from a stranger, the Cat. Our Volunteer Grandparent shared the story with her assigned classroom and then led… Continue reading THE CAT IN THE HAT
The Heartland Housing Dr. Turner Lodge Seniors and St. John Paul II Middle School 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 !
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.