March 20, 2018

When you hear TIFF the first thing you think about is films for adults, but TIFF has extended its movies and experiences to kids.

TIFF is more than just movies! As a charitable organization, it is dedicated to presenting the best of cinema screenings, lectures, discussions, festivals, workshops and much more. 

Every year during March break, TIFF opens it's doors to kids to encourage the celebration...

March 14, 2018

This Saturday, March 17, 2018 is St. Patrick's Day. BeKids loves holidays and celebrations so of course we made some time for some creative, imagining and fun surrounding St. Patty's Day.  

What is St. Patrick's Day?

The celebration of St. Patrick's day was brought to Canada by Irish immigrants and is a celebration of a Christian missionary know as Patrick. Irish legend has it that St. Patrick...

February 27, 2018

One of our passions at BeKids is making and MakerSpaces. What we love about the Maker-Movement is it's focus on tinkering, making and creating with electronics and other physical objects. It offers the opportunity to focus on trying new practical skills and the opportunity to reach out to the surrounding community.

One of the many elements in Making and MakerSpaces is working with electronics and r...

February 17, 2018

Place values in math is being taught earlier and earlier and is an important fundamental in math. This is a simple yet highly effective to help your child learn the place values. It gives a great visual and opportunity for hands on learning.  Here's how:

Materials Needed

Styrofoam Cups

Markers

On each up, along the edge/lip, write the numbers evenly spaced from 0 to 9.

Set one cup aside. This cup repre...

February 11, 2018

If there is one thing that BeKids is passionate about, it is about Making and Makerspaces. A great makerspace is a collaborative work space that encourages making, learning, exploring and sharing the uses of high tech and no tech tools.  Often makerspaces are focused towards children, but more and more makerspaces are popping up and are open to kids, adults and entrepreneurs alike.  A makerspace c...

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