We invite you to wander around Asia through these local artists' artworks and individual stories. You do not need to show us your passport— just bring yourself, and be transported to the beauty of these art creations.
By Teen Blogger, Hana | "I've always had a love for ballet even though I only took a couple of classes when I was younger. I stopped because I was not as flexible as I should have been and found going to practice quite painful. Nevertheless, I've always admired the art form and, in a way, feel like ballet is a part of who I am."
By Teen Blogger, Theertha | "Growing plants and taking care of them can seem intimidating, but recently I've discovered some plants that don’t require much attention at all! Over the last year or so, I’ve become a plant lover (quite unexpectedly) and found caring for them to be really beneficial and fun."
By Teen Bloggers, Theertha and Sally | "Morgan let out a sigh as she heard the arrangements of the groups for an upcoming project. She was stuck with Oliver, the resident jock, and Evak, the new kid. Her eyes met with one of her friends, Juliette, who just so happened to be paired with two of their other friends, much to Morgan’s dismay."
Staff member Zso explores the term gendervague, a neurodivergent experience of trans identity, and shares studies and recommended books you can read to learn more.
Did you know that there is a huge reading community on TikTok? From trends like "the unboxing" to "the storytime," dive into the world of #BookTok with Shelby's latest blog!
Sensory play is a great activity for children (and adults) of all ages. In fact, play-based learning and sensory activities play an important role in your child’s development until at least age seven. Here, we share 3 of our favourite sensory mediums—paint, slime, and bubbles—and ideas for getting hands-on.
Co-op student Kashmala shares her best tips on how to get into the creative writing zone by engaging your senses and how to stay on track by researching and planning your story.
By Teen Blogger, Sally | "This past year has come with its fair share of challenges, and as another summer during a pandemic is upon us, I'm hopeful that we will be able to do some of our "normal" activities soon. But in the meantime, I have various fun ideas that can be done safely both indoors and out."
"Hansen, 28, has been wheeling around the world since March, 1985. His Man In Motion World Tour, to raise awareness of the disabled and $10 million for spinal cord research, will take him 24,901 miles through 33 countries." A pioneer for accessibility, learn about Hansen's time in Halifax with records from the Halifax Municipal Archives.