Louise Kool News

Case Study: Nova Scotia Pre-Primary Roll-out
Case Study: Nova Scotia Pre-Primary Roll-out
  • block play
August 18, 2022

Case Study: Nova Scotia Pre-Primary Roll-out

Read and learn how Louise Kool outfitted 350 Pre-Primary classrooms in Nova Scotia with a...
Case Study: Nshwaasnangong, Indigenous Child Care & Family Centre
Project: The Nshwaasnangong, Indigenous Child Care & Family Centre
  • case studies
July 20, 2022

Case Study: Nshwaasnangong, Indigenous Child Care & Family Centre

Find out how Louise Kool supplied a wide range of furnishings and play resource for...
Tips for Planning a new Childcare Space ~ Part 1
Tips for Planning a new Childcare Space ~ Part 1
  • child care
June 29, 2022

Tips for Planning a new Childcare Space ~ Part 1

Planning for a new child care room or centre? In the first in a series...
Upgrade and Refresh your Space: Tables
Upgrade and Refresh your Space: Tables
  • community playthings
September 15, 2021

Upgrade and Refresh your Space: Tables

For young children transitioning from playing beside their peers to interacting with them, tables play a key...
COVID Disruptions Continue to Make Pre-Planning Critical
COVID Disruptions Make September Now
  • COVID-19
May 31, 2021

COVID Disruptions Continue to Make Pre-Planning Critical

Daring to imagine a school year that might be a lot closer to normal?  Planning...
Outdoor Classroom Planning Guide
Outdoor Classroom Planning Guide
  • art
April 15, 2021

Outdoor Classroom Planning Guide

Over 50 pages of great ideas, real world examples,strategies, inspirations and tips for realizing an...
What to keep/cull -- evaluating your play materials
What to keep/cull -- evaluating your play materials
  • block play
May 27, 2019

What to keep/cull -- evaluating your play materials

Versatile open-ended materials are extremely valuable learning tools.  But specific play materials which may have...
Lightening an Early Years Classroom's Fire Load
Lightening an Early Years Classroom's Fire Load
  • room planning
February 6, 2019

Lightening an Early Years Classroom's Fire Load

Recently while inspecting a pre-primary classroom of predominantly natural materials the local fire inspectors raised...