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Curbing Consumerism in Childhood

Posted: February 17th, 2012

Spring Cleaning. It always reminds me that I have survived another gluttonous gift getting season by way of taking stock of what is now unloved, discarded and un-needed in order to de-clutter and simplify. It is easy to buy into manufactures claims of quality in their products when combined with...more

Daily reunions for the working parent

Posted: February 2nd, 2012

This article was seen in Parents As Teachers A Newsletter for Parents of Preschoolers by Columbia Public Schools Parents As Teachers.  In today’s society working parents are so busy with work and running their children from one activity to the next.  This article was a great reminder! Family...more

Early Experiences Critical for Early Development

Posted: January 31st, 2012

Turn off your T.V, they don't call them programs for nothing. Don't believe it?  Check out the  video to understand the effects that media has on the early development of children.  Children need more real time, real play and less fast paced media.  Change the beginning and you change the whole...more

Family Literacy Day ~ Friday January 27

Posted: January 11th, 2012

 Families will be able to participate in activities and fill in their passport to enter for a draw.  Visit the Community Centre for stories with Joyce McMann, Teddy Bear sleep over at the Vancouver Island Regional Library, learn how radio works at 99.7 the River and much much more.  More info to...more

Family Literacy Week

Posted: January 23rd, 2013

Family Literacy Day is January 27. How does your family learn athome on a daily basis? Check out how our community is celebrating National Family Literacy Day, a whole week's worth of fun, Jan. 21 - 27: Monday: Family Cooking Series @ Campbell River Community Centre (2:00-3:00 and 3:30-4:30)...more

Family Time Fishing

Posted: June 11th, 2012

Did you know that you can fish for free during Father's Day weekend in BC? What a great way to spend family time together celebrating dad.The Family Fishing Weekend is to encourage British Columbians, especially young people, to go fishing, learn a great new pastime and have fun with family and...more

First Impressions last a lifetime…

Posted: October 18th, 2011

Its not just a catch phrase, or one of those mildly interesting facts that stick in your mind when you are about to meet someone new or have a job interview- the value of first impressions can run much deeper than those scenarios. They can determine a whole life. Interesting research continues in...more

Forest Kindergarten

Posted: September 5th, 2012

A forest kindergarten is held almost exclusively outdoors. Whatever the weather, children are encouraged to play, explore and learn in a forest or natural environment. The teacher’s role is meant to assist rather than lead.  The classroom is "without a ceiling or walls".  As the new school year...more

Fri, 2011-09-23 09:47

Posted: September 23rd, 2011

Our young children are the future of our community.  What we do today matters. “The Path to Prosperity”Join the Community Council of Partners, Success By 6 for lunch and a thought provoking presentation by Lynell Anderson  Monday November 7, 2011 @ 11:30 – 1:00  Community Centre LoungeHow do...more
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