Resource Category: Family Literacy

Let’s Read Together! Backgrounder

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  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Resource Type: Backgrounder
  • Source: Decoda Literacy Solutions

Reading together with family is a child’s first introduction to reading. Children like it when their families read with them, even when children can read on their own. Reading together connects children to the people they love and more. This backgrounder includes information on what children learn when someone reads to them and tips for… Keep reading

Let’s Read Together! Babies (up to 1 year)

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  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Resource Type: Activity sheet
  • Source: Decoda Literacy Solutions

When do you start reading to babies? It’s never too early to start. Babies enjoy hearing you read. And, it’s helping them learn, even when they don’t know all the words. Here are some ideas for things you can read together.

Let’s Read Together! Toddlers (1-2 years)

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  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Resource Type: Activity sheet
  • Source: Decoda Literacy Solutions

Reading together is a special time for families. It’s a shared experience that toddlers enjoy. And reading together is a great way to learn that reading is fun. Here are some ideas for things you can read together.

Let’s Read Together! Preschoolers (3-5)

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  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Resource Type: Activity sheet
  • Source: Decoda Literacy Solutions

Reading together is a special time for families! It’s a shared experience that preschoolers enjoy. And, it helps set the stage for learning to read. Here are some ideas for things you can read together.

Pep Ressource pour les professionels de la petite enfance

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  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Resource Type: Activity book
  • Source: 2010 Legacies Now
  • By: Traduction, adaptation et rédaction d’appoint : Annie Bourret; Rédaction et recherche des poèmes et des chansons : Christine Savard Gagné, Annie Bourret

Manger Santé: Ressource pour les professionnels de la petite enfance

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  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Resource Type: Activity book
  • Source: 2010 Legacies Now
  • By: Traduction et adaptation en français : Annie Bourret

Le manuel Manger santé, qui est une ressource de GRANDIR CBMC pour les éducatrices et les professionnels de la petite enfance, contribuera à établir des relations entre les familles et les intervenants du secteur et aidera les jeunes enfants à adopter de saines habitudes alimentaires qui les inciteront à faire de bons choix toute leur… Keep reading

Healthy Opportunities for Preschoolers Early Learning Practitioners Resource

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  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Resource Type: Activity book
  • Source: 2010 Legacies Now
  • By: Authors: Viviene Temnple and Alison Preece, Illustrator: Kristi Bridgeman

Designed for early learning practitioners, this book offers a variety of activities for children aged 3 to 5 years. The activities are designed to promote literacy, physical activity and healthy eating. Background information and reproducible handouts for parents are included. The Healthy Opportunities for Preschoolers (HOP) Early Learning Practitioners Resource is part of the LEAP… Keep reading

Helping Communities Bloom: A Family Literacy Resource Guide for British Columbia

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  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Resource Type: Guidebook
  • Source: Literacy BC

This Resource Guide reflects the philosophies, principles and realities of the diversity of family literacy programs in the province and provides useful guidelines for development, delivery and evaluation of programs. An updated version of this guide, Play and Learn Together: A Guide to Family Literacy in BC, was published in 2019.

The BC Framework of Statements and Standards of Best Practices in Family Literacy

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  • Publication Date: 1999
  • Resource Type: Guidebook
  • Source: Literacy BC
  • By: Jean Rasmussen in collaboration with Jo Dunaway and the Provincial Family Literacy Working Group

This guide was developed to promote good practice and support the work of individuals and groups working in family literacy in BC. It includes five sections: Definition of Family Literacy, Goals of Family Literacy, Statements of Values in Family Literacy, Statements of Best Practices in Family Literacy, and Standards of Best Practices in Family Literacy…. Keep reading

Indigenous LEAP activity cards set (French)

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  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Resource Type: Activity sheet
  • Source: Réseau Santé en français de la Saskatchewan
  • By: Départ Santé project

Complete set of print ready Indigenous Hop activity cards in French.