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Working with Volunteers: 25 ideas for good practice

Working with Volunteers: 25 Ideas for Good Practice aims to provide a quick reference for things to know in order to make working with volunteers a positive experience for both your organization and the volunteer. It is written with the needs of literacy organizations and programs in British Columbia and their volunteers in mind. Each… Read more

Together to Learn: Helping parents to succeed

Together to Learn is a family literacy program that helps parents to upgrade courses while their children are being minded. The program is a partnership between Kootenay Family Place, Selkirk College and Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy (CBAL). As well as providing upgrading and childminding, the program offers family literacy opportunities and hosts guest speakers… Read more

What’s on My Plate? Backgrounder

This information sheet provides background information on how activities that support healthy eating also develop literacy skills in young children. It was developed by Family Literacy Week 2018. Click here to access the What’s on My Plate? backgrounder.

What’s on My Plate? Talk * Touch * Taste – Babies

This activity sheet describes some fun family food-related activities that babies can enjoy with their families. It includes a brief outline of how these activities benefit a baby. This sheet was created for Family Literacy Week 2018.

What’s on My Plate? Touch * Talk * Taste – Toddlers

This activity sheet describes some fun family food-related activities that toddlers can enjoy with their families. It includes a brief outline of how these activities benefit a toddler. This sheet was created for Family Literacy Week 2018.

What’s on My Plate? Talk * Taste * Count * Cook – Preschoolers

This activity sheet describes some fun family food-related activities that preschoolers can enjoy with their families. It includes a brief outline of how these activities benefit a preschooler. This sheet was created for Family Literacy Week 2018.

What’s on My Plate? Talk * Taste * Count * Cook – Primary School Children

This activity sheet describes some fun family food-related activities that primary school children can enjoy with their families. It includes a brief outline of how these activities benefit a young school child. This sheet was created for Family Literacy Week 2018.

Food Flair™ Early Learning Practitioners Resource

The Food Flair™ Early Learning Practitioners Resource was created by nutritionists and has been adapted for use by early learning practitioners and caregivers. It contains information about nutrition, healthy eating and food-related topics, along with recipes and fun activities to do with children, and ideas and information sheets to share with families. Food Flair helps… Read more

Tuning into Music: Listen! Make! Move! – Backgrounder

This information sheet provides background information on how music activities can develop and reinforce literacy skills in young children.

Tuning into Music: Listen! Make! Move! – Preschoolers

This activity sheet describes some fun music activities that preschoolers can enjoy with their families. It includes a brief outline of how these activities benefit a preschooler. This sheet was created for Family Literacy Week 2017.