Popular baby names

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What did parents in British Columbia name their babies in 2015?

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Click here to find out the top 100 names for babies in Canada in 2016.

Listen and read with Global News: The world’s most popular baby names for 2016

 

Story reprinted from The Westcoast Reader newspaper,  November 2016

 

The December issue of The Westcoast Reader newspaper is out!!

December is a month of festivities. In this issue of the newspaper you will find our annual calendar on the middle pages with dates for holidays and events coming up in 2017. You’ll also find articles on driving in the winter and the outcome of the American election for president.

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Fun activities to help children learn

Level 2

Literacy begins at home

Are you a parent, grandparent, aunt, uncle, older brother or sister? Here are fun activities to do with young children. These activities can help them become successful learners.

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You can find more activities to do with young children in the Learning Together Every Day series of booklets.

Get started with these six activities:

Click here to download the directions

You can find the free booklets on line at www.helpingchildrenlearn.ca. The booklets are easy to read English. Photos show parents and children doing the activities together.

Try these fun art projects with your kids from the Huffington Post.

Story reprinted from The Westcoast Reader newspaper,  September / October 2016