The March issue of The Westcoast Reader

March is Nutrition Month. The March newspaper has articles about healthy eating, Spring Break, farming goldfish, Henrik Sedin and how to make biscotti.

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The next issue of The Westcoast Reader newspaper is a special double issue. A four-page insert will help readers understand how elections work in BC. Subscribers will receive the April issue by the first week in April.

 Be sure to subscribe by March 10 to receive the April issue with the B.C. Votes 2017 insert.

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The February Westcoast Reader newspaper


The February newspaper has articles about fake news, Canada’s youngest gold medal winner, snow in the desert and the cost of food.

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The next issue of the newspaper will be out the first week in March.

 

Special announcement: In preparation for the May provincial election, The Westcoast Reader and Elections BC are partnering to publish a 4-page supplement about the process of elections in BC. Look for it in the April newspaper. Be sure to subscribe by March 10 to receive the April issue.

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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