Early Years Numeracy… in Planting

At 3,2,1, Fun! we explore numbers through play, stories, and rhymes with children 3-5 years old and their parents. Learning about sequences is important to children’s ability to grasp the concept that numbers have a special order. We can demonstrate sequences by using … Continue reading

Books for Babies Book Giveaways

Because of generous funding from the Alberta Government and private donors, the Centre for Family Literacy is able to give a book to every family each week of the Books for Babies program—to keep. I’ve mentioned in previous blogs that everyone’s taste in books is a little … Continue reading

Children Love Your Stories

Oral skills include both speaking and listening, and are at the root of literacy. Listening to the rhythm of the language spoken around them will help your children discover the rules of that language. When your children experiment with their voices, … Continue reading

Easing into the Season of Festivities

(with little ones in tow!) With all of the rush at this time of year, it is easy to forget what this looks like to the little ones around us. They don’t understand why adults need to hustle and bustle. At a … Continue reading