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Keep ’Em Learning…

World Health Organization’s Back-to-School Re-entry Checklist1. Monitor your child’s health and keep them home from school if they are ill.2. Teach and model good...

Keep ’Em Active…

The National Ballet of Canada’s Ballet Fun for Kids gives access to fun projects and resources designed to bring the beauty of dance and...

Keep ’Em (and You) Busy…

The Royal BC Museum will re-open to the public on Friday, June 19, opening its galleries in phases. Physical distancing measures include: limiting the...

Sense-sational Nature Exploration

Our senses are tools we use every day to observe our surroundings. They shape how we experience the world and how we connect with...

Into the Realm of Books

Need a little bit of a break from reality?Here is a list of books that will all take you to a different world or...

Tips from a PE Teacher Dad to Keep Active in Self-isolation

As an elementary school PE teacher—and dad—I know how important it is for kids to get lots of active play, every day. Here’s how...

Eggs, Crepes & Greens

This is the time of year, there’s an abundance of spring greens. Sweet, flavourful and packed full of nutrients, they are farm-fresh and delicious.In...

Tucked-In Turtles

How Western Painted Turtles survive the winter This winter, did you feel like going into hibernation? We can deal with the cold by turning up...

A World Full of Whys?

My three-year-old is firmly planted in the “why?” stage: Why is there a dog? Why are those people going that way? Why can’t I...

Kids on a Plane

5 No-tech ways to keep them entertained Our four-year-old daughter couldn’t wait to board our plane for Cancún. Minutes after take off she couldn’t wait...

10 Spring Fling Things To Do

1. Hop Over to Hot Springs Cove. Soak in the natural hot mineral spring pools at Maquinna Marine Provincial Park, located northwest of Tofino, in...

The Actual Reality About Virtual Reality

Screen time is one of the biggest concerns/struggles/die-on-the-hill battles faced by modern parents.How much is too much? How can I cut it down? Why...
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Aug/Sept 2020

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