Spring 2016 Wrap-Up

We had a busy spring with our literacy event, featuring a workshop with Liz Hicks and a very popular community book fair. Around 400 people came to check out the displays set up by twenty local authors and literacy organizations. Children enjoyed story time and games and science experiments. Lots of families went home with more »

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Celebrating Children’s Literacy

On Saturday, April 23rd, 2016 the Early Childhood Development Support Centre – Kingstec will host a community literacy event – Celebrating Children’s Literacy. This free event is open to anyone interested in children’s literacy, but especially parents and their children! We will even have prizes! At the same time, we will host a workshop for Early Childhood more »

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Family Literacy Day 2016

Each year, on January 27th, families across Canada celebrate Family Literacy Day. This day is set aside to remind every one that every moment you spend together, every day, is a teachable moment. It is an opportunity to explore the world around you and expand your literacy skills, in all areas, no matter your age! more »

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Young Writers Program

Each November since 1999, National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) has been inspiring and motivating tens of thousands of writers from around the world to write – whether they’ve already published dozens of novels or are trying out this ‘story-writing thing’ for the first time.  The novel doesn’t have to be Pulitzer Prize material; the goal more »

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National Child Day 2015

“National Child Day is celebrated each year on November 20th “in recognition of the UN Declaration on the Rights of the Child and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. It is the perfect time for young Canadians to express themselves and shape their own future.” (UNICEF Canada) This is an excellent opportunity more »

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