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What to do for Spring Break

on 11 March 2016

Fun Family Activities for Spring Break 2016

It’s spring break time. Yes, already.

What do you have planned?

If you don’t have anything scheduled yet, we’ve got some great suggestions for you and your family.

Burnaby Village Museum is hosting a spring break scavenger hunt. Admission is free. Open from March 14 – 24, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm. Carousel rides are $2.60.

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Social Emotional Learning

on 18 February 2016

When you read about education issues, you often come across the term social emotional learning.

But what does social emotional learning really mean and why do kids need these skills?

According to CASEL (Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning) social emotional learning is defined as:

Social and emotional learning (SEL) is the process through which children and adults acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to understand and...

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Do you remember what it felt like being a child?

on 4 February 2016

It can be hard to remember now as an adult. We’re so busy with our jobs, our children, our homes, and all the activities we’re involved with. 

It’s easy to think that our childhoods were so relaxed compared to our busy lives now.

But if you really think back, was everything easy and carefree?

Did you ever misbehave at school and worry your parents would find out? Or maybe you kept putting off studying for an exam and now it’s test time? Perhaps you and your family moved and you had to...

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New Year’s Resolutions For Your Family

on 7 January 2016

The Christmas holidays are over.

The wrapping paper and decorations have been put away.

The leftovers are all gone.

But you’re left with some precious family memories. And maybe a few pounds.

Now it’s time to look forward. To set some goals. To make a fresh start.

And what better way to ring in the New Year, then to spend some time with your children and talk about your dreams and wishes for...

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Things to Do Over The Christmas Holidays

on 16 December 2015

Christmas vacation is here. A special time to spend with family and friends. But what should you do with your family and friends over the holidays? We’ve compiled a list, so you won’t run out of ideas.

Enjoy!

North Pole: You shouldn’t be surprised to see a visit to the North Pole on our list. Located at the Tradex in Abbotsford you will get to visit Santa and his elves and take part in fun activities such as the Creation Station, Toy Workshop, Prancer’s Pantomime and Tinsel Town...

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