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15 Children’s Books that Celebrate Grandparents

15 Children’s Books that Celebrate Grandparents

I Love My Grandma by David Bedford  (Author), Brenna Vaughan (Illustrator): One day, Grandma is preparing a picnic, but Little Hedgehog wants to play hide-and-seek! And when he is finally found, Grandma has a game of her own for him to play. This lively, playful, and loving picture book…

17 Children’s Books that Celebrate Fathers

17 Children’s Books that Celebrate Fathers

Made for Me Board by Zack Bush  (Author), Gregorio De Lauretis (Illustrator): Of all the children that ever could be, You are the one made just for me. From a child’s first uttered Dada” to his or her first unsteady steps, nothing can adequately convey the joy and awe of…

10 Children’s Books to Share with your Child About Grief and Loss

10 Children’s Books to Share with your Child About Grief and Loss

When a close friend or family member dies, it can be difficult for children to express their feelings. The following list of books can help your child make sense of grief and loss and the complex emotions they’re feeling. They can also open the door…

Itsy Bitsy Tots Playgroup – Cancelled Until Further Notice

Itsy Bitsy Tots Playgroup – Cancelled Until Further Notice

Please note that our Itsy Bitsy Tots Playgroup is cancelled until further notice.  Make sure to join us on our Itsy Bitsy Tots Playgroup Facebook Discussion Group as we will continue to share fun games and activities to keep our littlest one’s busy over the…

#LiteracyFun: 9 Children’s Books to Spark Conversations about Kindness & Empathy

#LiteracyFun: 9 Children’s Books to Spark Conversations about Kindness & Empathy

The following are beautifully written and illustrated books that offer lessons about friendship, understanding, thoughtfulness and compassion. These books capture the power of kindness, the ability to see outward, as well as the sense of purpose and pride that can come from helping someone. They…

#LiteracyFun: 10 Children’s Books to Spark Conversations about Perseverance

#LiteracyFun: 10 Children’s Books to Spark Conversations about Perseverance

The following are beautifully written and illustrated books that offer lessons about perseverance and why staying with a goal, despite challenges or setbacks, can be so very gratifying. Salt in His Shoes by Deloris Jordan, Roslyn M. Jordan, et al. As a child, Michael almost…

Celebrating Early Childhood Week with Drumming Fun at our Itsy Bitsy Tots Playgroup!

We had a fun-filled morning of drumming at this week’s Itsy Bitsy Tots Playgroup!  A thank you to ​Krishnan Sundaram from Flow Drumming and the Western Quebec Literacy Council for organizing such a fun drumming circle for our families. It was a great way to…