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New “Bag of Books”

themes at Evansburg

Public Library

submitted Josephine Bunz-Clark for more
The “Bag of Books” literacy Family Literacy Coordinator
resource is a project of Edson and Josephine Bunz-Clark explains that
District Community Learning the goal of “Bag of Books” is to
Society. Each “Bag” contains promote the importance of families
books, crafts, and activities based spending time together and learning
on a theme such as “dinosaurs” and at home like reading, playing
are designed for children aged 0 games, rhyming, and doing
through elementary school. activities that do not involve
Yellowhead County F.C.S.S. “screens”.
provided the funding to add 13 new Face to face interaction is critical
themes to the collection at the for children aged 0 to 6, whose
Evansburg Public Library. The rapid brain development is
“Bags” are available to borrow from positively influenced by rich
several locations in Edson and the experiences in language, literacy, A new selection of `Bag of Books`themes are now available at the
County (visit free play, and exploration, including Evansburg Public Library.
outdoors, every day.
Little Chefs learn to cook at Fulham School

by Deanna Mitchener with the Bringing Empowered Students Together about kitchen and food safety. Students learn
(BEST) project in 2015." how to read and prepare recipes and it introduces
We all enjoy a great meal right? Well, Due to the program's success Yellowhead them to the basics of cooking.
Yellowhead County Family and Community County FCSS has been able to offer the program "At the end of the program, registrants are sent
Support is bringing their Little Chefs program to in Niton, Wildwood, Evansburg, and Entwistle home with a collection of all the recipes made.
Fulham School. and Jenna is excited to offer the program in We hope that in offering this program that
Jenna Truemner, FCSS worker at Yellowhead Fulham at the end of February. It is facilitated by participants can use some of their skills and help
County, says,"Little Chefs is a four week after both the Youth Services Coordinator and the prepare a meal to enjoy with their family," said
school program that originated in partnership Children's Program Coordinator. Truemner.
The goal of Little Chefs is to teach students The classes will be run after school until 5p.m.

on February 27, March 6, 13, and 20(Mondays).
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