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Kids and adults enjoy Early Learning Fair

By Adam MacDonald

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Isabella Dicken Elementary School’s gymnasium was bustling with zero to six year olds last Wednesday as the Fernie Early Learning Team hosted this year’s Early Learning Fair, sponsored by School District 5. The team, which promotes programs and services available to families and young children in Fernie, is a part of Success By 6 — an early childhood development initiative of the United Way.

“We believe that the first six years are the most important in a child’s life,” said Jodie Parker, Fernie’s early childhood development coordinator.

The fair saw a range of booths that included healthy snacks, sing-alongs, face painting, and information from community organizations and health practitioners. “This fair was for parents to see what’s out there in the community, and for kids to just have some fun,” says Parker.

Anyone in the Elk Valley looking for early learning resources and information can visit www.ekkids.ca.

 

 

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