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Friday, 20 May 2011

The Seven Essential Skills Every Child Needs

Ellen Galinsky has captured relevant early childhood research and spelled out for parents and teachers the practical applications for raising well-rounded children who will reach their full potential in Mind in the Making: The Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs. She groups this research into seven "essential life skills":
  • Focus and self control
  • Perspective taking
  • Communicating
  • Making connections
  • Critical thinking
  • Taking on challenges
  • Self-directed, engaged learning

Monday, 16 May 2011

Art Auction

The Society of Richmond Children's Centres Annual "Starry Night" Art Auction is to be held on July 9th at the Delta Vancouver Airport Hotel.  Tickets are now on sale for $10 each. Come out for a lovely evening of art, wonderful silent auction items to bid on , live music and lovely appetizers......

Here are some of the pieces the children are working on......

Zoom Zoom Zoom - Shadow box

Shadow Box

Shadow Box