Family Movie Fun Afternoon, and other resources

1. Family Movie Fun Afternoon:
March 19th, Olivet Church, 1:30 to 3:30pm–presented by the ECD PAC. Flyer: Familly Movie Afternoon.

2. Resources From BC Early Years Community Developers

Parenting and Brain Development:
FRP-BC – Recently the Maternal Newborn Child Health Promotion (MNCHP) Network published a Special Bulletin on Parenting and Brain Development providing a wealth of research and resources on the topic of parenting and brain development.  MNCHP is a network supported by the Best Start Resource Centre: Ontario’s Maternal Newborn and Early Child Development Resource Centre that supports service providers across the province of Ontario who are working on health promotion projects to improve the health of expectant parents and their young children.   Download the Special Bulletin here.

Power of Play:
Zero to Three – It’s good to be reminded of how important play is when you are stuck inside on a gray winter day!  Download this booklet to read the many ways play helps young children learn new skills, builds self-confidence, and strengthens relationships with the loving adults who join them in play.  Available in English and Spanish.

ECEBC Conference: Dedicated to Leading and Creating Change:
May 12 – 14, 2011
Radisson Hotel Vancouver Airport
Richmond BC

ECEBC is very pleased to present the 40th annual ECEBC Conference. “This year’s theme reflects the evolving nature of our field. Society continues to change and as individuals, families, and organizations, we observe, experience, and adapt accord­ing to our needs. … Change is inevitable and at ECEBC we are developing change in organizations and within our own practice. We are witnessing early childhood educators becoming leaders in communities across the province.”  Download the conference booklet here.

3. Resources From the Healthy Aboriginal Network
Living with FASD comic book:

Drawing Hope is a collection of five comics, based on stories told by members of the Whitecrow Village community. The stories are about struggling in school, the importance of friendships and receiving support from friends and family. A low resolution copy of the book may be previewed at The project was funded by the Victoria Foundation.