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Primary - Grades 1 to 3

Grade 1 to 3Catalogue Selections

Crafty Kids - Get out the paints, paper, scissors, glue and more it is time to stretch your imagination and create a masterpiece.

Books to Tickle Your Funny Bone - Funny stories are just plain fun! These titles have appeal for young readers in the primary grades.

Mystery Books - Solve mysteries along with some well known and not so well known sleuths. 

Online resources

eReading Room - Picture books, learning to read books and chapter books just for kids. Also available on your mobile devices through the Apple AppStore and Google Play.

Tumblebooks Collection - Tumblebooks Library: animated, talking picture books, TumblePuzzles, TumbleQuizzes and Math Stories in English, French (BiblioEnfants) and Spanish for Elementary School aged students. A login app is available on your mobile devices through the Apple AppStore and Google Play.  Items stream to your app but do not download.

World Book: Online for Kids - For primary students with easy-to-read articles, engaging images and illustrations, interactive games and activities. 

Websites

Kids have stress too. The Psychology Foundation of Canada is there to help.

Your children are in school a minimum of 194 days a year. Learn more about the provincial curriculum and expectations for your child’s learning at the Ministry of Education website.

The Healthy Kids Community Challenge unites communities with a common goal: promoting children’s health through physical activity and healthy eating. Find lots of fun ways to get your kids active and take the Healthy Kids Pledge.

Websites for You and Your Child to Enjoy Together

Flashlight Readers is an interactive literacy experience that lets readers enter the world of books and communicate with their favorite authors. Each of the highly-taught, popular titles offers community-building learning activities, author chats, and slideshows, all while encouraging essential reading and writing skills.

Does your child love animals? Explore the Canadian Geographic Kids website for animal fact sheets and interactive fun.

With the same great photographs as in the Eyewitness series your kids will love exploring DK Find Out

HSBC Family Literacy First offers independent learning modules each with a story and various activities, designed to bring families together to celebrate and practice their literacy skills. Modules are available in four languages: English, French, Simplified Chinese and Tagalog with more languages to be added in the coming years. Once you have registered, simply sign in, download and print the modules!