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10 ways to continue literacy this summer

10 Books
for children

Family Literacy Links




Ontario Early Years

Speech Therapy

10 Great books
for children and the young at heart:

The Outsiders - S. E. Hinton
Love You Forever - Robert Munsch
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone - J. K. Rowling
Le Petit Prince - Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Anne of Green Gables - L. M. Montgomery
The House at Pooh Corner - by A.A. Milne
Nancy Drew Series - Carolyn Keene
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe - C.S. Lewis
The Catcher in the Rye - J.D. Salinger
Oh, the Places You Will Go - Dr. Seuss

(As recommended by
ABC Canada.)

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Family Literacy Links

Ask-a-Teacher - Children can obtain homework help in grammar, math and science and can contact an on-line teacher for further assistance.

Canadian Parents Online - A resource for parents on a variety of parenting issues, including tips on encouraging children to read. - From the Concerned Children’s Advertisers this site provides tips on how children can be media savy and street smart.

Centre for Family Literacy – Based in Alberta, the centre helps to improve literacy within families and communities.

Children’s Storybooks Online - A collection of illustrated stories as well as colouring books, mazes, riddles and links to other online storybooks.

Family Literacy Educational Resources - An extensive listing of links to online books as well as resources for children and young adults.

FunBrain - A learning network for children, parents and teachers that includes interactive educational games for children, as well as tips and tools for teachers and parents.

The National Center for Family Literacy (U.S. site) - Listing of family literacy projects and initiatives as well as links to publications, facts and other related sites.

Owl Magazine - A fun site for kids where they can test their brainpower with word games, crossword puzzles and brainteasers.

Parents of Multiples Across Canada - A resource for Moms of multiples across Canada on a variety of parenting issues.

Reading a-z - A variety of resources including downloadable books, flash cards and lesson plans to help children become fluent readers.

Reading Answers (U.S. site) - Information and free resources for parents and teachers helping children learn to read, inclulding strategies for reading with children, vocabulary and writing ideas.

Reading Is Fundamental (U.S. site) - This site provides information for coordinators, educators and parents including on-line resources, booklists and tips and activity ideas to help motivate kids to read.

Scholastic – An excellent resource for stories, downloads, and other information for parents and children.

The Official Robert Munsch website - Everything you wanted to know about Robert Munsch and his books. You can even listen to Bob read you one of his stories from this site.

Today’s Parent On-line - A great resource for parents with children of all ages. This site features tips on behaviour and development, education and life as a parent.

WestCoast Families - A great resource for families living in the Lower Mainland of BC. Editorial coverage features articles relevant to parents of newborns through to teens.

What’s Up Kids? Family Magazine - Catering to both parents and kids, this site features recipes and parenting advice, as well as contests, activities and jokes.

Word Central - Children learn new vocabulary while visiting different rooms in this interactive school.

Achieve Learning has camps and regular classes. Check website. 905-627-2024.

Print out our car bingo sheets and activity booklet to play in the car!

Summer Activity Booklet

Sign City Bingo

Country Bingo

Car Truck Bingo

Literacy Services

Building Blocks Speech Pathology
(905) 525-2484
254 Bay St. at Charlton, Hamilton

Early Words
(905) 381-2828
1160 Upper Paradise Rd. at Rymal
Preschool speech and language svcs.

The Hanen Centre, Helping you help children communicate.

Telling Tales, a family festival of stories, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013 at Westfield Heritage Village.


For childcare listings, see Childcare.

Affiliated Services for Children and Youth (ASCY) (905) 574-6876
526 U. Paradise Rd., Hamilton

Child Care Information Hamilton
(905) 528-0591
55 York Bl Hamilton

Wesley Family Children And Youth Programs (905) 521-0926
155 Queen N Hamilton


Atlas Behaviour Consultation
Jessica Cauchi, (905) 802-0033

Bayridge Family Center
(905) 319-1488
1295 North Service Rd, Burlington

Fraidie Burshtyn & Associates
(905) 578-7552
246 Candlewood Drive, Stoney Creek

McCully, Jane Dr., Ph.D., C. Psych
(905) 635-8407
2349 Fairview St Suite 212, Burlington

Michele James & Associates
(905) 520-2705

New Hope Counselling Centre
James A. Miklos, Ph.D. (905) 633-7410
541 Brant St. , Burlington

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Home Comfort Caregivers
International Inc.
(905) 391-6269

A 1 Nanny Service
(905) 561-7307

Child Care Information Hamilton
(905) 528-0591
55 York Bl Hamilton

International Nannies & Homecare Ltd
(905) 383-2898

Niagara Personnel Ltd
(905) 523-4241
20 Hughson S Hamilton

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Speech Therapy

Building Blocks Speech Pathology
(905) 525-2484
254 Bay St. S., Hamilton

Care Plus
(905) 560-6318
80 Bancroft Hamilton

Community Rehab
(905) 529-2020
605 James N Hamilton

Early Words
(905) 381-2828

Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation
(905) 521-2100

Hamilton Speech Services
(905) 538-6652
52 Ivy Lea Place, Hamilton

The Hanen Centre, Helping you help children communicate.

Lear Communication Inc
(905) 304-9660
1242 Garner W Ancaster

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Ontario Early Years Centres

Call ahead; some locations are not open every day.

Ontario Early Years Centre
(905) 544-6630
45 Ellis Ave Hamilton

Ontario Early Years - Waterdown
905-689-9500 s
315 Dundas St. E., Waterdown

Ontario Early Years - Ancaster Marshall Church (905 )689-9500
21 Gilbert Ave, Ancaster

Ontario Early Years - Carlisle
(905) 689-9500
1432 Centre Rd, Carlisle

Ontario Early Years - Copetown
Queen's Rangers School, 1886 Governor's Rd., Copetown

Ontario Early Years - Dundas
(905) 689-9500
Knox Presbyterian Church, 23 Melville St., Dundas

Ontario Early Years - Lynden
(905) 689-9500
Lynden United Church, 3989 Governor's Rd. Lynden

Ontario Early Years - Millgrove
(905) 689-9500
Millgrove Elementary School, 375 5th Concession Road West, Millgrove

Ontario Early Years - Rousseau School
(905) 689-9500
Rousseau School, 103 McNiven Rd, Ancaster

Ontario Early Years - Hamilton East
(905) 544-6630 Ext. 230
Hamilton East Kiwanis Boys' and Girls' Club, 45 Ellis Avenue, Hamilton

Ontario Early Years - Congress
(905) 578-2531
20 Congress Court , Hamilton

Ontario Early Years - Elizabeth Bagshaw
(905) 308-2954
350 Albright Road, Hamilton

Ontario Early Years - Hillcrest
40 Eastwood Street, Hamilton

Ontario Early Years - Sanford
(905) 525-5855
735 King Street East, Floor 1A, Hamilton

Ontario Early Years - Hamilton Beach
316 Beach Blvd., Hamilton

Ontario Early Years - Hill Park
(905) 385-3020
Hill Park Secondary, 465 East 16th St., Hamilton

Ontario Early Years - Mohawk College
(905) 575-1212, Ext.3786
Mohawk College (Room F148) Fennell Ave. & West 5th, Hamilton

Ontario Early Years - Fortino's Outreach
(905) 385-3020
65 Mall Rd., Hamilton

Ontario Early Years - George L. Armstrong
(905) 385-3020
460 Concession Street, Hamilton

Ontario Early Years - Huntington Rec.
(905) 385-3020
87 Brentwood Drive, Hamilton

Ontario Early Years - Lime Ridge Mall
(905) 385-3020
Old Navy Entrance - Upstairs, Hamilton

Ontario Early Years - Wentworth Heights
(905) 385-3020
1620 Upper Wentworth Street, Hamilton

Ontario Early Years - Hamilton West
(905) 521-0926
155 Queen Street North, Hamilton

Ontario Early Years - St Cuthbert's Church; (905) 521 0926
2 Bond Street, Hamilton

Ontario Early Years - St. Martin's Manor-Catholic Familiy Services (905) 575-7500
500 Mohawk Road West, Hamilton,

Ontario Early Years - Centre de la petite enfance de l'ontario; notre dame
(905) 528-0163 ext 228
400 Cumberland Ave, Hamilton

Ontario Early Years - Centre de la petite enfance de l'ontario;coin des familles
(905) 528-0163 ext 228
460 Main Street East, Hamilton

Ontario Early Years - 1900 Main West; Wesley OEYC Neighbourhood Site
(905) 521-0926
1900 Main West, Hamilton

Ontario Early Years - Beasley Child and Family Centre; Wesley Urban Ministries
(905) 521-0926
St John's Lutheran Church, 27 Elgin St, Hamilton

Ontario Early Years - Church of the Resurrection; Wesley OEYC Neighbourhood
(905) 521-0926
435 Mohawk Road West, Hamilton

Ontario Early Years - Ryerson; Today's Family
251 Duke Street, Hamilton, Ontario, L8P 1Y4

Ontario Early Years - Grace Haven - Catholic Family Services
138 Herkimer Street, Hamilton, Ontario, L8P 2H1

Ontario Early Years - Angela's Place; OEYC Neighbourhood Site for Young Parents
320 Tragina Ave., Hamilton, Ontario, -

Ontario Early Years - Stoney Creek
33 Cromwell Crescent (back of St. David Catholic School), Hamilton, Ontario, L8G 2E9

Ontario Early Years - Billy Green School location
1105 Paramount Drive , Stoney Creek, Ontario, L8J 1W2

Ontario Early Years - Binbrook Library-Mobile Resource Program
2641 Highway # 56 , Binbrook, Ontario, L0R 1C0

Ontario Early Years - Binbrook Memorial Hall Mobile Resource Program
2600 HIghway # 56 (Binbrook Memorial Hall on the fairgrounds), Binbrook, Ontario,

Ontario Early Years - St. Ann's Catholic Elementary school - Neighbourhood site
118 Sherman Ave North, Hamilton, Ontario, 905-573-7905

Ontario Early Years - Saltfleet Library Location
131 Grays Road (Cardinal Newman Catholic High School), Stoney Creek, Ontario, L8G 3V3

Ontario Early Years - St. John Community Support Program
1285 Hwy # 8 (St. Johns Anglican Church), Winona, Ontario,

Ontario Early Years - St.Francis Xavier School-Neighbourhood Site
298 Highway # 8 , Stoney Creek, Ontario, L8G 1E5

Ontario Early Years - Stoney Creek Library-Outreach Program
777 Highway #8 (located in the Old Stoney Creek City Hall building), Stoney Creek, Ontario, L8E 5J4

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