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Fun things to do with your children outdoors

Children have fun learning outdoors.

Children have fun learning outdoors.

LEVEL 2

It’s healthy for children to spend time outdoors. It’s good for their physical and mental health.

They get better at:

  • thinking
  • moving
  • creating

Children need help learning how to play outdoors.

What do you need to do?

  • Stay nearby and keep the children safe.
  • Let the children play on their own.
  • Play with them some of the time.
  • Be ready to answer questions.

What can I do with my children outdoors?

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The Summer Jobs Program

Work through the summer. Learn skills. Earn money. Gain experience. Photo - Bek Summons

Work through the summer. Learn skills. Earn money. Gain experience.
Photo – Bek Summons

Level 3

In March, Prime Minister Trudeau announced more money for the Canada Summer Jobs Program.

The Summer Jobs Program helps students get summer jobs. The program is part of the Youth Employment Strategy.

Last year, the federal government spent $106 million on the program. They created 34,000 summer jobs.

This year, the federal government will spend $113 million on the program. They will create 70,000 jobs for students.

Read the story and do the exercise.

Reading by Patty Bossort

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