Let’s have a family party! Backgrounder

Getting together for a family party can be so special. What can be more fun than planning, creating and getting ready for a party? Literacy activities are part of a party. Children can have fun and learn at the same time. This backgrounder includes information about the benefits of a family party, as well as ideas for how families can plan an exciting and educational gathering.

This backgrounder is intended to be used with the age-specific activity sheets:

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