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Children: March 2013 Archives

Tourism Quebec: Saturday Update

Micheline Lachance of Tourism Quebec has your Easter weekend activities in the province:

April 4-13

Petting zoos  and fun in shopping malls ! (Closed on Sunday)

Québec City: Promenade Beauport , Les Galeries de la Capitale, Fleur de Lys Centre commercial (peting zoo including :  chicks, rabbits , hens, lamas, goats, peacocks, loot bags, face painting and have your picture taken with the Easter Bunny)

Laurier Québec :  petting zoo, crafts and sugary sweets for all 

Eastern townships: Carrefour de l'Estrie 

Laurentians: Carrefour du Nord (St-Jérôme) 

Outaouais: Les promenades de l'Outaouais 
-Enjoy a train ride, face painting, and have your picture taken with the Easter Bunny

For further details on activities, making accomodation reservations or receiving brochures, visit 
Or call us Toll free at 1 877-Bonjour (1-877-266-5687)

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Kids Coding: Teaching children the language of computers

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Many kids today have a multitude of options for keeping themselves entertained. Wiis, iPads, portable DVD players.

 Some parents steer their kids away from technology in favour of more "wholesome" activities like drawing, painting, reading books.

Sonali Karnick spoke with two people who have their own ideas about what parents should be encouraging their kids to do in their leisure time and it's even more high-tech than anything you may have considered. 
KateArthur and Gersande La Flèche of Kids Coding Canada think children should learn to code or write their own programs for computers. It's something children don't learn in school and they want to change that. 
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Cookbook Club: Everyday Kitchen for Kids

Everyday Kitchen for Kids.jpgAlexandra Grimanis and her 8-year-old daughter Evan reviewed Jennifer Low's Everyday Kitchen for Kids the latest edition of All In A Weekend's Cookbook Club. 

Evan lead the charge in testing more than 24 recipes from the book, including her first taste of curry and a new way to spice up carrots. They spoke with Sonali Karnick about what they thought of the book and how Evan's palette is now a little more exotic!
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