Children & Youth News

Cloddias desert dance

A Story of Finding Your Place

Looking for some summer reading for the grandkids? Cloddia's Desert Dance by Carol Schafer (Author), Alison Schafer Pahl (Illustrator)   A trip to Jordan and Israel prompted this new story about... Read More

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Canada Day

Canadians across the country and around the world show their pride in their history, culture, and achievements on July 1st. It’s been a day of celebration, where many festivities are held across the country since... Read More

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How to make Palm Crosses

Download the attached PDF for illustrated instructions on How To Make Palm Crosses. Read More

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Hope: A Farmer’s Heart for the Land

This is a story about an olive farmer who finds hope and strength in the land. My name is Shareef Omar. I’m a farmer from a small village in Palestine, called Jayyous. As Palestinian people, we don’t control our own... Read More


Roses Made from Maple Leaves

The leaves are changing colour earlier than usual this year. Did you know that the leaves are the last source of "food" for the tree's root system?  Well with the lack of moisture this year, the trees are  drawing... Read More

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GC42 ~ Here They Come

A Picnic for the Youth Pilgrims as They Journey across the Country As if journeying across the country wasn’t already a daunting enough task for most people, imagine doing it as a teenager and for a cause. That’s... Read More


Happy Mother's Day Song

A funny and heartfelt Video for Mother's Day! Read More


Celebrate Earth Day

The World as an Apple To help children (and others) understand the importance and value of farm land and to illustrate the gift of creation and our responsibilities to it,  the Food Grains Bank devised the following... Read More


Creamy Valentine Jello Jigglers

What You Need 2-1/2 cups  boiling water 2 pkg.  (6 oz. each) JELL-O Gelatin, any red flavor 1 pkg.  (3.4 oz.) JELL-O Vanilla Flavor Instant Pudding 1 cup  cold milk Make It ADD boiling water to combined gelatin... Read More