Ivy Walsh from Nanaimo meets Pete the Cat at the First Steps to School Fair at Oceanside Place in Parksville on Thursday, April 19. Children aged three to five (and their adults) were invited to meet Pete, meet educators and stakeholders and learn a bit about what kindergarten will be like. — Adam Kveton Photo

VIDEO: Pete the Cat meets kids in Parksville

First Steps to School Fair gives kids, parents feel for kindergarten

Kids three to five years old had a chance to meet Pete the Cat on Thursday, April 19 at Oceanside Place in Parksville for the First Steps to School Fair.

Stakeholders and educators give kids and their parents an idea of what kindergarten will be like.

There was popcorn, musical instruments and puppet to try out, RCMP officers to meet, a school bus to explore and more more.

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