Millwoods Family Resource Centre Society

EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT

Early Childhood Development offers parents/caregivers opportunities and experiences to develop their child’s social, emotional, physical and cognitive growth. 

Activities ranging from early literacy skills to socialization, as well as learning through play and music, help parents add to their knowledge base of skills. The Early Childhood Development Program is actively involved in preparing children birth through 6 for the wonderful learning journey ahead.

FFRN Preschool Prep 

For children ages: 3- 4 years | 7-week program

ABC ís and 123 ís, come join us for this fun, interactive preschool prep program. We will focus building numeracy and literacy skills though fun songs, games, and activities. Throughout this program we will learn about letters, numbers, colours, the days of the week and the weather, along with developing other preschool skills.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED! Call 780-413-4521, REGISTRATION OPENS TUESDAY, March 12, 2019

DATES

TIMES

LOCATION

WEDNESDAYS
May 1 - June 12

10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Millbourne

TUESDAYS
April 16 - May 28

1:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Summerside

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Baby Sing & Sensory Play

For babies aged: 0-12 months | 6-week program 

The first year of life is the most significant time for your babyís development. We will explore a variety of different activities to stimulate your babyís senses and promote early learning. Enjoy musical instruments, songs, bubbles and an assortment of other sensory and tactile materials while you spend quality time bonding with your baby and socializing with other caregivers.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED! Call 780-413-4521, REGISTRATION OPENS TUESDAY, March 12, 2019

DATES

TIMES

LOCATION

WEDNESDAYS
April 17 - May 22

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Millbourne

FRIDAYS
May 3 - June 7

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Westbrook

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Books for Babies

For babies aged: 0-12 months | 4-week program

Learn the importance of reading to your infant. Take home a free book each week to enjoy as a family. This program is offered in partnership with the Centre for Family Literacy.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED! Call 780-413-4521, REGISTRATION OPENS TUESDAY, March 12, 2019

DATES

TIMES

LOCATION

WEDNESDAYS
April 17 - May 8

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Summerside

FRIDAYS
May 17 - June 7

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Westbrook

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Busy Bodies

For children ages: 2 to 6 years (Siblings welcome)

Is your child full of energy?  Bring them to this exciting program where they will practice moving their bodies through fun games and activities to develop their physical literacy. Caregiver participation is required and encouraged.

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DATES

TIMES

LOCATION

THURSDAYS
April 18- June 6

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Grandview Community League

TUESDAYS
April 16- June 11

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Lendrum Community League

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Little Explorers

For children ages: 2 to 6 years (siblings welcome) 

Children are eager to explore new things. Find new ways to play, using recycled and unique materials that are not typically used in a play setting. Open-ended play and experimentation allows children to express themselves freely and creatively. Come explore with us!

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DATES

TIMES

LOCATION

MONDAYS
April 8- June 10 (No program April 22, May 20)

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Millbourne

THURSDAYS
April 25-May 30

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Westbrook

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Let’s Have a Playdate!

For children ages: 0 to 6 years (Siblings welcome)

Playdates are fun and a great way to learn! Join us for this ëloose partsí interactive session at each of our program sites throughout the week. This is a great opportunity to meet other parents/caregivers and their children. This unstructured program is designed to help your child develop their creativity, exploration, and social skills while supporting your childís development through play. Please bring a healthy nut-free snack for your child and we will provide coffee/tea.

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DATES

TIMES

LOCATION

MONDAYS
April 29-June 3
(No May 20)

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Westbrook

THURSDAYS
May 23- June 20

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Summerside

FRIDAYS
April 26- May 31

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Millbourne

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Music & Motion

For children ages: 2 to 6 years (Siblings welcome)

Children love dancing to songs and moving to rhythmic beats which is fun and develops their motor skills. Enjoy songs, parachute play, and action games during this hour-long session.

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DATES

TIMES

LOCATION

MONDAYS
April 29- June 24
(No program May 20)

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Pleasantview Community League

FRIDAYS
April 26 - June 14
(No program May 3)

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Southwood Community League

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*NEW* Let’s Get Artsy!

For children ages: 2 to 6 years (Siblings welcome)

Do you have a little Picasso, who loved to be creative and express themselves through art? Letís take them to the next level. The Let's Get Artsy program will allow children to utilize a variety of art mediums to express their inner artist. Each week will include learning about art, exploring a new art medium, creating some individual art pieces and contributing to a large group art project, and learn about the importance of reading to your child, take home a book each week to enjoy as a family.

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DATES

TIMES

LOCATION

FRIDAYS
May 10-31

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Millhurst

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Rhymes, Songs & Storytime

For children ages: 0 to 3 years (siblings welcome)

This interactive group for parents, caregivers and children has a structured and repeated routine which helps children increase their memory and language skills.

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DATES

TIMES

LOCATION

MONDAYS
April 29 - June 24
(No program May 20)

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Mill Woods Town Centre Mall: Mill Creek Room

FRIDAYS
April 26 - June 7

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Summerside

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Rhymes That Bind

For children ages: 0 to 6 years (siblings welcome) 

Parents will learn songs, finger plays, and simple movement games with their infants and toddlers, as well as discover new ways to bond in a supportive peer environment. Co-facilitated by the Centre for Family Literacy.

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DATES

TIMES

LOCATION

TUESDAYS
April 9 - June 11

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Millhurst

WEDNESDAYS
April 10 - June 12

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Westbrook

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Mad Science

Recommended Ages: 2 to 6 years (siblings welcome)

Put on your lab coat and join our ìMad Scienceîprogram. Each week we will explore how things work, amazing science, incredible facts and awesome experiments. This program will allow children to explore, learn and discover about how science works

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DATES

TIMES

LOCATION

WEDNESDAYS
May 1-29

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Westbrook

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