Millwoods Family Resource Centre Society

EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT

Early Childhood Development offers parents and caregivers opportunities and experiences to support their childís social, emotional, physical and intellectual growth through play and exploration.

ONLINE OR PHONE Registration Start Date: Tuesday, November 26, 2019 @ 9:00 a.m.

Baby Sing & Sensory Play

For children ages: 0 - 12 months | ONLINE REGISTRATION

The first year of life is the most significant time for your baby’s development. We will explore a variety of different activities to stimulate your baby’s 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.

DATES

TIMES

LOCATION

FRIDAYS
Nov. 8 - Dec. 13
2:00 - 3:30 p.m. Summerside

WEDNESDAYS
Jan. 22 - Feb. 26

2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Westbrook

FRIDAYS
Feb. 7 - March 13

2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Summerside

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Busy Bodies

For children ages: 2 - 6 years (siblings welcome) | DROP-IN

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

DATES

TIMES

LOCATION


THURSDAYS
Sept 19 - Dec. 5
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Grandview Community League

THURSDAYS
Sept 24 - Dec. 3
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Lendrum Community League

THURSDAYS
Jan. 16 - March 12

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Grandview Community League

TUESDAYS
Jan. 21 - March 10

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Lendrum Community League

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Let’s Have a Playdate!

For children ages: 0 - 6 years (siblings welcome) | DROP-IN

Playdates are fun and a great way to learn! Join us for this ‘loose parts’ interactive session at 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 child’s development through play. Please bring a healthy nut-free snack for your child and we will provide coffee/tea.  For children ages: 0 to 6 years (Siblings welcome).

DATES

TIMES

LOCATION

MONDAYS
Sept 16 - Dec. 2
 
10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Westbrook
TUESDAYS
Sept. 17 - Nov. 26
 
2:00 - 3:30 p.m. Summerside
FRIDAYS
Oct. 4 - Dec. 6
10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Millbourne

MONDAYS
Jan. 13 - March 16
(no program Feb. 17)

10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Westbrook

TUESDAYS
Jan. 14 - March 17

2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Summerside

FRIDAYS
Jan. 24 - March 20

10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Millbourne

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Little Explorers

For children ages: 2 - 6 years (siblings welcome) | DROP-IN

Children are eager to explore new things. Find new ways to play, using upcycled 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!

DATES

TIMES

LOCATION

WEDNESDAYS
Oct. 2 - Dec. 11
 
10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Millbourne

THURSDAYS
Oct. 10 - Dec. 12
 
10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Westbrook

WEDNESDAYS
Jan. 15 - Feb. 26

10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Millbourne

THURSDAYS
Jan. 16 - Feb. 27

10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Westbrook

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Learn Together, Grow Together

For children ages: 3 - 6 years | 5 week program | ONLINE REGISTRATION

Children are eager to explore new things. Find new ways to play, using upcycled 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!

DATES

TIMES

LOCATION

TUESDAYS
Nov. 19 - Dec. 17
9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Knottwood

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Music & Motion

For children ages: 2 - 6 years (siblings welcome) | DROP-IN

Dancing, skipping, singing and moving is a recipe for a happy little one! Children love to express themselves through music and movement. This program offers children ages 2 to 6 years an opportunity to move freely, express themselves through play & song and support their development in fun and engaging ways. Join us for this hour long session full of songs, dancing, musical instruments and even some parachute time.

DATES

TIMES

LOCATION

FRIDAYS
Sept. 20 - Nov. 29
 
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Southwood Community League

MONDAYS
Sept 16 - Dec. 16
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Pleasantview Community League

MONDAYS
Jan. 20 - March 16
(No Program Feb. 17)

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Pleasantview Community League

FRIDAYS
Jan. 17 - March 13

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Southwood Community League

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Call for more info 780-413-4521

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Rhymes That Bind

For children ages: 0 - 6 years (siblings welcome) | DROP-IN

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 with the Centre for Family Literacy. 

DATES

TIMES

LOCATION

WEDNESDAYS
Sept. 18 - Nov. 20
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Westbrook

WEDNESDAYS
Jan. 15 - March 18

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Westbrook

Call for more info 780-413-4521

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Intergenerational Rhymes that Bind

For children ages: 0 - 6 years (siblings welcome) | PHONE REGISTRATION CALL 780.421.7323

Come join us for this unique experience. This program brings together young and old alike, through the love and joy of music and rhymes. Co-facilitated with the Centre for Family Literacy REGISTRATION REQUIRED call Lisa at Center for Family literacy at, 780-421-7323.

DATES

TIMES

LOCATION

THURSDAYS
Sept 19 - Nov. 21
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Devonshire Village,
1728 Rabbit Hill Road

THURSDAYS
Jan. 16 - March 19

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Devonshire Village,
1728 Rabbit Hill Road

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*NEW* Literacy Links

For children ages: 3 - 5 years | ONLINE REGISTRATION

This program will use simple household items mixed with a little imagination and a lot of laughter to create tools for learning that anyone can make! With our help children can explore their world every day, learning language and how things work. This workshop lets everyone make some discoveries through hands on activities and experiments!  Co-facilitated with the Centre For Family Literacy. 

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DATES

TIMES

LOCATION

TUESDAYS
Jan. 14 - March 17

9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Knottwood

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Books for Babies

For children ages: 0 - 12 months | ONLINE REGISTRATION

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.  

DATES

TIMES

LOCATION

FRIDAYS
Nov. 8 - 29 
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Westbrook

SATURDAYS
Feb. 1 - 29
(No Program Feb. 15)

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Westbrook

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FFRN Preschool Prep

For children ages: 3 - 4 years | ONLINE REGISTRATION

ABC’s and 123’s, come join us for this fun, interactive preschool prep program. We will focus on building numeracy and literacy skills through 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.   

DATES

TIMES

LOCATION

TUESDAYS
Oct 22 - Dec. 3
10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Summerside

TUESDAYS
Feb. 4 - March 17

10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Summerside

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Rhymes, Songs & Storytime

For children ages: 1 - 3 years (siblings welcome) | DROP-IN

Rhymes, Songs & Storytime is a fun and interactive program that includes stories, musical movement, rhymes and creative props to go along with them. Connect with your little ones in this welcoming and wonderful hour long program that will help your child learn and grow, and also provide an opportunity to meet and interact with other children and families in your community.

DATES

TIMES

LOCATION

MONDAYS
Sept. 16 - Dec. 16
 
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Mill Woods Town Centre Mall: Mill Creek Room   
FRIDAYS
Sept. 20 - Nov. 29
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Summerside

MONDAYS
Jan. 20 - March 16
( No Program Feb. 17)

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Mill Woods Town Centre Mall: Mill Creek Room   

FRIDAYS
Jan. 17 - March 13

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Summerside

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Mad Science

For children ages: 3 - 6 years (siblings welcome) | DROP-IN

Put on your lab coat and join our “Mad Science” program. 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 how science works.

DATES

TIMES

LOCATION

FRIDAYS
Feb. 21 - March 13

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Westbrook

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Once Upon a Time

For children ages: 2 - 6 years | DROP-IN

Storytelling is the art of bring a book to life in the minds of children… and in adults. Join us each week as we share classic children’s stories and bring those stories to life through crafts, activities and art. We will also go on a journey as the children become the storytellers. Let your children’s imagination soar with this brand new program ‘Once Upon a Time’.

DATES

TIMES

LOCATION

TUESDAYS
Nov. 5 - 26 
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Millbourne

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Ooie Gooie Fun!

For children ages: 2 - 6 years (siblings welcome) | DROP-IN

Join us for an afternoon of messy play and sensory exploration. This program gets messy so come prepared to have fun and leave the mess with us!  You will go home with a sample of our creations and the recipe so that you can recreate the experience again at home. Register for one or all of the sessions.  

DATES

TIMES

LOCATION

FRIDAY
Nov. 22 
 
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Summerside
FRIDAY
Dec. 13

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Millbourne

TUESDAYS
Jan. 14 - Feb. 4

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Millbourne

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*NEW* Discovery Time

For children ages: 4 - 5 years | DROP-IN

Come and visit different activity centers to explore, discover, and create.  This will include a variety of materials, and activities that enhance learning and creativity, engage the senses, build skills and most of all, are fun! 

DATES

TIMES

LOCATION

WEDNESDAYS
Jan. 22 - March 4

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Heritage Valley,
Edmonton Public Library

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*NEW* Parent and Child Drop in Play Time

For children ages: 2 - 6 years (siblings welcome) | DROP-IN

If you are looking for a place to play indoors during the cooler weather or just want a change of scenery, come and enjoy some play time with your children in our indoor play area.  There is no programming at this time so you can just enjoy your time together.  If you bring beverages with you, please ensure you have a spill proof travel mug for safety and sanitary reasons.  Please ensure snacks are NUT FREE.

DATES

TIMES

LOCATION

THURSDAYS
Jan. 16 - March 19

9:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Summerside

SATURDAYS
Jan. 11, Feb. 8, March 14

9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Summerside