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.

Baby Sing & Sensory Play

For babies aged: 3 - 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

DATES

TIMES

LOCATION

TUESDAYS
July 16 - August 20

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Millbourne

THURSDAYS
July 18 - August 22

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Summerside

FALL PROGRAM DATES
Registration Start Date: Tuesday, August 13, 2019 @ 9:00 A.M.

DATES

TIMES

LOCATION

WEDNESDAYS
Sept 25 - Oct 30

2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Westbrook

FRIDAYS
Nov 8 - Dec 13

2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Summerside

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Busy Bodies

For children ages: 2 - 6 years (siblings welcome) | DROP-IN
Registration Start Date: Tuesday, August 13, 2019 @ 9:00 A.M.

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.

DATES

TIMES

LOCATION

THURSDAYS
Sept 19 - Dec 5

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Grandview Community League

TUESDAYS
Sept 24 - Dec 3

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 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 childís development through play. Please bring a healthy nut-free snack for your child and we will provide coffee/tea.

DATES

TIMES

LOCATION

TUESDAYS
July 9 - August 20

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Knottwood

FRIDAYS
July 12 - August 23

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Millbourne

FALL PROGRAM DATES
Registration Start Date: Tuesday, August 13, 2019 @ 9:00 A.M.

DATES

TIMES

LOCATION

MONDAYS
Sept 16 - Dec 2 (no program Oct 14 & Nov 11)

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

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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

MONDAYS
July 8 - August 19
(No program August 5)

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Millbourne

THURSDAYS
July 11 - August 22

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Knottwood

FALL PROGRAM DATES
Registration Start Date: Tuesday, August 13, 2019 @ 9:00 A.M.

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

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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 though play & song and support their development in fun and engaging way. Join us for this hour long session full of songs, dancing, musical instruments and even some parachute time.

DATES

TIMES

LOCATION

MONDAYS
Sept 16 - Dec 16 (No program Oct 14, 21, Nov 11)

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Pleasantview Community League

FRIDAYS
Sept 20 - Nov 29

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Southwood Community League

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3-2-1 FUN!

For children ages: 3 - 5 years | 5-week program | REGISTERED PROGRAM

3, 2, 1, Fun! is for parents and their children ages 3-5 and is delivered in partnership with the Centre for Family Literacy. Families meet once weekly at these 2 hour sessions for five weeks to play, explore, share stories and sing songs. The sessions offer adult conversation time with a facilitator where parents learn how to support their childrenís early numeracy development and help build a solid foundation for later learning. Learn how to help your child develop numeracy skills by exploring numbers through play, stories and rhymes.

FALL PROGRAM DATES
Please call 780.413.4521! Registration Start Date: Tuesday, August 13, 2019 @ 9:00 A.M.

DATES

TIMES

LOCATION

TUESDAYS
Oct 8 - Nov 5

9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Knottwood

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Learning Together, Grow Together

For children ages: 3 - 6 years | 5-week program | REGISTERED PROGRAM

This is a program for parents and their children ages 3-6. Families meet once a week for five-weeks and is delivered in partnership with the Centre for Family Literacy. Families meet once weekly at these 2 hour sessions to learn about their childrenís early learning and how to support literacy development, success in school and lifelong learning. The sessions offer some adult only instruction and lots of parent-child together time for fun learning activities.

FALL PROGRAM DATES
Please call 780.413.4521! Registration Start Date: Tuesday, August 13, 2019 @ 9:00 A.M.

DATES

TIMES

LOCATION

TUESDAYS
Nov 19 - Dec 17

9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Knottwood

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Books for Babies

For children ages: 0 - 12 months | 4-week program | REGISTERED PROGRAM

Learn the importance of reading to your infant. Take home a free book each week to enjoy as a family. This 4 ñweek program is offered in partnership with the Centre for Family Literacy.

FALL PROGRAM DATES
Please call 780.413.4521! Registration Start Date: Tuesday, August 13, 2019 @ 9:00 A.M.

DATES

TIMES

LOCATION

TUESDAYS
Sept 3 - 24

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Knottwood

FRIDAYS
Nov 8 - 29

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Westbrook

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FFRN Preschool Prep

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

ABC's and 123ís, 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.

FALL PROGRAM DATES
Please call 780.413.4521! Registration Start Date: Tuesday, August 13, 2019 @ 9:00 A.M.

DATES

TIMES

LOCATION

TUESDAYS
Oct 22 - Dec 3

10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Summerside

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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.

FALL PROGRAM DATES

DATES

TIMES

LOCATION

WEDNESDAYS
Sept 18 - Nov 20

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Westbrook

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*NEW* Intergenerational Rhymes that Bind

For children ages: 0 - 6 years (siblings welcome) | REGISTERED PROGRAM

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.

FALL PROGRAM DATES
​Please call 780.413.4521! Registration Start Date: Tuesday, August 13, 2019 @ 9:00 A.M.

DATES

TIMES

LOCATION

THURSDAYS
Sept 19 - Nov 21

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Devonshire Village,
1728 Rabbit Hill Road   

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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
( no program Oct 14,
Nov 11)

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

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Once Upon A Time

For children ages: 2 - 6 years (siblings welcome) | 4-week program | 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 childrenís 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 childrenís imagination soar with this brand new program "Once Upon a Time".

 

DATES

TIMES

LOCATION

TUESDAYS
Nov 5 - 26

2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Millbourne

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Ooie Gooie Friday Fun!

For children ages: 2 - 6 years (siblings welcome) | 4-week program | DROP IN

Join us once a month 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.

FALL PROGRAM DATES

DATES

TIMES

LOCATION

FRIDAY
Sept 27

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Knottwood

FRIDAY
Oct 11

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Westbrook

FRIDAY
Nov 22

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Summerside

FRIDAY
Dec 13

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Millbourne