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January 10th, 2020

Do you have questions about your child’s development? EarlyON Centres in Peel are a great place to meet other families,…

A Look Back at 2019

December 30th, 2019

It’s almost 2020! As we get ready to ring in the new year, here’s a look back on some of…

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Play is important to your baby's development in al Play is important to your baby's development in all sorts of ways!
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Here are some of the skills your baby is learning while you play:
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🥰 Communication skills - Infants learn very quickly that certain faces and noises receive a big reaction from you! They learn when they cry, you will be there to comfort them and when they smile you will smile too.
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🗣 Voice recognition - As you talk and sing more to your baby, he or she learns your voice and eventually learns to respond to the sound of your voice.
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💪Gross motor skills - Holding your baby in different positions, doing tummy time, and allowing them to freely move their arms and legs are all ways your infant is developing gross motor skills.
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👀 Vision - your baby's vision is still developing and by putting your face close to your baby's or showing them colourful images from a story, you are helping their vision to strengthen and develop.
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Clay and cars sensory play! 🚗🚜🚛 Soak clay Clay and cars sensory play! 🚗🚜🚛
Soak clay in water overnight to create a slippery surface for cars and trucks to roll through! Watch as the wheels create different lines and shapes in the clay. Add more water, or allow the clay to dry a little for different textures to explore.
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Does your child have a favourite song to sing?🎶 Does your child have a favourite song to sing?🎶 Not only do many children love music, but they are learning a lot when they sing, dance, and listen to their favourite tunes!
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Here are just some of the things your child is learning through music:
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🎵 Music builds children's vocabulary. Matching actions, photos, puppets and props to the different songs is great for expanding your child's vocabulary. Children's songs are filled with descriptive and labelling words. For instance, you may sing The Itsy Bitsy Spider and THE GREAT BIG SPIDER - emphasizing the difference between big and small.
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🎶 Music encourages dancing and dancing is great exercise! Spin, jump, run, and wiggle to your favourite songs to practice these gross motor skills. Dancing is great for children's overall health and well-being.
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🎵 Music teaches math skills. Many children's songs are filled with numbers and teach counting as well as simple addition and subtraction.
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Join us Tuesday, January 21st at 1:00pm for the Br Join us Tuesday, January 21st at 1:00pm for the Brampton South West Library opening! Our newest EarlyON centre is now open inside the library and we're excited to invite you to celebrate with the community. We hope to see you there 😊
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Thinking about learning infant massage techniques? Thinking about learning infant massage techniques? This 4 session program gives participants the opportunity to learn the art of infant massage while promoting the bond between infant and parent/caregiver. This program is designed for infants who are not yet mobile.
⬇️ Call your nearest main location to register.
Turtle Creek: 905-822-1114
Heart Lake: 905-495-3430
Brittany Glen: 905-286-4455
Head to our website www.bridgewaycentre.ca (link in bio) for more information.
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