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What's On This Week May 9-15

May 9, 2021

EarlyON Cooks It’s more than a meal; it’s a step towards a healthier lifestyle! On May 19th, you and your family will join our Dietitian online to cook a recipe that is: quick, easy, health-conscious, budget-friendly, and customizable – all from a free meal kit! The deadline to register is May 17th at 4:00pm. To […]

Make Reading Fun With These Simple Reading Tips for Kids

May 13, 2021

Are you looking for ways to get your child interested in reading? Reading is a great way for children to expand their vocabulary, learn about people’s experiences, and develop storytelling skills! We’ve compiled simple reading tips for kids to help make reading fun by following your child’s interests and letting them make choices that positively […]

Free Nutrition Programs for Families

May 11, 2021

Do you have questions about your child’s nutrition? Join us online at any of our free nutrition programs with a BridgeWay staff and Dietitian! Parents and caregivers already know the importance of good nutrition to a child’s healthy mental and physical development. At BridgeWay’s nutrition programs you can ask your nutrition-related questions to a Registered […]

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month with These 7 Children's Books

May 8, 2021

May is Asian Heritage Month and books and stories are a great way for children to learn about different people, cultures and families. Here are 7 books for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers written by authors of Asian descent with themes we can all relate to – feeling loved and connected, showing love and of course loving […]

3 Fun Literacy-Filled Activities To Try Right In Your Home

May 6, 2021

“Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are.” Mason Cooley While we’re at home, books and stories can transport us to new places and take us on fun adventures. In Lulu’s Wednesday Story Time program she read the book If You Give a Mouse a Cookie written by Laura […]

What's On This Week May 2-8

May 2, 2021

Workshops Join us for Welcome to Kindergarten! on Wednesday, May 5th 7:00pm-8:30pm and learn from an experienced Kindergarten teacher how to prepare for the first days, weeks and months of school. Understand the Full Day Kindergarten curriculum in Ontario and how you can support your child. Is your child a “picky eater”? Join BridgeWay staff […]

Prenatal Classes: Live, Free and Interactive!

April 28, 2021

Prenatal Classes Begin Thursday May 13th Having a baby is an exciting journey filled with everything from happiness to anxiety to feeling overwhelmed. There is so much conflicting information from family, friends and the internet and the pandemic has added more uncertainty. BridgeWay Family Centre is happy to introduce Online Prenatal Classes! These classes are […]

4 Important Skills Your Child is Learning with Containers

April 27, 2021

Grab your finished yogurt containers, plastic bottles, cardboard boxes, and plastic storage containers to play and learn! Containers are not only helpful for storing leftover food but they are also a fun and educational toy! Plastic containers, jars, and boxes are examples of loose parts and can be used to learn and practice all sorts […]

What's on this Week April 25-May 1

April 25, 2021

You and Your Baby Have you recently given birth to or adopted a baby? Are you looking to connect with other new moms online? New moms with babies aged 0-9 months can join us for a six-week session of online classes with weekly topics including the birth experience and challenges in adjusting to parenthood during this […]

Simple Ways to Shake Up Your Child's Day with Song!

April 23, 2021

Your child’s favourite songs are their favourites for a reason. They have simple tunes, easy lyrics, rhyming words and they’re probably silly too! All of these factors appeal to your little one’s interests and stage of development making it easy for you to adapt these songs to support your child’s learning at home. In Whitney’s […]