What’s On This Week – November 20-26

November 20, 2022
Preschool kids play with building bricks in while sitting on floor in daycare

French Language Programs at Horizon Jeunesse

If you speak French and would like to attend all French programming, visit our Horizon Jeunesse EarlyON Centre! See the program calendar here.

Running out of ideas at home?

Join us for Play and Learn!

Watch your kids learn through play and then leave the mess behind. Play and Learn takes place at many times and locations, including Thursday evenings at our Turtle Creek EarlyON Centre.

Find Play and Learn near you!

Breastfeeding Basics

Join lactation consultant Ashley Pickett IBCLC and other mothers in this free online workshop. Whether this is your first baby or the newest addition, this breastfeeding class will help you achieve your own breastfeeding goals. We will guide you through breastfeeding basics, where you can expect to learn how to get breastfeeding off to a good start in hospital and at home!

This workshop takes place December 8th 1:30pm-3:00pm.

Recent News

What’s On This Week – November 27-December 3

How to Dress for Outdoor Winter Play Did you know that our outdoor programs continue all year round? The cold, snow, and ice bring all kinds of new and interesting play and learning opportunities! In order to get the most out of winter, it's important to dress in warm...

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What’s On This Week – November 13-19

Supporting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Peel’s Early Years: EarlyON Participant Engagement Survey The Region of Peel wants to hear from EarlyON Families! Complete this survey and be entered to win one of ten $50 Amazon gift cards.You’re ready for bed, but your...

What’s On This Week – November 6-12

EarlyON Cooks! Recipe: Cauliflower Tots Join us online Wednesday, November 16th 5:30pm-6:30pm! Please remember to choose a location to pick up your free meal kit.Spots can fill up fast. If there is no more space available, keep an eye on our website for more dates....

What’s On This Week – October 30-November 5

Closures November 4th These centres will be closed Friday, November 4th for staff training: McBride Four Corners Library St. Cecelia St. Therese of the Child Jesus Turtle Creek Visit Locations to find more centres near you! Parenting in Canada Join us for Sahara...

Play Ideas

It’s Okay Not to Play

For moms with PMD, bonding can happen in other ways.  The reality is that sometimes, and maybe most times when you're suffering with Postpartum Mood Disorder, you’re not going to feel like playing with your baby. That’s okay. Bonding is a process and it takes time....

Activities in Your Neighbourhood: 3 Fun Ways to Explore Outdoors

Children can learn a lot with activities in your neighbourhood. Neighbourhoods are rich with learning opportunities; helping your children to learn about community and the role they play in making their community a safe and fun place. Saying hi to your neighbour,...

4 Ways to Bring Snow Play Indoors

We’re always looking for new and interesting materials for sensory play, and winter is full of them! Snow and ice offer endless opportunities to build, stack, play, and learn. You can take advantage of the great snow activities that winter has to offer—even when it’s...

4 Games with Kitchen Tongs

Kitchen tongs are a great tool for children to practice using their small muscles. Here are our favourite games to encourage children to grip, grab, hold, and build with tongs! Laundry Basket Fishing You will need: a laundry basket tongs miscellaneous toys and objects...

7 Sensory Activities to Relieve Stress

Sensory play is any sort of play that engages the senses⁠—for instance: snapping a rubber band engages the sense of hearing while playing in the sand engages the sense of touch. We often talk about how sensory play is a great learning tool, but did you know that it is...