Cow Corner In-Person

COW Corner is a fun program that explores early literacy, numeracy and language development. Parents and children will explore early literacy through songs, activities and interactive story-sharing. Each week has a different theme, come and discover which is your favourite!*Book lending from the C.O.W. Bus will be available. Locations:Castle Downs YMCA – Register HEREWillowby Community […]

Family Book Club Online

Family Book Club is an engaging program that allows parents and their children to develop and strengthen their literacy, numeracy and language skills through interactive story-sharing and weekly activities. This program series offers each family the opportunity to set new literacy goals every 5 weeks. Families share stories and discover a wide variety of activities […]

Rhymes that Bind Online

Rhymes That Bind is an oral language development program that promotes positive parenting. Parents learn to enjoy rhymes, finger plays, songs and simple movement games with their infants and toddlers in a supportive peer group. Join us to find out how Zoom Zoom Zooming to the Moon can help your child to build a rich […]

Around the World through Stories and Songs Online

This exciting program explores early literacy, numeracy and language development while celebrating diverse cultures. Each session we take a (virtual) trip to 3 different countries to learn about their culture through music, food, stories and songs. We will create a passport, explore where these countries are on global maps, and learn a few words in […]

Books for Babies

Ages 0 – 18 months **Registration limited It is true that babies can’t read yet, but that doesn’t mean they can’t enjoy books! Books for Babies is a program that encourages parents and caregivers to share books with their babies. Parents will learn ways to support early literacy and language development while bonding and growing […]

Literacy Links: Do-Re-Mi, ABC Online

In the Do-Re-Mi, ABC program, parents and caregivers will learn how musical activities can develop early literacy, numeracy, and language skills. We will explore music together through singing, instrument demonstrations, rhymes, interactive stories, games, dancing and relaxation techniques. Each week will focus on a new musical concept such as rhythm, beat, pitch, tempo, dynamics, and […]

Intergenerational Do-Re-Mi, ABC In-Person

In the Do-Re-Mi, ABC program in person, grandparents, parents and caregivers will learn how musical activities can develop early literacy, numeracy, and language skills in a unique intergenerational setting. We will experience music together through singing, instruments, rhymes, interactive stories, games, dancing and relaxation techniques. Participants will explore musical concepts such as rhythm, beat, pitch, […]

Literacy Links: 321, FUN! Online

Do you need help sorting the socks, measuring for a recipe or counting down to the holidays? Your child can help as they learn and understand numbers. This program is full of fun and easy ideas and activities to help caregivers and your little one discover a love of numbers – you can COUNT on […]

Family Book Club In-Person

Family Book Club is an engaging program that allows parents and their children to develop and strengthen their literacy, numeracy and language skills through interactive story-sharing and weekly activities. This program series offers each family the opportunity to set new literacy goals every 5 weeks. Families share stories and discover a wide variety of activities […]

BIG KIDS Story SLAM! Online

Big Kids Story SLAM! is a program full of storytelling and imagination. In this program we will share stories in a variety of fun, interactive, and engaging ways. Families will also get the opportunity to work together to create and share their own stories. This program is PERFECT for supporting our BIG KIDS with early […]