Childcare


Help Wanted: Substitute Childcare Workers

The West Island Women's Centre is looking for a Substitute Childcare Worker  for the winter session. Our childcare service operates weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. for mothers enrolled in our courses and activities. As a substitute worker, you will fill in for the regular staff as needed on an on-call basis. If you are looking for a new opportunity or are rejoining the work force and enjoy working with children, then this could be the thing for you! Requirements include a degree in early childhood education and/or experience in a related field.  Students ...

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Fall Themes in WIWC Childcare

September and October Themes Week 1 and 2: All about Me and Getting to know the 'Lion Cub Room' Week 3 : Apples and Acorns Week 4 : Thanksgiving and Turkeys Week 5: Fall Harvest on the Farm Week 6: Fall leaves Week:7: Halloween week and Party

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Drop-In & Play!

Friday, December 13 & Monday, December 16 from 9:30 - 11:30, join childcare supervisor Iva Rooney in childcare for a mom and child drop-in play time!
Free and open to all!

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Halloween Party

Halloween Party
WIWC members don't wait! Get your tickets for the Halloween Kids Party Tuesday, October 30th, 1:00 - 2:30 Space is limited so reserve your spot now, $2.00 per child, available in childcare. 

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March Themes In Childcare

  March 7 Dinosaur Week! We'll be learning about the life of the dinosaur and wearing dinosaur feet! March 14 St, Patrick's Day         We will have 'wear something green' days and learn all about rainbows!   March 21 Easter week! Bunnies, eggs,  Easter Bonnets and PJ days!     March 28      We'll be finishing the session with more rainbows and collages!

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Winter Session Themes in Childcare

Snowman
Welcome to our winter session! This session the children will enjoy experiencing the joys of sensory play, free play, and learning about winter and planets and so much more! January will be a month of discovery! January Themes Week 1 Since we have so much of it we will bring some snow inside to play with! We will also have a nighttime sensory bin filled with stars for contrast. We will focus on cold and warmth and how winter makes us feel. Week 2 We will continue with day and night skies and examine the differences and how they make us feel. Again the sensory bins ...

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The Fall Session in Childcare

Welcome to all returning and new members to a new year in the WIWC Childcare where there is something for all ages! Week 1 - I am an owl It is an owl party all week where the kids will celebrate becoming OWLS by making name tags, owl crafts to take home and class. Week 2 - All about Me There will be important discussion and activities centered around the importance of " Me". the kids will able to show what is special about themselves through art, stories and discussion about favorite things. They are encouraged to wear their favorite colour for discussion. ...

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March themes and looking forward to April!

Week of March 9th Monday is International Women's Day celebration. We will celebrate with making  special cards for moms. Tuesday  through Friday we will do Rainbow Art with different textures.   Week of March 16th Monday March 16th and Tuesday 17th we will explore the colour green. Wear green on Tuesday for St. Patrick's Day! Wednesday through Friday we will explore the land of the Dinosaur. There will be dinosaurs of all different shapes and sizes, dinosaur eggs, and more!     Week of March 23rd Monday and ...

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Welcome to a New Year in Childcare!

The WIWC Childcare Team would like to extend a warm welcome to all the moms and children that will be joining us for another exciting year in childcare! We would  like to invite you to our  "CHEEKY MONKEYS ROOM" where there will be plenty of creative play, learning through play and some fun monkey business play. Make sure you check out the calendar for weekly themes!   September Themes Week  1:   ALL about ME: The kids will create projects and talk about the important things in their life. Week 2:   Complete " All about me"  and continue with apple ...

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Thank you from Childcare

Iva and the Childcare Team would like to thank the wonderful group of WIWC Moms that bring their sweet, adorable, amazing babies and kids to us to cherish and care for. It has been another exciting, fun-filled year! We want to wish both moms and their children a fun and great summer and look forward to seeing everyone in September ! Be Safe and keep smiling! WIWC Childcare

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May themes in childcare

Week 4  Celebrating Mother's  Day! The kids will be busy every day making wonderful gifts filled with love for Mom for Mother's Day. Some of these gifts will remain a surprise and some may not! Week 5  Things that fly!  We begin a week learning about spring birds! On Tuesday some birds will visit from the " Parrot Playhouse" and we will get some tips on bird care from Zaf Koty. We will also learn to make our own colourful birds and bird feeders at craft time. The rest of the week we will be looking at the many other things you see flying in the sky ...

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April Activities in Childcare are here!

Week 1: It will be a busy Monday through Thursday with making baskets, bunny hats, and hatching chicks as well as making Passover place mats and Seder cups. There will also be an Easter egg hunt on Thursday! Week 2: In honour of Earth Day on Tuesday we will be learning how to recycle using things found on the ground ( sticks, acorns etc.) and turn them into creative art. It would be great if each child brought in one or two small items that they found to turn into their own creation or collage. The latter part of the week we will paint and decorate Cherry ...

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Check out our March activities in childcare at the WIWC!

A firegirl in childcare!
~ MARCH THEMES ~ March 10 to 14: On Monday and Tuesday the kids will enjoy creating beautiful, colourful rainbows through painting and colouring and other craft activities. Wednesday through Friday we will continue the fun with green crafts and celebrate St. Patrick's Day.   March 17 to 21: Monday is St. Patrick’s Day so it is Wear Green Day. We will finish our green celebration with special activities like dancing, singing and  green crafts! Tuesday through Friday we will continue our party atmosphere by celebrating the birthday of Dr. Seuss. ...

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Childcare: February Themes

Week1  Pet Clinic The first of a series of community helper weeks! For animal clinic week the kids will learn how to taking care of pets at our own pet clinic! We will have a visit from a vet assistant. There will be also visits from cute puppies and other animals. Of course there will be lots of crafts! Week 2 Valentine Fun All week it is about hearts and valentine cards and making a new friend and more Hearts The bouncy castle will add to the excitement! Week 3 Olympic  Celebrations There will be games and other physical activities centered ...

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Childcare: January Themes

Welcome back Moms and Kids to an exciting winter session in Childcare! The following is a list of themes for January in which the kids will enjoy participating. There will posts  and pictures of their activities on a weekly basis so please keep checking for updates.   January 13  Week 1 Celebrating the New year with noise and colour We will celebrate the New Year by making maracas and other noise makers. We will make colourful picture creations and learn about  celebrating the New Year around the world. January 20  Week 2 All about the snow The ...

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