Childcare News


January and February Themes

Cheerful snowman holding blue star
Week 1:  Snow Creations and snow play Week 2:  Dressing warm and winter play week 3:  Winter animals and their Habitat Week 4:  Staying healthy in winter and Animal Clinque Week 5:  Valentine Week Week 6:  Celebrating the Olympics with games and medals Week 7: Fire Safety week

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Fall Themes in WIWC Childcare

Child with fall leaves
Welcome to another amazing session! The childcare room has been transformed into a vibrant jungle, ready to be explored by your little ones. Here are our themes for September and October:

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Volunteer Opportunity – Iva needs help setting up!

Volunteers Needed
The Centre is a non-profit organization that relies heavily on members volunteering. Each year, members are encouraged to volunteer 2 hours out of the year. Would you like to do your volunteer hours before the session begins? If you are available Iva would like some help setting up the childcare room for a new season of fun. If you are available Tuesday, September 5, please email Iva at iva.rooney@wiwc.ca.

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Substitute Childcare Workers

 (4-6 hours per week) Do you have a flexible daytime schedule and enjoy working with young children? If so, please consider joining our childcare team as an on-call substitute worker. The 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. Students are welcome to apply! Work experience with babies and preschoolers required. An educational background in childcare would be an asset. E-mail, Fax or Mail your C.V. E-mail: iva.roon...

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Winter Session Themes in Childcare

This month in the Sunshine Room - January  Welcome back to the childcare room! We are excited to start a new session and we look forward to the many fun themes planned for this month: Week 1 (January 16-20) This week is all about SNOW! Crafts include decorating snowmen and snowflakes, plus we will bring the snow play inside. Week 2 (January 23-27) Dressing warm in winter! It's all about those scarves and mittens - and don't forget the hats. We will also have some special ice play, ice painting and ice rainbows this week. Week 3 (January 30-February ...

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November and December in Childcare

Child with paint on hands
November 7 - 11 In honour of Remembrance Day we will  celebrate friendship and end the week with poppies. November 14 - 18 The importance of healthy teeth and healthy eating - to make sure all that Halloween candy won't do damage. November 21 - 25 Animals gathering for the winter - we will learn how they prepare for and survive the cold months. November 28 - December 2 Music Week with musical games and instruments. It may get loud (but not if babies are sleeping). December 5 - 9 Christmas crafts and celebrations: Make sure you pick up your little one's ...

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The annual Halloween Party!

The West Island Women's Centre will soon be overrun with little goblins and witches! The annual Halloween Party is coming up on Thursday, October 27th from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.  Tickets are $2.00 each and there are just a few tickets left so get them while you can! You can buy a ticket from Iva in the main childcare room. The party is open to all members and their children. Grandparents are welcome too!

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