Childcare News


Fall Themes in WIWC Childcare

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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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Mom and Child Drop-In Event in Childcare!

Looking for something to do with your child? Join Childcare Supervisor Iva Rooney in the Childcare Room for Mom and Child Drop-In Play Time! Wednesday, September 6 9:30 am - 11 am. Moms and children are invited on a play date together in our childcare room. Check out the toys, crafts and books – and chat with other moms too! Members and non-members are welcome! Please Note: For this activity, moms (or dads) stay and play with their children in the childcare room.  For more information or to sign up, please call 514-695-8529 or email iva.rooney@...

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Substitute Childcare Staff Needed

Do you have a flexible daytime schedule and enjoy working with young children? If so, please consider joining our wonderful childcare team this fall. Students are welcome to apply! Please click here for more information.

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March Themes in Childcare

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Week 8 All week we will celebrate the colour green! We will start with Dinosaur days and  on Wednesday we will continue with St. Patrick's Day, including music and dance. On Thursday and Friday we will wear green!   Week 9 We will welcome spring with sheep and lions.We will also have some fun activities for our  backwards days on Wednesday (March 22) and Friday (March 24).   Week 10 Messy Art week -- where the kids get to be as messy as they wish with many different art forms and we will have crazy hair days all week. That means the kids ...

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February Themes in Childcare

Week 4 -- February 6-10 Healthy heart Taking care of your heart (inside and out) Valentine Week on Wednesday begins with heart shapes, heart painting, heart stickers etc. On Saturday, February 11, we will have our Valentine Event!   Week 5 -- February 13-17 The Valentine's Day celebrations continue, finishing on Tuesday with special surprises for mom and musical play activities On Wednesday, we continue with the red theme and make it all about Fire Safety We will have a scheduled visit from a firefighter on Wednesday   Week 6 ...

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A Special Valentine Event

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Need a little time with a loved one or just for yourself?  Valentine’s Day is coming soon and finding childcare might be a big dilemma. Well, look no further: The WIWC childcare team will take excellent care of your child/children for two whole hours in the WIWC Childcare from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, February 11, so you can have that special time out for Valentine’s Day. The price is right: $20 donation for one child and $5 for additional siblings with a max of $35 per family. The money raised will go towards materials needed in the childcare ...

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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

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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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Fall Themes in Childcare 2016

September 19 -23 We will  welcome  our first week by celebrating our "Sunshine Room' with  Sunshine name tags, crafts, painting,modeling  clay and songs, and a fun sensory bin. There is always plenty of free play and story time also! September 26-30 It is 'All About Me" week with the focus on having the kids express themselves through play, art and show and tell October 03-07 Apple season begins in the sunshine Room with painting, apple trees and celebrating Thanksgiving with feather decorated  turkeys, table center pieces and  games. October ...

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