Childcare News


Time For Two

The West Island Women's Centre is offering a mom and pre-school aged activity of craft activities, play time and story-time on Tuesdays from 10:30 to 12:30 at St. John Fisher Church.

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Fall Themes in Childcare

September 17-22  Welcome  to the  the Rainbow Room Time to make some colourful rainbows! September 24-28    All about Me and making new friends October 1-5                Turkeys and and being  being Thankful October 8-12             Apple Season October 15-17            Welcoming Fall with acorns and fall vegetables October 22-26           Halloween decorations and dress up days October 29-November 02    More Halloween celebrations including Our Annual Halloween Party                               ...

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Part-Time Childcare Workers

 (8-10 hours per week) The West Island Women's Centre is currently seeking part-time childcare workers for September. The ideal candidate will enjoy working with children, have relevant childcare experience or degree, and is looking for eight to ten hours of work per week. If you are interested, please email your CV to iva.rooney@wiwc.ca, or fax or mail to the co-ordinates below: Fax: 514-695-0503 Mailing Address: P.O. Box 521, Pointe-Claire, QC, H9R 4S6 Note that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No Telephone Calls Please

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Spring Themes in Childcare

Child with paint on hands
We will be celebrating earth day and spring! Budding trees, sunshine, rain, birds and blossoms we have plenty of crafts and activities planned. The children will be making many special things for Mother's Day and thin it will be time for pool parties and graduation!

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Drop-In & Play!

Thursday, April 12th 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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January and February Themes

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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

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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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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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March Themes in Childcare

• March 12 - 17 Dinosaurs, St. Patrick & celebrating green!
• March 19 - 23 Spring, sheep, lions, ducks and rainbows.
• March 26 - 30 Easter and Passover week! bunnies and easter eggs and more!
• April 2 - 6  -  Make-up week, fun with messy Art!

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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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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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