StrongStart provides many opportunities for children to interact with others and engage in a wide variety of activities to contribute to development (language, physical, social and emotional). This helps prepare young children for success in Kindergarten!
Throughout the year our StrongStart program has the opportunity to participate with the kindergarten classes and some times the whole school in many activities. Recently we were invited to one of the kindergarten classes to visit two special “visitors!” 1 week old GOATS! The children were able to watch, pet and even snuggle the baby goats…
October Calendar for Rotary Play Center. To download and print click 2015 RPC Oct Calendar or click on the image below to enlarge.
Tip of the month for October – Singing. It’s as easy as singing nursery rhymes and songs with your child. Try singing while driving in the car, making supper, or when cuddling. Singing nursery rhymes helps your child learn patterns in language and builds vocabulary. It also helps with predicting, an important skill when reading. Tips can be heard on both SunFM, 98.5, and MooseFM, 100.1, daily. To download and print, click Early Learning Tip Oct 2014 Singing or click on the image below to enlarge.
Outreach StrongStart at Buick Creek has been open for two sessions with lots of enthusiastic participants. If you are able, drop in and have some fun spending a Thursday morning from 9:00 – 11:30am with Eva Bueckert and the other children and parents/caregivers at Buick Creek School.
Prespatou Outreach StrongStart is saying good bye to Anna Wiebe and warm welcome to Tamara Wieler. Tamara will be opening the doors of the Prespatou StrongStart beginning Tuesday October 6. Prespatou StrongStart will run Tuesday and Wednesdays from 9:00 – 11:30am. Prespatou has historically had excellent attendance of children and their parents/caregivers, and we anticipate that participation to continue. See you Tuesday!
Clearview Outreach StrongStart is excited to welcome Sabrina Ollenberger as the new center facilitator. We anticipate opening the Clearview center on Thursday October 22. Watch for information on this website or from the school to confirm date and time.
We are hoping to have Taylor and Upper Pine Outreach StrongStart Centers open mid to late October. Please watch for more details will be provided on this website or from the schools soon.
Outreach StrongStart Centers – October Calendar. To download and print, click Outreach SS Oct Calendar 2015 or click on the image below to enlarge.
Duncan Cran and Robert Ogilvie StrongStart Centers – October Calendar. To download and print, click FSJ StrongStart October 2015 or click on the image below to enlarge.
Hudson’s Hope StrongStart Center – October Calendar. To download and print, click HH StrongStart Calendar – October 2015 or click on the image below to enlarge.
Prespatou StrongStart will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday September 15, and Wednesday September 16. Anna has accepted a new position at Prespatou Elementary Secondary School and will no longer be our StrongStart facilitator. Anna will be missed by all the families who have attended Prespatou StrongStart over the past two years. SD60s Early Learning Team wishes her well in this next new adventure! Please contact Prespatou School or check this website for updates on when the centre will reopen. Thank you for your patience and understanding.
Check out this month’s HH StrongStart newsletter to get the nitty gritty on what’s happening!