In-person Programs

Important Things to Know

    • Please note, you are only eligible to register for one in-person EarlyON program per month to ensure we meet guidelines for the safety of all our families and to allow more families to join our programs.
    • Registration includes all sessions scheduled within the month (usually 4 sessions).
    • It is important that the adults and children registered are the same individuals attending program. We will not allow unregistered adults or children to attend program.
    • Program materials will be provided to the families for individual use.
    • Face masks are required for indoor programs for anyone ages 6 and older. We do not recommend face coverings for children under 2 years.
    • Families will be assigned individual areas for exploration and play.  Facilitators will be happy to accommodate materials based on children’s interests.
    • Children are encouraged to wash hands with soap and water including if children share materials.
    • A screening tool is provided upon registration.  Please note we require screening for all attendees to be done at home before arriving to EarlyON locations.  If you answer yes to any of the questions, please stay home and consult with a medical professional.
    • Visit our Pandemic Protocols for more information on our in person programs and safety protocols.

    child exploring outside with toys

    Come and Explore (0 – 6 years)

    During this time, we invite families and their children to join us in this Interactive program to participate in exploring a common interest with the facilitator and take part in interactive games. We will also share fun and creative ideas to try with your child at home.

    All our in-person programs for the month of October are FULL.

    Please select your location and add your information to the waiting list and we will contact you once a spot gets open.

    Mondays

    Oct. 4, 18, and 25

    No program on Monday, Oct. 11

    Location Time Registration Link
    Sheppard’s Bush Conservation Area – Aurora 09:00 to 11:00 am FULL
    Woodbridge Center 09:00 to 11:00 am FULL
    Dr. William L. Community Centre – Nobleton 09:00 to 11:00 am FULL

     

    Tuesdays

    Oct. 5, 12, 19, and 26

    Location Time Registration Link
    Aurora Center 09:00 to 11:00 am FULL
    King Center 09:00 to 11:00 am FULL

    Wednesdays

    Oct. 6, 13, 20, and 27

    Location Time Registration Link
    Aurora Center 09:00 to 11:00 am FULL
    Woodbridge Center 09:00 to 11:00 am FULL
    Dr. William L. Community Park- Nobelton 09:00 to 11:00 am FULL

    Thursdays

    Oct. 7, 14, 21, and 28

    Location Time Registration Link
    Aurora Center 09:00 to 11:00 am FULL
    Veterans Park – Woodbridge 09:00 to 11:00 am FULL
    King Center 09:00 to 11:00 am FULL

    Fridays

    Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29

    Location Time Registration Link
    Aurora Center 09:00 to 11:00 am FULL
    Veterans Park – Woodbridge 09:00 to 11:00 am FULL
    King Center 09:00 to 11:00 am FULL

    Program Descriptions

    Baby Movement (0 – 12 months)

    How do children learn about the world? Babies are born learning. When they interact with adults and other babies, they are like little scientists, observing faces and gestures and noticing everything around them. Join us for this LIVE, Interactive Virtual Baby Movement program that will be packed full of games, interactive movement ideas and so much more.

    Circle Time (0 – 6 years)

    During early childhood, children learn how to learn. Through observation and action, children form their hypotheses, try them out, find out what happens, and formulate their answers. There will be music, dancing, story-time, and more! Join us for this LIVE, Interactive Virtual “Circle Time” program.

    Come and Explore (0 – 6 years)

    During this time, we invite families and their children to join us in this LIVE, Interactive program to participate in exploring a common interest with the facilitator and take part in interactive games. We will also share fun and creative ideas to try with your child at home.

    Family Math (0 – 6 years)

    Join us in this LIVE, Interactive Virtual program that uses everyday materials and math games to help children understand math ideas. Family Math helps parents gain confidence as they help their children enjoy and understand math in a positive environment.

    Family Support Q&A

    Each session we discuss a topic that will support families in developing skills and gaining information for child development and self-care. Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions for a deeper understanding and real-life application.

    Email us at early.on@socialenterprise.ca with your question or ideas. We would like to hear from you!

    Get Up and Go (0 – 6 years)

    During this program, parents/caregivers and their children will have an opportunity to engage in activities that will support the development of gross motor skills. Please remember to wear comfortable clothing and prepare to have fun!

    Goodnight Story (0 – 6 years)

    Join us for this LIVE, Interactive Virtual “Goodnight Storytime”. Come dressed in fun Pajamas and bring your favourite snuggle toy and be ready for a “Good night story” to finish your fun-filled day.

    Little Artists (2 – 6 years)

    Welcome to Little Artists! This program inspires to raise creative kids through easy, open-ended, and fun activities. It’s the kind of activities that children will want to do over and over again.

    Little Storytellers (2 – 6 years)

    Join us for this Live, Interactive Virtual “Little Storyteller” program. Children will gather to tell a story that will help them to develop language, understanding, and re-telling skills. Using stories, music, and props, children will learn the parts of a story, how to retell stories, and how to find the meaning of the story.

    Mandarin Circle Time (0 – 6 years)

    中文的圆圈时光 (0 – 6 years)

    在儿童早期,孩子们学习如何学习。通过观察和行动,孩子们形成自己的假设,尝试它们,找出发生了什么,并形成自己的答案。这里有音乐,舞蹈,故事还有更多……! 快来加入我们在线直播互动的“圆圈时光“节目吧!

    During early childhood, children learn how to learn. Through observation and action, children form their hypotheses, try them out, find out what happens and formulate their answers. There will be music, dancing, story-time and more! Join us for this LIVE, Interactive Virtual “Circle Time” program.

    Mudworks (0 – 6 years)

    This program is designed for children and their parents/caregivers to create the experience of making sensory activities together by using their 5 senses. They will explore the basic concepts of sensory through fun, hands-on experiments that will delight everyone, young or old.

    Musical Babies (0 – 12 months)

    “Learning” begins as infants seek patterns and begin to recognize the familiar voices and faces of their parents: parents, in turn, respond to infant cues setting in motion a dynamic learning system. Join us for this LIVE, Interactive Virtual “Musical Babies” program that will include songs, rhymes, sing-able stories, and much more.

    Parent Child Mother Goose (0 – 12 months)

    The Parent-Child Mother Goose Program® is a group experience for parents and their babies and young children. The program introduces adults and children to the pleasure and power of using rhymes, songs, and stories together. Parents gain skills and confidence which can enable them to create positive family patterns during their children’s crucial early years. Children benefit from enjoyable, healthy early experiences with language and communication.

    Russian Circle Time (0 – 6 years)

    Приходите и Исследуйте (от 0 до 6 лет)

    В раннем детстве дети учатся посредством игры. Очень важно говорить, читать и петь с детьми на родном языке.

    Наблюдая и играя дети формируют своё собственное мнение, проверяют его, узнают что происходит и формулируют свои ответы.

    Вас ждут песни, танцы, сказки и многое другое.

    Присоединяйтесь к нам в этой Живой интерактивной программе Virtual “Circle Time”.

    During early childhood, children learn how to learn. Through observation and action, children form their hypotheses, try them out, find out what happens, and formulate their answers. There will be music, dancing, story-time, and more! Join us for this LIVE, interactive Virtual “Circle Time” program.

    Sing & Sign (0 – 12 months)

    This program offers a straightforward and light-hearted approach to teaching infants how to communicate using simple signs. The signing will help your child communicate basic needs before they can speak.

    Science on the Go (0 – 6 years)

    Join us in this live and interactive virtual program that uses everyday materials and activities to help children understand different science concepts. They will do science experiments using everyday materials while having fun at the same time. Science on the Go will help families take away science experiments and ideas that you can apply with your child in your home.

    Spanish Circle Time (0 – 6 years)

    La Hora Del Circulo En Español (0 hasta los 6 años de edad)

    Durante la primera infancia, los niños aprenden a aprender. A través de la observación y la acción, los niños forman sus hipótesis, las prueban, descubren lo que sucede y formulan sus respuestas. ¡Habrá música, baile, cuentos y más! Únase a nosotros para este programa virtual interactivo y EN VIVO “Hora del círculo”.

    During early childhood, children learn how to learn. Through observation and action, children form their hypotheses, try them out, find out what happens, and formulate their answers. There will be music, dancing, story-time, and more! Join us for this LIVE, interactive Virtual “Circle Time” program.

    Triple P Coffee Chat

    Positive Parenting Program is designed to help parents improve their parenting skills and build positive relationships with their children.

    Wednesday - Oct. 27 - Whining in Toddlers

    For families with kids 2 to 6 years

    Whining is common in young children and can be very frustrating for parents. Coping with whining is even more difficult if it is your child’s usual way of talking. Children who whine a lot need help to learn more appropriate ways of speaking. Join us and get tips on how you can support your child’s communication style.

    Urdu Come & Explore (0 – 6 years)

    کم اینڈ ایکسپلور پروگرام اب اردو زبان – 0 سے 6 سال کے بچوں کے لیے

    This program allows children to explore and experiment through food-related activities. Many aspects of the program focus on pre-reading and math skills such as patterning, counting, and sorting.

    اس براہراست اور انٹرایکٹو پروگرام کے دوران ہم والدین اور ان کے بچوں کو موقع دیتے ہیں کہ پروگرام کرنے والے کے ساتھ باہمی دلچسپی کے موضوعات پر بات کریں ۔ ہم آپ       کو ایسی چیزیں اور ایکٹویٹیز بھی بتائیں گے جو آپ آسانی سے گھر بیٹھے اپنے بچوں کے ساتھ کر سکتے ہیں

    Wonderful Chefs (2 – 6 years)

    This program allows children to explore and experiment through food-related activities. Many aspects of the program focus on pre-reading and math skills such as patterning, counting, and sorting.

    Yoga (2 – 6 years)

    Yoga helps with the development of coordination and concentration. It also enables the children to release mental and creative energies in constructive ways. Yoga promotes balance, posture, and body awareness. Join us for this LIVE, Interactive Virtual Yoga program.