Interactive Infants: Join us for varying activities that support the infant and parent/caregiver attachment, understanding the importance of attachment to early development & supporting parenting skills. Parents/caregivers will receive information on early development and have the opportunity to share their experiences and ideas. For ages 0-24 months.
Numeracy in Nature: This program is perfect for young learners to practice important numeracy skills in fun and creative ways! Best suited for ages 3-6 years.
Science Fun: Children will use their imaginations and hands-on science experiments to learn about the world around them. This program is best suited for children aged 3 to 5 years, and supports early math and science skills. Suitable for ages 3 to 6 years.
Let’s Get Messy: Children are naturally inclined to explore and get messy—so let’s help them along! Bring your child out to varying parks in Grande Cache to explore various art forms and sensory opportunities!
Grandparent’s Stay & Play: Calling all grandparents! Come enjoy some unstructured playtime with your grandchildren in our fully-equipped playroom!
Playdough & Learning: While your child enhances their creativity having fun with our playdough, take a peek at our Triple P tip sheets to learn simple tips and routines that can make a big difference to your family. You will be amazed how even a few small changes in what you say and do can work wonders!
Gross Motor Fun: Gross motor activities for your child is a must! Getting their little bodies moving gets them active and makes learning easier and more fun! Hop, skip and jump over to the Parent Link for a morning of gross motor fun! Suitable for 0 to 6 years.
Science Monday: Children will use their imaginations and hands-on science experiments to learn about the world around them. This program is best suited for children aged 3 to 5 years, and supports early math and science skills.
Infants & Tots: Stop in for a Stay & Play designed specifically for Infants and Toddlers offering opportunities to learn through play and discovery! Parents/caregivers will receive information on early development and have the opportunity to share their experiences and ideas.
Baby Boats: Join Parent Link at the Grande Cache Recreational Centre on Tuesdays for alternating Aqua Fitness and Parent/Child Water Safety Swims.
ABC You & Me: Stop in the learn practical strategies and participate in various activities with your child to support their literacy development. Best suited for ages 3 to 6 years old.
1, 2 Buckle My Shoe: This program is perfect for young learners to practice important numeracy skills in fun and creative ways. Best suited for ages 3 to 6 years.
Outreach: Follow us on Facebook and meet us for some gross motor fun activities at varying outreach locations for interactive activities!
Stay & Play: An excellent opportunity for parents and children birth to 6 years of age, to socialize and play in an engaging, safe environment. Families can enjoy some unstructured play time together in our fully equipped playroom! As a parent, you will discover how to encourage your child to develop a love of learning as you play.
Building Fun: This program encourages children to experiment, engage, construct and invent with a variety of open-ended materials available. Come on in and get creative!
Ages & Stages Fun: Learn about your child’s physical, social and emotional development, and celebrate their skills. Participate in play that targets your child’s development in 5 areas: communication, fine motor, gross motor, personal-social and problem solving. Suitable for 0 to 6 years.
Sensory Fun: Come in and stimulate your child’s senses: touch, smell, taste, sight and hearing. Parents will learn about child development through sensory play. Sensory activities encourage exploration, and naturally encourage children to use scientific processes while they play, create, investigate and explore. Suitable for ages 0 to 6 years.
Discover Our World: Join us in exploring different cultures and traditions. Learning about different cultural aspects will offer exciting new experiences for your child! Best suited for ages 3 to 6 years.
Crafty Stories: Encourage the development of early literacy skills in a whole new way! You and your children will participate in a variety of finger plays, sensory bin activities, and the pairing of fun craft with an exciting book! Best suited for ages 3 to 6 years.
Tummy Time: This program is focused on babies age birth to 12 months. From a very young babies are learning, observing and experiencing the world around them. We encourage this by giving your baby plenty of tummy time. Join us at the PLC to introduce your baby to varying Tummy Time activities and to discuss new and engaging parenting topics introduced each week.
Taleblazers: Join CALP as we discover the adventures of reading at the Parent Link Centre! We will explore our story using different story-telling techniques and explore everyday literacy through different kinds of play. Parents must attend but other family members are encouraged to come as well. This program is for registered families.
Little Olympics: This is an opportunity for your children to become acquainted with the Olympic Games, but most importantly the central message during the activities is one of friendship and peace. People playing and working together in peace and friendship makes for a better and beautiful world. Best suited for ages 2 to 6 years.
Playdough & Tip Sheets: While your children enhance their creativity having fun with our playdough, take a peek at our Triple P tip sheets to learn simple tips and routines that can make a big difference to your family. You will be amazed how even a few small changes in what you say and do can work wonders.
Fine Motor Friday: Help improve your child’s skills necessary for handwriting! Fine Motor Fridays offer an hour of fun activities to do with your child to assist with their smaller muscles in developing. Suitable for 1 – 6 years.
Story Time: Stop in for a story with Dani!