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EarlyON Child and Family Centres

April 2021

Virtual Programming Calendar

Return weekly to register for current activities.

Please contact your local EarlyON centre if you require assistance with the form or need to register by phone.

Click here to go directly to the list of local EarlyON Child and Family Centre programming calendars.

Monday, April 12th

9:00 – 9:45

Morning Stretches

Join us for a story followed by stretches that bring the story to life.

9:45 – 10:45

One-on-One Wellness Chat

Join us as we make time to connect virtually one-on-one. Feel free to ask questions regarding day-to-day concerns and stressors regarding your child


10:00 – 10:30

Little Explorers

Shape Art
Please join us virtually for an opportunity to explore, discover and learn through inquiry based activities!

10 h 30 – 11 h

Des activités Zoom

Tour virtuel : Safaris African
(0 – 6 ans): Un temps pour chanter, raconter des histoires et bien d’autres choses.

11:00 – 11:30

Sing-a-long with Paul Fralick

Join Paul, Lori and Cassandra for some musical fun!

1:00 – 2:00

Infant Massage

Parents, caregivers, and their pre-crawling infants will enjoy a warm, nurturing, bonding experience through touch. Learn about infant massage, ask questions, and support your baby’s physical health and well-being.  Register here for 5 once-a-week sessions.

2:00 – 2:30

Song and Story Time

Join us to sing and read stories together.

2:00 – 2:30

Gathering Time

Come and interact with us! Sharing songs, stories and doing activities is a fun and helpful way to support your child’s ability to express themselves. 

16 h – 16 h 30

Des activités Zoom

Tour virtuel : Safaris African
(0 – 6 ans): Un temps pour chanter, raconter des histoires et bien d’autres choses.

7:00 – 7:30

Mother Goose

This Parent and Child Mother Goose program promotes bonding, attachment and literacy using songs, rhymes, and interactive storytelling.

Video of the Day

Songs & Rhymes with Ms. Myra – 1 Potato

Monday, April 19th

1:00

Ask the Speech Language Pathologist

Jacqueline Vignanello, SLP, will share information and answer questions in this interactive group time. 

Tuesday,April 13th

9:30 – 10:00

Move and Groove

Children will express their creativity through music and movement.

10:30

Indigenous Family Gathering Time

Join Kelly and Shooma from Niwasa for Indigenous drumming, singing and storytelling for families and children ages 0-6.

10 h  30- 11 h

Des activités Zoom

Visite du musicien  
(0 – 6 ans): Un temps pour chanter, raconter des histoires et bien d’autres choses

11:00 – 11:30

Grab N’ Go

Box Easel & Q-Tip Painting
Register to pick up your package of materials needed to participate, engage and explore with us.

11:00 – 11:30

Parent and New Baby Network

Your Baby’s Early Learning and Play and Your Wellness Kit
This parent led program focuses on topics that are important to families. This is a great opportunity to build relationships, and support socialization and well-being.

11:45 – 12:30

Naptime Stories

Come Snuggle up as we share songs and stories. Families are welcome to share their favourite bedtime stories with other families. All ages.

1:00 – 1:30

Song and Story Time

Creative Art Chicka Chick Boom Boom
Let’s come together! Children develop self-confidence and become creative thinkers when they share stories and sing songs with others. 

2:30 – 3:15

Math and Me

Did you ever wonder how to teach math to your youngsters? Here we learn about pre-math skills and concepts.

3:30 – 4:15

Gathering Time

Come and interact with us! Sharing songs, stories and doing activities is a fun and helpful way to support your child’s ability to express themselves. 

16 h – 16 h 30

Des activités Zoom

Ensemble nous découvrons le Printemps!
0 – 6 ans): Un temps pour chanter, raconter des histoires et bien d’autres choses

3:45 – 4:30

Rhyme Time

This interactive parent/child rhyme time promotes bonding, attachment and early literacy skills.

6:15 – 7:00

Bedtime Stories

Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes as we say good night to the day.

7:00 – 7:30

One-on-One Wellness Chat with an ECE

An opportunity to book a private zoom or phone call with a Registered Early Childhood Educator who can provide support, resources, and links about your child’s development and mental health.

Vidéo du jour

Vidéo Bricolage

Tuesday,April 27th

10:30 – 11:15

EarlyON Activity and Hamilton Public Library Grab N Go Kit 

Bring your library card or register for one and pick up a kit containing a Grab and Go bag of themed books for parents and young children, as well as terrarium-building materials to support your participation in the EarlyON Zoom session. Kits are jointly put together by the Central Hamilton Public Library and the Wesley EarlyON program.  Kits are available on a first come, first serve basis.

Wednesday, April 14th

9:00 – 9:45

Morning Stretches

Join us for a story followed by stretches that bring the story to life.

9:30 – 10:30

Check-In and Chat

Paula and Sarah are available to answer questions about child development, chat about your well-being, and anything else on your mind.

10:00 – 10:30

Infant Mother Goose

This Parent and Child Mother Goose program promotes bonding, attachment and literacy using songs, rhymes, and interactive storytelling. (Ages birth to 18 months)

10 h  30- 11 h

Des activités Zoom

Visite des personnages fameux
(0 – 6 ans): Un temps pour chanter, raconter des histoires et bien d’autres choses

10:30 – 11:00

Songs Stories and So Much More

Watercolour Resist Art
Join us as we play, read and sing together.

11:30 – 12:00

Multicultural Story Time

(0 to 6 years): Join us for virtual stories and songs

1:00 – 2:00

Parent and New Baby Network

Developmental Milestones
This parent led program focuses on topics that are important to families. This is a great opportunity to build relationships, and support socialization and well-being.

2:00 – 2:30

Parent Child Network

Language Development in Young Children
For parents of toddlers with a focus on what interests you.

2:30 – 3:00

Gathering Time

Come and interact with us! Sharing songs, stories and doing activities is a fun and helpful way to support your child’s ability to express themselves.

16 h – 16 h 30

Des activités Zoom

Tours virtuel : Canada’s Wonderland
(0 – 6 ans): Un temps pour chanter, raconter des histoires et bien d’autres choses

4:30 – 5:00

Songs and Story Time

Let’s come together! Children develop self-confidence and become creative thinkers when they share stories and sing songs with others. 

6:30 – 7:00

Bedtime Stories

Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes as we say good night to the day.

7:00 – 7:30

Parent Connection

Community Resources
Connect with other parents and get your questions answered about child development and other family needs.

Video of the Day

How Does it Rain?

Wednesday,April 21st

2:00 – 2:30

EarlyON Activity and Hamilton Public Library Grab N Go Kit 

Bring your library card or register for one and pick up a kit containing a Grab and Go bag of themed books for parents and young children, as well as seed-planting materials to support your participation in the EarlyON Zoom session. Kits are jointly put together by the Hamilton Public Library Red Hill Branch and the Kiwanis Boys & Girls Club EarlyON program.  Kits are available on a first come, first serve basis.

Thursday, April 15th

9:30 – 10:00

Move and Groove

Children will express their creativity through music and movement.

10:00 – 10:30

Mother Goose

This Parent and Child Mother Goose program promotes bonding, attachment and literacy using songs, rhymes, and interactive storytelling.

10 h  30- 11 h

Des activités Zoom

Petit chef!  
(0 – 6 ans): Un temps pour chanter, raconter des histoires et bien d’autres choses

11:00 – 11:30

Grab N’ Go

Apple Nachos
Register to pick up your package of materials needed to participate, engage and explore with us.

11:00 – 11:30

Parent and New Baby Network

Open Discussion
This parent led program focuses on topics that are important to families. This is a great opportunity to build relationships, and support socialization and well-being.

1:00 – 1:30

Gathering Time

Come and interact with us! Sharing songs, stories and doing activities is a fun and helpful way to support your child’s ability to express themselves.

1:00 – 1:30

Parents of Toddler Network

This is a great opportunity to build relationships while discussing topics that directly relate to your family.

1:30 – 2:00

Creative Stretch and Movement

Join us for stretches and movement. Using gross motor skills support children’s balance, coordination, and the freedom to express themselves. 

1:30 – 2:15

One-on-One Wellness Chat

Join us as we make time to connect virtually one-on-one. Feel free to ask questions regarding day-to-day concerns and stressors regarding your child.

3:00 – 3:30

Gathering Time

Come and interact with us! Sharing songs, stories and doing activities is a fun and helpful way to support your child’s ability to express themselves. 

16 h – 16 h 30

Des activités Zoom

Tour virtuel : Aquarium
(0 – 6 ans): Un temps pour chanter, raconter des histoires et bien d’autres choses

4:30 – 5:00

Songs and Story Time

 Join us to sing and read stories together.

7:00 – 7:30

Bedtime Song and Story Time

Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes as we say good night to the day.

Video of the Day

What’s Cooking Today

Friday,  April  16th

9:00 – 9:45

Morning Stretches

Join us for a story followed by stretches that bring the story to life.

10:30 – 11:00

Let’s Get Creative

Exploring 5 Senses
Join us to connect virtually through various creative expression activities for the whole family.

10 h 30 – 11

Des activités Zoom

Visite du magicien
(0 – 6 ans): Un temps pour chanter, raconter des histoires et bien d’autres choses

10:30 – 11:00

Gathering Time

Come and interact with us! Sharing songs, stories and doing activities is a fun and helpful way to support your child’s ability to express themselves.

11:45 – 12:30

Music and Movement

Join us as we celebrate music through songs, music and dance

1:00 – 1:15

Busy Bodies

Can you grow tall like a tree? Join us as we work our big muscles through different creative movements.

1:00 – 2:00

One-on-One Wellness Chat

An opportunity to book a private zoom or phone call with a Registered Early Childhood Educator who can provide support, resources, and links about your child’s development and mental health.

2:30 – 3:15

Emotional Literacy

A fun and interactive time to explore feelings.

3:30 – 4:15

Songs and Stories

Let’s come together! Children develop self-confidence and become creative thinkers when they share stories and sing songs with others.

16 h – 16 h 30

Des activités Zoom

Petit pouce vert! Jardinage
(0 – 6 ans): Un temps pour chanter, raconter des histoires et bien d’autres choses

Video of the Day

Spring Family Gathering Time

Saturday, April 17th

9:30 – 10:00

Physical Literacy

Maintaining physical activity throughout life is important for everyone.  Join us for an active story time using familiar children’s songs that support physical movement. 

10:30 – 11:00

Family Mother Goose

This Parent and Child Mother Goose program promotes bonding, attachment and literacy using songs, rhymes, and interactive storytelling.

11:30 – 12:00

Songs and Story Time

Join us to sing and read stories together.

Hamilton Public Library Telephone Stories

Call 905-546-3200, Option 4 – Call anytime to listen to seven different stories read by the library team.

Or visit https://www.hpl.ca/storytime to watch a storytime or puppet show at home.

Do you have concerns about your child’s speech and language?
Call Early Words at 905-381-2828 ext. 224 or complete our on-line referral HERE.

Are you worried about other developmental challenges including speech and language?
Call the Ron Joyce Children’s Centre at 905-521-7950. More information and the online referral forms are HERE.

For more virtual programming options please visit the calendars of our partner operators

Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton/Niagara

Hamilton Wentworth Catholic Child Care Centres

Heritage Green Child Care Inc.

Boys and Girls Club of Hamilton

Niwasa Kendaaswin Teg

Today’s Family 

Wesley Urban Ministries

YMCA