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FREE Online Course on OUTDOOR PLAY!

We just received this information from a new post on Technology Rich Inquiry Based Research by Diane Kashin. Children have a right to environments that offer them the opportunity to experience adventurous, challenging and even risky play as it is important to children’s development and overall well-being (Dietze & Kashin, 2017). These words are from a module on risky play that is part of a free outdoor play training course composed of 12 modules. If you are interested in signing up there is an upcoming April intake and the information is attached.


HOP for Muscular Dystrophy Canada

Muscular Dystrophy Canada's HOP for Muscular Dystrophy is a national educational fundraising initiative that promotes compassion, caring and acceptance of differing abilities. The program provides an early introduction to inclusiveness and understanding of physical differences and these differences do not change people on the inside. Funds raised through HOP for Muscular Dystrophy support the tens of thousands of Canadians affected by a neuromuscular disorder through research, education and services.

 


CTC Presents Transition to School

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Registration is now open for the next two sessions of Reading Tails at the Library

Reading Tails is a program designed to improve reading skills for children ages 6 through 12, who already know how to read. Each child will read to a certified Magical Paws Therapy Dog for 30 minutes. Registration is now open for the next two sessions, which will run from: January 11th to February 18th, 2016 and April 4tth to May 12th. Parents can register their children by emailing Annette Lumbis at magicalpaws.pt@hotmail.com. 


The Balance Program May Be Right For Your Family

Are you concerned about your child's health and weight? Is your child spending more time in front of screens than taking part in physical activity? If so the BALANCE Program might be right for your family.


NOTICE- Garson Hub Temporary Closure July 8-12

Due to unexpected repair work required at the school, Garson Hub will be closed for the rest of this week. Staff will be participating in activities at Minnow Lake Hub. We expect that the Hub will be back open for regularly scheduled events starting Monday July 13th. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

http://sudburybeststart.ca/hubs/minnow-lake-hub/


The New Child Care and Early Years Act: What Providers and Parents Need to Know

Together, we have been working hard to ensure child care in Ontario reflects the realities of our modern world. Our overarching goal is to build a child care and early years system that better supports parents and gives children the best possible start in life. Extensive consultation with parents and early years partners was key to developing this modernization plan.

To support our ambitious goals, the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014 (CCEYA) will come into effect on August 31, 2015. This legislation will replace the outdated Day Nurseries Act (DNA) and establish new rules governing child care in Ontario.

Many of the new provisions will strengthen compliance and health and safety in child care settings, and help parents make informed choices about their options. Many of the provisions that existed under the regulations under the Day Nurseries Act are unchanged and will be carried forward under the CCEYA.


Opening September 8 2015 YMCA of Sudbury Licensed Before and After School Care

Opening September 8 2015 YMCA of Sudbury Licensed Childcare Services Before and After School Care.


Welcome to Kindergarten Events at Sudbury Catholic Schools- May 5th to June 4th

Our Welcome to Kindergarten™ program helps prepare pre-kindergarten children for a positive start to their school journey. Parents/caregivers and their children attend orientation sessions at their neighbourhood school where they receive early learning and literacy resources, and learn how to use them at home.