Beach days are early learning opportunities!
What will you find on your walk?
Creative play with inexpensive material.
Painting with Dad at the Minden EarlyON is always a great way to spend a cold winter morning!
United Way for Kawartha Lakes Campaign Chair, Inspector Tatchell, visits the Lindsay EarlyON
Fun at the Minden EarlyON centre this week.
An invitation to play...with a Nature Item
Children were having fun exploring tin foil art today at the Haliburton OEYC! Painting on tin foil gives children opportunities for sensory experiences and develops vocabulary and motor skills. Tin foil can be secured to an easel, or laid flat on a table. The tin foil can be left smooth which provides a canvas that is shiny and reflective or crinkle it up for a ‘bumpy’ canvas. Paint with paint brushes, cotton swabs, or allow children to use fingers and hands to paint with. Adding a few drops of dish soap to the paint creates a nice slippery feeling paint and aids in clean up as well. So get...
OEYC participants enjoyed lots of activities this week. Scooping & measuring corn, playing with goop, slime...and pumpkins! OEYC staff mindfully plan and set up sensory play so that children have opportunities to explore, discover and simply have fun. Why not create a fall sensory bin to enjoy at home? Corn, leaves, acorns and pine cones are great items to add...use your imagination to create your own unique sensory bin. Pumpkins are great for sensory play....get out your potato masher, scoops, cups or just use your hands. Let your child reach in to that pumpkin and scoop and discover what's...
OEYC participants and staff recently visited the 'Pumpkin Patch' at Buckhorn Berry Farm. Everyone enjoyed a wagon ride, the barnyard animals, play area, straw bale maze and the pumpkin cannon. Every child went home with a pumpkin...picking out just the right pumpkin was serious business!
Our Early Learning Centres in Minden, Haliburton, Fenelon Falls and Lindsay are fun and friendly places to play with your child and meet new friends. If you're new to the area, a new parent, a caregiver or a grandparent....our centres offer a place to come and play, discover and learn. Check out our calendars for times and schedules. We look forward to meeting you!