Early Learning Programs

The Eastern Shore Family Resource Association has a variety of early learning opportunities for children and their parents/caregivers. We believe that learning begins at home and that parents are their child's first and most important teachers. One of our goals is to offer a continuum of services in which we can provide support and education for parents from pre-parenthood to school readiness. Please note registration is required for the following programs.

New Parent Group (Birth-1 year) - a program bringing new parents together to share and learn more about their babies growth, development, behaviour, and other needs.

Wee Bears - An interactive Early Learning program for parents/careivers and children from 1-3+ years.

Bookworms at Play - An interactive Family Literacy program for parents/caregivers and children ages 3-5 years.

Kinder Bears (4+ years) - A fun time and place to stimulate the imagination of four and five year olds in preparation for school the following year.

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other Early Learning Programs

Rhythm 'n' Rhyme (Birth-5years) - An interactive parent/caregiver & child early learning program which focuses on enhancing language development through verbal repitition of rhymes, songs & storytelling.

Jump Jiggle Jive (1-3years) - A 6-8 week interactive parent/caregiver-child early learning program which focuses on language development through a combination of physical activities, songs & rhymes and take-home components.

Parent Programs

Mum's Night Out - An informal parent group facilitated by our Family Life Educator. They meet twice a month to discuss the groups' topic of choice, books, or anything else that is on their minds!

Drop IN Programs

Registration is NOT required for the following programs!

Breast Friends Breastfeeding Support Group

Play Dates Are Us

Kidz 'n' Elders

Grand Parent Shift (GPS): A Support Group for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

For more information please contact the Family Centre at (902)827-1461 .