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Family Space Programs & Play Groups

Free for Parents, Caregivers, Babies and kids in Quinte.

Mon
19
Nov
EARLYON PLAYGROUP

EARLYON PLAYGROUP

9:30am – 11:30am,
Station Street Playgroup
Prince of Wales Playgroup
Deseronto Playgroup
Trent River Playgroup

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Mon
19
Nov
OUTDOOR PLAYGROUP

OUTDOOR PLAYGROUP

Wildwood @ Sager Conservation

9:30 am - 11:30 am
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Mon
19
Nov
BABY CLUB

BABY CLUB

Trent River Baby Club

10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Tue
20
Nov
EARLYON PLAYGROUP

EARLYON PLAYGROUP

9:30 to 11:30 am
Salvation Army Playgroup
Frankford Playgroup
Deseronto Playgroup
North Trenton Playgroup
Marmora Playgroup

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Tue
20
Nov
OUTDOOR PLAYGROUP

OUTDOOR PLAYGROUP

Wildwood @ Batawa

9:30 am - 11:30 am
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Tue
20
Nov
BABY CLUB

BABY CLUB

Station Street

10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Tue
20
Nov
Infant Feeding Club

Infant Feeding Club

Station Street

11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Wed
21
Nov
EARLYON PLAYGROUP

EARLYON PLAYGROUP

9:30am – 11:30am,
Station Street Playgroup
Calvary Playgroup
Prince of Whales Playgroup
Trent River Playgroup
Tweed Playgroup

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Licensed Home Child Care is a valuable service for families of children living in the South and Centre Hastings area. Quality care is provided for your child in the home of the approved Caregiver. Our program is licensed by the Ministry of Education.

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17 hours ago

Family Space Quinte Inc.

Reflecting on Risky Play

This snowy day has me thinking deeply about the opportunities it presents for children to learn to self-regulate as they experience more risky activities and terrain. Our children have been “practicing” risk management through play, to be ready for the snowy days like this one.

At our Wildwood Forest & Nature EarlyON programs, the children have been navigating risky materials and experiences for some time now, learning to determine for themselves whether something feels safe or not. We believe age appropriate healthy risk management plays an important role in a child’s development. We invite them to begin navigating risk in healthy controlled doses, under adult supervision and guidance. We want to keep our young people safe while supporting them to learn to manage appropriate risk for themselves. They tell us through words or actions (or both), that they want to climb rocks and trees, roll down hills, run like the wind, build shelters with sticks and get muddy and wet. We are listening. We acknowledge their capabilities and competencies. We share their curiosity and interest in the natural world.

Bring on the snow! Together we will develop the necessary skills to play safely and manage appropriate risks in the great outdoors. Have a peek at some our “practice” through play.
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Due to all buses being cancelled, ALL of Family Space EarlyON programs are cancelled today. The office will remain open. Have a great day everyone! ... See MoreSee Less

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3 days ago

Family Space Quinte Inc.

Just a friendly reminder to our Wildwood families...the snow and cold have arrived! Please dress warmly and bring extra mittens for the best outdoor play experiences.

We are once again feeding the birds and having fairy fires. We invite you to bring sliced apples or other fruit to roast over our communal fire we offer as a wrap-up to our day.

Hope to see you all soon. Our Wildwood Forest & Nature EarlyON programs never post a FULL sign😳😀

Have a peek at our morning at O’Hara Mill today.
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4 days ago

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Family Space Licensed Home Child Care Agency, the largest provider of Infant and Toddler Licensed Child Care in Hastings County, is acting on a Pilot Fee Affordability Strategy provided by the County of Hastings. We are offering families who live in Hastings County a rebate off our $41 daily rate for infant and toddler child care.

The rebate is $20 per day for infants (less than 18 months) and $10 per day for toddlers (18 to 30 months) from now until December 31, 2018.

That's 6-10 hours of care for $21 per day for infants and $31 per day for toddlers. Even less for part day care. Ask us about quality licensed home child care with Family Space!
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