Enrichment Programs

Enrichment Programs at OPCC

Oakville Parent-Child Centre Enrichment classes, offer your child the opportunity to enhance development with access to our certified and specialized instructors. Together we will introduce your child to music, art, reading, and other forms of creative learning to give them a head start.

These programs also help you and your child, or the child you care for, build on your attachment, explore different types of movement or develop language and literacy skills – all while having a fun time out!


In Person Music Programs with Mrs. Tanya

Musical Babies: Newborn to 24 months 

 Are you looking to engage in a positive bonding experience with your child? Research has found “that participants in interactive music classes with their parents smile more, communicate better and show earlier and more sophisticated brain responses to music.” McMaster University.

 Music provides positive messages to children and supplies us with wonderful ways to strengthen our connection. Through ‘meaningful music’, learn how you can equip yourself with music which works especially well for babies and toddlers. We will share songs, fingerplays, dancing, movement and utilize varied hand-held instruments to bridge a strong link between you and your child. Facilitated by Mrs. Tanya, Music Director.
Start Date  Time # of Weeks   Location   Cost
Mon June 13 9:30-10:30 3 NSR-Main $66/child
Sing a Happy Song: 6 months to 3.5 years

You and your child will celebrate music through a collection of the happiest songs of today! Let us light up your day with musical instruments and focus on positive energy through dance and movement in this delightful happy program. Facilitated by Mrs. Tanya, Music Director.

Start Date  Time # of Weeks   Location   Cost
Mon June 13 11:00-12:00 3 NSR-Main $66/child
Exploring Music: 6 to 18 months 

Did you know that a baby’s brain doubles in size during the first year? What an opportunity to bathe them in the sounds of music! Music and movement can be a tool which can transform a tiresome, upset child into one who’s calm and full of joy. Music at this stage of development is what can bridge strong connections. Learn to pick up on your child’s cues and experience the benefits of music! Facilitated by Mrs. Tanya, Music Director. This program can be repeated, as content varies.

Start Date  Time # of Weeks   Location   Cost
Fri June 3 9:30-10:30 4 NSR-Satellite $88/child

 

Creative Music: 18 months to 3.5 years

Strengthen your child’s love of music while enhancing their mood in this high-spirited class. Being “in-tune” with your child’s musical interests, you will be better equipped to help them to develop their learning potential. Through vocal activities, musical games, line dancing, rhythm drills and musical improvisation, your child will be sparked with enthusiasm. Facilitated by Mrs. Tanya, Music Director of Musically Connected.  

Start Date  Time # of Weeks   Location   Cost
Fri June 3 11:00-12:00 4 NSR-Satellite $88/child
Weekend Music Class!
Music in Bloom: 3 months to 6 years

Enrich your child with amazement and recharge on the weekend! It’s time to provide your child with the opportunity to build his/her language, literacy and vocal development. You and your child will participate in using different hand-held musical instrument each week. Your child will listen to and develop rhythm, enrich their senses through joyful, creative, sweet sounding play. Facilitated by Mrs. Tanya, Music Director.  This program can be repeated, as content varies.

Start Date  Time # of Weeks   Location   Cost
Sat June 4 10:00-11:00 3 NSR-Satellite $66/child