Free EarlyON Programs

  • Find more information below about:

  • Drop-In Programs
  • Mobile Drop-In Programs
  • Virtual Programs
  • Registered Programs

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Drop-In Programming
Monday October 31st, 2022 to Saturday December 17th, 2022

For more drop in program options, view our mobile program locations below!

Let’s Play! - Join us as we come together to learn and grow through the powers of play! Open to all children under 6 years, this beloved program combines a variety of learning experiences that are sure to engage all the senses through free-play, circle time and more! Together, families will have the chance to connect with EarlyON Educators, build friendships with fellow families and link to resources in the communities. This program also looks to take advantage of the nice weather. Please expect that Educators will be making use of both the indoor & outdoor play environment during our time together. This flexibility in space allows us to follow the families leads by sharing in the natural curiosities of the day! Please be sure to prepare to spend time indoors & outdoors.

Baby & Me- Available for ages newborn to 12 months. It is never too early to introduce your child to the wonderful world of free-play, circle time and new little friends! See your baby blossom and grow as you sing, play and learn together. Enjoy the chance to meet other parents and connect with EarlyON Educators on a weekly basis!

New Parent Meet & Greet: Open to ages 0 to 12 months. Are you new to parenting? Looking to make friends and share your experiences in a judgement free zone? Join us for this weekly check-in. Together we will enjoy each other's company, share in a small circle time with our little ones and discuss the ins and outs of parenting! So, grab your diaper bag and come as you are; we can't wait to see you!

Life Roots: Becoming a parent means there are both new joys and stresses added to your life. This parent/caregiver drop-in program is led by our very own OPCC Parent Education & Enrichment Coordinator Kristine and will focus on our littlest of friends, newborn to 9 months old. Together, we will spend time connecting with one another and exploring hot topics like adjusting to parenthood, growth & development, sleep routines, infant nutrition and community resources, all while enjoying time with our little ones. Families are encouraged to bring any questions, comments, or concerns you may be facing that day, as this is a safe space to share and brainstorm together!

Toddler Time: Open to ages 12 to 30 months. Toddlers are curious about the world. This is a program designed just for them! Enjoy a variety of experiences led by the children’s interests that will encourage them to see, touch and explore all that is around them. With your child’s development in mind our educators will create opportunities for children to learn more about their ideas and their environment. So come enjoy group play, circle time and learning experiences galore!

Let's Stroll! - Newborn to 18 months. Hey parents! Time to hit the pavement and get our bodies moving, while the kids enjoy a ride in the stroller or wagon. We will go for a group walk in the lovely neighborhood surrounding our QEP EarlyON location. This is a great way to get some exercise and fresh air, connect with families, and make new friends. We will meet in our Yolanda Drive Parking Lot. Your safety is our top priority! We will keep a close watch on weather conditions and the environment to ensure outdoor conditions are safe. Please keep an eye on our social media.

Little Language Learners - Hello! Bonjour, Nǐ hǎo ہیلو, Witam, Aanii Boozhoo, Ciao! Join us in celebrating the many beautiful languages that make up our diverse Oakville community. Open to ages newborn to 5 years, come together with other families to listen & learn while we sing, craft and play! Whether you speak one, or multiple languages, all families are welcome! Currently, this program will be led from an English, French and Italian lens but we hope those in attendance will share their home languages too!

Book Nook - Stop, drop and read! Open to all children under 6 years, join us as we come together to explore the wonderful world of books. Stories, characters and language come to life to fuel our imaginations and take us on adventures far and wide. So, come take a look at a book, snuggle in, and share with us the many joys of indulging in story time!  

Weekend Wonders For all children under 6 years. Weekends are times to let loose, explore and try something new. Join us for a Saturday morning program where the focus is on family connection, slowing down and enjoy time spent together. Our beuatiful playrooms and amazing Educators will help to ensure you have what you need to learn and grow together.

Mobile Drop-In Programming
Monday October 31st, 2022 to Saturday December 17th, 2022

Let's Stroll! - Newborn to 18 months. Hey parents! Time to hit the pavement and get our bodies moving, while the kids enjoy a ride in the stroller or wagon. This is a great way to get some exercise and fresh air, connect with families, and make new friends. Your safety is our top priority! We will keep a close watch on weather conditions and the environment to ensure outdoor conditions are safe. Please keep an eye on our social media.

Social Connections! - Generously hosted by the Glen Oaks Community this EarlyON Drop-In program is designed with every family's interest in mind! Open to children newborn to 3 years old, get ready to play, learn and grow! Plan to stay and play, while you connect with EarlyON Educators, build friendships with fellow families and link to resources in the communities. We can't wait to see you there!

Baby & Me - Available for ages newborn to 12 months. It is never too early to introduce your child to the wonderful world of free-play, circle time and new little friends! See your baby blossom and grow as you sing, play and learn together. Enjoy the chance to meet other parents and connect with EarlyON Educators on a weekly basis! 

Virtual Songs & Stories

Virtual Songs & Stories

Designed for children aged 0-6 years but fun for the whole family! Join us as we come together to share in an online circle time full of songs, props, stories and more! 

Join us on Mondays and Fridays at 1pm to dance and prance virtually!

Registration required, available weekly on Fridays at 1pm for the following week 

Zoom Links will be sent out 9am the day of the program


Registered Programming

Registration available Thursday October 27th at 2pm

Calm Connections

Let’s face it – we can all get overwhelmed by social situations even at the best of times, but after the pandemic, returning to ‘normal’ can be challenging – especially for young children! Would you and your child benefit from a quieter place to play? Enjoy building relationships with the same group each week? This program is designed to allow for connecting in a calm space with a focus on creating a routine. Open to children 2-4 years, join us in EarlyON for this 5-week session that combines all the wonderful things about play into one peaceful package.

Starting Date: Thursday November 3rd, 2022

 Time
 Thursdays from 1-2:30pm
 Location
 Oakwood
 Age
 2 to 4 years
Number of Weeks
5

Sensory Sensations

Open to ages 2 to 5 years, join us for some imaginative play where your creativity will blossom through the exploration of sensory materials. This fun, no mess sensory program will help your child develop memory, vocabulary and expose them to new situations to better understand the world we live in. This 3-week program offers incredible play materials right to your fingertips so this program will be fun for grownups and littles alike!

Start Dates: Tuesday November 1st, 2022 or Tuesday November 22nd

 Time
 Tuesdays from 9:15-10:30 am or 11:15-12:30pm
 Location
 16 Mile Creek
 Age
 2 to 5 years
Number of Weeks
3