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Children’s Programs & Services supports newcomer families in a collective goal of providing a warm and nurturing environment with language enriched programs which are designed to stimulate optimum early childhood development in a family centered setting.

Children’s First Launches Parenting and Family Support Study

New Canadians’ Centre of Excellence Inc. Virtual Childcare Parent Support Services – Newsletter Series:

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Newsletters 1 - 10

Volume #1 – Literacy:
Volume #2 – Physical Activity:
Volume #3 – Math:
Volume #4 – Windsor Public Library:
Volume #5 – Music and Dance:
Volume #6 – Exploring Light:
Volume #4 – Windsor Public Library:
Volume #5 – Music and Dance:
Volume #6 – Exploring Light:
Volume #7 – All About Animals:
Volume #8 – Nature:
Volume #9 – Health and Hygiene:
Volume #10 – Practicing Independence:

Newsletters 11 - 20

Volume #11 – Cardboard Boxes:
Volume #12 – Counting 1, 2, 3:
Volume #13 – Cooking with Children:
Volume #14 – All About Me:
Volume #15 – Exploring Ice:
Volume #16 – Boost Your Child’s Vocabulary:
Volume #17 – Exploring Weather:
Volume #18 – Many Ways to Measure:
Volume #19 – I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream!:
Volume #20 – Promoting a Love of Reading:

Newsletters 21 - 30

Volume #21 – Activities That Promote Less Screen Time:
Special Edition – Happy Canada Day!:
Volume #22 – Gardening:
Volume #23 – My Family:
Volume #24 – All Children Are Unique:
Volume #25 – The Beauty of Art:
Volume #26 – Encouraging Play with Loose Parts:
Volume #27 – How Things Work:
Volume #28 – Building and Stacking:
Volume #29 – Floating and Sinking:
Volume #30 – Outdoor Games:

Newsletters 31 - 40

Volume #31 – Investigating Sounds:
Volume #32 – Dramatic Play:
Volume #33 – Hands on Science:
Volume #34 – Exploring Feelings and Emotions:
Volume #35 – Exploring Motion:
Volume #36 – Puppet Fun:
Volume #37 – All About Shapes:
Volume #38 – Practicing Sorting and Classification:
Special Edition – Back to School Special:
Volume #39 – Learn About Insects:
Volume #40 – Enhancing Your Reading:

Newsletters 41 - 50

Volume #41 – Sign Language:
Volume #42 – Taste and Smell:
Volume #43 – Means of Transportation:
Volume #44 – Dental Health:
Volume #45 – Painting with Different Tools:
Special Edition – Happy Thanksgiving!:
Volume #46 – Seasons of the Year:
Volume #47 – It is a Colourful World:
Volume #48 – The Incredible Universe:
Volume #49 – Children’s Books by Canadian Authors:
Volume #50 – The Fall Harvest:

Newsletters 51 - 60

Volume #51 – What Do You Know About Ontario?:
Volume #52 – Encouraging Risk Taking Through Play:
Volume #53 – “Home to the World” Success Story: The Sevko Family:
Volume #54 – Learning Math Through Play:
Volume #55 – Making Chores Fun:
Volume #56 – Dressing for Winter:
Special Edition – Happy National Child Day!:
Volume #57 – Practicing Balance and Coordination:
Volume #58 – Community Helpers:
Volume #59 – Character Building for Young Children:
Volume #60 – “Home to the World” Success Story: The Dali Family:

Newsletters 61 - 70

Volume #61 – Self-Regulation Practice:
Volume #62 – Sharing is Caring:
Volume #63 – Yoga for Children:
Special Edition – Celebrating the Holidays with Your Family:
Volume #64 – Ways to Spark Interest in Music:
Volume #65 – “How Does Learning Happen?” Belonging:
Volume #66 – Watch Me Grow:
Volume #67 – “How Does Learning Happen?” Well Being:
Volume #68 – Practicing Eye-Hand Coordination:
Volume #69 – “How Does Learning Happen?” Engagement:
Volume #70 – “How Does Learning Happen?” Expression:

Newsletters 71 - 80

Special Edition – Family Literacy Day:
Volume #71 – Outdoor Winter Activities:
Volume #72 – The Art of Storytelling:
Volume #73 – The Power of Play – How Children Thrive:
Special Edition – Happy Family Day!:
Volume #74 – The Importance of Mother Language:
Volume #75 – Parents and Children as Co-Learners:
Volume #76 – Helping Children Cope with Stress:
Volume #77 – Encouraging Empathy in Children:
Volume #78 – Art Techniques to Try:
Volume #79 – Building Resilience in Children:
Volume #80 – Games Played around the World:

Newsletters 81 - 90

Volume #81 – Developmental Milestones:
Volume #82 – All About Friends:
Special Edition – Discover the Seven Wonders Of Canada:
Volume #83 – Move and Groove:
Volume #84 – Observe, Wait, and Listen (O.W.L):
Volume #85 – Curiosity  and Critical Thinking:
Volume #86 – Raising Healthy Eaters:
Volume #87 – Time – Tick Tock On The Clock:
Volume #88 – April Break – Activities For Your Family:
Volume #89 – Musical Instruments With Recyclable Materials:
Special Edition – Celebrate Diversity With Your Family:
Volume #90 – Learning Language and Loving It:

Newsletters 91 - 100

Volume #91 – Earth Day:
Volume #92 – Think Outside the Box:
Volume #93 – Random Acts of Kindness:
Volume #94 – Life Cycles of Plants and Animals:
Volume #95 – Rainy Day Activities:
Volume #96 – Learning Through Open-ended Materials:
Volume #97 – Raising A Spirited Child:
Volume #98 – The Three Ts of Communication:
Special Edition – Happy Victoria Day:
Volume #99 – Encouraging Math and Literacy Skills through Music:
Volume #100 – Building Healthy Relationships with Children

Newsletters 101 - 110

Volume #101 – Show and Tell:
Volume #102 – ABC and More:
Volume #103 – We Are Alike We Are Different:
Volume #104 – Activities that promote STEAM Learning:
Volume #105 – Blast from the Past:
Volume #106 – Encourage Your Child’s Sense Of Humour:
Volume #107 – Backyard Adventures for the Whole Family:
Volume #108 – Spatial Problem Solving:
Volume #109 – Shake It Up – Listening to Science:
Volume #110 – What Do You Know about Windsor and Essex County?:
Special Edition – Happy Canada Day:

Newsletters 111 - 120

Volume #111 – Physical Well-being:
Volume #112 – Let’s Find Out: Curiosity and Your Inquisitive Child:
Volume #113 – Rough and Tumble Play:
Volume #114 – Nurturing Children’s Love of Nature:
Volume #115 – Another Fun Day:
Volume #116 – I Spy with My Little Eye:
Volume #117 – Building with Recycled Materials:
Volume #118 – I See, I Feel, I Wonder:
Volume #119 – The Secret Life of Trees:
Volume #120 – Raise a Reader – The Importance of Reading:

Newsletters 121 - 130

Volume #121 – Homemade Summer Treats:
Volume #122 – Learn Math through Outdoor Activities:
Volume #123 – Summertime – Memories Waiting to Happen:
Volume #124 – Outdoor Messy Play:
Volume #125 – Collaborative Games:
Volume #126 – Discover the World of Insects:
Special Edition – School Age Enrichment Program (SAEP) Summer Program Highlights Part 1:
Special Edition – School Age Enrichment Program (SAEP) Summer Program Highlights Part 2:
Volume #127 – Big Questions for Young Minds: Extending Children’s Thinking:
Volume #128 – Connecting Music and Math:
Volume #129 – It’s a Beautiful World – How to Wonder with Your Child:
Volume #130 – Developing Children’s Interpersonal Skills:

Newsletters 131 - 140

Volume #131 – Foster a Sense of Success in Young Children:
Volume #132 – Food is My Fuel – Powering Healthy Bodies:
Volume #133 – Literacy Strategies to Support Your Children:
Special Edition – Happy Thanksgiving:
Volume #134 – I Have a Dream – Learning How to Set Goals:
Volume #135 – A Fall Day:
Volume #136 – Art Activities that Inspire Imagination:
Volume #137 – Phonemic and Phonics Awareness:
Volume #138 – What’s That? Everyday Science:
Volume #139 – Help Your Child Get Organized:
Volume #140 – Cultivating Calmness and Peace during Challenging Times:

Newsletters 141 - 150

Volume #141 – Born to Explore – How Children Learn Best:
Volume #142 – Teaching Your Child Basic Safety:
Volume #143 – Boosting Number Sense and Numeration:
Volume #144 – Creating Childhood Memories – Cherishing Special Moments with Your Child:
Special Edition Newsletter
November 20, 2021 Children’s Rights, Children’s Voices – National Child Day
Volume #145 – The 100 Languages of Children:
Volume #146 – Strengthening Fine Motor Skills at Home:
Volume #147 – Motivating Children to Be Active:
Volume #148 – Toys that Stimulate Learning at Every Age:
Volume #149 – Growing Up – What Kind of You Will You Be?:
Volume #150 – Books that Help Children Understand Diversity:

Newsletters 151 - 160

Volume #151 – Special Treats for Special Events:
Special Edition Newsletter – Winter Break Family Activities:
Volume #152 – Family Game Night:
Volume #153 – Boost Your Child’s Interest in Books:
Volume #154 – An Attitude for Gratitude: Appreciation and Your Child:
Volume #155 – Improving Your Child’s Attention and Concentration:
Volume #156 – Using Storytelling to Promote Language Development:
Volume #157 – Winter Science – STEM Activities:
Special Edition Newsletter – January 27, 2022
Family Literacy Day
Volume #158 – Ways to Create a Musical Environment for Children:
Volume #159 – Different Learning Styles in Your Child Series #1 – Auditory Learners:
Volume #160 – Applying Past Knowledge to New Situations:

Newsletters 161 - 170

Special Edition – Happy Family Day!
Volume #161 – Different Learning Styles and Your Child Series 2 – Tactile Learners:
Volume #162 – Different Learning Styles in Your Child Series #3 – Visual Learners:
Volume #163 – We Are The World, We Are The Children:
Volume #164 – Different Learning Styles in Your Child Series #4 – Kinesthetic Learners:
Volume #165 – Bond with Your Child:
Volume #166 – Mindfulness for Children:
Special Edition – March Break Activities:
Volume #167 – Indoor Exercise and Movement:
Volume #168 – Teaching Your Child Life Skills:
Volume #169 – Cause and Effect:
Volume #170 – Helping Children Develop Physical Literacy:

Newsletters 171 - 180

Volume #171 – Learning Through Music Play:
Volume #172 – Rhymes and Colours:
Volume #173 – Connecting with the Elements of Nature Series #1 – Air:
Volume #174 – Connecting with the Elements of Nature Series #2 – Water:
Volume #175 – Connecting with the Elements of Nature Series #3 – Fire:
Volume #176 – Connecting with the Elements of Nature Series #4 – Earth:
Volume #177 – April Showers Bring May Flowers:
Volume #178 – Blossoming into Spring:
Volume #179 – Discover Science in Nature:
Volume #180 – Stop, Look, and Learn – The Value of Observation:

Newsletters 181 - 190

Volume #181 – Creative Art Projects Using Paper:
Volume #182 – Incorporate Literacy into Sensory Play:
Volume #183 – Stepping Stones:
Special Edition – Victoria Day
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