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What to expect When Returning to Family Fun Programs

 

October Features:

Boo Bash

Join Us For A Boo Bash. Flyer with bats and a spooky house.

Join us for a Boo Bash on October 27th! You and your little one will enjoy storytelling and song singing, interactive activities, a 'take your own' photobooth and more! This event is for children 4 and under, every child will leave with a special bag to take home. Spaces are limited for both time slots.

Tickets: 1 Parent & 1 Child - $15
Every additional child - $7.50

Time Slots: 9AM - 10:30am OR 1PM - 2:30pm

Boo Bash is now sold out.

Fall Activity Bags

Fall Family Fun Activity Bag advertisement. Grey background with pumpkins and bats.

MCRC’s Family Fun Fall Activity Bags will include 13 creative and engaging activities for children and families to enjoy together. Each bag will contain supplies and instructions for you and your family to share in the activities together.

This activity bag will include Fall and Halloween themed activities and crafts that are appropriate for children 1.5 -6 years of age, however, are developed to engage the whole family.

Each bag is customized for the number of children in your family and will be ready for curbside pick up on October 14th, 2021.

Fall Activity Bags are now sold out. 

Forest Explorers

Child playing in leaves

Age: Newborns - 4 years plus adult
Details: Thursdays 10:00-11:00 AM
Starting Date: October 14th (4-week program)
Cost: $60

Join us in the forest by Mill Pond at Milton's Livingston Park, Thursdays from 10am-11am, where families will learn and explore while immersed in nature. Each week will bring a new adventure while we build a relationship with the forest as it changes from week to week. Classes will be guided by Kim Speer, Early Childhood Educator and Family Fun Programs Family Engagement Facilitator. This is a 4-week program that starts on October 14th. Spaces are limited to 10 families.

Forest Explorers is now sold out.

Young Engineers LEGO Build & Coding (Robo Bricks)

Child's hand playing with lego.

Age: 6-12 Years
Details: Saturdays 10:30-11:45 AM
Starting Dates: October 23rd  (8 week program)
Cost: $208

Using LEGO® parts and LEGO® WeDo graphic programming to build robots, Robo Bricks enrichment program participants learn software engineering, technology, entrepreneurship and math (STEM). During each lesson, students will assemble a robot that will perform a predetermined task. Constructing these robots will develop each student’s ability to create computer algorithms and capability to implement code.

Young Engineers LEGO Build (Bricks Challenge and Galileo)

Children playing with lego.

Age: 4-12 Years
Details: Saturdays 9:00-10:15 AM
Starting Date: October 23rd (8 week program)
Cost: $208

Young Engineers will learn the principles of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). By integrating basic arithmetic learned in school with an intuitive active learning process, children grasp a better understanding of the fundamentals of physics and engineering concepts while building with motorized LEGO models


Programs for Infants and Toddlers:

 

Baby Explores

baby playing with cereal in a sand box

Age: 6-13 Months
Details: Wednesdays 2:00-3:00 PM
Starting Date: September 22nd (7 week program)
Cost: $100

Is your baby curious, eager to explore and enjoys getting messy? Come and discover a sensory based program where children discover through an assortment of materials, textures, and activities that will stimulate their senses through exciting experiences. In this developmentally appropriate small class babies will not only have fun but will build on their development.

Busy Feet, Busy Fingers

Infant finger painting with educator

Age: 7-13 Months
Details: Mondays 1:00-2:15 PM
Starting Date: September 20th (6 week program)
Cost: $100

This interactive program gives babies time and space to explore a variety of sensory experiences that are age appropriate and provide opportunities for babies to explore all their senses. In this program babies and parents will have opportunities to explore art, music, and sensory activities that will further brain development, language, and independence. The Registered Early Childhood Educator provides the right combination of play-based experience, expertise, and knowledge to make this one of our most popular programs! This is a small, private class and each family leaves with a keepsake of your babies first finger painting.

Messing Around

Kids playing with playdough and popsicle sticks

Age: 15-24 Months
Details: Mondays 9:30-11:00 AM
Starting Date: September 20th (6 week program)
Cost: $100

Come join us and engage your toddler in creative exploration, and sensory experiences in our play-based learning environment. You will explore materials, textures, music, and activities that promote exploration. It will be weeks of exciting learning, experimentation, getting messy and meeting new friends in this small private class.

Sport Totz

two young boys playing with a parachute

Age: 18 Months to 2.5 Years
Details: Wednesdays 9:30-10:10 AM
Starting Date: September 22nd (7 week program)
Cost: $110

In this youngest age group the basics of sport are taught in a fun and constantly moving environment. Skills such as kicking, tossing, bouncing, running, hopping, balancing, and jumping. This class is completely play oriented through games, skills, and obstacles. Children work at their own pace and developmental level alongside their parent, while in a group setting.


Programs for Preschool Age Children:

Rhythm and Rainbows

Blonde little girl painting while using her hands to trace

Age: 1 - 2.5 Years
Details: Fridays 10:00-11:30 AM
Starting Date: September 24th (7 week program)
Cost: $120

Let’s explore the world of art! This program introduces your child to a variety of different painting techniques, art mediums (such as clay, collage, pastel), and more. All materials used in the program are safe, nontoxic and age appropriate. Adding to the art experience children will explore music through play props, singing and dance. You and your child with be inspired by the “arts” all while creating a beautiful keepsake of your quality time spent together.

Cooking up a Story

hands kneading dough

Age: 24 - 48 Months
Details: Tuesdays 3:00-4:30 PM
Starting Date: September 21st (7 week program)
Cost: $120

Join us for weekly theme stories complemented by preparing an age-appropriate yummy recipe. Together we will adventure into stories, activities, recipe preparation and cooking a healthy snack to enjoy together.

Explore and Discover

Magnifier. Curly-haired little girl holding a magnifier and looking through it

Age: 2 - 4 Years
Details: Saturdays 9:30-11:00 AM
Starting Date: September 25th (7 week program)
Cost: $125

Are you and your child curious and want to learn and discover new things together? Preschoolers are always asking “why” and wanting to know more about the world around them. Explore and Discover nurtures this natural curiosity through a variety of play-based activities in and outside of the classroom. Come, explore, and make connections in our child-centered environment that provides children with the ability to freely express themselves and take part in activities that inspire them.

Sport Kidz

Sports kids. Toddler kitting a balloon ball with a baseball bat

Age: 2.5 - 4 Years
Details: Wednesdays 10:30-11:10 AM
Starting Date: September 22nd (7 week program)
Cost: $110

In this age group children are challenged both physically and mentally. This level is suitable for all skill levels and welcomes beginners. Children are encouraged to grow fundamental sport skills such as running, jumping, hopping, balancing, coordination, throwing and obstacles. More sport-specific games are introduced.

Kids Konnection

Kids playing with wooden blocks smiling

Age: 3-5 years
Details: Tuesdays 9:30-11:30 AM
Thursdays 9:30-11:30 AM
Starting Date: September 21st
September 23rd (8 week program)
Cost: $200

Children will participate in a variety of activities, such as learning songs and stories, art, sensory play, and active play, while socializing with other children. Children will also be encouraged to practice basic classroom routines that will help prepare them for kindergarten. The Registered ECE engages with the children, taking into consideration individual personalities, learning styles and interests of each child. This program also offers the child an opportunity to practice emotional self-regulation as they transition into being left on their own without the parent/caregiver.

NEW

Plug and Play- Are you interested in a quiet office space to work while your child is attending Kids Konnection? Add the Plug and Play package ($25.00) to your child's registration and you will have a desk reserved for you every morning your child attends Kids Konnection. Wi-Fi and use of a kitchenette included. For more information or to add Plug and Play to your Kids Konnection registration, please call  905-876-1244 ext. 238
Plug and Play Package: $25.00

Creativity in Action

Child playing

Age: 2 - 4 Years
Details: Wednesdays  9:30-11:00 AM
Starting Date: September 22nd (7 week program)
Cost: $120

A program designed for the child who is drawn to creative play and art expression. This program will offer a space for children to explore relationships between themselves and open-ended materials in an art studio. “Loose Parts” like; tubes, wheels, boards, shiny things and rough things, recycled things and natural things are taken on a journey of creative and meaningful exploration by children as innovators and inventors. This program is facilitated by Artist Shannon Speer and is in partnership with MCRC’s Artist and Children Together Initiative.

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Programs for School Age Children:

Young Engineers LEGO Build & Coding (Robo Bricks)
Kids hand grabbing Lego pieces from a Young Engineers play box

Age: 6-12 Years
Details: Saturdays 10:30-11:45 AM
Starting Dates: October 23rd  (8 week program)
Cost: $208

Using LEGO® parts and LEGO® WeDo graphic programming to build robots, Robo Bricks enrichment program participants learn software engineering, technology, entrepreneurship and math (STEM). During each lesson, students will assemble a robot that will perform a predetermined task. Constructing these robots will develop each student’s ability to create computer algorithms and capability to implement code.

Young Engineers LEGO Build (Bricks Challenge and Galileo)
children playing with lego at a table

Age: 4-12 Years
Details: Saturdays 9:00-10:15 AM
Starting Date: October 23rd (8 week program)
Cost: $208

Young Engineers will learn the principles of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). By integrating basic arithmetic learned in school with an intuitive active learning process, children grasp a better understanding of the fundamentals of physics and engineering concepts while building with motorized LEGO models.

Need assistance? Call MCRC's Navigators for more information and assistance 905-876-1244 ext.210