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Hubs/ Early ON Centres

Hubs/ EarlyON

On January 1st, 2018, Best Start Hubs started the transition to become EarlyON Child and Family Centres. But don't worry, they will still offer the high quality, free and family-friendly services that families know and love.

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Upcoming Special Events

  • 16
    AUG 2018
    Fun in the Park - Twin Forks Park - 9:00 - 11:00.

    Please come and join the Best Start Hub for some « fun in the park »

  • 16
    AUG 2018
    Visite à Azilda Greenhouses (ON y va Chelmsford).

    Rencontrez nous à Azilda Greenhouses pour une présentation sur les plantes, jouée dans la terre et faire une activité à amener à la maison. Le tout débutera à 10h. Par inscription svp.

  • 16
    AUG 2018
    Adventure Play Pop Up @ Moonlight Beach.

    Join us for Healthy Kids Adventure Play at Moonlight Beach! This program provides a unique space where children have the materials and freedom to create their own environment and to discover many different types of play. The space is filled with raw materials or "loose parts" that allow the children to continuously change and adapt their play based on their creativity and interests.

     

  • 17
    AUG 2018
    Fun in the Park - Morel Family Foundation Playground - 9:00 - 11:00.

    Please come and join the Best Start Hub for some « fun in the park »

    If inclement weather or heat advisory please join us at the Minnow Lake Hub

  • 17
    AUG 2018
    Peinture de parc (ON y va Chelmsford).

    Venez nous joindre pour décorer le parc mémorial Rick McDonald, Azilda avec de la peinture du type « Sidewalk chalk ». Par inscription svp.

  • 20
    AUG 2018
    Adventure Play Pop Up @ Whitewater Park.

    Join us for Healthy Kids Adventure Play at Whitewater Park! This program provides a unique space where children have the materials and freedom to create their own environment and to discover many different types of play. The space is filled with raw materials or "loose parts" that allow the children to continuously change and adapt their play based on their creativity and interests.

     

  • 22
    AUG 2018
    Adventure Play Pop Up @ Anderson Farm- ROCK THE FARM.

    Join us for Healthy Kids Adventure Play at Rock the Farm at Anderson Farm! This program provides a unique space where children have the materials and freedom to create their own environment and to discover many different types of play. The space is filled with raw materials or "loose parts" that allow the children to continuously change and adapt their play based on their creativity and interests.

     


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From prenatal classes to picky eaters--our library of topics offers you practical, easy-to-use information, and links to resources and services in Greater Sudbury.

Choosing a school and registering your child
Choosing a school and registering your child

Parents in Greater Sudbury who are getting ready to register their child for school have a variety of choices. Four school boards serve the Greater Sudbury community. Registration begins in January for all children who’ll be turning four that year and beginning school the following September. Registering early will help ensure you’re invited to readiness programs offered by your school.

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Preparing your child for school
Preparing your child for school

A lot of parents think the best way to prepare their children for school is to teach them their numbers and the alphabet. Helping your child learn their ABCs and 123s is a great idea, but what’s most important in the early years is how you play and interact with your child.
 

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Finding summer child care and day camps for school-aged kids
Finding summer child care and day camps for school-aged kids

Parents and caregivers of school-aged children who work or attend school themselves are likely to need quality care for their kids over the summer. Other families may enroll their kids in summer programs to introduce them to new activities, or help them keep busy, make new friends or develop skills.

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Finding recreational activities for kindergarten and school-aged children, and getting help paying for them
Finding recreational activities for kindergarten and school-aged children, and getting help paying for them

Starting around ages four and five, many children show an interest in organized recreation, arts and sports programs.

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Choosing quality child care and early learning programs
Choosing quality child care and early learning programs

The three main types of child care are licensed child care centres, licensed family homes and private, unlicensed homes. The Ministry of Education’s licensing process and the City of Greater Sudbury’s Program Quality Support initiative help to ensure the quality of licensed centres and family homes.

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