Child Care Tips for Home
VALENTINES DAY - LOVE IS IN THE AIR
We believe that caring for children doesn't just take a family; it takes a village. That is why we encourage parents to implement techniques from the centre into their home. Keeping consistent routines between the centre and home can promote stability and consistency in a child’s life. We encourage families to share any tips and tricks they use at home too!
Transitions - When a child moves from a quiet activity to an intense activity, or going from one activity to the next. Transitions can sometimes be difficult, especially when a child is enjoying what they are doing at the moment. Examples of transitions and centre techniques include:
SECOND ANNUAL CHRISTMAS CONCERT & ART SHOW
This year valentine’s day offered us a big dose of love; with two of our little wild ones getting hitched!
Hugo and Bridget were engaged last week and tied the knot on this most special day.
BUTTERFIELD ACRES COMES TO WEE WILD ONES
This year, we held our send annual Christmas Concert and Art Show with not only our preschoolers and after school kids, but with the children in our new toddler rooms!
Tuesday August 21st was a special day around here. The skies cleared (literally) and we were able to enjoy the fresh air for the first time since the smoke settled in over the Calgary skyline.
LEARNING & PLAYING IN NATURE
It’s summer!!! The time of year when Calgarians are able to get fresh air, enjoy warm weather, and relish in the freedom of no plans! We absolutely love summer and all the fun that these fleeting months bring.
MONSTER MARCH 2018
We here at Wee Wild Ones & Of the Wild Nature Preschool know how important it is to bring little ones outside and to encourage a connection with the natural world around them. Being outside can be fundamentally beneficial, it leads to one's well-being, health and overall happiness. We want to share a few ways you can get your little ones excited about the natural world too! Here are a few ideas for games to play this Summer:
GOOD THINGS ARE GOING TO HAPPEN
We are so happy to announce that our first annual Monster March was a huge success!
Each child made their own costume and proudly showed it off as they marched their way 3 km through the heart of Calgary from Prince's Island to St. Patrick's Island to raise money for the Children's Cottage Society.
CHINESE NEW YEAR!
This Spring we will be welcoming the Day Care of Hope into our studio!
Yesterday evening, we here at Wee Wild Ones hosted an open house for all the families coming over from the Day Care of Hope. It was a pleasure to meet everyone and show off our beautiful new space! All of us here are looking forward to new staff, new children, and new families!
MINDFULLY ME WITH MS LINDSAY
Our preschoolers have been spending the last few weeks learning all about Chinese New Year and its traditions!
Our Willows class was very curious about the Chinese Zodiac so we spent some time looking up which zodiac animal year we were born in. Most of us were born in the year of the Dragon, Snake and Horse! To celebrate this year, the year of the Dog, we all made our own paper bag puppets! Some of our Willows even practiced writing numbers in Chinese!
MEET MISS STEPHANIE
Our yoga teaching, outdoor enthusiast, and hockey loving Ms Lindsay is bringing Mindfully Me into the schools!
Every week students get to learn and participate in gentle stretching, yoga, mindful meditations, and self-reflection. Through these practices and activities kids are building their skills and abilities for focus, dealing with difficult life situations with healthier emotional responses, and self care.
SETTLED INTO OUR NEW HOME!
Stephanie is running our
Mindfully Me workshop
that starts January 17th 2017.
NOVEMBER FAMILY CALGARY EVENTS
As of January 2nd we are now completely moved into our new space above the CNIB.
November Community Events
At the beginning of each month we will post information and links from anything to theatre, festivals, music and movies to keep those wee wild ones entertained!