• Happy Birthday, Dr. Suess!

    The new movie, The Lorax, is being released on Friday, March 2nd. This Friday also happens to be Dr. Suess’ 108th birthday.  He’s not actually alive but I would argue that his stories and gift for rhyme live on.

  • March Daddy and Me events

    This month, the community Daddy and Me event is early, Saturday, March 3rd.  It’s the very popular Come and Build event at the Family Place.  Daddy and Me Gym Night is later, Wednesday, March 14th.  Please come join us!!

  • March Early Learning calendars

    It is difficult to fathom that March is already here. Usually March is a shorter month for our programs, but this month we get four full weeks before the spring break.  It’s a dinosaur theme for StrongStart and an Easter theme on the WOW Bus.  Please come play with us.

  • Fitness as medicine?

    As parents, we do everything we can to help our children grow up healthy, happy and successful.  With the increasing pace of life, how do we fit it all in?  If 30 minutes a day would greatly decrease their risks of obesity,

  • Cree with Kookum

    Interactive, drop-in, FREE Cree language and culture classes for families with pre-school children.  For more information, call Deb Trask, Success by 6 Aboriginal Coordinator, (250)785-8324.

    Cree with Kookum 2012

  • RCMP Puppy naming contest

    The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) is calling young creative minds across Canada to take a bite at the fuzziest contest ever.
    The RCMP is once again asking young Canadians to tap into their imagination to name 10 German Shepherd puppies soon to be born at the Police Dog Service Training Centre (PDSTC) in Innisfail,


    WOW! Devon  is sponsoring a free family skate time from 12 – 5 pm every Sunday at the Pomeroy Sports Centre for the next month.  What a great gift to our community.
    Free Skate info


  • artsyfARTsy this Saturday

    Well, the artsyfARTsy crowd are back at it again this Saturday, February 18th, 1 – 4 pm at the North Peace Cultural Centre.  Our first pilot event in October was a HUGE hit and this one promises to be the same.

  • Enrollment for September 2012

    If you wondering which school to contact about enrollment, here is a letter from the school district explaining the policy.  If you are not sure what catchment you are in, please call the district for assistance or contact the school closest to your home.

  • Enriching conversations with children at play

    Check out this article on using conversations to deepen play-based learning.  I LOVE an article that gets to the point. This one is short, sweet and intriguing.  Isn’t it interesting and exciting that educators, parents included,