Our FALL schedule is here!
With programs, activities and resources in person, via ZOOM and Facebook, and videos and activity kits for pick up.
And drop in to our brand new location on Thursday mornings at Cobblehill Cooperative!
Feel free to call about our other supports for those in need including fresh, frozen and packaged food, toiletries, other essentials, Holiday Giving, Backpack program, Income Tax filing, and assistance accessing government supports.
Places where parents and caregivers together with children 0 to 6 years of age can:
- Take part in a range of interactive programs and activities
- Get answers to questions
- Get information about early years programs and services
- Connect with early years professionals and other families, parents, and caregivers in the community
NEW! Acton Cobblehill Cooperative | 53 Cook Street, Acton, ON (at Cobblehill Road)
Acton Band Hall EarlyON Centre | 85 Wallace Street, Acton, ON L7J 2G1 | 519-853-2574
Acton Community Hub EarlyON Centre | 69 Acton Blvd., Acton, ON L7J 2G1 | 905-873-6502
Georgetown EarlyON Centre | 8 James Street, Georgetown, ON L7G 2H3 | 905-873-2960
Children can engage, learn and develop with their Parents or Caregiver
In person and online programs for parents and/or caregivers to participate in together with their child to encourage positive interaction toward enhancing healthy social, physical, intellectual, and emotional child development.
Parents or Caregivers can get help, broaden their knowledge, connect and share
In person and online programs where parents and caregivers can come together in a group discussion setting to socialize and learn from each other and to benefit from the advice of professionals trained in early childhood development.
Access to our Early Years Resources and Take Home Activities
A variety of books, videos, tapes, articles, parent/child kits and other supportive resources are available in the Georgetown and Acton Centres during program hours. Connect with EarlyON staff for assistance in finding information on child development, parenting, family life, community resources and much more.
EarlyON Current Schedule
EarlyON Program Descriptions
NOTE: not all programs are scheduled every month or at all locations – please check the current schedule
Adult & Child Together – 0-6 years. Join us in person for indoor & outdoor activities and games that you can play with friends! Some activities include painting, science experiments, dramatic centre, water play, puzzles and more! This is a great way to meet others in the community and experience new activities that will be provided by the EO staff.
Baby & Me – 0 to not yet mobile. This program will give you the opportunity in a safe environment to chat/connect and share milestones with other parents, caregivers, parents-to-be, as well as an opportunity for your baby to see other babies. The staff will be available if you have any questions about development and resources can be provided.
Circle of Security Parenting™ Workshop – for parents of children 1-6 years. At times all parents feel lost or without a clue about what our child might need from us. Imagine what it might feel like if you were able to make sense of what your child was really asking from you. Based on decades of research about how secure parent-child relationships can be supported and strengthened. (Registration Required)
Come Create Together – 2-6 years. A unique program that will set up provocations to get children thinking outside of the box when it comes to all things creative. (Building, Art, Design & Sensory Play) We will offer different materials each week so the children can create new designs and expand upon their creativity skills!
Dads Connect – 0-6 years. This program gives dads an opportunity to connect with their children. Hang out with other Dads who have children in a safe and interactive environment. Grandpas & uncles are welcomed. (Registration Required)
EO has a Green Thumb -2.5-6 years. This OUTDOOR program will provide you and your little ones with the joys of nature. Enjoy gardening, nature crafting, exploring and getting dirty.
EarlyON Explorers – 1-6 years. This OUTDOOR program will provide you and your little ones with the opportunity to explore the great outdoors. Come join us where we will look for worms & insects, get muddy (using the mud kitchen) and splash in the water. Be prepared to get dirty and a little wet, and most importantly…. Have Fun! (No registration required but spaces are limited)
Infant Massage – 0 to not yet mobile. This program builds a connection with your little one, helps circulation, supports sleep patterns and reduces stress. The facilitators are trained/certified in Infant Massage to help you instill calmness for the whole family. (Registration Required)
Kinder Ready – Children going to school in September. This school readiness program is for children entering school in this September. Children and parents will have the opportunity to come together and practice school routines, develop and enhance their problem-solving skills and learn through songs and early learning activities. Parents will also have the opportunity to ask questions, receive resources from facilitators to help their child’s First Days of School be successful. (No registration is required but spaces are limited)
Mother Goose – 0 to not yet mobile. This program is based on songs, music, rhymes and interactions between baby and parent. The aim is to have fun, soothe, nurture and promote trust in a relaxing, stress-free manner for both baby & parent.
Networking Together – 0-6 years. This program is for parents and caregivers to enjoy weekly workshops and discussions focusing on parenting, family, health, and child development. The children participate in play-based activities separate from the parents/caregivers in another room on premise. (Registration Required)
Quiet Time Together – 0-6 years. Join staff in a dim lit quiet environment at the Acton EO. Quiet activities, soft music and “Good Night” stories will be available to strengthen brain development before bed. So, brush your teeth, get your jammies on and join us for some Quiet Time Together. (The gross motor area is closed during this program)
Strollerwalk – 0-2.5 years. Join a staff member, grab some water and walk & talk around the track at local parks. Meet new friends and hear about all the news in the community. Locations: Acton Prospect Park: 30 Park Avenue, Acton Georgetown Fair Grounds: 1 Park Avenue, Georgetown (Park School entrance off Hyde Park)
Wee One Wednesdays – 0-36 months. This program provides an opportunity for young children to explore, play and learn together by being competent, capable of complex thinking and curious.
EarlyON Craft and Activity Kits
NOTE: not all kits are available every month – please check the current schedule
Parent Resource Sheets – 0-6yrs. Online resource links to expand your child’s learning at home. **Available Mondays through our Facebook page
EarlyON Fun Activity Kits (video & kits) – 1-6 years. Enjoy simple fun activities with your child at home. Kits include all materials required to join in. May contain small parts. **Kits available at Acton and Georgetown EarlyON Centres Mondays-Wednesdays outside in contactless bins.
It’s Craft Time (video & kits) – 1-6 years. Staff guide your child through a craft idea with items from around the house. Imagination is the key. It is the process, not the product that counts. **Kits available at Acton and Georgetown EarlyON Centres Mondays-Wednesdays outside in contactless bins.
Fun Activity Kits (video & kits) – 3-6 years. Each week a different kit will be offered so your little ones can expand upon their skills through a variety of different learning areas! **Kits available at Acton Hub and Acton Cobblehill Coop Tuesdays-Thursdays outside in contactless bins.