Parent-Child Mother Goose Program coming to Barriere

Free program to be offered every Tuesday morning starting Nov. 5 in Barriere

Yellowhead Community Services and Barriere and Area Literacy Outreach say they are more than pleased to be able to announce that the free Parent-Child Mother Goose Program® will be offered in Barriere on a weekly basis starting on Tuesday, Nov. 5.  This pilot program will be offered weekly from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. for parents and children 0 to 6 years.

The Parent-Child Mother Goose Program® is a group experience for parents and their babies and young children which focuses on the pleasure and power of using rhymes, songs, and stories together. Parents gain skills and confidence which can enable them to create positive family patterns during their children’s crucial early years, and give their children healthy early experiences with language and communication.  A nutritious morning snack for parents and children is provided.  The program is facilitated by caring individuals trained in the Parent-Child Mother Goose Program.   Parent-Child Mother Goose is a free drop-in program.

When: The first session of Parent-Child Mother Goose in Barriere will begin on Tuesday, November 5, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  Yellowhead Community Services, in the old Ridge Elementary School building (now Municipal Hall), 4936 Barriere Town Road

Program Facilitator: Linda Brown, ECEA

For more information call:  Yellowhead Community Services 250-672-9773.  Office is open Monday to Thursday 9am – noon, or 1pm – 4:30pm

This program is supported by: Yellowhead Community Services and Barriere and Area Literacy Outreach.



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