Program Descriptions

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EarlyON Playgroups

Play and learn with your child.
Enjoy a variety of age-appropriate activities.
Share materials that will help your child develop skills.
Discover ways to help your child learn.
Chat with other parents, caregivers and early years professionals.
Get information, resources and support.

Playgroups run Monday to Saturday at varying times and locations.

9:30am/10:00am - 12:00pm/1:00pm

Belleville, Trenton/Quinte West, Frankford, Deseronto, Madoc, Tweed, Marmora and Plainfield.

Please check our calendar for up-to-date times and locations.

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Wildwood Outdoor Learning Playgroups

Outdoor adventure- forest education. Research tells us that learning is enhanced when outdoor play is the focus. Dress for the outdoors, rain, snow, or shine.

Wildwood runs Monday to Saturday 9:30am - 12:00pm

in various locations 

Monday- Sager Conservation (Quinte West)

Tuesday- Batawa Ski Hill (Quinte West)

Wednesday- O'Hara Mill Homestead (Madoc)

Thursday- Frink Centre (Plainfield)

Friday- Potters Creek Conservation (Belleville)

Last Saturday each month- Potters Creek Conservation (Belleville)

Click HERE to see a video from Wildwood..

Check out our Wildwood Facebook page HERE

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Baby Club 

The baby club is for babies from birth to 12 months, moms, dads, and caregivers where you can:

  • Socialize with other parents and their babies

  • Get support and guidance as a new parent

  • Get information and resources

  • Ask questions and share ideas

  • Learn from visiting professionals

  • Childcare for older siblings is unavailable at this time

Station Street (Belleville) - Tuesdays & Thursdays 10am - 12:00pm

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Infant Massage 

Infant massage helps you get to know your baby on a much deeper level and allows you to develop a lasting bond. The benefits include healthy weight gain and healing for premature infants, relaxation, improving sleep patterns, relieving gas pains, building self-esteem, and helping a child develop and learn.

Station Street (Belleville) - Mondays 10:00am - 11:30am

This program is a 4 week course and is suitable for infants 6 months of age and younger.

Pre-registration is required.

To register contact Julie Hickey at:

jhickey@familyspace.ca

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Daddy n' Me

Daddy'n me is a lively play-based program for men and their children birth to six years. If you are a dad, grandpa, uncle or caring neighbour, you are invited to hang out with us.

Daddy'n me participants will enjoy:​

  • A light dinner

  • A variety of exciting activities

  • Active playtime in our early learning playroom

  • The opportunity to chat with other men and their children

  • Support and resources from male early years professionals

Station Street (Belleville) - Last Tuesday each month 4:30pm - 6:30pm

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Little Gardeners (May - Oct)

Join us in exploring our garden and all that we will grow! We learn about all sorts of important things at this all-weather program, such as, how to grow/harvest food and identify different insects and weeds. When we are not tending to our garden you can find us singing, reading books, having a picnic, experimenting with water play and other different science activities.

St Thomas Church (Belleville) - Wednesdays 9:30am - 11:30am 

Science Kit

Little Scientists (Nov - Apr)

Little Scientists is a STEAM focused program for toddlers and preschoolers who will be able to spend a few hours focusing on science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics through play-based learning. Our amazing educators put together specific STEAM focuses each month; making messes, digging into understanding, and having a ton of fun doing it!

Station Street (Belleville) - Wednesdays 9:30am - 11:30am

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Wonder Walks

Join us as we explore the wonder nature has to offer us. Our amazing educators offer a different activity each week... Scavenger hunt, mindfulness walk, sensory walk and rainbow walk!

Bleasdell Boulder (Quinte West) - Thursdays 9:30am - 12:00pm 

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Tales on the Trails

Connecting to nature through literacy and play! Join us for a Storywalk and nature play with a literacy twist.

Potters Creek Conservation (Belleville) - Wednesdays 9:30am - 11:30am 

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Let's Talk Toddlers

A virtual program for parents and caregivers of toddlers to have an informal discussion on a variety of topics.

ZOOM - Thursdays 6:00pm - 7:00pm