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The following link will take you to a great local website. The Family Friendly Website will connect you to a community directory and calendar of events. Visit the Family Friendly Website and select your community from the drop down menu at the top of the page.

Family Friendly Community | Overview

 

A couple great handouts created by our Staff:

W Sitting - A habit worth Breaking

Scissor Skills

Oral-Motor Skills

Equipment Use in Infants

Crossing the Midline of our Bodies - Why it is important

Building Infant Language

Books: A Great place to Start

Swaddling your Infant

Children's and Technology Exposure Handout

 

The following is the Ministry of Education Curriculum Package as we are often asked what children will experience in Kindergarten and the skills they will be learning.

Kindergarten Ministry Education BC

 

Recommended Reading : Great New Book by one of SPCDC favorite Author's

Helping Babies Help Themselves: From in your arms to standing alone. Vickie Meade and Janette Heath

A delightfully illustrated journey for parents and all caregivers, this book takes the reader through movement development in the first year of life. Quick tips, key points and frequently asked questions provide clear and simple advice from ways to wrap and help babies settle, to where to place your hands to guide and assist them to move. Available on Amazon.

 

 

What should you child be doing ? Review the Milestone Charts created by our staff to help you know what is typical development.

Speech and Language Development for 0 - 36 months

Physical Milestones for Year One and Year Two

Physical Milestones for Year Three to Year Five

Social Emotional Milestones for Children 0 - 3 years

 

The following websites have great resources; milestone charts, ideas to play with your children, child's growth and development, and parenting news

 

Babies Best Chance BC Gov

Health Link BC

Dental Care for Kids

Immunize BC

Hanen Centre: Helping your child communicate

BC Council for Families

 

 

The following links will give you more information about Dawson Creek and services in our community.

 

City of Dawson Creek (link opens in new window)

School District 59 (link opens in new window)

Axis Dawson Creek

Public Library (link opens in new window)

South Peace Community Resource Society (link opens in new window)

Tourism Dawson Creek