5 Facts About Motivation That Are Often Misunderstood

BHCELC subscribes to the philosophy that children learn best when offered opportunities for unstructured play. We promote the use of “loose parts” both inside and outside of facility.

Please have a look at the Canadian Public Health Association’s position on free play.

Did you know that there is an online tool through First Words you can use to check on your child’s development? The Communication Checkup is an online screening tool created for parents and legal guardians living in Ottawa, Ontario. It should take just 15-30 minutes to complete. firstwords.ca/communication-checkup/

Help Your Child Develop Early Language

Being the Bridge

How a child’s brain develops through early experiences

Childcare is always an essential service

Some more useful resources for parents and caregivers:

Andrew Fleck Child Care Services – ‘This Caught Our Attention’

Child, Adolescent, and Family Centre of Ottawa

Children’s Integration Support Services

City of Ottawa – Family

First Words Preschool Speech and Language Program of Ottawa

Helping parents choose childcare

Information and resources for parents and caregiver – Parent Resource Centre

Ontario Early Years Centers

Ontario Early Years Policy Framework

Ottawa Neighbourhood Study

Ottawa Parent Resource Centre