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Carman Family Resource Centre

Programs

The Carman Family Resource Centre (CFRC) is pleased to offer parent-child programs and parenting education classes to support families in Carman and the surrounding area.

Girl holding pregnant bellyUnless noted, all classes and programs we offer are free to attend!  So that we have the necessary space, we sometime ask people to register for our programs.

Some of our programs are offered on a regular basis throughout the year.  Other programs are offered on a rotational and as needed/requested basis.  Please see our calendar for a schedule of what we currently offer, or call the Centre for information.

Growing with Mom (suggested for prenatal through 1 year)

The Growing with Mom program is for women who are pregnant or who have a baby under 1 year of age.  Get together with other moms in a supportive environment and learn about healthy pregnancies, nutrition, parenting and other issues important to you!

Join us once a month as we gather speakers and parents together to learn and share!  Snack is provided, and milk coupons are available for expectant mothers and for parents with babies up to 6 months of age.  Childcare is provided for older siblings, and there is no cost to attend these sessions.

This program is sponsored by the RHA-Central.  Everyone is welcome!



You are always welcome at Drop In!  Held weekly, parents are welcome to come and visit with each other and play with their children in a friendly environment.  Coffee will be on, and snack is provided.  See you there!


Creative Cooking to Cut Costs! (Parent Class)

Always a popular program, our monthly cooking class gives parents the opportunity to learn and share in the kitchen!  Learn to cook new recipes with our facilitator, and then enjoy the meal together with all the participants and your child(ren).

  • All supplies for the class are provided, and childcare is available.
  • There is no cost to attend, however class size is limited.
Please call the Centre to register.


Rock & Read (suggested for ages 2 through 5 years)

Rock & Read is a popular parent-child program that offers parents and their children a hands-on experience in learning nursery rhymes, lullabies, finger plays and book sharing.  Then, parents learn book-making techniques as they create a book for their child!

  • All materials are supplied for participants, and childcare is also provided.
  • There is no cost to attend, however class size is limited.  Please call the Centre to register.
Check our website and calendar to find out when Rock & Read will be offered.


Shake, Rattle and Roll (suggested for ages 2 through 5 years)

Shake, Rattle & Roll is a favorite with all participants year after year!  This parent-child physical activity program guaranteed to get you moving!  Parents and their children, aged 2 to 5 years, will run, jump, bounce balls, and have fun while developing skills and active lifestyle habits.

  • Shake, Rattle and Roll typically runs for 9 weeks, and is generally offered in the winter months.
  • All equipment is provided, but indoor shoes or slippers are needed.
  • Childcare is available for children too young to participate.
  • Registration is required for this free program as space is limited.
  • Please check the website or calendar to see when Shake, Rattle & Roll will be offered, or call the Centre.


Alphabet Soup (suggested for ages 2 through 5 years)

Take 1 group of parents & children
Add food related songs, rhymes and books
Mix together a healthy snack, and
Blend with fun, food-themed crafts
Sprinkle with smiles…and Enjoy!

  • Food, supplies and childcare are all provided.
  • There is no cost to attend, however class size is limited so please contact the Centre to register.
Check out the calendar or website to see when Alphabet Soup is offered, or call the Centre for more details.


Kit & Kaboodle (all ages: birth through age 5)

Kit & Kaboodle is a fun, parent-child program with a focus on literacy.  Learn rhymes, songs and story sharing with your child(ren), and enjoy a snack together with the group.

  • All supplies are provided, and there is no cost to attend.


Other Programs & Events

  • Mother Goose
  • Wiggle, Giggle & Munch
  • Family Literacy Day Fiesta
  • Car Seat Clinic(s)
  • Safe Kid’s Week Event
  • Parenting Classes
  • Baby Sign Language workshops

 

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