Oxford-Elgin Child & Youth Centre


Parent-Child Mother Goose Programs(Offered Year Round) Click Here for Details  

What Is The Parent-Child Mother Goose Program
Parent-Child Mother Goose Program is a group experience for parents and their babies and young children, focusing on the pleasure and power of using rhymes, songs and stories together. A program for you and your child age 0-6 years. Parents and caregivers, enjoy an hour of rhymes, songs and stories with the child. Learn new ways to cope, meet other parents and caregivers.

What Are The Benefits?
gain confidence as learners and parents
see that they can positively affect how their children behave and learn
learn appropriate alternatives to strong physcial control
develop more realistic expectations of their children
learn new ways of dealing with cranky, fussy times.
show a marked improvement in language and pre-literacy skills
gain self-esteem
develop social skills
Parents and Children:
experience the spark and delight and magic that comes from enjoying a favourite rhyme and song together
take away a repertoire of rhymes, songs and stories
enjoy strengthened bonding
develop a network of friends
These skills and pleasures are taken home and shared with older children and often with the other parent and with grandparents. The whole family benefits.

Where and When
"This program is free and runs YEAR ROUND"
WOODSTOCK(59 Riddell Street) - Tuesdays 10:00-11:00 a.m. @ Knox Presbyterian Church 
TILLSONBURG(88 Bidwell Street) -Wednesdays 10:00-11:00 a.m. @ St. Paul's United Church 
INGERSOLL(121 Thames St. N.) -Thursdays 10:00-11:00 a.m. @ Fusion Youth Centre 

For more information please contact the Parent-Child  Mother Goose Leader at Oxford-Elgin Child & Youth Centre  539-0463 Ext. 234


Oxford-Elgin Child & Youth Centre
912 Dundas Street
Woodstock, Ontario N4S 1H1

(519) 539-0463     Toll Free: 1-877-539-0463  or                                Urgent Services:1-877-539-0463
FAX: (519) 539-7058                                                                                                                                           Click Here for Woodstock Map

Elgin Location:  99 Edward Street, St. Thomas, ON  N5P 1Y8                      Fax:(519)637-8170                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Click Here for St. Thomas Map

Tillsonburg Location:  1 Library Lane, Suite 203,  Tillsonburg, ON            N4G 4W3                 

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Ingersoll Location:  121 Thames Street, North, Ingersoll, ON  N5C 3C9
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E-mail us: info@ocyc.on.ca

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