Kids@ Churchill Park Resources

We here at Kids@ Churchill strive to bring you resources and practical helps for your family and home.

How to Practice Self-Care

How to Practice Self-Care

Practicing self-care can help alleviate the psychological distress and anxiety caused by the pandemic and prevent lasting adverse psychological outcomes. The Canadian Mental Health Association recommends self-care as a coping strategy. According to award-winning...

Egg-free Lemon Cookie

Egg-free Lemon Cookie

2C AP flour 1t baking soda Pinch of salt 1/3 C brown sugar ½ C margarine (oil based) 1 lemon zest 1 T lemon juice 1 C unbleached all-purpose flour 1 C whole wheat flour ½ teaspoon baking powder ½ C margarine 2 T brown sugar 3 T aquafaba 1 lemon zest 1 T lemon juice...

FROM THE KIDS’ ZONE

FROM THE KIDS’ ZONE

Our kids are imaginative! Here, the kids were started with some shared elements (eyes) and a lot of creativity! These works of art were recently produced by kids in the Connaught out-of-school care program and shared by Jeremy Albright, our Connaught Program Manager....

Calgary Reads Free Program

Calgary Reads Free Program

Hello to Churchill Park from all of us at Calgary Reads! We hope that everyone is settled safely and comfortably into their learning communities and that life in November 2020 is as good as it can be right now. Here at Calgary Reads, we are all certainly missing the...

Churchill Park Gives Back This Holiday Season

Churchill Park Gives Back This Holiday Season

HELP FOR CHILDREN’S COTTAGE! Kids@ Churchill Park Sunridge wants to thank everyone who took time to submit ideas for our December Fundraising Drive. It was very tough to pick just one Agency to focus on as all of them did such great things for the community. Our team...

ELT UPDATE

ELT UPDATE

As you probably know, I advocate for building a family and child-centric culture based on inspiring collaborative efforts. We aim for child-led, play-based program excellence. The importance of the right physical environment cannot be under-stated. We follow the...

Join Our Network of Approved Day Homes!

Join Our Network of Approved Day Homes!

By Korrie-Mae Wiszniak, CEO, Kids@ Churchill Park As you might know, it’s Kids@Churchill Park’s 50th Anniversary a few months from now. To help celebrate the milestone,we’re going to approve 8 new Calgary Family Day Homes in 2020. More Family Day Homes in Calgary is...

In the Kitchen with Churchill Chefs presents Chicken Pot Pie

In the Kitchen with Churchill Chefs presents Chicken Pot Pie

March already! Are you as excited as me for spring? As the weather gets warmer and the day longer, I spend more time outside. Cleaning up the yard, getting the garden ready or just going for a nice walk. That’s left less time for cooking dinner. This month, I wanted...

Parent Resource from Living Wellness Dental

Parent Resource from Living Wellness Dental

Biological Dentistry Biological dentistry focuses on you as a total person, not just a symptom, health event, or dental procedure. Studies have shown that patients who are actively involved in their healthcare achieve better outcomes. Patient education is now a...

Why Send Your Kids to a Family Day Home?

Why Send Your Kids to a Family Day Home?

By Korrie-Mae Wiszniak, CEO, Kids@ Churchill Park In Calgary, if you want to have your children looked after in a home-based child care, you have a choice between private babysitters and an approved Family Day Home. Under the Child Care Licensing Act of Alberta, a...

Why Run a Family Day Home?

Why Run a Family Day Home?

By Korrie-Mae Wiszniak, CEO, Kids@ Churchill Park We need approved Family Day Homes in Calgary. They’re run the way child care should be, with kids enjoying safe, high quality care. Why would you want to run one? Easy. Running an approved Family Day Home -- rather...

In the Kitchen with Churchill Chefs presents Zucchini Bread

In the Kitchen with Churchill Chefs presents Zucchini Bread

If you are looking for ways to add vegetables into your kid’s food, making zucchini bread is a great way to do it. An easy fluffy zucchini bread with fresh zucchini. The recipe below makes moist, soft and delicious bread. This is a great option for a snack, treat, or...

In the Kitchen with Churchill Chefs presents Pickling

In the Kitchen with Churchill Chefs presents Pickling

Well just like that, we are in September! Is it just me or summer went really too fast! September for most of us mean back to school time, but it is also time to harvest our garden. We are in full season for tomatoes, onion, carrot, potatoes, peppers, and cucumbers....

Why Observation is Important?

Why Observation is Important?

  How do Educators plan learning opportunities for the children? Observations are the key to good program planning. Observations help adults understand the strengths and needs of each child. Early Childhood Educators observe children to get to know them better and get...

Play is Learning!

Play is Learning!

Churchill Park Family Care Society’s implements a learning through play philosophy. As touched on in our November Newsletter, Play is Learning! Think of play as a way to try new things, build new skills and practice existing skills. Through play children get...