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BABY HOOTS (0-12 months)

CAD$275Purchase required to enroll


This fun, social and informative program is for parents who are interested in learning about their baby’s development during that all-important first year! Each class includes a half-hour of music, play and dance activities, followed by a half hour of evidenced-informed parent discussion focused on topics related to infant development. The information discussed in each class is applicable to newborns, up to twelve-month-olds. This program consists of 10, one-hour classes, qualifies for the Ontario Children’s Activity Tax Credit and the Federal Children’s Fitness Tax Credit, and includes a subscription to EcoParent Magazine!

Fall & Spring Curriculum:

Week 1: Welcome to Baby Hoots: Introduction and saying Hello!
Week 2: Playing with my Baby: Learning about your baby’s play
Week 3: Bonding with my Baby: Discussing the importance of relationships
Week 4: Baby Massage: Learning the basics and benefits of baby massage
Week 5: Rock-a-bye Baby: Understanding your baby’s sleep
Week 6: My Baby’s Food: Discussing how to introduce solids to your baby
Week 7: My Baby’s Body: Learning about how to support physical development
Week 8: My Baby’s Mind: Discussing how to support cognitive development
Week 9: My Confident Baby: Discussing how to encourage self-esteem
Week 10: Graduation from Baby Hoots: Graduation and saying Good-bye!

Winter & Summer Curriculum:

Week 1: Welcome to Baby Hoots: Introduction and saying Hello!
Week 2: My Unique Baby: Understanding your baby’s temperament
Week 3: Friends and Feelings: Learning about soc-emotional development
Week 4: My Baby’s Safety: Discussing discipline and safety-proofing strategies
Week 5: Rock-a-bye Baby: Learning about sleep training strategies
Week 6: My Baby’s Food: Discussing baby-led weaning and weaning your baby
Week 7: My Baby’s Technology: Discussing the pros and cons of baby media
Week 8: Baby Sign: Learning the basics and benefits of baby sign
Week 9: My Baby’s Daycare: Discussing how to find and transition to daycare
Week 10: Graduation from Baby Hoots: Graduation and saying Good-bye!
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