* Open Monday to Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. *

The Centre offers a variety of programs to the community which encompasses the needs of parents, caregivers and children from birth to twelve years of age. Together, our staff aspires to deliver quality service, including a safe, nurturing and inviting environment, nutritious meals and fun-filled days both indoors and out, that facilitate growth and friendships.

* For French Day Care information, select the “FR” option at the top right *

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Holiday Closure Dates

The programs close at 12:30 on December 24. Closed December 25, 2019 to January 1, 2020 inclusive. Programs resume as normal on January 2, 2020!

Winter Outdoor Play

Reminder to parents and caregivers to send children prepared for daily outdoor play!

Important Dates

December 11

Christmas Lights Bus Ride (6:30-8pm)

December 13

Visit Seniors at the Hospital (10-11 am)

December 18

Christmas Luncheon EDC Site

December 19

Christmas Party (10 am -12 pm)

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For the month of December, the infants will enjoy different activities such as bringing snow in and painting it. We will have a felt tree with many accessories to create a fun colourful tree. The infants will have fun feeding our snowmen cotton balls. We will have fun playing with play-doh and enjoy playing colour match up pom pom drop.


For the month of December, we will focus on sharing and caring. We are also going to have a sensory bin with snow and another sensory bin with Xmas items. We will be doing a tree craft as well as a snowflake craft. We will be doing a lot of painting activities to further improve the children’s fine motor skills. The children love music we will be singing Christmas songs. Please dress your children warm as we will be going outside daily!


For the month of December, we will explore different building materials both inside the classroom and outside. Inside we will have fun building things out of recycled items, foam blocks, play dough and more. We will also be creating art with found objects and painting with different types of brushes – paint brushes, cleaning brushes, Q- tips, pompoms etc. Outside, when the weather permits, we will enjoy making snow angels, building snowmen and making forts. Throughout all of our activities we will be focusing on our sharing skills and learning how to work together!

School Age

The holiday season is here and to celebrate we are going to enjoy it by doing some festive activities. This month we are going to focus on kindness and why it is important to be a good friend, as well as, how to be a good friend. The holiday season is all about giving and what better thing to give than the gift of kindness. The school age group will also spend some time decorating our room for Christmas and doing some sugar cookie baking! We’ll use festive cookie cutter shapes and decorate them with colourful icing! Yum! We can’t forget about all that snow! We will have tons of fun outside doing activities such as painting snow, making snow candy, and having a coloured ice hunt!



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Payments can be made by cash, cheque, money order or through online banking. Receipts will be issued upon payment.



Payments are due as per payment schedule on a bi-weekly basis.

Payments are to be made as you use or you may pay in advance for a pre-determined number of days.

Early ON Centre

The Early ON Centre is a free service open to parents/caregivers and their children, which provides a caring early learning environment. As well as being a resource center and a warm social milieu for adults and children, we host an array of special events that are sure to make your child’s day a little more memorable. Open Monday to Friday mornings from 8:30 to 12:00, and Monday to Thursday afternoons, 1:00 to 3:30. Come drop in!

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Parenting Workshops

Childcare provided during workshops. Outreach services are provided to Foleyet and Gogama.

Daily Service

A free service and resource centre open to anyone caring for children. Drop-in to our caring and educational environment.

Baby Sessions

Held on Mondays, 9:30 to 11:30 AM, as well as Wednesdays from 1:00 to 3:30 PM.

Notice: Children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.


Chapleau Child Care Centre

28 Golf Course Road

P.O. Box 969

Chapleau, Ontario

P0M 1K0