Drumheller & Morrin Parent LINK Programs
Free Programs for Parents/Caregivers and Children
Special Baby Play Event
For families with babies under 1 year. Join us as we talk about brain development whil we make a special christmas mobile. Please call 403-820-5157 to register.
Drumheller Stay & Play - TUESDAYS
Join Yvonne for songs, finger plays, stories, and free play! Each week will also involve an art, science, or gym activity! Don't miss the Christmas Wind Up party on December 11!
Drumheller Play & Roll - WEDNESDAYS
10:00-11:30 am | Badlands Community Facility (80 Veterans Way)
Come join Yvonne at the Badlands Community Facility and enjoy the amazing equipment for young children. Don't miss the Christmas Wind Up party on December 12!
Morrin Stay and Play - WEDNESDAYS
Wednesdays, 10:00-11:30 am | Morrin United Church
Have fun with free play, songs, family activities, and weather experiments! Don't miss the Christmas Wind Up party on December 19!
Drumheller Family Play - THURSDAYS
Thursdays, November 15 - December 20, 6:00-7:00 pm | Elim Building
Enjoy some wonderful family time spent doing crafts and games! Please call 403-334-0884 to register! You do not have to attend every session however we need enough people interested to run a program
What is Triple P?
Need details about Triple P, seminars and groups? Ask our parent educator or ask Yvonne!
Parent Link has a series of Triple P Parenting Tip Sheets designed to give parents and caregivers practical advice on positive approaches to parenting, a wide variety of common behavior difficulties and development concerns. Please talk to our parent educator for Tip Sheets on infants, toddlers, preschoolers and general parenting issues.
Triple P Discussion: Dealing with Disobedience
Provides parents with strategies on how to deal with problem behaviors in a way that allows the child to have a sense of responsibility and gives them control over their actions. Please call 403-820-5157 to register.
Triple P Discussion: Hassle Free Shopping With Children
Learn positive parenting strategies and guide your children on how to behave on shopping trips. Please call 403-334-0884 to register!
Triple P Group
Provides strategies and support to help you manage your childs behavior and prevent problems that make family life stressful. Please call 403-334-0884 or 403-443-3064 to register.
Ages & Stages Questionnaires
Fill out a free and confidential Ages and Stages Questionnaire and we will contact you with the results. When you fill out the ASQ & ASQ-SE forms, receive a FREE $10 grocery gift card. Click the Ages and Stages Checklist Online Tab above to begin.
FREE Service!! Pick up some of our many books and videos on common parenting challenges from our borrowing cupboard in the Stay and Play Room on Tuesdays.
Books are something you can read in the cracks of your life. Set a great example for your child, enjoy some cuddle time, rest your eyes....
Family Coach: Yvonne Markotic
Office: Elim Community Building Main Floor - down the left hallway
245 3 St W, Drumheller (Old Central School)
Drumheller, AB T0J 0Y4
Parent Educator: Margaret Manley
Office: Kneehill Regional FCSS Building
779 2nd Street
Three Hills, AB T0M 2A0
Drumheller and Early Childhood Coalition
The Drumheller and Area Early Childhood Coalition invites you to attend the Sunday Indoor Free Play times at the Badlands Community Facility.
Families with children 0-5 years old and siblings are welcome to come and play. there is no organised programming. NO COST!
Sponsored by the Drumheller Rotary Club and the Town of Drumheller.
Drumheller Family Literacy
Thursdays Baby Rhyme Time
9:00 – 9:30am Drumheller Library
Thursdays Circle Rhyme Time
10:00 – 11:00am Drumheller Library
Come join Laura for fingerplays and rhymes.
Is Healthy Families for you or someone you know?
Would you like support in your home for?
• Child development
• Community Resources
• Referrals to other supports
Program is free and voluntary. Contact through the main office in Olds 1-866-556-4122 or Lisa Sauve (program coordinator) 1-403-586-0665.
For Hanna, Drumheller, Starland County, Kneehill County, Didsbury, Carstairs, Cremona and Mountain View County, Wheatland County, East Rocky View County, Chestermere and surrounding rural areas.
Power of 4 (free)
Do you have a 3 or 4 year old that you want to make sure is ready for school? Are you willing to spend 15 min. a day with your child? The Power of 4 program meets biweekly for 10 weeks, each time you receive a new book with fun, engaging homework activities. For info or to register call Louise at 403–823–8300 Free program, but space is limited.
Children's Rehabilitation Services
2:00–5:00 pm the 2nd Thursday of EVERY month!
Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy & Speech/Language
For more info call 1-866-420-7986
No appointments necessary!
Do you have questions or want to learn more about how your child: speaks, moves and/or hears, your child's printing, colouring, cutting, follows directions, feeding, eating solids, picky eating, interacts with others, toiletting or dressing or any other questions of concerns about your preschool or school aged child's development? This is a no presuure opportunity to talk with a specialist. Located at Drumheller Health Centre
Alphasaurus Storytime Fridays 10:00-11:00am at Cenovus Room Drumheller Library Ages 3-5 year olds. Lachie introduces your 3-5 year old to the Library and the alphabet through stories, songs, poems, finger plays, games and crafts!
Friday Afternoon Movies
FREE Friday afternoons, year round 1:30 pm - :30pm
Children's Corner. Drop in for All ages. Sensory-friendly family movies every week at the library! Snacks provided.
Watch Facebook to see what's coming up!
Bricks & Books (playing with LEGO®) Saturdays 1:00- 5:00pm - All ages at the Library
Visit your local library - you'll be surprised by all the worlds that open up to you and your family! Book lending services, computer use, free wireless and many Special Events. All of theirprograms are free, and run on a drop in basis.
For more information, don't hesitate to call:
Drumheller Library 403-823-1371
Morrin Library 403-772-3922
For resources in your area or nearby - click Help from the menu above.