Hants County

Special Events

Baby Daze – Mondays from 10:30-12 noon at the Kids Action Program Centre

Playgroup – Tuesdays from 10-11:30am at the Kids Action Program Centre

Splash and Play – Wednesdays from 10-11:45am at the East Hants Aquatic Centre

Family Craft Night – 6-7 pm at the Kids Action Program Centre. Please call to register so we have enough supplies for everyone…hope to see you there!

Call Ashley at 902-790-1077, Diane at 902-222-3741, or Delaney at 902-579-2979 for more information or to register for programs.

Programs & Services in Hants County

Play Group

Tuesday’s: Playgroup @Kids Action Program Centre in Kennetcook 10-11:30am: Join Diane & Ashley in our playgroup. We will enjoy some free play, do crafts and have a snack!  To find out more, call Ashley 902-790-1077 or Diane 902-222-3741

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Baby Walk and Talk

Monday’s (until end of October): Baby Walk & Talk @ Findlay Park 9:30am. Join Ashley and other caregiver’s with their babies as we walk the trails, getting some fresh air and social time!  For more information call Ashley 902-790-1077 or Diane 902-222-3741

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Cooking Workshops

Cooking Workshops are offered bi-monthly. It is for those who are interested in basic food preparation, food safety, nutrition and budgeting. Focusing on getting the most “bang for your buck”, we prepare a meal to share, to take home and to freeze. For more information contact: Kings County: Donna at 902-670-3689 Hants: County: Ashley at

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Emotional Discovery

Emotional Discovery is meant to help children who are experiencing strong emotions and are being impacted by them. The program is designed to help them verbalize their feelings positively so communication and sharing can happen at a young age and continue throughout their lives. This unique program is designed for children ages 6-11; however, children

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Roots of Empathy

Roots of Empathy (ROE) – is an international, evidence-based classroom program that has shown significant effect in reducing levels of aggression among schoolchildren by raising social/emotional competence and increasing empathy. At the heart of the program our certified instructor visits the classroom every week and every 3rd week they are joined by a baby and

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Support Dealing with Complex Systems

Sometimes we find ourselves in a situation that is so unfamiliar and confusing that we have no idea where to go, who to talk to, what resources are required, or how to find them. In some situations, Kids Action Staff can act as a guide or support person as you try to find your way

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Prenatal Classes

Are offered on an as needed basis, typically four group sessions per year. The program provides pregnant women and their support people the opportunity to learn about pregnancy, birth and their newborn in a safe and supportive environment. Limited transportation is available and healthy snacks are provided. For more information: Kings County: contact Suann at

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Circle of Security

At times all parents feel lost or without a clue about what our child might need from us. Imagine what it might feel like if you were able to make sense of what your child was really asking from you. The Circle of Security® Parenting™ program is based on decades of research about how secure

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AMPed Up! (formerly Anger Management)

Have you ever regretted the words that have come out of your mouth before you are even done speaking?  Have you wondered why you become so sad, or excited, or angry sometimes? Or, is that something you’ve never thought about?  This course covers much more than dealing with strong emotions.  It explores emotions, particularly anger

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