Tips for Online Parent Child Mother Goose

Here are two suggestions we’ve received since our post last week asking readers to let us know how they are continuing to share Parent Child Mother Goose with children and families during the COVID-19 crisis.

Lisa Hurrle from Calgary writes, “Connection is SO important – especially while social distancing. Carya is sharing some Mother Goose moments over our facebook groups for families!”

Susan Ryan, Executive Director of the Vermont Square program in Toronto offers, “Share the love in good health! For Zoom storytelling tips and 2 new stories for springtime, go to
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1Xq0Iwt_5eTGqTIk-q1svBExuCWQh9ur6?usp=sharing

Thank you both for sharing these suggestions!

If you have tips or advice to share with others about how you are continuing to provide Parent-Child Mother Goose while observing physical distancing and self-isolating, please let us know by sending them to info@nationalpcmgp.ca. We will include them in an upcoming post.

Stay safe and healthy!

Supporting Families During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic and the protective measures implemented by governments at various levels across Canada to prevent the spread of the virus have meant that delivery of  the Parent Child Mother Goose Program is suspended in many communities, causing significant upheaval in the lives of families.

Many program providers are looking for alternative means of delivering the program, to continue to support

Whether this means sending out rhymes and songs to a Facebook group, convening parents and children remotely on Skype or Zoom, we want to support the creative use of technology to bring songs, rhymes and stories to the families who more than ever need this in their lives. During this time, we have approved the use of the Parent-Child Mother Goose name and logo for remote delivery of programs.

You can help others across the country who are looking for ways to support families in their communities by sharing your ideas and best practices. What is working for you? How are you bringing songs, rhymes and stories to families in your community? By sharing your story, you can help to bring Parent Child Mother Goose back into the lives of families who are missing this opportunity for connection at this time.

Let us know by sending us an email to info@nationalpcmgp.ca with your ideas and suggestions. We will publish the stories we receive for the benefit of Parent Child Mother Goose teachers and supporters across Canada.

Spring 2020 Newsletter

The Parent-Child Mother Goose Newsletter is a great way to stay connected with news about the program, learn new songs and rhymes, and find out about upcoming trainings or events.

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Read the spring 2020 issue of the National Parent-Child Mother Goose newsletter and learn how people in various parts of the world experience the benefits of our program. And as always there are new rhymes and stories to add to your repertoire.

Please send your comments, questions and ideas for items to include in future issues to Ivanka Gotcheva at ivgotcheva@sympatico.ca.