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Activity Bag Program

Families with children ages 2-5 who live in the North Eastman Health Region.

A partnership between Sunrise School Division, Network 4 Change (N4C), Bright Beginnings, and Springfield Public Library.
Receive a “starter kit” when you sign up (scissors, white glue, glue stick, crayons, markers) **one per family
Pick up a themed monthly activity bag that includes supplies and an activity sheet (with instructions, tips, and tricks from the N4C Early Years Program Facilitator and Sunrise School Division’s Early Childhood School Readiness Lead/ Speech-Language Pathologist).
You can access related online videos at the N4C Facebook page: (1) an explanation of each month’s activity bag contents (2) a reading of 1-2 featured books.
Check for the availability of featured books at your local library.

Monthly pick-up is available at:
– Your local Sunrise Early Years school
– Network 4 Change (Beausejour)
– Springfield Public Library (Dugald)

Pick-up days/times will be posted monthly on the Network 4 Change Facebook page.
Bags will typically be available for pick-up the first week of each month (Wed.-Fri.)
*if none of the pick-up sites work for you, please contact Claudia at 204-268-6526 ext, 1 to discuss possible options

Monthly from November 2023 – June 2024

Sign up with the Network 4 Change Early Years Program Facilitator, Melinda Ives, at
*provide your name, email address, preferred pick-up location, and number of bags needed *like her page to receive monthly updates about pickup days/times and site options


For further information, please contact:
Melinda Ives

Claudia Oldcorn