#101, 4341 Savaryn Drive SW Edmonton, Alberta, T6X 2E8 780.413.4521 info@familyfutures.ca

Early Childhood Development

Family Futures Resource Network provides excellent early childhood programs and services, both registered and online. These programs offer parents and caregivers opportunities and experiences to support their children in their social, emotional, physical and intellectual growth and development. These programs also provide a natural environment for families to build social connections and increase protective factors for children.

0–5 Years

Fall Session Registration Starts August 17 at 9:00 a.m.

Any programs with a September-December start date are part of the fall session. Please note registration for these programs will not open until August 17 at 9 a.m.

If you need any additional resources, please don’t hesitate to contact us at 780-413-4521. We have created some online programs, services and support options. These are on each program page, the At-Home Family Fun page, and our YouTube channel.

 

Baby Sing & Sensory

0–12 months | FFRN is thrilled to be able to offer our extremely popular Baby Sing & Sensory with an online and in-person option! The first year of life is the most significant time for your baby’s development. In this program, we explore a variety of different activities to stimulate your baby’s senses and promote early learning for your little one. Join us each week to sing, learn and explore sensory play while you spend quality time bonding with your baby.

Registration:
Online

Dates:
September 18, 2021 - October 23, 2021

 

October 25, 2021 - November 29, 2021

 

Busy Bodies

2–5 years | Is your child full of energy? Bring them to this exciting program where they will practice moving their bodies through fun games and activities with you, to develop their physical literacy.

Registration:
Online

Dates:
August 6, 2021 - August 27, 2021

 

September 14, 2021 - October 5, 2021

 

October 6, 2021 - July 27, 2021

 

October 26, 2021 - November 16, 2021

 

November 29, 2021 - December 20, 2021

 

Discovery Time

4–6 years | Come out to explore, discover, and create with your child at the different activity centers. There will be a variety of materials and activities that enhance learning and creativity, engage the senses, build skills and most of all, is fun!

 

Registration:
Online

Dates:
August 5, 2021 - August 26, 2021

 

September 23, 2021 - October 28, 2021

 

November 4, 2021 - December 16, 2021

 

November 12, 2021 - December 17, 2021

 

Family Mentorship Program

0–6 years | Would you like extra one-on-one support for your child? Our Family Mentorship Program provides in-home parenting education and family support services to expectant parents and those with children from newborn to the age of six. Trained Family Mentors provide families with information and support that helps them improve their parenting skills to provide a safe nurturing environment for their children. Family Mentors encourage a parent-led experience while providing recommendations based on leading practices.

Registration:
Phone

Dates:

 

Kids Korner Drop-in Playtime

0–5 years | If you are looking for a change of scenery, come and enjoy some playtime with your children in Kids Korner, our indoor play area. There is no programming at this time so you can just enjoy your time together. If you bring beverages, please ensure they are in a spill-proof travel mug for safety and sanitary reasons. There will be a designated snack zone during playtime however we encourage eating beforehand. Please ensure snacks are Nut-Free.

Registration:
Online

Dates:
September 24, 2021

 

October 1, 2021

 

October 8, 2021

 

October 15, 2021

 

October 22, 2021

 

October 29, 2021

 

November 3, 2021

 

November 10, 2021

 

November 17, 2021

 

November 24, 2021

 

December 1, 2021

 

December 8, 2021

 

Let’s Get Artsy!

2–6 years | Do you have a little Picasso, who loves to be creative and express themselves through art? Let’s take them to the next level. The ‘Let’s Get Artsy’ program will allow children to utilize a variety of art mediums to express their inner artist. Each week will include learning about art, exploring a new art medium, creating some individual art pieces.

Registration:
Online

Dates:
August 3, 2021 - August 24, 2021

 

October 12, 2021 - November 2, 2021

 

October 21, 2021 - November 18, 2021

 

November 19, 2021 - December 10, 2021

 

November 29, 2021 - December 20, 2021

 

Mad Science

3–6 years | Put on your lab coat and join our “Mad Science” program. Each week we will explore how things work, amazing science, incredible facts and awesome experiments. This program will allow children to explore, learn and discover how science works. Social distancing will be in place during programming.

Registration:
Online

Dates:
August 3, 2021 - August 24, 2021

 

September 24, 2021 - October 15, 2021

 

October 12, 2021 - November 9, 2021

 

Making Music

3–6 years | Does your child like to make music and dance? If so please join us for this program where children will explore music, dance and even make their own musical instruments each week.

Registration:
Online

Dates:
August 5, 2021 - August 26, 2021

 

August 6, 2021 - August 27, 2021

 

Mindful Minis

3–6 years | During this program, we explore relaxation, emotions, mindfulness and yoga with children. Learning to be aware of and manage emotions in a way that is fun and meaningful is so important in life for all ages, and is a nice way to spend time connecting with your children.

Registration:
Online

Dates:
August 4, 2021 - August 25, 2021

 

August 9, 2021 - August 30, 2021

 

September 21, 2021 - November 2, 2021

 

September 23, 2021 - October 28, 2021

 

November 3, 2021 - December 15, 2021

 

Music & Motion

3–6 years | Children love to express themselves through music and movement. This program offers children the opportunity to move freely, express themselves through play & song and support their overall development in fun and engaging ways. Join us for this hour-long session full of songs, dancing, musical instruments, parachute time and other fun games and activities.

Registration:
Online

Dates:
November 5, 2021 - December 17, 2021

 

Once Upon a Time

2–6 years | Storytelling is the art of bringing a story to life whether from a book, as a way of passing on culture and history or from imagination. Join us each week as we share classic children’s stories and bring those stories to life through crafts, activities and art. We will also go on a journey as the children become storytellers. Let your child’s imagination soar in “Once Upon A Time”.

Registration:
Online

Dates:
September 16, 2021 - October 7, 2021

 

September 22, 2021 - October 13, 2021

 

November 23, 2021 - December 14, 2021

 

November 25, 2021 - December 16, 2021

 

Preschool Prep

3–4 years | ABC’s and 123’s, come to join us for this fun, interactive preschool prep program. We will focus on building numeracy and literacy skills through fun songs, games, and activities. Throughout this program, we will learn about letters, numbers, colours, the days of the week and the weather, along with developing other preschool skills. This program requires an adult in attendance.

 

 

Registration:
Online

Dates:
September 15, 2021 - October 20, 2021

 

September 17, 2021 - October 22, 2021

 

October 26, 2021 - November 30, 2021

 

November 4, 2021 - December 16, 2021

 

Rhymes That Bind

0–3 years | Parents will learn songs, fingerplays, and simple movement games with their infants and toddlers as well as discover new ways to bond in a supportive peer environment.

Registration:
Online

Dates:
September 15, 2021 - November 17, 2021

 

Rhymes, Songs & Story Time

0–3 years | This fun and interactive program includes stories, musical movement, rhymes and creative props to go along with them. Connect with your little ones in this discovery of literacy combined with the arts and movement as your children learn and grow. It is also a fun way to interact with other children and families in a safe way.

 

Registration:
Online

Dates:
September 22, 2021 - October 20, 2021

 

October 8, 2021 - October 29, 2021

 

October 25, 2021 - November 22, 2021