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

Early Childhood Development

0–5 Years

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.

These programs will honour public health guidelines but provide the opportunity for in-person programming for you and your family to enjoy.

All participants (parents and children) must be registered for in-person programs to attend. Due to the limited numbers of participants, ONLY ONE caregiver/parent may accompany the children.

 

Baby Sing & Sensory – Zoom Session

0–12 months | FFRN is thrilled to be able to offer our extremely popular Baby Sing & Sensory online! 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 in the comfort of your own home.

Registration:
Online

Dates:
October 19, 2020 - November 23, 2020

 

Discovery Time

4–5 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:
September 23, 2020 - October 28, 2020

 

September 25, 2020 - October 30, 2020

 

November 5, 2020 - December 10, 2020

 

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:

 

Let’s Get Artsy!

2–6 years | Do you have a little Picasso, who loved 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. Social distancing will be in place during programming.

 

Registration:
Online

Dates:
November 20, 2020 - December 11, 2020

 

November 30, 2020 - December 21, 2020

 

Music & Motion

2–6 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 6, 2020 - December 18, 2020

 

NEW! – Kids Korner Playtime

0–5 years | If you are looking for a place to play indoors during the cooler weather or just want 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.

Registration:
Online

Dates:
November 4, 2020

 

November 18, 2020

 

November 25, 2020

 

December 2, 2020

 

December 9, 2020

 

December 16, 2020

 

NEW! – Making Music

2–6 years | Does your child like to make music and dance? If so please join us for this NEW program where children will explore music, dance and even make their own musical instruments each week. Social distancing will be in place during programming.

 

Registration:
Online

Dates:
October 7, 2020 - October 28, 2020

 

November 3, 2020 - November 24, 2020

 

December 1, 2020 - December 15, 2020

 

NEW! – Mindful Minis

2–6 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 very nice way to spend time connecting with your children.

Registration:
Online

Dates:
September 22, 2020 - November 10, 2020

 

September 24, 2020 - October 29, 2020

 

September 28, 2020 - November 23, 2020

 

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 the storytellers. Let your child’s imagination soar in “Once Upon A Time”.

 

Registration:
Online

Dates:
September 30, 2020 - October 21, 2020

 

November 17, 2020 - December 8, 2020

 

November 4, 2020 - December 2, 2020

 

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 a parent in attendance.

Registration:
Online

Dates:
October 27, 2020 - December 1, 2020

 

November 5, 2020 - December 5, 2020

 

Rhymes, Songs & Story Time

1–3 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 21, 2020 - November 30, 2020

 

September 30, 2020 - December 9, 2020

 

October 8, 2020 - December 10, 2020

 

October 30, 2020 - December 18, 2020