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Early Childhood Development

FOR SPRING 2020 PROGRAMS:
ONLINE AND PHONE REGISTRATION START DATE: REGISTRATION DATE POSTPONED
EXCEPT FOR SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION WHICH STARTS: April 6, 2020 @ 9 A.M.

Family Futures Resource Network provides excellent early childhood programs and services, both registered and drop in.  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

 

Baby Sing & Sensory Play

Your baby’s first year is the most significant for their early brain development.  In this program we will explore a variety of different activities to engage your baby’s senses and promote early learning.  Enjoy unique sensory play stations each week with different sounds, smells, textures and more.  Caregivers will spend quality time singing to and bonding with their baby.  This is also a great way to meet and socialize with other caregivers in your community.

Dates:
May 1, 2020 - June 5, 2020

 

Books for Babies

Reading books and telling stories opens a world of wonderment and learning for your infant. It also supports their early development and strengthens your relationship with them as you spend time together.  Take home a free book each week to enjoy as a family. This program is offered in partnership with the Centre for Family Literacy.

Dates:
May 5, 2020 - May 26, 2020

 

Busy Bodies

Is your child full of energy?  Bring them to this exciting program where they will practice moving their bodies through activities to develop their physical literacy. Children and Caregivers, together, will enjoy movement songs, easy games, parachute time, and free play with balls and other items.

Registration:
Drop-In

Dates:
April 16, 2020 - June 11, 2020

 

Intergenerational Rhymes That Bind

Come join us for this unique experience. This program brings together young and old alike, through the love and joy of music and rhymes.  Co-facilitated with the Centre for Family Literacy.

Registration:
Phone

Dates:
April 9, 2020 - June 11, 2020

 

Little Explorers

Children are eager to explore new things. Find new ways to play, using upcycled or unusual materials in these fun, themed drop-in sessions which address various aspects of children’s development. Open-ended station based play allows children to follow their interests and move at their own pace. Each session will also have a circle time with a science experiment and a story.  Come explore with us!

Registration:
Drop-In

Dates:
April 15, 2020 - June 10, 2020

 

Music & Motion

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:
Drop-In

Dates:
April 20, 2020 - June 15, 2020

 

April 17, 2020 - June 19, 2020

 

Parent and Child Drop in Play Time

If you are looking for a place meet a friend for a play date or just want a change of scenery, come and enjoy some play time with your children in our indoor play area.  This is unstructured time where you can follow your child’s interests and leave and arrive whenever you like.  We will have a large selection of toys and activities for children to choose from. Please ensure snacks are nut-free and that your drinks are in a spill proof container. 

Registration:
Drop-In

Dates:
April 2, 2020 - June 18, 2020

 

April 18, 2020

 

May 9, 2020

 

June 13, 2020

 

Rhymes That Bind

Parents will learn songs, finger plays, and simple movement games with their infants and toddlers, as well as discover new ways to bond in a supportive peer environment. Co-facilitated with the Centre for Family Literacy.

Registration:
Drop-In

Dates:
April 8, 2020 - June 10, 2020