#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.

Birth–5 Years

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 and Toddler Playtime

Birth–3 years | Bring your toddlers to an engaging and safe play space at FFRN. Play experiences will be set up for you and your child to explore at your own pace. This is an unstructured play time with a focus on providing an opportunity for you to spend time with your child and meet other parents.

Registration:
Drop-In

Dates:
October 26, 2022 - December 14, 2022

 

Baby Sing & Sensory

Birth–1 year | The first year of life is the most significant time for your baby’s development. In this program, a variety of different activities are explored to stimulate your baby’s senses and promote early learning such as singing songs, reviewing different types of sensory play, introducing baby sign language and discussing developmental milestones. Enjoy quality time bonding with your baby while connecting with other caregivers.

Registration:
Online

Dates:
January 16, 2023 - February 27, 2023

 

February 11, 2023 - March 25, 2023

 

Books for Babies

Birth–1 year | Enjoy learning how reading to your infant helps to promote early language skill development and enhance parent child connection. Due to high demand, families may only register in this program one time.

Registration:
Online

Dates:
January 17, 2023 - February 7, 2023

 

January 19, 2023 - February 9, 2023

 

Busy Bodies

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

Registration:
Drop-In

Dates:
November 28, 2022 - December 19, 2022

 

January 19, 2023 - February 16, 2023

 

January 20, 2023 - March 24, 2023

 

Discovery Time

4–6 years | Come and explore, discover, and create new things with your child. Activity centers are designed to enhance learning and creativity, engage the senses, build skills and most of all, are fun.

Registration:
Drop-In

Dates:
November 22, 2022 - December 13, 2022

 

January 17, 2023 - February 21, 2023

 

Family Mentorship Program

Birth–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 Playtime

1–5 years | Enjoy some indoor play time with your child in an unstructured environment. Come on your own with your child or arrange a play date with some friends. Please ensure snacks are nut-free.

 

Registration:
Drop-In

Dates:
February 2, 2023 - February 23, 2023

 

Let’s Get Artsy!

2–6 years | Do you have a little Picasso who loves to be creative and express themselves through art? This 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 and creating some individual art pieces.

Registration:
Online

Dates:
November 28, 2022 - December 19, 2022

 

January 20, 2023 - February 10, 2023

 

February 28, 2023 - March 21, 2023

 

March 1, 2023 - March 22, 2023

 

Let’s Have a Playdate

2–6 years | Playdates are fun and a great way to learn! Join us for this ‘loose parts’ interactive session. This is a great opportunity to meet other caregivers and their children. This unstructured program is designed to help your child develop their creativity, exploration, and social skills while supporting their development through play. Please bring a nut-free snack for your child.

Registration:
Drop-In

Dates:
November 22, 2022 - December 13, 2022

 

January 18, 2023 - February 15, 2023

 

Making Music

3–6 years | In this program children will explore a variety of different forms of music, express themselves through dance and even make their own musical instrument each week.

Registration:
Online

Dates:
February 14, 2023 - March 7, 2023

 

March 1, 2023 - March 22, 2023

 

Mindful Minis

3–6 years | During this program we explore relaxation, emotions, mindfulness, and yoga for children. Learn to be aware of and manage emotions in a way that is fun and meaningful. It is also a very nice way to spend time connecting with your child.

Registration:
Online

Dates:
November 9, 2022 - December 14, 2022

 

Music and Motion

3–6 years | This program offers children the opportunity to move freely and express themselves through play and music. Come join in the fun and support your child’s development with activities such as dancing, musical instruments and parachute time.

Registration:
Drop-In

Dates:
November 18, 2022 - December 9, 2022

 

January 16, 2023 - February 13, 2023

 

January 17, 2023 - March 21, 2023

 

New – Daddy and Me Playtime

1–5 years | Play experiences will be set up for you and your child to explore at your own pace. This is an unstructured play time providing an opportunity for you to spend time with your child and meet other parents.
All male caregivers welcome.

Registration:
Drop-In

Dates:
January 21, 2023 - February 25, 2023

 

Once Upon a Time

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

Registration:
Drop-In

Dates:
November 24, 2022 - December 15, 2022

 

Ooie Gooie!

2–6 years | Join in the fun of messy play and sensory exploration and leave the mess with us! Plus, take home a sample of your creations and the recipe so that you can recreate the experience again at home.

Registration:
Online

Dates:
January 19, 2023 - February 9, 2023

 

February 27, 2023 - March 20, 2023

 

March 1, 2023 - March 22, 2023

 

Preschool Prep

3–4 years | In this fun, interactive program the focus is on building numeracy and literacy skills using fun songs, games, and activities. Throughout this program, children will begin to prepare for preschool while learning about social skills, letters, numbers, colours, the days of the week and so much more.

 

 

Registration:
Online

Dates:
January 18, 2023 - February 22, 2023

 

February 17, 2023 - March 24, 2023

 

Rhymes That Bind

Birth–3 years | 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.

Registration:
Drop-In

Dates:
January 18, 2023 - February 15, 2023

 

January 20, 2023 - February 10, 2023

 

February 22, 2023 - March 22, 2023

 

Rhymes, Songs & Story Time

Birth–3 years | This fun and interactive program includes stories, musical movement, rhymes and creative props. Connect with your little one in this literacy, arts and movement program. It is also a fun way to interact with other children and families.

Registration:
Drop-In

Dates:
November 18, 2022 - December 9, 2022

 

January 17, 2023 - February 7, 2023

 

February 17, 2023 - March 24, 2023

 

February 23, 2023 - March 23, 2023