#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

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 | 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. We sing songs, review different types of sensory play, introduce baby sign language and discuss developmental milestones. Enjoy spending quality time bonding with your baby while safely connecting with other caregivers.

Registration:
Online

Dates:
January 17, 2022 - February 28, 2022

 

February 12, 2022 - March 26, 2022

 

Books for Babies

0–12 months |Reading to your infant helps promote early language development and enhances the parent-child connection. This program includes a free take-home book each week to enjoy as a family.

Registration:
Online

Dates:
January 18, 2022 - February 8, 2022

 

January 20, 2022 - February 10, 2022

 

March 4, 2022 - March 25, 2022

 

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:
January 18, 2022 - February 22, 2022

 

January 20, 2022 - February 17, 2022

 

January 21, 2022 - February 18, 2022

 

February 17, 2022 - March 24, 2022

 

February 25, 2022 - March 25, 2022

 

March 1, 2022 - March 22, 2022

 

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:
January 18, 2022 - February 22, 2022

 

February 17, 2022 - March 24, 2022

 

February 17, 2022 - March 24, 2022

 

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 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:
January 22, 2022

 

January 29, 2022

 

February 2, 2022

 

February 5, 2022

 

February 9, 2022

 

February 16, 2022

 

February 23, 2022

 

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:
January 18, 2022 - February 8, 2022

 

January 21, 2022 - February 11, 2022

 

March 1, 2022 - March 22, 2022

 

March 2, 2022 - March 23, 2022

 

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 at our program sites throughout the week. This is a great opportunity to meet other parents/caregivers and their children. This unstructured program is designed to help your child develop their creativity, exploration and social skills while supporting your child’s development through play.

Registration:
Online

Dates:
January 17, 2022 - February 14, 2022

 

January 18, 2022 - February 22, 2022

 

January 19, 2022 - February 23, 2022

 

March 1, 2022 - March 22, 2022

 

March 2, 2022 - March 23, 2022

 

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:
January 21, 2022 - February 11, 2022

 

February 8, 2022 - March 1, 2022

 

March 2, 2022 - March 23, 2022

 

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:
January 17, 2022 - February 14, 2022

 

Ooie Gooie!

2–6 years | Join us for an afternoon of messy play and sensory exploration. This program gets messy so come prepared to have fun and leave the mess with us!  You will go home with a sample of our creations and the recipe so that you can recreate the experience again at home.

Registration:
Online

Dates:
January 20, 2022 - February 10, 2022

 

February 28, 2022 - March 21, 2022

 

March 2, 2022 - March 23, 2022

 

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:
January 19, 2022 - February 23, 2022

 

February 17, 2022 - March 24, 2022

 

February 18, 2022 - March 25, 2022

 

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:
January 19, 2022 - February 16, 2022

 

January 21, 2022 - February 11, 2022

 

February 23, 2022 - March 23, 2022

 

February 25, 2021 - March 25, 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:
January 18, 2022 - February 15, 2022

 

February 15, 2022 - March 15, 2022

 

February 24, 2022 - March 24, 2022

 

February 24, 2022 - March 24, 2022