#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:
July 8, 2022 - August 12, 2022

 

July 13, 2022 - August 17, 2022

 

Books for Babies

0–12 months | Enjoy learning how reading to your infant helps to promote early language skill development and enhances parent child connection. You will also take home a free book each week to enjoy as a family!

Registration:
Online

Dates:
July 7, 2022 - July 28, 2022

 

August 4, 2022 - August 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:
July 18, 2022 - August 22, 2022

 

August 5, 2022 - August 26, 2022

 

Discovery Time

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

Registration:
Online

Dates:
July 7, 2022 - July 28, 2022

 

August 4, 2022 - August 25, 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.

Summerside: No program May 25, 2022

Registration:
Online

Dates:
May 18, 2022

 

June 1, 2022

 

June 8, 2022

 

June 15, 2022

 

May 24, 2022

 

May 31, 2022

 

June 7, 2022

 

June 14, 2022

 

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:
May 25, 2022 - June 15, 2022

 

May 26, 2022 - June 16, 2022

 

July 5, 2022 - July 26, 2022

 

July 5, 2022 - July 26, 2022

 

August 2, 2022 - August 23, 2022

 

August 5, 2022 - August 26, 2022

 

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 perform some awesome experiments. This program will allow children to explore, learn and discover about how science works.

Registration:
Online

Dates:
July 4, 2022 - July 25, 2022

 

August 2, 2022 - August 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:
May 27, 2022 - June 17, 2022

 

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 very nice way to spend time connecting with your children.

Registration:
Online

Dates:
July 4, 2022 - July 25, 2022

 

July 12, 2022 - August 16, 2022

 

August 3, 2022 - August 24, 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 fun games and activities such as dancing, musical instruments and parachute time.

Registration:
Online

Dates:
May 20, 2022 - June 17, 2022

 

July 8, 2022 - July 29, 2022

 

New-Outdoor Busy Bodies

2–5 years | Summer is a great time to be outside! You and your child will enjoy this exciting outdoor program where they will practice moving their bodies through fun games and activities to develop their physical literacy. Programs will run as scheduled unless there is extreme weather conditions.

Registration:
Online

Dates:
July 4, 2022 - July 25, 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:
May 17, 2022 - June 7, 2022

 

Rhymes That Bind

0–3 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:
Online

Dates:
July 5, 2022 - July 26, 2022

 

July 6, 2022 - July 27, 2022

 

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:
May 16, 2022 - June 13, 2022

 

May 17, 2022 - June 14, 2022

 

May 18, 2022 - June 15, 2022