Family Futures Resource Network

Early Childhood Development Programs and Activities

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Description
Provides programs and activities at various locations for parents and their children.

Service offers:

  • a variety of drop-in and registered programs and activities at various locations for parents and their children

Includes:

  • Baby Sing and Sensory Play - parents spend time bonding with baby and socializing with other caregivers through a variety of activities aimed at stimulating baby's senses and promoting early learning, with musical instruments, songs, puppet play, bubbles, and other sensory and tactile materials
  • Books for Babies - parents learn the importance of reading to their infant, and every family takes home a free book each week
  • Busy Bodies - opportunities for children to practice moving their bodies through obstacle courses, games, and activities
  • Free Play - an unstructured drop-in program for parents to become involved in their child's play, help build an increased sense of self, and model social skills
  • Little Explorers - a drop-in program that finds new ways to play using upcycled and unique materials that are not typically used in a play setting
  • Music and Motion - an hour-long, drop-in dance and movement session that provides opportunities to develop motor skills and enjoy songs, parachute play, and action games
  • Ooie Gooie - sensory exploration as participants make a variety of items and bring home a sample of the creations and the recipe so they can recreate the experience again at home
  • Rhymes That Bind - parents can learn songs, finger plays, and simple movement games with their infants and toddlers and discover new ways to bond in a supportive peer environment
  • Rhymes, Songs, and Story Time - an interactive group for parents, caregivers, and children with structured and repetitive routine to help children increase their memory and language skills
  • Stay and Play - a program for parents, caregivers, and their children to participate in structured songs, circle time, and free play time, introducing children to a structure similar to preschool settings
Affiliation: Books for Babies offered in partnership with the Centre for Family Literacy. Rhymes, Songs, and Story Time partnered with Edmonton Early Intervention. Rhymes That Bind is co-facilitated by the Centre for Family Literacy.
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • parents and caregivers
  • with their children 0 to 6 years
Eligibility varies based on activity:
  • Baby Sing and Sensory Play 0 to 12 months
  • Books for Babies 0 to 12 months
  • Busy Bodies 1 to 6 years
  • Free Play 0 to 6 years
  • Little Explorers 2 to 6 years (siblings welcome)
  • Music and Motion 2 to 6 years (siblings welcome)
  • Ooie Gooie 2 to 6 years
  • Rhymes That Bind 0 to 6 years (siblings welcome)
  • Rhymes, Songs, and Story Time 0 to 3 years (siblings welcome)
  • Stay and Play 0 to 6 years (siblings welcome)
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • contact for dates, times, and locations
  • or visit website for program information
Programs may require pre-registration.Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
780-413-4521
Fax
780-485-6815
Web Site
http://www.familyfutures.ca
Email
info@familyfutures.ca
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: No -
Legal Status
Registered Not-For-Profit
Last Updated On
January 10, 2019
Address
4341 Savaryn Drive SW
Edmonton, AB, T6X 2E8
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Hours of Operation
Mon
09:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Tue
09:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Wed
09:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Thu
09:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Fri
09:00 AM - 04:30 PM