Early Childhood Development Programs and Activities

Family Futures Resource Network


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
  • Discovery Time - provides activity centres that are designed to enhance learning and creativity, engage the senses, and build skills
  • Kids Korner Playtime - children have indoor play time in an unstructured environment
  • Let's Get Artsy! - allows children to use a variety of art mediums; each week will include learning about art, exploring a new art medium, and creating some individual art pieces
  • Mad Science - each week will explore science and perform experiments; this program will allow children to explore, learn, and discover how science works
  • 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
  • Preschool Prep - focuses on building numeracy and literacy skills through songs, games, and activities; children will begin to prepare for preschool while learning about social skills, letters, numbers, colours, the days of the week, and more
  • 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

Affiliation: Centre for Family Literacy, Edmonton Early Intervention
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
  • Discovery Time - 4 to 6 years
  • Kids Korner Playtime - 0 to 5 years
  • Let's Get Artsy! - 2 to 6 years
  • Mad Science - 3 to 6 years
  • Music and Motion - 2 to 6 years (siblings welcome)
  • Ooie Gooie - 2 to 6 years
  • Preschool Prep - 3 to 4 years
  • Rhymes That Bind - 0 to 6 years (siblings welcome)
  • Rhymes, Songs, and Story Time - 0 to 3 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
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes -
Other disabled access: No -
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Agency Information
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Last Verified On
September 7, 2023
Address
4341 Savaryn Drive SW
Edmonton, AB, T6X 2E8
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Hours of Operation
Mon
09:00 AM to 04:30 PM
Tue
09:00 AM to 04:30 PM
Wed
09:00 AM to 04:30 PM
Thu
09:00 AM to 04:30 PM
Fri
09:00 AM to 04:30 PM

Closed 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM.