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What to expect When Returning to Family Fun Programs


Upcoming Events:

 

Fall Fest Activity Bags

Family Fun Activity Bags offer you and your family all the fun and none of the planning as it is filled with fun and creative activities for children to explore independently or together as a family. Each bag will contain supplies and instructions for quick and easy set up to enjoy in no time. These Fall activity bags are designed based on major Fall festivals and will engage your child in fun indoor activities that include fine motor crafts, and more.

Each bag is customized for the number of children in your family and will be ready for pick-up on Friday, October 7th, 2022.

Halloween Party

Join us for a fun filled Halloween Party where you are encouraged to come in your favourite costumes. Throughout the party, children will get the opportunity to engage in a variety of exciting activities including, a Jack-O-Lantern game and Halloween Scavenger Hunt in which children will follow the given clues to find the hidden prizes. Special Halloween snacks will also be served! Lots of fun, laughter, engagement and so much more!

Ages: 2-6 Years
Dates and Time: Oct 21st & 28th from 3:30pm - 5pm
Cost: $25

Registration opens Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at 12pm.

Fall Colours Party

Fall is here and we’re offering a wonderful opportunity for children to use their senses to explore leaves, nature, paint and craft materials and create amazing takeaways. This party will help children observe the beautiful colours of nature. We will use natural materials to make a preserved leaf wreath, stencil paintings, Fall colours collage tree, pumpkin craft and have many more art, craft and painting opportunities based on the Fall theme.

Ages: 2-6 Years
Date and Time: October 14th from 3:30pm - 5pm
Cost: $25

Registration opens Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at 12pm.


Programs for Infants and Toddlers:

 

Busy Feet, Busy Fingers

Infant finger painting with educator

Age: 7-13 Months
Details: Thursdays 1:30-2:45 PM
Starting Date: September 15th (7-week program)
Cost: $115

This interactive program gives babies time and space to explore a variety of sensory experiences that are age appropriate and provide opportunities for babies to explore all their senses. In this program babies and parents will have opportunities to explore art, music, and sensory activities that will further brain development, language, and independence. The Registered Early Childhood Educator provides the right combination of play-based experience, expertise, and knowledge to make this one of our most popular programs! This is a small, private class and each family leaves with a keepsake of your babies’ first finger painting.

Rock A Bye Babies

baby sitting on floor playing with instruments

Age: 4-12 Months
Details: Tuesdays 1:30-2:30 PM
Starting Date: September 13th (7-week program)
Cost: $90

It is never too early to start making music! Rock a Bye Babies introduces a variety of different music genres, playful musical activities using a variety of age-appropriate musical instruments, creative movement, dancing, songs, and rhymes. In this one-hour interactive class your baby will develop a sense of rhythm and beat through different musical experiences, strengthen their listening skills and encourage adult and child bonding through playful interactions.


Programs for Preschool Age Children:

Rhythm and Rainbows

Blonde little girl painting while using her hands to trace

Age: 1 - 2.5 Years
Details: Mondays 9:30-11:00 AM
Starting Date: September 12th (7-week program)
Cost: $115

Let’s explore the world of art! This program introduces your child to a variety of different painting techniques, art mediums (such as clay, collage, pastel), and more. All materials used in the program are safe, nontoxic and age appropriate. Adding to the art experience children will explore music through play props, singing and dance. You and your child will be inspired by the “arts” all while creating a beautiful keepsake of your quality time spent together.

Cooking up a Story

hands kneading dough

Age: 24 - 48 Months
Details: Fridays 9:30-11:15 AM
Starting Date: September 16th (7-week program)
Cost: $140

Join us for weekly theme stories complemented by preparing an age-appropriate recipe. Together we will adventure into stories, activities, recipe preparation and cooking a healthy snack to enjoy together. Each family will leave with a recipe book of all the delicious recipes prepared over the 7-week program.

Kids Konnection

Kids playing with wooden blocks smiling

Age: 3-5 years
Details: Tuesdays 9:30-11:30 AM
Thursdays 9:30-11:30 AM
Starting Date: September 13th and 15th (7-week program)
Cost: $175

Children will participate in a variety of activities, such as learning songs and stories, art, sensory play, and active play, while socializing with other children. Children will also be encouraged to practice basic classroom routines that will help prepare them for kindergarten. The Registered ECE engages with the children, taking into consideration individual personalities, learning styles and interests of each child. This program also offers the child an opportunity to practice emotional self-regulation as they transition into being left on their own without the parent/caregiver.
*Children attend without a parent


Programs for School Age Children:

Young Engineers LEGO Build (Bricks Challenge and Galileo)
children playing with lego at a table

Age: 4-12 Years
Details: Saturdays 9:00-10:15 AM
Starting Date: September 17th (6-week program)
Cost: $156

Young Engineers will learn the principles of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). By integrating basic arithmetic learned in school with an intuitive active learning process, children grasp a better understanding of the fundamentals of physics and engineering concepts while building with motorized LEGO models.

Young Engineers LEGO Build & Coding (Robo Bricks)
Kids hand grabbing Lego pieces from a Young Engineers play box

Age: 6-12 Years
Details: Saturdays 10:30-11:45 AM
Starting Date: September 17th (6-week program)
Cost: $156

Using LEGO and Lego WeDo graphic programming to build robots. Robo Bricks enrichment program participants learn software engineering, technology, entrepreneurship and math (STEM). During each lesson students will assemble a robot that will perform a predetermined task. Constructing these robots will develop each student's ability to create computer algorithms and capability to implement code.

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