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Out Of School: Nature’s Workshop

In the past decade, the benefits of connecting to nature have been well documented. Some authorities have established that children who play outside display growth in their character development: they are more adventurous; more self-motivated, and are better able to understand and assess risk. These children are also happier, social...

Daycare & Preschool: Children Of Nature

Recent studies have established the long known benefits of the relationship between children’s contact with the natural outdoors and their intellectual, emotional, social, spirtual, and physical development. In July, the aim of the teachers at Futurekids Daycare centre was to improve children’s knowledge about the environment while strengthening all areas...

Out of School: Canada 150th & Me

O, Canada! There’s a lot to love about our country. Here is a glimpse of our children’s Canadian inspired photo booth. Canada’s name comes from a misunderstanding between Jacques Cartier and some Iroquois who were pointing to a village (for which they used the word “Kanata”). They were actually trying...

Daycare & Preschool: Eh! Canada

Traveling across Canada this school year has been an amazing opportunity to learn about our country. Our graduation recital divulged some of the important aspects of each province and territory that our children at Futurekids, a daycare, and preschool in Coquitlam, learned. Of course, the recital would not be complete without...

Out of School Discovers The Home Of Confederation

Scottish descendants makeup the largest population in the Prince Edward Island community. The province has its own tartan and officially recognizes a dress tartan for evening wear. Our children in the Futurekids Out of School program got into the Scottish spirit with various activities including the Highland Games. These games...

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