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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...

The Daycare & Preschool Explores Canada’s Green Province

We come to the last province on our theme on Canada, Prince Edward Island. It is the smallest, the greenest and famous for its red soil. Agriculture is its largest industry and half of the land is dedicated to farming. To get personal to farm and animals, our children at...

Futurekids Out of School Conquers The Atlantic

One Defends And The Other Conquers In the month of April, we discovered the rich heritage of these Atlantic Provinces including New Foundland, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. It is long believed that Vikings were the first explorers to visit Newfoundland. Their open boats, propelled by oars or a simple...

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