Category Archives: Activities

Daycare & Preschool: Golden Prairies Festivities

Christmas has evolved into a largely secular celebration centered on gift giving. Canadian children are taught that Santa lives in Canada (in the North Pole which we claim to own). Our children at Futurekids Daycare and Preschool were delighted with a visit by this mythical character who gives gifts to good...

Out Of School: The Energy Province

Every month the teachers of Futurekids Out of School Program dedicate cooking days. Cooking is an ideal way to boost self worth, teach responsibility and learn essential life skills. Alberta is known as the Wild Rose Country or Canada’s Wild West and in line with our theme, the children captivated the...

Daycare & Preschool: Parading The Wild Rose Country

Alberta is a Wild West kind of place – well known for cows, oil, mountains and lots of open space. Our children at Futurekids Centre paraded the spirit of the Calgary stampede during dramatic play and strengthened their muscle control and eye hand coordination through various activities. When our first...

Rain Rain Go Away: Out Of School

Rain Rain Go Away… Oh Wait but We’re in Raincouver! However, our children in the Out of School care program still found lots to be thankful for. British Columbia is famous for its Spirit Beat. This bear is not a polar bear or an albino (as it has a brown nose...

Fall For BC: Daycare & Preschool

There is nothing more spectacular than the dramatic changes of leaves in Fall. The Maple trees are at their best and the largest ones are found right along the BC coast. The Maple Leaf is our National Symbol and found on our flag, penny and coat of arms. Through various...

Out Of School: Back To School

To mature socially, children need to have a healthy self esteem. Noted experts in child development have express that building blocks of self esteem are belonging, learning and contributing. The Futurekids Out of School program offers unique opportunities to succeed in these three vital areas even beyond home and school....

Coquitlam Daycare & Preschool: School Is In Session

Not all children need help with the same skills and what your child needs practice with could vary, depending on their age and development level. The teachers at Futurekids Daycare and Preschool Centre spent time this month to determine each child’s strengths and a weaknesses. The relationship between cognitive skills...

Futurekids Out Of School: Summer Bloom

Summer Bloomed in August with time travel to different periods! For the Jurassic Era, we decided to make dinosaur fossils out of salt dough. The children helped each other in mixing the ingredients and kneading the dough. they really had fun during the process as they made balls and rolled...

Futurekids Daycare: Hot Summer Days

During the hot summer month of August, the children at Futurekids Cente, a daycare in Coquitlam, time travelled to different periods such as the Jurassic Era, The Golden Age of Piracy and The Wild Wild West! The highlights were always the field trips where the children enjoyed cooling down at...

Daycare: Summer Social

Summer time at Futurekids allows children the much needed relaxed time to explore their interests, discover talents and make friends easily; a break from structure and scheduled routines of the school year. It is this time of year, that the teachers concentrate on social skills knowing that these skills ultimately...