Category Archives: Activities

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...

Futurekids Daycare & Preschool Discover The Ocean Provinces

Canada’s Ocean Playground Our April theme comprised of the three musketeers of the sea… Newfoundland, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia! Newfoundland has no crickets, porcupines, skunks or snakes. They do, however, have a whole lot of moose…over 100,000. The teachers at Futurekids daycare and preschool, located in Coquitlam, appraised and...

Out of School: The Sweet Province

Quebec boasts one of the largest windmill energy parks in the world. Since Spring is knocking on the door the teachers in the Futurekids Out of School program encouraged the children to create their very own windmill. The variety was amazing…check out the edible ones and the human windmills. The...

Daycare & Preschool: JeMeSouviens

Quebec has given the world the internationally renowned Cirque Du Soleil and a fair share of notable celebrities including hockey players like Mario Lemieux, singers like Celine Dion and actors like William Shatner. The cultural component in Quebec is impressive. There are 150 theatre companies, over 100 musical organizations and...

Preschool and Daycare: Loyal She Remains

Ontario is the seat of our government. It is here that our values of freedom, respect for cultural differences, mission of peace and a commitment to social justice has been ingrained (Charter of Rights and Freedoms). We all hold these values in common and they make our country great! Our...

Out of School: Yours To Discover

This month, the Out of School Program discovered Ontario; the most populous province in Canada and with the most culturally diverse population. Ontario is made up of people from over 200 countries who speak as many as 130 languages. Since building relationships is important in both understanding and respecting one another...

Preschool & Daycare: Canada’s Last Frontier

#TheLastFrontier “Into the bowl of the midnight sky…violet, amber, and rose…” Famed gold rush poet, Robert Service, was enthralled by the northern lights. The northern lights – otherwise known as Aurora Borealis – is a vivid demonstration of the earth’s magnetic field interacting with charged particles from the sun. The...

Out of School: December Festivities

December is by far the biggest holiday season on the Canadian calendar. In the month long lead up to the big day of our party, the children in the Out of School program prepared a skit based on having a traditional Santa or having a more modern character called Mr....

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...