Parent-Child Groups

Summer 2021 This summer we are excited to be running an outdoor drop in program as well as a variety of afternoon groups at “The Farm” in Queens Park! Participants must pre-register to attend these groups. Call 604-520-3666 or www.eventbrite.ca/o/new-westminster-family-place-6692235005 to register.

Family Place Partnership Drop In with Kinsight

When: Mondays 1:30-3:00pm  (July 5, 12 & 26, 2021) Where: Queen’s Park Cost: Free *NO PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR THIS DROP IN PROGRAM*

A drop in program for families and caregivers and their children where we can offer support with resources that empower families to thrive! We are grounded in the belief that positive parenting practices and healthy parent/child relationships are fundamental factors of a child development. This program is play-based learning using creative play and child-focused activities and in partnership with Kinsight. We welcome all families and will have resource team members who have expertise in child development – this is a great chance to check in about child development, milestones and anything that is freaking you out about your child’s development! THERE WILL BE NO DROP IN ON JULY 19

The Parent-Child Mother Goose Program®

When: Tuesdays, 2:00 – 3:00 pm (July 6, 13, 27, Aug 3, 10, 17 & 24 2021) Where: Queen’s Park Cost: Free

Join our ECE staff Olga and Heba for The Parent-Child Mother Goose Program® ! This is a group experience for caregivers and children 0-18months, however, older siblings are welcome to join. The program introduces adults and children to the pleasure and power of using rhymes, songs, and stories together. Parents gain skills and confidence which can enable them to create positive family patterns during their children’s crucial early years. Children benefit from enjoyable, healthy early language and communication experiences with their caregiver. THERE WILL BE NO GROUP SESSION ON JULY 20

***This group will run out of “The Bandshell” on July 6 & 13 and “The Farm” on July 27, Aug 3, 10, 17 & 24.

Try Something New for You

When: Thurs 1:30-3:00 pm (July 8, 15, 29, Aug 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2021) Where: Queen’s Park Cost: Free

Join Sandra and Heba for a sampler of fun and engaging creative activities for parents and caregivers – bring the kids and they can enjoy supervised play while you flex your creative muscle. THERE WILL BE NO GROUP SESSION ON JULY 22

Music Magic for Kids

When: Fridays 1:30-3:00 pm (July 9, 16, 23 & 30, 2021) Where: Queen’s Park Cost: Free

Families with children 3-5yrs can join Sandra and Olga to learn songs in different languages and explore music through games, songs, movements and instruments. Children will have the chance to create your own music makers!

Sign, Stories and Songs

When: Fridays 1:30-2:30 pm (August 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2021) Where:Queen’s Park Cost: Free

Join our Early Childhood Educator, Olga, for learning to sign children! Olga will engage children and caregivers through stories and songs incorporating the key concepts of animals, colours, food and emotions. Learn key words like please, thank you, hurt, yes, no and more to get you on your way to signing with your child!

Find out what else is happening at “The Farm” in Queen’s Park