2819 West 11th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V6K 2M2       604-738-2819

Programs for Parents with Their Children

Click on the links below for more information about the programs:

“Play and Learn” Drop-In
Mother Goose – Infant Group – Birth to 9 Months
Little Chefs – Preschooler Group – 18 Months to 4 Years
Orff on the Go – Vancouver Academy of Music Outreach – All Ages

Mother Goose – Infant Group – Birth to 9 Months

A group experience for parents with their babies, focusing on the pleasure and power of using rhymes, songs and stories. The pace is slow and relaxed with plenty of time for repetition of material and casual discussion of issues and questions that arise. This is a nationally recognized Early Literacy Program. *Please bring a blanket for your baby to lie on.*

Dates: 6 Mondays, January 29th to March 12th (no class on February 12th)
Time: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm     |     Cost: $40
Facilitators: Eva Svensson and Sue Ellen Elman

Please note that program registration for the 2018 Winter programs will begin on Monday, January 8th, 2018 at 9:30am. Two weeks cancellation required for a refund. For more information on our programs, please call 604.738.2819 or email wsfp_programs@telus.net.


Little Chefs Cooking Class – Preschooler Group – 18 Months to 4 Years

This is a program for parents/caregivers and their preschoolers, with a focus on the joy of cooking and eating together. We will try out new and fun meals, with a healthy twist. There will also be time for play/songs and movement. This class is designed to make the experience enjoyable for all participants and to focus on repetition and how to convey messages through modeling and strong relationships.

Dates: 6 Mondays, January 29th to March 12th (no class on February 12th)
Time: 3:15 pm to 4:45 pm     |     Cost: $60
Facilitators: Eva Svensson and Sue Ellen Elman

Please note that program registration for the 2018 Winter programs will begin on Monday, January 8th, 2018 at 9:30 am. WSFP membership is required. Payment must be made at time of registration. Two weeks cancellation required for a refund. For more information on our programs, please call 604.738.2819 or email wsfp_programs@telus.net.


Orff on the Go – Vancouver Academy of Music Outreach – All Ages

Orff approach to music is holistic, experiential and process oriented. The method encourages group music-making with a focus on singing, playing a wide variety of percussion instruments including xylophones, glockenspiels and metallophones, and doing movement and dance.

This is part of the Drop-In program in the living room upstairs. Registration is required on the day of class. Maximum number of children is 12.

Dates: Every Thursday during the Drop-In
Time: 10:30am to 11:00am     |     Cost: $2 Drop-In Fee  
Facilitator: Adam Junk

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