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, October 1st to November 19th to November 5th (no class on October 8th & November 12th) (Fall 2018);
February 4th to March 18th  (no class on February 18th) (Winter 2019)
April 29 to June 10th (no class on May 20th) (Spring 2019)

Time: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm     |     Cost: $40         Facilitators: Eva Svensson and Salena Wong


Little Chefs -Preschooler Group -18 months to 6 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, October 1st  to November 12th (no class on October 8th & November 12th) (Fall 2018);
February 4th to March 18th (no class on February 18th) (Winter 2019);
April 29 to June 10th (no class on May 20th) (Spring 2019)

Time: 3:15 pm to 4:45 pm     |     Cost: $60     |     Facilitators: Eva Svensson and Salena Wong

WSFP membership is required to register in this program and 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.

Date & Time: TBA     |     Cost: $2 Drop-In Fee 

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