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Preschool Programs in Surrey

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City of Surrey Recreation Centres, Ice Arenas, Culture Facilities, Surrey Nature Centre, Community Rooms, Pools and Libraries are closed until further notice to minimize risk of Coronavirus (COVID-19) transmission. 

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Virtual Preschool Activities and Resources

Looking for ways to keep your children active and engaged while recreation facilities are closed? We're here to help! Our team is providing a variety of tips, activities and resources so you can continue your child's development at home.

Please note: Adult supervision is required at all times for activities listed below.

Early Years Physical Literacy Resources

The following list provides plenty of ways to keep your kids moving and having fun.

Healthy Snack Ideas

Educational Resources

The following list offers engaging tools and ideas for your preschool aged children.

Connect Children to Nature

Decoda Literacy Solutions

Online Ocean

Bring the ocean to your living room and enjoy learning with Ocean Wise and the Vancouver Aquarium. Learn more.

Tactile Play Ideas and Tips for Preschoolers

Learn about sensory-friendly activities that you can enjoy with your child at home! Tactile sensory play is all about touch and strengthens fine motor skills. Children will learn to explore and experiment with materials like beads, pebbles, gels, balloons and much more. 

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Listen to a Preschool Story-time! 

Do your children love books and songs? Our early childhood educator is here to read and sing to them online! This video is ideal for keeping children engaged and improving their literacy. Books and songs include: Foods with Moods, Pat a Cake, Down by the Baker's Shop, and Goodnight Little Blue Truck.

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Loose Parts: Activity Suggestions

Spark your child's sense of wonder through discovery and games with loose parts! Our early childhood educator will provide tips and objects for your child to play with. Please note: Some items in this video may be a choking hazard. To prevent injuries, adult supervision is required at all times.

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Registration for 2020/2021 Preschool Programs is Now Open!

The City of Surrey delivers affordable excellence in licensed preschools and recreation programming for children ages five and under. The City of Surrey’s high quality, play-based preschool and registered programs run from September 2020 to June 2021 and are designed to promote healthy growth and development throughout a child’s early years.

View the 2020/2021 Preschool Brochure.

Supported by the British Columbia Early Learning Framework, your child will benefit from programs that encourage creativity, imagination, language, literacy, confidence and independence. Learn more in the Early Years Preschool Parent Handbook!

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Financial Assistance

Our hourly rate for care is one of the lowest in the city. We also offer financial assistance Affordable Child Care Benefit for licensed programs and provide monthly payment plans. If you require additional assistance, families can find out if they qualify for the Leisure Access Program.

We also offer Stay & Play, Preschool Play Day, and Parent Participation activities for children ages 0 to 5 years. View more in the Surrey Recreation Guide.


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