Children are naturally curious and start learning from day one. Young children do much of their learning through play. To support optimum development and learning, families should provide plenty of fun, play-based experiences on a daily basis.
  • StrongStart BC
    Participate with your young child (aged birth to five) in early learning play-based activities – including stories, music and art. At no cost to families, this school-based early learning program helps prepare children for success in Kindergarten. 
  • Ready, Set, Learn
    Attend a Ready, Set, Learn event in your community. Families and their three-year-olds who attend at a local school take part in early learning activities while finding out about early learning programs and services.
  • Early Childhood Development Programs and Services 
    Find information on early childhood development programs and services available to you and your community.
  • Early Learning Programs and Child Care
    Find quality child care and preschools that provide rich environments for young children.
  • Kindergarten
    Find out more about B.C.’s Kindergarten program.
  • Grades 1, 2 and 3
    Schools in B.C. work hard to help students get the best possible start. Learn how you can support your child’s learning in the primary years at school.