CEFA Blog

Happy Holidays!

December 19, 2014

Hip Hip Hooray it’s Friday! But not just ANY Friday, as today is the last day of school before two weeks of Winter Break. The winter holidays are a great time for families to spend time together, make new memories, and … Read More »

The Peak of Christmas

December 18, 2014

Take the Skyride tram to the top of Grouse Mountain and you’ll discover a winter wonderland. Lace up your skates and glide by the snow-topped trees, take a sleigh ride through the forest, participate in one of the daily crafts … Read More »

A Lesson On Sharing, Benefiting the Vancouver Food Bank

December 15, 2014

It’s official! There are now only 10 days left before Christmas! In addition to all the fun celebrations and Christmas themed projects happening in the classroom, we are also teaching our children that it is important to share and help … Read More »

Bright Lights Christmas Train

December 3, 2014

Every November, Vancouver’s Stanley Park is transformed into an enchanting, glittering landscape with three million holiday lights. Ride the train that chugs along a five-kilometre track through the twinkly forest, tunnels and alongside Beaver Lake. The sounds of carolling can … Read More »

Vancouver Christmas Market

November 26, 2014

Every holiday season this annual German-inspired market takes over the Plaza at Queen Elizabeth Theatre in downtown Vancouver. Bring empty tummies and nosh on schupfnudeln (rolled noodles), baked apples and freshly made waffles topped with whipped cream and cherries. Little … Read More »

Exploring Different Types of Learning Using Ice

November 25, 2014

At CEFA we understand that each child is different in their interests, motivations for learning, and most importantly how they best learn and absorb information. This is why we incorporate different types of learning into our curriculum so that our children get … Read More »

CEFA off Broadway!

November 20, 2014

Successful learning not only includes an emphasis in academics, but also includes an equal emphasis on fine arts. Art, singing, acting, and performing gives our children an opportunity to be unique and social, as well as express their creativity and … Read More »

Pumpkin Science

November 19, 2014

Our children are growing up in the age of information, where the Internet is readily available at their fingertips and facts and figures are easy to come by. CEFA’s Science Curriculum aims to help children reason and find their own … Read More »

Surrey Kids Conference November 21 & 22

Celebrate Children! The Surrey Kids Conference is a collaborative, creative, inclusive, and healthy approach to linking children ages 6 to 12 to community resources, services and educational experiences. Kids in grades 1-7 can register for this conference to participate in … Read More »

Little Chefs At Work In South Surrey

November 18, 2014

Food and nutrition is an important part of ensuring our children are prepared for optimal learning. Eating the right kinds of foods can stimulate brain activity, regulate blood sugar levels, and fuel our bodies with the energy we need to … Read More »