Nurturing children and families through discovery, community and play.

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School during COVID-19

At Happy Corner, our priority is the safety of our children, their families, our teachers, and our community. We understand the importance of having a safe space for our young children to play, explore, socialize and learn.  As a Parent Involvement Preschool, our families and teachers make important decisions together regarding school operations.  It is especially important at this time that we are listening and learning from each other, from the community, and from the Provincial Health Authorities.  Our policies will be changing to best accommodate the health and safety of our young learners and their families.  If you are interested in registering your child and want more information, please email  for the most up-to-date information. 



Nurturing families since 1971

We believe children learn best through play, which encourages children to be creative,curious and builds independence. Our play-based program is designed to offer children the freedom to explore through open-ended activities as well as a structured routine, creating a safe and secure environment in which to learn. Located in Falaise Park near Rupert St and 16th Ave in East Vancouver, we offer morning programs for both 3 year olds & 4 year olds in a warm and inviting facility with our own private garden next to a playground and park. As a Parent Involvement Preschool, parents have the unique opportunity to contribute directly to their children’s experience at school, and take advantage of the Parent Education that is offered. 


Happy Corner is now a Parent Involvement Preschool (PIP)!

What does that mean? After over 40 years of being a Parent Participation Preschool, we have adapted a new PIP model that gives parents and families more flexibility with involvement in our school.  While our goal remains the same - to provide a nurturing community to...

Upcoming Events

Making Sense of Discipline – Nov 10, 2020 7PM

Given that connection is the greatest need a child has, discipline that protects this attachment is critical. Seven principles of attachment safe discipline will be discussed along with an understanding of the 4 most common principles that erode attachment and...

5th Annual WINTER PUB NIGHT – Nov 23rd

Join us at The Pint on November 23, 2019 starting at 4:30 for some food, silent auction and lots of fun and games! You can buy tickets for $20 from a Happy Corner family or they can be purchased at the door for $25. Everyone is welcome! All proceeds will go directly...

Running Free NOV 12 @ 7pm

  Summary: Did you know that only 35% of Canadian children get enough physical activity? Regular physical activity is important for muscle and bone development, but it can also improve learning and attention, reduce worry, and improve mood. Why are so many...

October 25 @9:30am – Dr. Vanessa Lapointe PPPTA seminar

This is a special Speaker Series geared especially for Teachers, but if parents are interested, it can be helpful to you as well! Dr. Vanessa LaPointe will be speaking at Kiddies Korner Preschool in Port Coquitlam. To sign up, go to the Eventbrite page (click here)...

Parent Participation is more than just dropping your kid off for a few hours. You are joining a community of parents. We have playdates, we trade duty days, we pick up and drop off each other’s kids, we make meals for the family with the new baby, we run and take care of the school, we go to meetings, we fundraise, we have fun…I will have these people in my life a long time and our kids will always have this bond.

– Laura M.

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